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Sketching style with no node required

Occasionally, a classic black and white illustration is the most effective way to communicate an idea. This straightforward technique saves you the hassle of configuring material nodes. Simply follow the instructions, capture a screenshot of your work, and refine it in Photoshop.

DIFFICULTY

Beginner

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UI

Scripts required

back to blender tips

Sketching style with no node required

Occasionally, a classic black and white illustration is the most effective way to communicate an idea. This straightforward technique saves you the hassle of configuring material nodes. Simply follow the instructions, capture a screenshot of your work, and refine it in Photoshop.

DIFFICULTY

Beginner

Category

UI

Scripts required

back to blender tips

Sketching style with no node required

Occasionally, a classic black and white illustration is the most effective way to communicate an idea. This straightforward technique saves you the hassle of configuring material nodes. Simply follow the instructions, capture a screenshot of your work, and refine it in Photoshop.

DIFFICULTY

Beginner

Category

UI

Scripts required

back to blender tips

Sketching style with no node required

Occasionally, a classic black and white illustration is the most effective way to communicate an idea. This straightforward technique saves you the hassle of configuring material nodes. Simply follow the instructions, capture a screenshot of your work, and refine it in Photoshop.

DIFFICULTY

Beginner

Category

UI

Scripts required

  1. Set your Viewport Shading to Solid Shading (Flat) with the following settings

  1. Manually set your materials’ Viewport Display settings so that they appear at the desired colors in the viewport

To copy and paste a color between materials, hover over the color window, press CTRL+C (no need to click), then navigate to the other material and press CTRL+V in its color window. Keep in mind that the fewer colors, the better. Try to stick to black (or values of grey) and white.





  1. To have additional dramatic ’construction’ lines, set your Viewport Overlays


  1. (Optional) Reduce the alpha value of your transparent material (can cause visual glitches with shadows on)



  1. Screenshot (Win + Shift + S), paste them in Photoshop for further editing and voilà.

  1. Set your Viewport Shading to Solid Shading (Flat) with the following settings

  1. Manually set your materials’ Viewport Display settings so that they appear at the desired colors in the viewport

To copy and paste a color between materials, hover over the color window, press CTRL+C (no need to click), then navigate to the other material and press CTRL+V in its color window. Keep in mind that the fewer colors, the better. Try to stick to black (or values of grey) and white.





  1. To have additional dramatic ’construction’ lines, set your Viewport Overlays


  1. (Optional) Reduce the alpha value of your transparent material (can cause visual glitches with shadows on)



  1. Screenshot (Win + Shift + S), paste them in Photoshop for further editing and voilà.

  1. Set your Viewport Shading to Solid Shading (Flat) with the following settings

  1. Manually set your materials’ Viewport Display settings so that they appear at the desired colors in the viewport

To copy and paste a color between materials, hover over the color window, press CTRL+C (no need to click), then navigate to the other material and press CTRL+V in its color window. Keep in mind that the fewer colors, the better. Try to stick to black (or values of grey) and white.





  1. To have additional dramatic ’construction’ lines, set your Viewport Overlays


  1. (Optional) Reduce the alpha value of your transparent material (can cause visual glitches with shadows on)



  1. Screenshot (Win + Shift + S), paste them in Photoshop for further editing and voilà.

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