Lighting and Rendering (01:16:21)
What can the real world teach us about lighting in modo? If you were doing a photo shoot in a studio, your goal is to completely control light. You want to control every reflection. You even want to control where light will bounce. In this video we explore real photo studio techniques to drive the realism already possible in modo renders to a whole new level. You will see how simulating reflector cards and soft boxes, particularly when they need to appear as reflections in your subject, can add a dimension to your renders not often seen in 3D. You will learn how to use and adjust irradiance cache and render settings to get clean GI renders, even with 2 bounces. You will find that photographic realism is easily possible with just a few tricks. (1 video)

Modo Compatibility: 10.1, 901, 801, 701, 601, 501
Project Contents: All the necessary files are provided.


Terrence Walker is a published manga artist and animator having written the global manga World of Hartz for TOKYOPOP and responsible for the independent animated short films Shadowskin and Understansing Chaos, which changed the indie animation world forever. He also worked as a 3D digital artist, in Hollywood, for studios such as Sony, Warner Bros. and NBC/Universal on multiple television and feature film products.

Video is delivered by download in 1280 x 720, high definition, H.264, Quicktime format, playable on the
free quicktime player from Apple. Includes incremental scene setup files, of the real room and the science fiction corridor for your study! Featuring over 100 minutes of training!