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Rendering Question
« on: January 10, 2024, 11:49:22 am »

When I use the "Render" function I just get my model on a flat background. I have generated some star fields in Photoshop Elements that I'd like to have in the background of my renders. Do I need to set up a scene? I'm not doing an animation, I just want to "photograph" my SciFi models on a background of stars. Point me in the direction I need to go, please. The alternative would be having to ramp up in something like Blender and while an old dog (I'm 72) CAN learn new tricks it's a whole lot more work!

Thanks in advance for any assistance.
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Re: Rendering Question
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2024, 11:57:28 am »

the most straightforward option is to go Scene > Properties..., select Environment, then in the Background section choose Image instead of Solid, and load in the file of your choice :)
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Re: Rendering Question
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2024, 03:34:56 pm »

Thank you. I will do that. For just popping pics of my stuff up to my page at Deviant Art the quick render works well enough but sometimes I want to do something better.
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