Changing Material Used by an Actor
When we placed a Static Mesh object in our level, we created an instance of our object (an Actor). For every instance of that Actor, we're able to specify its Material.
Here's how you change a Static Mesh Actor's Material.
Select your Static Mesh Actor.
Inside the Details panel, locate the Materials section and click the Materials dropdown menu.
Inside the pop-up menu, select a different Material.
Alternatively, drag-and-drop a new Material onto the Static Mesh Actor.
You've just applied materials to your Static Mesh Actors by:
We've now reached the end of the Artist Quick Start Guide. By now, you should have the skills needed to:
✓ Set-up a Project
✓ Create Materials
✓ Edit Materials
✓ Apply Materials to a Static Mesh Actor
Are you ready to do some exercises on your own?