Keep up-to-date with Free tutorials!!

 

Sign up to our twice-monthly newsletter today for the latest tutorials, interviews and product information.

Sign me up to receive third-party emails from 3dtotal's partners, too!

- Latest news
- Exclusive Shop Offers
- Preview early content
- Plus much more

 

Not Ready to take that step? OK, Why not just Subscribe to the RSS Feed

 
submit tutorial
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
HDRI from scratch

| Your Rating:
rating star fullrating star nonerating star nonerating star nonerating star none
(Score 1 out of 5 after 1 Votes)
| 49251 Views
| 0 Comments
| Comments 0
Date Added: 9th December 2009
Software used:

When you've done it correctly, this is what Photoshop will come up with. You can uncheck the green ticks and view the results. Because we've been building a synthetic HDRI, the results from unchecking can be a little strange, but don't mind: it will definitely work. Finally, click OK and Photoshop will build the HDRI for you, that you should save as a radiance document.

831_tid_hdrifromscratch_img_15.jpg

Next, load the HDRI in your 3D-app of choose. In Cinema 4D, the best place in a material would be the Luminance channel.

As you can see, our simple window casts quite a lot of interesting reflections. This render is far from perfect and needs more that it has now but I wanted to keep it simple and plain. With the use of extra lights, the results could be improved but I've made my point: It's possible to make your own HDRI from scratch. It goes without saying that you could draw anything that suits your needs.

Happy rendering!

831_tid_hdrifromscratch_img_2.jpg



< previous page

 
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
Related Tutorials

Creating Animated Pupil Reflex

by Seger van Wijk
published on 2009-12-09

Keywords: eye, pupil, cornea, animation,

rating star nonerating star nonerating star nonerating star nonerating star none (0)
Comments 0 Views 50319

Magmaball Tutorial for Mental Ray & 3D Studio Max

by Phiipp Pilatzki
published on 2009-12-09

Keywords: scene, magma, ball, max, texturing,

rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star full (6)
Comments 1 Views 61310

A project overview of 'Caribbean Tongue'

by Tamas Medve
published on 2015-01-26

Keywords: Materials, lighting, caribbean, sea, scene

rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star none (7)
Comments 0 Views 25186

HDRI - High Dynamic Range Image

by Mihai Pocorschi
published on 2009-12-09

Keywords: hdri, texturing, lighting, max, teapot,

rating star nonerating star nonerating star nonerating star nonerating star none (0)
Comments 0 Views 97163
Readers Comments (Newest on Top)
no comments!
No comments yet. Be the first to comment!
Add Your Comment..