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Texturing Terrain - Black Texture

I am having a bit of trouble with texturing terrain. I set up the terrain texture with layerblends (followed this tutorial - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsXVP0fykBM&list=WL∈dex=201) but for some reason the preview shows the texture as black. This means that once I create the terrain it is black and I have to paint each square in the terrain individually. Does anyone know what I am doing wrong or alternatives to make it easier to paint the textures.

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asked Jul 17 '14 at 10:58 PM in Using UE4

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Hey guys,

That tutorial video is out of date, I would recommend our new tutorial video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMKjIZMPJ0Q&t=3676s

You will see in the video all you need to do is create layer info then right click on the material you want to be visible and select (Fill layer).

After this the landscape will no longer be black.

Go to 58:49 in the video to see what I'm talking about.

Let me know if that helps,

Ed

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answered Apr 07 '17 at 03:10 PM

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Hi adamb,

That is intended functionality. The way your material is setting up you technically have not told it what its base material should be, so it assumes that you want the base material to be black and that you will add other materials on top of it.

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answered Jul 18 '14 at 03:13 PM

avatar image adamb5044 Jul 18 '14 at 04:16 PM

Is their a way I could make the terrain be a certain texture at first but still be able to paint on the terrain with other textures?

avatar image Adam Davis STAFF Jul 18 '14 at 09:17 PM

I'm going to keep digging as I want to say there is, but at least at present the best I could do was increase the preview weight to 1.0 on one of the layers, which will show that layer as the landscape texture until you actually begin painting, then it returns to the black texture.

avatar image Hellvamp Mar 28 '17 at 03:54 PM

Any news?X) im having the same problem right now...super annoying. Just black! Im using a splatmap and i dont want to paint...(also used same tutorial)

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