You’ve studied all the tutorials, you built the perfect model, added the perfect material, now its time to render your work of art. You hit the big “Render” button, wait for what sems like forever, and when it finally finishes. well to be honest, the end result loks nothing like what you had imagined. What went wrong?
Most likely, quite a bit went wrong. Rendering is the result of everything that came before and as such there are a lot of factors that can make or break you final image. Is your lighting just right, are your settings correct, did you account for all the special effects you added. Even if you get all the above right, you might spend hours or days waiting for the final render to finish, only to discover you ned to tweak something just a little.
Welcome to Issue #3 “Rendering”. In this issue we will be covering some of the issues that affect your final render, bringing clarity and better understanding to achieve the best render posible.
In addition to looking into things that can improve your renders, we will alos lok at ways to decrease your render times as well as take a lok at some of the Render engines available for Blender. Of which quite a few have ben developed recently and warrant a lok se.
We alos have 3 separate articles on how to use Yafray, with each showing a diferent technique and method of use.
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