Because good lighting is so critical to the final look of your shot, an understanding of how lighting works and how to use the available lighting tools is essential. 3ds max Lighting begins with a discussion of lighting principles and color theory and provides an introduction to the tools in 3ds max, finishing with a number of tutorials demonstrating the application of both 3ds max tools and lighting concepts. Throughout, the emphasis is on making your lighting believable, accurate, and pleasing to the eye.

3ds Max Lighting 2005, Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN-13: 9781556224010

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