Create Highly Realistic 3D Sun and Sky Drawings


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Adding the Physical Sun and Sky

There are a number of important Twilight elements that are already set up and ready to work for us each time we start a new scene in the SketchUp application with the Twilight plug-in installed of course. Three very important ones are Indirect Illumination provided by Twilight's Light Transport or GI engines, natural-looking daytime lighting provided by a Physical Sun and Sky environment, and a photographic camera through which Twilight will render our scenes. With that having been said, however, if we were to take a render in our Chapter 02_Daylight start scene, we would find that we actually have a completely dark environment; at this moment in time we have no lighting in the scene whatsoever.

This is because we have deliberately set this scene file up so that we have to manually build our sun and sky system. Hopefully this will help us familiarize ourselves with the components that make up this important Twilight lighting system. Do keep in your mind, though, that the other two ele...

Adding the Physical Sun and Sky
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Adding the Physical Sun and Sky provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Brian Bradley as part of the SketchUp Rendering Using Twilight

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SketchUp Twilight Render
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