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sycotic
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Post by sycotic »

hey there all....
i just started with blender yesterday and am i complete newbie :? i was wondering if anyone could show me how to put a shadow on an object ? btw is there any complete newb tutorials out there ? :)

tnx

mispunt
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Post by mispunt »

search this forum for "Blender Basics Tutorial Book" it are three pdf's and there is very well writen how blender works. beside that you could take a look in de documentation on this site.

As for shadows, use a Lamp.

sycotic
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Post by sycotic »

tnx for the tutorial. :)

btw for the shadows part, i know i have to use lamps but what kind of lamp do i use? (spotlight, hemi, sun,lamp) and where do i position the lamp to get a shadow effect? :?

Monkeyboi
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Post by Monkeyboi »

turn on Ray Shadow in the lamp buttons. Then turn on Ray in the renderbuttons.

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