'In terms of visual impact, lighting can either make or break an animation. In this book, Darren Brooker gives this subject the respect it deserves. Thoroughly recommended reading.'
Brant Drewery, Editor, CGI Magazine
'Darren Brooker has gifted us with a fine addition to our 3D library, to be referenced and considered over and over. Students and seasoned artists will benefit from the broad concepts and specific examples delivered.'
Robert Taylor, CG Supervisor & Consultant
'If you work in game art, film or architectural visualisation, you'll need this lighting handbook.'
3D World Magazine - October 2006
This book is a complete look at the subject matter. It teaches real methods behind real world work. Those that work through it will be taught quality methods for lighting, and should be better able to evaluate real world light, being able to reproduce it in a 3d environment.?
Autodesk assessment of first edition
Expert guidance on creating professional standard cg lighting effects in an inspirational book and DVD package!
Certified by Autodesk, Darren Brooker's new edition teaches the production techniques behind real-world work. The tutorials take you from the fundamentals of lighting, right through to advanced techniques.
* Everything you need to learn the art of CG lighting in one easy-to-use volume
* Free trial software and detailed tutorials take you through every step of the CG lighting process
* Learn the art and science of lighting CG environments the Autodesk-certified way
About the Author
Darren Brooker is a CG artist, with experience at Cosgrove Hall Digital and Pepper's Ghost, both top UK production studios. He is an award-winning, independent rendering and lighting specialist and an experienced journalist with published work in the Guardian, 3D World, CGI, Computer Arts, Creation and Broadcast Engineering News.