Blender Tutorials: How to add background images


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Adding background images

Many times you'll want to use something other than a gradient for your background. Often we'll use a bitmap of a sky or something like that to create a background. So let's show you how to add a bitmap to your background. Now I have the scene I was working on before, and in my world I have this gradient set up. So let's do a quick render to see what we have. So we have this set up to Paper Sky and a Blend Sky with this Horizon and Zenith color.

Now if you want to add a background image, it's very similar to working with materials. All you have to do is keep the World selected and then go immediately over to the Texture panel, and when we do that we can add in a new texture. It understands that you came over from the World panel here, so we have Texture, World, or Both. So with the default Clouds, you can see it's overlaying the clouds over that gradient. But in this case I really don't want to use a procedural texture; I want to use a bitmap, so I'm going...

Adding background images
Video duration: 3m 19s 7h 47m Beginner Updated Aug 13, 2014

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Adding background images provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the Blender Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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Blender
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