Creating a basic three-point light setup


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Creating a basic three-point light setup

Illuminating objects in a convincing and stylized way involves working with multiple lights. In this example, we're going to create a basic three-point light setup for this number 3 that's sitting on the floor. Let's hit Command+R or Ctrl+R on the keyboard to see what we've got here. We have a basic floor object that's travelling off to infinity, and it's number 3 that's touching the floor. And it looks okay, but it's kind of flat and drab. We're going to add some lights here to stylize this render just a little bit more. The first light we're going to work with is something called the key light. The key light provides the main source of illumination for your scene.

The type of light I'm going to use for my key light is an area light, but I want to have an area light with a target on it. So, rather than add just a basic area light in the scene, I'm going to start with the target light. The target light comes in as a spotlight. L...

Creating a basic three-point light setup
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Creating a basic three-point light setup provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Rob Garrott as part of the CINEMA 4D Essentials 4: Materials, Texturing, and Lights

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3D + Animation
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CINEMA 4D
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