PDA

View Full Version : Lighting for character showreel


jasonmi
12-07-2010, 11:17 AM
Hi

I'm Lighting up my character for my showreel, but never quite been clear on the best method when there's some kind of animation involved.

I've made my own simple GI set up with a sky light and Floor Bounce light, which I feel works nicely(or maybe not if someone has a better idea) but not sure about the key lights.

I've set up a mental ray area light for the key light, but when the camera shoots from behind the character it's very shadowed, so I set-up another key light? But this can also affect the lighting from the front?

Thanks in advance

Jason

CGTalk Moderation
12-07-2010, 11:17 AM
This thread has been automatically closed as it remained inactive for 12 months. If you wish to continue the discussion, please create a new thread in the appropriate forum.