Creating an environment


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Creating an environment

As you see We've got a Reytraced Reflection on our logo. But it's currently not showing up terribly well, because we have no environment in this scene. Almost all of this scene is just blackness. So I need to have something in the scene for the Raytracer to reflect. Now I could put a fake environment in there in various ways, but it's very difficult to control and visualize in the Viewport. So what I advise is that you create an environment from a sphere or a cylinder. I'm going to do a hemisphere. So I'll go to the Create panel, and I'm just going to make a Sphere.

And I'll just drag that up and make that very large. I'll change its color so I can see it a little bit better. And I'll back out. I can right-click to exit Sphere creation, and it'd be nice if I could see just the inside of this Sphere. So I wouldn't be distracted by looking at the exterior here. So what I'm going to do is I'm going to turn on Backface Culling. Go to the Obje...

Creating an environment
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Creating an environment provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Aaron F. Ross as part of the 3ds Max 2011 Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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3ds Max
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