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Blender 3D: Designing Objects by Enrico Valenza, Pierre-Armand Nicq, Romain Caudron

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Creating an expanded polystyrene material

In this recipe, we will create a classic white expanded polystyrene material, as shown in this screenshot:

Creating an expanded polystyrene material

The white expanded polystyrene material as it appears in the final rendering

Getting ready...

First, let's prepare the scene:

  1. Start Blender and load the 9931OS_Suzanne_start.blend file. Add a Cube primitive to the scene and place it leaning on the Plane, close to Suzanne. Move it upwards by 1 Blender unit.
  2. With the mouse arrow in the Camera view, press Shift + F to enter Walk Mode (in this mode, you can press the W key to go forward, press S to go back, move the mouse to decide the direction, and click or ...

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