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Lesson 11Materials

In this lesson, you will learn about creating materials and working with the Material Editor in Autodesk® 3ds Max®. You will be introduced to the different material types and their common uses. You will also experiment with several rendering tools.

In this lesson you will learn the following:

What a material is, and its purpose;

About the importance of proper material usage;

About the various tools available when working with materials;

About the different shader types and material types;

About ActiveShade and real- time Viewport Shadows.

Introduction to materials

When you look around, materials are everywhere, ...

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