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Practical Material Development in Blender


DerekElliott writes:

What is up Blender Nation! It's Derek... got a new video, FINALLY

Want to build simple, beautiful materials with the Principled shader in Blender? Look no further. In this video we'll take a shoe model and create all sorts of different materials, teaching you along the way how to get the most out of the Principled shader.

This video covers topics like transparent materials, gummy materials, materials with subsurface scattering (SSS), procedural fabrics, rubbers, and more.

Aside from some of the more advanced topics at the start of this tutorial, we also cover the very basics of getting set up to create your own materials in a fun and easy to understand way.

Enjoy the video!

About the Author

Derek Elliott

Hi, I'm Derek! I've been using Blender for over 10 years and in the past 2 years I have made my living with this beautiful software. Most recently, I've begun making tutorials on YouTube to teach new users the same way I learned.

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