‘I never saw an ugly thing in my life: for let the form of an object be what it may — light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful.’
Learning to light
There’s no tool quite as powerful in reinforcing the mood of a scene and creating an emotional connection with your audience as lighting and this is as true for cinematography and photography as it is for CG. If your lighting successfully achieves this emotional link, the way in which it was set-up is largely unimportant. However, the fact that there are so many different methods in CG of arriving at a ...