Created on 2021-02-12T19:08:12-06:00

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Stresses the importance of customizing your startup file.

Setting up quick favorites in different edit modes. These are saved to your default blend file.

Default scene setup

Setting up your default file to include key and fill light, model base plate.

Setting bookmarks in file browser to commonly used locations.

HDRI probe in the scene

Change background to use nodes; image of probe to background shader, to surface output for world. Add mix shader with another background shader and set the mix factor to a Light Path -> Is Camera Ray.

This graph causes the HDRI probe to light the scene but the background from the probe is not part of the rendering.


Setting the fill light to a cooler tone than the key light.

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