Saturday, 27 April 2013

Lesson 06, our first model

In this lesson I introduce a few new concepts and build our first model, a jet engine.

I demonstrate the torus (doughnut), a triangle, and how to scale shapes.  Also I demonstrate how to use a loop to create multiple objects (the "while" loop), declare variables and showed that you can have multiple light sources.

Friday, 19 April 2013

Lesson 05, background, plane and colour multiplication

In this video I introduce a few new things, including, how-to comment code so that it's not part of a scene, the background command and the plan command

Sunday, 7 April 2013

Lesson 04, include files, translate, interaction of translate and rotate

In this video, I show you how to create your first "include" file.  Also introduce the "translate" command and show how rotate and translate interact.

Sunday, 31 March 2013

Lesson 03, cylinder, box and rotate

In this video I present two new basic shapes, the cyclinder, the box and I introduce the rotate directive.

Saturday, 30 March 2013

Lesson 02, basics of 3D vectors

In this video you get a glimpse of of 3D vectors  ( <0,0,0> ) work within POV-Ray.

Friday, 29 March 2013

Lesson 01, your very first scene

In this video I show you some of the things that POV-Ray can do and then take you through your very first scene.