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Author Topic: How do add texture to an object  (Read 5345 times)

Medieval Films

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How do add texture to an object
« on: June 30, 2008, 12:26:46 pm »

I know how to add color to an object but how do you add texture like making something look like a rock with tons of different colorrs like granite.  ???
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Re: How do add texture to an object
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2008, 02:16:00 pm »

for starters, the texture has to come from outside anim8or, obviously.  either download it, or make it yourself in a program of your choice - MS Paint, Photoshop, GIMP, whatever floats your boat.   http://www.cgtextures.com is a good site for texture downloads.

once you've got the texture file sorted out, and saved to an accessible location on your hard disk, go back into anim8or, and in the materials editor, there's a little button next to the Diffuse setting textbox, with "..." on it.  click that, and it'll load the textures window.  click 'load texture', browse for the file, OK it, and give the program a moment or two to load it into the project's textures list.  once it appears in the list, click on its name, hit 'OK' to exit the textures menu, and voila.  you (should) have a texture!

hope that helps ;)

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Re: How do add texture to an object
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2008, 04:39:24 pm »

For a step by step guide you could watch this tutorial http://www.3d-anim8.com/tutorials/tutorial.asp
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Re: How do add texture to an object
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2008, 05:31:49 am »

And read the manual, as boring as it may sound, it's very helpful
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Re: How do add texture to an object
« Reply #4 on: July 01, 2008, 09:12:17 am »

also if the texture looks really weird use the "UV" tool to move, rotate, and scale the texture.
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