BLENDER CYCLES – LIGHTING AND RENDERING COOKBOOK
This is a Blender based book published by Packtpub Publishers.
It has short recipes that help master Lighting and Rendering
Its written by Bernado Iraci, he studied Economics but developed a passion for 3d and computer graphics and soon pursued it completely never looking back.
The book has 10 chapters and each chapter is a different recipe on what to master.
Each of those chapters is structured in search a way that by the time you are done you have learned the basic principles which you can apply anywhere.
Detailed recipes that finalize with compositing into an amazing final product.
Examples of what the recipes are from creating glass materials to creating an interior and exterior scene and each you are taught how to set up the scene and lighting so as to get the best of everything at the end of it.
Cycles is the render engine of choice and we an explanation on how to set it up is given together with setting up GPU or CPU option for your machine.
A good read and good practice because of the step by step process that we are taken through.
The book can be found at packtpub publishers www.PacktPub.com