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Blender 2.5 Materials and Textures Cookbook by Colin Litster

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Using images as the basis for a leaf material

One of the easiest Blender material techniques is to apply a photographic image to a surface. Blender has many ways of achieving this. Here, we will explore some of the easier methods.

Getting started

You should have either completed the previous recipe or you can download the following step blendfiles from the Packtpub website: chapt-06/ivy-leaf.zip

Just unzip the relevant step-file to your Blender directory. If you have completed the previous recipe, you should have the images files used for this recipe already in your Blender textures folder. You can unzip these separately from the ivy-leaf.zip textures directory to your own textures directory, if you are starting from this recipe.

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