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Building 3D Models with modo 701 by Juan Jiménez García

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Types of materials

There are four basic kinds of materials we will be discussing about. As stated before, this distinction is based on how different materials react to light.

Types of materials

We will learn how to decide when to use which material and how to set it up easily. The types of materials will be as follows:

  • Diffuse: This is the most basic type of material which only shows color and no reflection or shine at all.
  • Glossy: This type of material is useful for mimicking plastic materials or glossy surfaces, such as lacquered woods. It shows subtle reflections.
  • Specular: In short, this is what we commonly call glass. You will always use it when creating mirrors ...

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