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C4D QuickTip #04

Three for Four. Four Quick Material Tips in C4D By Ko Maruyama
You know there are many different ways to use your materials, many different ways to create materials - well here are some easy ways to not only get your bitmap textures in, copy them to multiple channels, but also turn texture tags on and off without removing them!

You might know a few ways to manage your materials in CINEMA4D, but there are so many different ways to manipulate bitmap textures when you're inside of C4D, that a simple refresher might help.

Also - what about those texture tags that you've spent so much time to place - only to decide that you want to "conceal" it for a quick render.

Here's how to pull off three simple tricks:

IMPORTING PHOTOSHOP TO CINEMA4D

CREATING AN AUTO-ASSIGNED SET SELECTION WITH A MATERIAL

DISABLING A TEXTURE TAG

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Ko Maruyama is a freelance animator in Los Angeles.  In addition to working on film and broadcast animations, Ko teaches at Pasadena's Art Center College of Design - focusing on motion design.  When working, writing or testing software allows, you can find him lending a hand in the After Effects board and lurking among the Cinema4D, Visual Effects and Photoshop posts within the DMNForums.
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