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01-23-2011, 12:15 PM

I've progressed to work on 22_TheCrate_iS3.mov of the 3D Garage course and have a question.

My light properties are not doing what Ablan's properties are doing, so I would like to ask for help in finding the setting that I missed in my setup.

Attached is a screen print of my light properties (left), and the light properties as they work for Ablan in the course (right).

I have just copied the original and only light on the set, pasted it into the scene, renamed it, changed it to an Area Light, and then that's where I get stuck. Ablan continues to change the color of his light, but the color of my light is grayed out.

What setting do I need to change to make my color palate for my area light active?


01-23-2011, 12:18 PM
I should add that when I select my original light, which was also changed to an Area light, I am able to edit the color of it.

01-23-2011, 12:25 PM
You have an envelope on your light. Remove the envelope and all should be good. Hold the Shift key down and click on the E button to remove the envelope.

01-23-2011, 12:34 PM
That worked, and I have now read about the Envelope feature in the LW Help.

Thank you.