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Aurora Tutorials


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Learn how to prepare a *.psd-file for its effective usage in "Aurora".

Often, preliminary work with the original image helps Aurora work in three-dimensions.
   
   
Learn how to add Aurora's effects to the scene and how to turn them on/off. Also, you will be able to load/save your own settings to the disk.
   
   
Get acquainted with Aurora's stunning sky effects, including Clouds. In addition to learning numerous Clouds Layer options, you are provided with a good example of a realistic sky.
   
   
Reviews one of the most usable effects in Aurora - the Sun. You will learn in detail how to control the sun's position in the sky, how to simulate a halo around the sun disk. In addition, you will see how the Sun settings influence other Aurora effects.
   
   
Sky Gradient closes the row of sky effects in Aurora. It isan effective but simple tool to create a great variety of skies.
   
   
Familiarize yourself with the most brilliant Aurora effect - Water. You will learn how to add photorealistic water and how to obtain natural reflections from trees, buildings, and other components of your scene, including other Aurora effects.
   
   
Easily learn how to position light beams, create colored lights and add multiple beams.
   
   
Learn how to easily create light effects through objects that only partially block light (such as leaves in a tree)
   
   
The last tutorial is devoted to the Aurora Variator. Almost every Aurora effect can be randomly varied to obtain surprisingly beautiful but perhaps unpredictable images. You will learn here how to apply the Variator to the whole scene or to one effect or to any parameter of any effect.
   

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