New Riders Book: Digital Lighting and Rendering (Second Edition)

New Riders Book: Digital Lighting and Rendering (Second Edition)

New Riders Book: Digital Lighting and Rendering (Second Edition)

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New Riders Book: Digital Lighting and Rendering (Second Edition)

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  • Author: Jeremy Birn
  • Softcover, 432 Pages
  • Date Published: 2006
  • Tutorial on Using 3D Rendering Software
  • In-Depth Tutorials on 3D Lighting
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Digital Lighting and Rendering from New Riders is a comprehensive 432 page book authored by 3D visual effects and animation artist, Jeremy Birn. Focused on topics relating to producing realistic-looking illumination with 3D rendering software, this publication features a broad array of techniques to produce lifelike lighting, shadows, and textures in your animations.

  • Develop Hollywood-style lighting techniques to produce high-quality results in any 3D application
  • Composite 3D models into real-world environments
  • Apply advanced rendering techniques using subsurface scattering, global illumination, caustics, occlusion, and high dynamic range images
  • Design realistic materials and paint detailed texture maps
  • Simulate different camera properties, including aperture settings, exposure times, and depth of field effects as well as develop natural color temperature settings for more realistic renderings
  • Learn to render in multiple passes for greater efficiency and control
  • Understand how production processes work at visual effects and animation studios
  • Practice building your lighting reel for sharing your work to potential clients
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Subject 3D animation and lighting
Author Jeremy Birn
Edition Second
Format Softcover
Pages 432
ISBN Number 978-0-321-31631-8
Publisher New Riders / Peachpit Press
Date Published 2006
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.1" / 19.1 x 23.1 cm
Packaging Info
Package Weight 1.9 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.0 x 7.5 x 0.8"

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