Appearance Types

You can apply procedural appearances, which wrap around the reference, or textural appearances, which are mapped to the reference.

Procedural Textural
One color or a blend of colors applied to the entire reference.

Examples: Brushed Aluminum and White High Gloss Plastic.

An image representing the complex colorings of the appearance, mapped to the reference. Use the Mapping tab of the Appearances PropertyManager to size, orient, and position the appearance on the model.

Examples: Fire Brick and Polished Ash.

Brushed Aluminum Fire Brick