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Blender 3D 2.49 Incredible Machines by Allan Brito

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Materials and textures in YafaRay

With the background settings covered, we can begin working on the materials of the spacecraft. If the project is rendered with YafaRay, the advantage is that YafaRay uses all of the settings from the Blender materials and textures, especially if we have UV textures. In this case, UV textures are required to make image-based textures appear in YafaRay. As we have already set up this type of texture for the model, it's only a matter of choosing shades and overall settings for the object.

Let's open the Material tab of YafaRay and choose a material preset from the drop-down menu.

Materials and textures in YafaRay

Setting up a metal material

For metal ...

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