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I made sure I'd selected Real Pixels (32 bpp)(Fig.09). I changed from Texture to Environ, and set the mapping to Spherical, in the Coordinates rollout of the bitmap (Fig.10).

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Fig. 09

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Fig. 10


I turned up the material's self-illumination to 100% and set it to be two-sided. I then applied the material to a sphere covering the whole scene (Fig.11).

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Fig.11

At this stage it was time to configure some render settings. I assigned mental ray as a renderer in the Renderer rollout (Fig.12).

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Fig. 12





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Raoni Franco on Fri, 12 April 2013 11:00pm
Thanks man!! Very straight forward and elucidative. Love the design of Brutus too.
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