Materials: Patterns & Textures

Number
Title / Description


36

3:05

Applying Materials, Colors and Textures

Chief Architect makes it easy to change materials using an item's specification dialog or the Material Painter.

Video No. 36


63

2:58

Changing Materials on Multiple Components at One Time

If you need to change the materials of several different components on an object, you can group select the items and change them all at once saving tons of time!

Video No. 63


5439

10:52

Choosing Material Painter Modes

The material painter allows you to change materials on a single component, whole objects and even entire rooms and floors.

Video No. 5439


5308

0:46

Plan Materials for the Material Painter

Choose from either Library Materials or existing Plan Materials when using the Material Painter

Video No. 5308


37

1:14

Color Chooser

The Color Chooser allows you to select a color from a picture on your computer and use it in your plan.

Video No. 37


38

1:54

Creating Custom Materials and Colors

You can create custom colors and materials using your own images or images from manufacturer websites.

Video No. 38


10145

8:53

Creating Custom Tile Materials

Learn how to use the Screen Capture tool to import images from websites and photos as custom materials. Use CAD tools to represent pattern lines for custom tile layouts and shapes that are not available as predefined patterns.

Video No. 10145


5234

5:48

Material Region Tools

The Floor Material Region and Wall Material Region tools make it easy to add accent areas to your floors and walls.

Video No. 5234


1949

16:57

Selling the Job- Adjusting Materials

How to modify or import materials within your plan to enhance your scene.

Video No. 1949


10119

9:01

Using the Adjust Material Definition Tool

Change wood or tile direction, blend colors, and set material properties and preview materials in Ray Trace

Video No. 10119


40

1:51

Wall Coverings

Wallcovering can be used on individual walls or on whole rooms and can create a variety of styles.

Video No. 40


83

15:37

Advanced Materials

A detailed breakdown of the different material properties that can be adjusted to fine-tune your textures, as well as material maps that can be used in order to create more realistic renderings.

Video No. 83


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