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2 - Creating Materials

Materials are assets applied to meshes, contributing to a scene's visual aesthetic.
There are a few ways to create and edit materials for your UE4 project; however, we'll focus on using the Material Editor.

Creating a New 'Rock' Material

  1. Navigating to your Content Browser, click Add New and select Material.

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  2. Name your material 'Rock'.

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  3. Your 'Rock' Material is now ready to be used.

    NewRockMaterial.png

  4. Double-clicking the 'Rock' Material will open the Material Editor .

    Read our Material - How-to documentation if you want to learn more about working with material nodes.

Size your textures using powers of two.