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Easy HDRI Lighting in Blender 4.0


HDRIs are the perfect way to achieve realistic lighting in your Blender scenes, they allow you to get real world lighting information and reflections! So in this video you'll learn how to set up a HDRI and also how to create a Drag and Drop HDRI setup using Blender’s Asset Libraries!

00:00 Intro
00:21 What is a HDRI?
01:03 Where to get HDRIs?
01:41 Setting up the HDRI
02:36 Setting up the HDRI Asset
03:25 Custom Asset Thumbnail
04:28 Creating a 2nd HDRI Asset
05:08 Organising the Asset Library
06:06 Testing in a new scene

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Bart Veldhuizen

I have a LONG history with Blender - I wrote some of the earliest Blender tutorials, worked for Not a Number and helped run the crowdfunding campaign that open sourced Blender (the first one on the internet!). I founded BlenderNation in 2006 and have been editing it every single day since then ;-) I also run the Blender Artists forum and I'm Head of Community at Sketchfab.

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