Adding lamps to a scene


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Adding lamps to a scene

Now let's take a look at lighting in Blender. Lighting not only illuminates the scene, but it also can add mood and drama to your scene, so lighting is very important. So we are going to start off by taking a look at a very simple light called the point light, and then move on from there. So in this scene I have a simple cup and saucer, and it has no lights in the scene. If I hit F12 to render, you will see that, well, you won't see much actually, because there is no light in the scene; it renders black.

So we can fix this of course by adding a light. So I'm going to go into my Add menu. And lights in Blender or called lamps, so we have five different types of lamps. We have Point lamps, Sun, Spot, Hemi, and Area lamps, and I am going to select the Point lamp. Now when this comes up, you will see that I have it selected, and if I want to see a rough approximation of the light, I can turn on Textured mode, and you'll see that the light actually can be seen in my viewport.

So i...

Adding lamps to a scene
Video duration: 8m 44s 7h 47m Beginner Updated Aug 13, 2014

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Adding lamps to a scene 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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