code GM323
credit_hours 3
title Digital Lighting and Rendering
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prequisites CS352
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes This course is designed to provide the basic knowledge and skills required in the creation of photorealistic still imagery. Emphasis is on a working knowledge of both virtual and real world lighting technologies and the tools necessary to create photorealistic imagery as well as an appreciation for production processes and deadlines. The course also covers algorithms in the field of lighting and rendering. And, also shadow and occlusion algorithms.
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objectives Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
1. Understand and implement algorithms in lighting and rendering.
2. Understand the concepts of shadows and occlusion.
3. Make intelligent choices in composing an illustration.
4. Become aware of the physical and virtual technology of lighting.
5. Become sensitive to the interaction of light and surfaces.
6. Understand and be able to setup basic lighting in an animation.
7. Understand the vocabulary and graphical conventions of lighting design.
8. Become aware of the body of work (art) that lighting design is based upon.
9. Become aware of the career opportunities in lighting.
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ref. books 1. Lee Lanier, Advanced Maya Texturing and Lighting, Maya Press, 2006.
2. Lee Lanier, Maya Studio Projects Texturing and Lighting, Wiley Desktop Editions, 2008.
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textbook Jeremy Birn, Digital Lighting and Rendering, 2nd Edition, New Riders Press, 2006.
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