Creating sky and ambient light


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Creating sky and ambient light

When you start rendering scenes, there are many times when you'll need a background to go behind your objects. Take a look at this house, for example. We have basically a black background behind the house, and this is the Blender default. Now typically, if the house isn't being shot at night, you'd want to see something like a sky or something behind that house that isn't black. Well, we can change this by using the World settings within Blender. So all we have to do is go over here to this little panel here that looks like a planet Earth and click on it, and you'll see that it's the World panel.

Now in here we have a number of controls to add color and gradients to our background. Now the first one you want to take a look at is the Horizon Color. If I click on this, it brings up a color picker. And so let's say I wanted to have a blue-sky background, so all I have to do is find the blue that I like and click OK. So once I have that, I can hit a render and yo...

Creating sky and ambient light
Video duration: 4m 49s 7h 47m Beginner Updated Aug 13, 2014

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Creating sky and ambient light 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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