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Blender 2.5 Materials and Textures Cookbook by Colin Litster

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Creating an ideal Blender interface for material creation

Blender comes equipped with several pre-configured windows to help you in your mesh creation, animation setups, and sequencer editing tasks. These pre-defined setups are available from the main Blender Information header.

Creating an ideal Blender interface for material creation

You are not limited by these factory defaults as it is possible to design new ones and add them to this menu. One notable omission from the factory defaults is any kind of material creation screen. In this recipe, we will create such a screen and save it in the menu of our default scene so it will always be available whenever we start a new scene.

Getting ready

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