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    Surface Material Transition Animation LW 2018

    Hello...

    I'd like to be able to change surface colors/materials of an object over time.

    I'm sure that LW can do it, but how?

    Thanks

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    To change one material to other material you can use Material Mixer. It takes Alpha parameter as input (from e.g. Vertex Maps > Weight map node), or you can use Envelope editor.
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    If you use the PBSDF material, you can also set envelopes to change the surface properties over time - make your object metallic, plastic, skin or glass, etc.

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