I just finished modeling my first 3D model while following a tutorial and I got to texturing. I did flat colors just to start out, but (and this may have been where I went wrong, but it wouldn't get it to work any other way) I did my painting on the checkered material instead.
I saved my texturing image but the textures never load in any mode other than texture paint mode with solid viewport shading. Nothing shows up at all in rendered mode. I can't figure out where I went wrong because I'm new at Blender. Any help is greatly appreciated!