Material Types


There are seven types of materials available in OctaneRender.

However, the most commonly used materials are the Diffuse , Glossy , Specular, and Metallic (figure 1). The Mix material is often used to blend any combination of these material together to provide deeper surface characteristics.


Figure 1: The four most commonly used Octane materials; Diffuse, Glossy, Specular, and Metallic.