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Blender 3D Basics Beginner's Guide Second Edition by Gordon Fisher

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Time for action – adding a second lamp

Now, you'll learn to copy objects in a Blender scene and see how multiple lamps improve the look:

  1. Press 1 on the NumPad to get the front view. Look at the upper-left corner of the 3D View to make sure that the 3D View is in the Ortho mode. Press 5 on the NumPad if it isn't in the Ortho mode.
  2. Move the lamp to the major horizontal grid line above the cube.
  3. Press 7 on the NumPad to get the top view.
  4. Move the lamp up until it is just to the right of the cube and level it with the center of the cube, as shown in the following screenshot:
    Time for action – adding a second lamp
  5. Press F12 to render the cube.
  6. Observe how the cube looks.
  7. Press the Esc button to ...

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