Special effects such as sunlight streaming through a window may need special attention while finalizing the image. Learn how to create a subtle glow in the background of the image that simulates sunlight.
- [Instructor] When we composite, … typically we'll work with the elements … that came out of V-Ray, … but we can also create our own elements … and actually paint into the image … or do whatever is needed to get the image that we want. … A lot of times, this will mean adding things … such as people or cars or signage or whatever. … I'm going to actually create a little bit of glow in the room … to give the feeling of morning light. … So we're going to start off by creating a new layer. … So I'm going to go into my composite here, … select the lighting layer. … I'm going to create one on top of that called GLOW. … Now, this is an empty layer, … but we're going to actually fill it … with just some generic light. … So I'm going to take my Polygonal Lasso tool, … and I'm just going to draw a shape … that looks something like this. … Essentially it's going to be the light … filtering in from this side window. … Now, under Select, I'm going to feather this. … So I'm going to go Modify, Feather, …
- 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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