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coldbloodedkiss
11-05-2002, 11:45 PM
I am just getting into 3D and I want to specialize in lighting. I am having trouble finding decent environments to light! I'm using Maya 4 and Lightwave 6. Can anyone give me some suggestions as to where I might find some detailed environments?? (ie. Rooms, Cityscapes, buildings, ANYTHING with some detail) Thanks

Antilles
11-06-2002, 07:02 AM
make

the

environments

yourself

im serious dude you have two of the best 3d software packages around, you can specialize in lighting, but learn to model, and then you can light the awesome models you make. Its good to know how to light well, but its better to know how to light well, and model well too.

mlykke
11-06-2002, 09:33 AM
Good advice givin there...

There are some free models around. Try http://www.cgtechniques.com and http://www.3dcafe.com

coldbloodedkiss
11-06-2002, 06:50 PM
I would love to make my own models! Unfortunately I only have 2 and a half weeks to get this project done and it is a lighting only project. Thanks for the URLS and advice though I appreiciate it.

Antilles
11-07-2002, 08:11 AM
ah, ok i didnt know it was for a project due soon! And just remember my advice for later though, good luck and Godspeed!

coldbloodedkiss
11-09-2002, 08:06 AM
I'll remember the advise and thanks again!

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