026 Creating realism with Global Illumination


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026 Creating realism with Global Illumination

Hi! Rob Garrott here and welcome to Design in Motion, the weekly series where we explore important fundamentals in the world of motion graphics. Realism in your renders is a very hot topic in the 3D world these days. And one of the best ways to achieve it is using something called Global Illumination. But that begs a couple of questions. What is global illumination and is it right for my project? Let's take a look. In CINEMA 4D here, I have got a very basic scene of a toy plane sitting on the ground and I've got a very basic light setup. It's a four-point light rig with a fill, a key, and a couple of backlights to catch some of the edges on the plane.

And I want to point out that I am working with Linear Workflow turned off. Here in the Attribute manager I have got the Project Settings visible, and Linear Workflow is unchecked. Linear Workflow changes how the lights and textures behave in CINEMA 4D, in the render engine, and I prefer to turn it off when I am working. If you want...

026 Creating realism with Global Illumination
Video duration: 9m 29s 8h 15m Intermediate Updated Sep 19, 2012

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026 Creating realism with Global Illumination provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Rob Garrott as part of the Design in Motion

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