Desktop Calendar Lighting, Part I: Lighting and rendering using direct diffuse illumination (for beginners)

This beginners tutorial walks through the initial lighting of an desktop paper calendar type object. It uses a single spotlight and also discusses the rendering dialog box with emphasis on the Detail channel.

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  1. rbornemann

    The discussion of settings as it relates to detail and especially shadow samples I found to be very useful. I usually just adjust the settings bars rather then going into the numerics. Good to develop understanding of the more precise controls. Super tutorials.

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