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Scenes create environments that are reflected by high gloss appearances such as chromium plate. Scenes also add balanced lighting to enhance all appearances. In the Task Pane, scenes are organized according to type.

Basic Scenes

This scene type is characterized by a simple background and lighting. Examples include Warm Kitchen and Office Space.

Presentation Scenes

This scene type is characterized by a background that becomes part of the environment. Examples are Wood Floor Room and Courtyard Background.

Studio Scenes

Studio Scenes combine elements from the previous two types. Examples are Reflective Floor Checkered and Grill Lighting.

Studio Scenes also includes an ambient occlusion lighting scheme.

Adding Scenes

To add scenes from the Task Pane:

  1. Expand Scenes in the Appearances Task Pane.

  2. In the upper pane, double-click scene folders. Previews appear in the lower pane.

  3. Drag a preview into the graphics area.

You can also double-click the preview.

To add scenes from the Heads-up View toolbar:

  1. Click Apply scene   (Heads-up View toolbar).

  2. Select the scene to add.

Related Topics

Editing Scenes


Color/Image tab

Mapping tab

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