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Lesson 24 | Working with the Material Editor

 

Introduction

The Material Editor is an essential tool in 3ds Max Design. With the Material Editor, you can simulate an endless number of real-life materials and present them at whatever level of photorealism desired.

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Materials applied to a 3D product design

Objectives

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Manipulate the UI of the Material Editor
  • Assign materials to objects in a 3D scene
  • Use the Material Explorer

The User Interface

You'll be spending a good deal of time working in the Material Editor when creating your scenes. It's important that you become comfortable with the interface ...

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