Click ³Get Material´ button and select (
) µArch & Design (mi)¶ from the list.2.
Select the ocean plane and assign the material to it.3.
Select template from the drop-down list: Water, Reflective Surface
3ds Max Daylight System
We¶re going to illuminate our 3d ocean scene with the Daylight system. Daylight is a system that mimics real world sun. Create the Daylight system (
Create panel > Systems >Daylight
) in the top viewport. A new dialog appears. 3ds Max suggests that you use mr Photographic Exposure Control with EV=15. Just click YES. ( If the dialog doesn¶t appear,apply the setting manually (
Rendering > Environment« > Exposure Control
)). Modify the following parameters of the Daylight:
Sunlight: mr Sun
Skylight: mr Sky(A new dialog appears. 3ds Max suggests that you use mr Physical Sky. Just click YES. If the dialog doesn¶t appear, apply the setting manually (
Rendering > Environment« > Common Parameters > Background > Environment Map
Position: Manual (
this setting allows us to place the sun manually, instead of using real world location and time
)Place the daylight so that it shines straight from the top like in picture below.