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3D Environment Lighting - 3ds Max (Download Only)

3D Environment Lighting - 3ds Max (Download Only)

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3D Environment Lighting is an 84-page tutorial series where, over the course of the six chapters, we detail how to light an environment under a number of different conditions. Each chapter covers a step-by-step guide to setting up lights, aimed at portraying the scene in a specific manner.

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The various chapters are tailored to specific software packages, and each aims to show a comprehensive and effective way of lighting the interior of a ship that includes both natural and artificial light. These include a sunny afternoon, sunset, moonlight, electric light, candlelight and finally a submerged submarine light.

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Author : Ltd
Original scene : Richard Tilbury
Tutorial by : Luciano Iurino
Platform : 3ds Max
Size : 47 MB
Pages : 84

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Chapter 1 - Sunny afternoon
In this chapter we take a look at how to set up "sunny afternoon” lighting for our 3D environment, using mental ray to render.

Chapter 2 - Twilight
In this chapter we set up our lighting scene to make it resemble a moody sunset, again using mental ray to render.

Chapter 3 - Moonlight
This time we create a typical moonlight setup for the ship cabin scene, using the mental ray renderer.

Chapter 4 - Electrical
In this chapter we learn how to create an artificial lighting situation for our ship cabin scene, using 3ds Max and mental ray.

Chapter 5 - Candlelight
This time we learn how to light the ship's cabin with some candles. Only one candle will be visible on the left; the other two will just light the scene and cast shadows, but will be out of view (one on the right and one in the back of the room).

Chapter 6 - Underwater
In this last chapter we set up a nice underwater scene for the ship cabin. Just imagine it has sunk and is now lying on the ocean bed!

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