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Blender Lighting & Compositing for Beginners [Video]

By : 3D Tudor By Neil Bettison
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Blender Lighting & Compositing for Beginners [Video]

By: 3D Tudor By Neil Bettison

Overview of this book

The course begins with an essential overview, preparing you to dive into the world of Blender with a focus on lighting and compositing fundamentals. It progresses to cover lighting basics, where you'll learn to manipulate area, point, spot, and sunlight sources, and understand their properties for creating mood and atmosphere. The course focuses on Blender's Eevee renderer to teach ambient occlusion, bloom effects, and real-time rendering options, enhancing the visual fidelity of your projects. Advanced lessons explore techniques for reducing render times, exploring HDRI skybox lighting, and achieving stylistic effects with cell shading. The course wraps up with practical applications in night scene lighting, professional 3-point setups, interior and studio lighting configurations, and the intricacies of 3D environment presentation. By the end, you'll be equipped to add depth, realism, and emotion to your 3D scenes through proficient lighting and compositing.
Table of Contents (10 chapters)
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Introduction
Chapter 5
Blender Night 3D Environments
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Section 3
Lesson 11 - Night Scene Rendering Techniques in Blender
Lesson 11 focuses on the intricacies of rendering night scenes within Blender. Whether it's a starlit sky or the neon glow of urban nightlife, students will learn to manage low-light conditions while still maintaining the clarity and detail of their models. The lesson covers the nuances of balancing light sources to prevent overexposure and techniques to achieve the right ambiance for nocturnal settings. With these skills, artists can accurately depict the night's atmosphere, adding a new layer of realism to their digital portfolio. This knowledge is crucial for anyone looking to create compelling and believable night-time visuals in their 3D projects.