CHAPTER 4

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Waterscapes

Water has always been a part of the beautiful scenery in Vue. It is usually added into a scene with an infinite water plane. In the past, the only way to manipulate the look of the water was through complicated mechanisms in the Material Editor. In the latest version, Vue has introduced Water Surface Options. This gives you several useful settings by which you can create authentic-looking bodies of water.

One of the first steps to doing this is finding out how real water acts under different conditions. Get pictures, visit lakes or the ocean, and spend some time staring at waves or the shore. Take videos of it. Swim in it! ...

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