One way to adjust overall lighting is to add in virtual sliders to the scene. In this video, learn how these allow for centralized adjustment of lighting parameters.
let's go ahead and adjust and balance those lights … so that we get a good lighting on the scene. … Now, we can do this simply by selecting … each individual light and adjusting them. … But that can be a little bit cumbersome. … So we're going to set up some interface sliders … so that we can adjust the lights all in one place. … So let's show you how to do this. … And we're going to go over to Helpers. … I'm going to scroll down until I find Manipulators. … Now, we can also find this under Create, … Helpers, Manipulators. … But I'm just going to select Slider. … And this will allow me to place a slider in the interface. … So I'm going to go in the top right hand corner … and just click. … Now, notice how this object comes out. … It's a little faded because of the environment here. … But we can certainly give this a label. … Now I'm going to connect this … to one of the lights in the scene. … So let's connect this to, say, Sunlight. … And when I do that it creates that object in the scene. …
- Setting up V-Ray
- Setting up environmental lighting
- Adding sunlight to a scene
- Rendering a hero pass
- Creating reflection and selection passes
- Adding ambient occlusion
- Lighting for night
- Setting up a matte pass
- Adjusting light, shadow, and reflections
Skill Level Intermediate
3ds Max and V-Ray: Residential Exterior Materialswith George Maestri2h 27m Intermediate
3ds Max: Substance to V-Ray Workflowswith Brian Bradley1h 35m Intermediate
V-Ray Next for 3ds Max Essential Trainingwith Brian Bradley6h 13m Intermediate
3ds Max 2019: Advanced Lightingwith Aaron F. Ross3h 36m Advanced
3ds Max 2019: Advanced Materialswith Aaron F. Ross2h 37m Advanced
1. Set Up the Scene and Environment
2. Lighting for Daytime
3. Daytime Rendering and Compositing
4. Lighting for Night
5. Night Rendering and Compositing
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