Chapter 30 Lighting and Rendering


Learning Objectives

In this final chapter we explore lighting and rendering and discuss

  • Point light

  • Spotlight

  • Distant light

  • Shadows

  • Sun and sky

  • Rendering

  • Materials

By the end of the chapter you will be able to add various lighting effects and basic materials to your design.

Estimated time for completion of chapter: 2 hours.

30.1 Introduction to Lighting and Rendering

This final chapter of the textbook is dedicated to “finishing” a design. This means the application of lighting, shadows, environmental effects, backgrounds, materials, and rendering. It is something that is done last, after ...

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