Lighting your scene After Effects CC


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Lighting your scene

Adding lights to your Cinema 4D project will certainly add more dimensions to your models. Now they tend to work hand in hand with texture, so a lot of times when I light scenes I end up going back and making adjustments to my texture. Now in this video, we're going to focus specifically on lighting this glassy H plus logo. And to do that, we need to be in Cinema. So let's make sure we have the Lighting.c4d file selected in the Project panel and press Cmd + E or Ctrl + E on Windows to edit the original file. Once in Cinema, you'll notice that we have two models. We have our bars et cetera and then we have our h+ logo. I'm going to focus specifically on the h+ logo for now. If you look at the materials that are applied in the scene, let's double-click on the middle material.

With our Material Editor open, notice we have a color channel, transparency, reflection and specular. All of those things are going to be affected by the lights that we add to our scene. Let's go ahead and ...

Lighting your scene
Video duration: 8m 14s 14h 52m Appropriate for all Updated Nov 03, 2014

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Lighting your scene provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the After Effects CC Essential Training

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