Using Pencil+ 2 Material Converter (2)

This tutorial introduces how to convert a [Standard Material] to a [Pencil+ 2 Material] while referencing a preexisting [Pencil+ 2 Material].
  1. Open a scene file you wish to convert.

  2. Follow Command Panel / [Utilities] / [More...] / and select [Pencil+ 2 Material Converter].

  3. The [Pencil+ 2 Material Converter] rollout is displayed.

  4. Press the [Add] button to show the [Add Materials] dialog box.
    Select the materials you wish to convert and press [OK].

  5. The target materials for conversion are displayed in the [Materials] list.

  6. Create the Pencil+ 2 Material that will be used as a reference for the conversion.
    Create the reference Pencil+ 2 Material using the [Material Editor].

    In this example we create a 2-gradations zone configuration, we uncheck the color check box for [Zone4] and set the [Blend] mode to [Multiply] for [Zone3].

  7. Activate [Refer to Pencil+ 2] and drag/drop the [Pencil+ 2 Material] created in step 6 on the [Material] button .
    This completes our preparation.

  8. Press the [Convert to Pencil+ 2] button.
    The conversion confirmation dialog appears. Press [OK].

  9. The materials have been converted to Pencil+ 2 Materials.

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