TRAINING VIDEO LOOKS AT LIGHTING IN XSI
The training video also offers time-saving workflow suggestions.
Digital-Tutors says the new release is designed for beginner and
intermediate XSI users looking to learn various lighting methods.
Highlights from the training solution include: an overview of light
types in XSI, using depth map shadows, using raytrace shadows, decay
rates of light, area lights for accurate shadows, creating custom light
intensity curves, controlling render statistics for geometry, and
creating volumetric lighting effects. The video also covers building
shaders to simulate visible light sources, adding environment fog to
scenes, simulating realistic camera effects with lens flare and
altering object behavior in render.
Pricing for Introduction to Lighting in XSI is $45.99 and Digital-Tutors is offering the training video on either DVD or as a download.