colorband isn't working for me

For some reason colorband isn’t working. I even set all the alpha sliders to 1 but still no colorband. Do I have to have a texture to use colorband? I currently don’t have a texture on the mesh, I just wanted to use the shader with varying colors.

I suppose I could just make a texture in photoshop with blended colors but that’s a hassle and I’d like to get the colorband to work.

Yes you need a texture, cloud, marble… one of those.


I’ll disagree with Fligh% here and say you can just have a shaded material, no texture.

Download the Rampshader video.

Yes, you’re right… Ramps. Thanks for correcting me!