Create environmental light Blender Rendering


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Creating environmental light

Another way to add light into your scene is to use environmental lighting. In other words, light from the environment. Now this can either be a solid color, or an environment image, such as an HDRI or an image file. So let's take a look at our scene. Turn on the Render here. I'm going to render it. Let's make sure we're in the World tab, and turn off Ambient Occlusion, because I want to show you the exact effect of an environmental light.

Now we can add that in by adding a surface to the World. Now a lot of these are standard Surfaces. But the one we want to add here is called Background. So, when we add that in, it brings in just some standard stuff that we normally see in a Shader such as Color and Strength. If I wanted to, I could change the color of my environment. And you can see how this affects the way that the scene renders.

So the color kind of adds an overall tint to the scene. And then we have a Strength value here where we turn that up or down. You can see how it no...

Creating environmental light
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Creating environmental light provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the Rendering Using Cycles in Blender

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3D + Animation
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Blender
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