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Free Download: Nature Gobos (Cycles only)


Gobos are a great way to add realism to your scene. They project shadows from objects outside of your view, like tree leaves, that aren't actually IN your scene so add hardly any rendering time. Here's a pack of 15 free assets for to use by Stefan_K.

Add realism to your renders with this collection of 15 free nature gobos.

They're packaged as assets so it's drag and drop easy to add them to your scenes. The textures are 4k and are designed to simulate shadows from trees and foliage. There's also a short pdf file to help you get the most from the lights.

Get them on Gumroad.

As a quick reminder, here's how to install and use an asset library:

  1. Add the asset directory to Preferences > File Paths > Asset Libraries.
  2. Open the Asset Browser (Press Shift+F1 twice).
  3. Find the gobo you like and drag it into your scene.
  4. Make sure you have enabled Cycles - this pack does not work for Eevee.

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I'm a 3D generalist who's been at this caper since the Amiga days.

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