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3. Adding a Point Light

Now that we have some basic level lighting, we will add a Point Light inside our little apartment's bathroom.

  1. From the Modes menu under Lights, drag a Point Light into the small bathroom.

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    You can use the Translation widget to move the light around.

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    Our light is now positioned at the following location:

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  2. In the Details panel for the light, change the light color and lower the Intensity of the light.

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    The Intensity is one of the settings that can be used to adjust the brightness of the light.

  3. Select the Attenuation Radius field.

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    This controls the influence of the light. If you zoom out, you can see the sphere currently created.

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    Change the Attenuation Radius to 350.

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    The influence range is reduced to cover our small bathroom better.

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  4. Click the Build icon from the Main Toolbar to build the lighting.

See Point Lights for more information on the settings available to Point Lights.

We've added a Point Light in the bathroom, in the Next Step we will add a Spot Light to our little apartment.