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Transparent Blueprints

By Travis Williams
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Date Added: 16th June 2009
Software used:
3ds Max, Photoshop

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Right click the Select and Move tool to open the Move Transform Type-In and adjust the XYZ all 0.0 This will position the box directly in the centre of the grid in all angles. You can right click the up and down arrows to instantly set each XYZ to 0.0.

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Open the Material Editor (shortcut M) and click Standard to open the Material/Map Browser. Select Multi/Sub-Object from the menu and click ok.

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Click Set Number and change to Number of Materials to 4 as we only have 4 maps to work with.



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Give each Material a name if you like, this makes things easier to locate maps and more professional when working with clients.

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Click the first Material in the slot and click the empty box next to Opacity to open the Material/Map Browser. Select Bitmap and click ok .





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(ID: 78831, pid: 0) Ava on Sat, 14 January 2012 7:26pm
tnx - that really helped.
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