Textures allow you to apply color to your 3D models. The first step is unwrapping that model for painting.
- [Instructor] Sometimes, a procedural texture … just won't cut it. … You need to get in there and unwrap … and paint directly onto this 3D mesh. … Over the course of the next three videos, … we're going to talk about how to just do that very thing. … First, we're going to optimize … and prep our model for unwrapping. … Then we're going to explore different UV tools … to make our model even better and have little distortion. … And finally, we're actually going to paint the texture … right onto this little character. … It's a lot to follow, … so we're going to take it one step at a time. … Now, if you might remember this little fish character … at the end of the optimizing video, … I noted that there were … a few little things that needed fixing. … For example, the bottom here had … a few weird edges that were nicked. … The eye over here could be a little bit more eye-like. … And even in front, over here, things were just a little odd. … So what I went ahead and did is turned off … my proportional editing tool …
Skill Level Beginner
1. Learn Blender in Under an Hour
2. Modeling and Sculpting
3. Textures and Shading
4. Create Animations
5. Particles, Forces, and Fire
6. Putting It All Together
7. Advanced Techniques
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