POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.newusers : Links to more tutorials : Re: Links to more tutorials Server Time
23 Jun 2021 16:08:12 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Links to more tutorials  
From: Alain Martel
Date: 30 Apr 2020 10:58:49
Message: <5eaae7a9$1@news.povray.org>
Le 2020-04-29 à 20:30, RogerA a écrit :
> Hello, I have been programming since 1971. Back in the 1990's I had Ray Dream
> Studio. I just downloaded POV Ray and have been looking over the tutorials in
> the documentation. These are great, but rather limited. I also found some other
> projects which I started modifying but this also is rather limited. Are there
> resources which show you how to build different models, create textures, etc.?
> 
> I took a class using SketchUp Pro. It was really great but also very expensive
> for a hobby. It had ways to build a model and then use photos as textures.
> 
> So I would be grateful for help in learning how to use this interesting tool.
> 
> Thanks
> 
> 

There are a lot of sample scenes going from trivial to advanced that 
come with POV-Ray.

Look in C:\Users\<user>\Documents\povray3.7\scenes
Start with /textures and it's sub folders, then /lights, /camera, 
/objects, /interior and /radiosity

For more advanced stuff, look into /advanced and /subsurface

Render a sample, look at the result, change something, render again and 
see the difference.


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