Chapter 13. Climate and the Environment


Rainy days and Mondays always get me down.

Roger Nichols and Paul Williams

Even if you’re not called upon to re-create extreme climate conditions, a cursory glance out the window instantly reveals meteorological phenomena that are part of any exterior scene: the atmosphere, ambient motion from a breeze that is blowing in the trees, and in the distance water and particulates in the air that change the color and definition of buildings and the landscape extending to the horizon, if the view is panoramic.

It can be satisfying to re-create such natural elements, or to replace a sky, or add mist, fog, smoke, ...

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