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Illuminated Pixels by Virginia Wisslar

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Chapter 15Tricks of the Trade

Figure 15.1 This romantic scene from Tangled (2010) features glowing lanterns and depth cueing to achieve its magical feel.

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“If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery,it wouldn’t seem so wonderful at all.”

—Michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian Renaissance Sculptor, Painter, and Architect

IN THIS CHAPTER:

15.1 Shaping LightMethods to craft the intensity of each light.

15.2 Advanced Shadow TechniquesHow to get the most out of your shadows.

15.3 Faking Soft LightEfficient means to cheat the look of soft light.

15.4 Simple Effects: Fog Lights, Atmosphere, and GlowsCommon and easy-to-use ...

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