Creating omni lights


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Creating omni lights

To complete our introduction to Lighting, let's adds some fill lights to this scene. Throughout this chapter, we've only had this single spotlight in here. As a result, our shadows are super-black. They are 100% Black, or 0% white, and that's not terribly believable. Additionally, we are not getting enough shading and modeling on our text here. So, we can just create a few omni- directional lights that will fill in all those dark shadows. I'll go to the Create panel, and I will go to Lights > Standard.

I've got an Omni light. So, an Omni light is a point light source that radiates in all directions, like a light bulb. So, I'll click Omni, and I am just going to create a few of these here. I'll click once, twice and three times and then right-click to exit Omni Light Creation. I've got three lights in here. I am just trying to fill in the blanks, so that I don't get all these sort of really dark, black shadows. But as you can see, it's overlit, becau...

Creating omni lights
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Creating omni lights 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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