To further amplify the light in the scene, a light that simulates the sun may need to be added. In this video, George adds a V-Ray light to the scene and creates the illusion of sunlight entering through a window.
- We now have some environmental lighting in our scene. … If we take a look at the test render we did before, … you'll see that we have some good lighting … but it's certainly not enough to simulate what we want, … which is morning sun. … So, the next step is to add in a light … to simulate the sun. … Now, this will be the most important light in your scene. … It really is the one that tells the story about … the time of day and the mood of the scene. … So, this is probably the most important light … you're going to have. … So, sunlight comes into the scene … pretty much parallel. … And for this scene, we want it to come in through … these windows and this door, … so from the right of the image. … So, let's go ahead and create a light here. … We're going to create a VRay light. … I'm going to make sure it's a planer light. … And then we're going to drag out a fairly large plane. … I'm going to make this somewhere around four feet … by eight feet, something like that. … Fairly large. …
- 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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