Once the main lights are in the scene, auxiliary lighting can be added to make parts of the scene stand out. In this video, George adds light to the ceiling and other areas to help balance the overall lighting in the scene.
- [Instructor] At this point, … we have three main lighting sources: … we have our environmental light, we have our fireplace, … as well as our floor lamp. … Now, these are our main sources of lighting, … and now we can start to fill in with auxiliary lighting … as well as fill lighting. … We're going to start off with auxiliary lights, … and what we're going to do is simulate … the light from these overhead fixtures. … So, I'm going to go into a top view here, … and you can see that we've got these overhead fixtures, … and you can see them pretty clearly in our wireframe view. … So, I'm going to create a V-Ray disc light … that matches that light in size, … and then we can use those as spotlights … to illuminate parts of the room. … So, I'm going to go into my Create panel, … under VRay, we're going to create a VRayLight. … Now, instead of a plane, I'm going to create a disc light, … and then I'm going to click and drag in this top viewport … and make that light approximately the same size …
- Using exposure compensation
- Using photometric lighting
- Adding sunlight
- Adjusting auxiliary lights
- Balancing lights
- Daytime rendering
- Compositing in Photoshop
- Nighttime lighting
- Night rendering and compositing
- Adding reflections and final touches
Skill Level Intermediate
V-Ray Next for 3ds Max Essential Trainingwith Brian Bradley6h 13m Intermediate
3ds Max: Substance to V-Ray Workflowswith Brian Bradley1h 35m Intermediate
1. Setting Up the Scene
2. Lighting for Daytime
3. Daytime Rendering and Compositing
4. Lighting for Night
5. Night Rendering and Compositing
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