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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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1
Introduction
Chapter 6
Professional Lighting
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Section 2
Lesson 13 - Gradient Backgrounds: Scene Setup in Blender
Gradient backgrounds can instantly elevate the visual appeal of your 3D scene, and Lesson 13 is your guide to integrating them into your Blender projects. Learn the techniques to create smooth transitions and atmospheric effects that can make your models pop. This lesson will take you through various methods to set up and customize gradient backgrounds, affecting the mood and tone of your renders. From subtle shifts to dramatic changes, these skills are perfect for artists looking to add sophistication and a professional finish to their work.