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sephiroth
07-13-2007, 05:38 PM
Hi, I have been modeling a car but I am having problems setting up the scene to have it render realistically. I have some car paint presets but I think i need help setting up the lights and cameras etc...

Anyway does anyone know of any good tutorials that can help me?

Thanks.

JamesCurtis
07-13-2007, 10:27 PM
Obviously don't see your model or render, but one thing to be aware of is that a car reflects the environment around it. This can be accomplished by using a bacground image, texture environment/HDRI image, or maybe a dome covering a large area around the vehicle with a panoramic image containing surrounding land and clouds mapped to it.

Lewis
07-14-2007, 01:32 PM
Yep, Jame sis right, without environment Cars look bad :). So either you model environment or "fake" it with Image maps to reflect on car paint :).