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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 6
Professional Lighting
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Section 1
Lesson 12 - Mastering 3 Point Lighting Setups in Blender
Discover the secret to professional-looking renders with Lesson 12, focusing on mastering the 3-point lighting setup in Blender. This traditional technique, essential for any 3D artist, involves key light, fill light, and backlight to give objects a sense of depth and dimension. This lesson guides through the setup, adjustment, and optimization of each light source to sculpt your subject with light effectively. It's ideal for learners aiming to enhance their lighting skills for character models, interviews, and product visualizations, offering a strong foundation for both simple and complex lighting scenarios.