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Old 10-22-2012, 06:19 PM   #1
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Asking models for lighting/rendering purposes

Is it common practice to ask 3D scenes from modelers for the purpose of lighting/rendering? Or would I be viewed with suspicion? As a lighter in training, I wish to focus on lighting instead of spending time modeling but I don't know of any site that hands out complex 3d scenes (especially organic character models).

I would of course give 100% credit to the original artist, but I don't know if this common practice or not. Thanks.
 
Old 10-22-2012, 08:02 PM   #2
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I do not see a problem with it, probably quite a few willing to donate scenes/models to light.

Also a tip,there are quite a few scenes for the Lighting Contest here by CG Society, as well as free models/scenes by Turbo Squid.

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Ton of free models, just follow the license(stated before downloading, practically all of it is free), and you can export obj. or whatever from blender to your program.
 
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Thanks for the helpful input!
 
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