Creating sunlight


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Creating sunlight

Now let's take a look at the last lamp in Blender, and that's the Sun lamp. And this creates a good approximation of sun, and it can also add in sky as well. So let's go ahead and add in a Lamp > Sun. Now the Sun lamp basically works the same as a Hemi lamp, in that it is directional and not positional. So really the only thing that matters is the direction of the light. So I can basically keep this light here at the origin where it came in, or if I want, I can move it anywhere I want in the scene.

Now I'm going to move it a little bit up here so we can just see it, but the direction of the light is really all that matters. So if I rendered this as is, you'll get light from above. In other words, you'll get pretty much noon sky. Now if I want to I can rotate this, so if I rotate it this way, then you can see how the light now comes from the front of the building. So if I change this to Local and I angle this a little bit more, you can see how, again, I can get li...

Creating sunlight
Video duration: 6m 6s 7h 47m Beginner Updated Aug 13, 2014

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Creating sunlight 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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