In this video, learn how to add spotlights and point lights to the scene to illuminate the scene and add shadows.
- [Man] Now let's move into rendering. … I've already textured and positioned … the rest of the characters, … as well as added a background. … We're now ready to render. … Now rendering requires that we have lights and cameras, … just like we have in photography. … So let's go ahead and start with lights in Cinema 4D. … We can create lights in one of two places. … We have the Create menu and if you scroll down to Light, … you'll see we have a number of different types of lights. … We also have a light panel here, … and this allows us to add any number of lights. … So let's go ahead and start off with a very simple light, … and that is a Spotlight. … If I left-click on this, … you'll see that we get this spotlight in our scene, … and you have it right here as well. … So if I select this in the object manager and go to Basic, … you can see we have a light. … If we want to, we can rename that to spotlight … to make it a little bit more descriptive. … Now I'm going to click on General, … so we have all the attributes of that light. …
- Navigating 3D space
- Connecting objects through hierarchies
- Modeling geometry
- Sculpting in 3D
- Creating patch-based surfaces
- Creating and applying textures and materials
- Rendering 3D projects
Skill Level Beginner
1. Understanding 3D Space
2. Modeling and 3D Geometry
3. Patch-Based Surfaces
4. Textures and Materials
5. Rendering Images
6. Introduction to Blender
7. Introduction to Maya
8. Introduction to 3ds Max
9. Introduction to Cinema 4D
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