Real to Unreal Lighting Masterclass: How to Become a "Shadow Master"

lights Jan 27, 2021

Real to Unreal Lighting Masterclass

Click here to view the program and register online.

Masterclass Information

Every month for 10 months, the 10 classes will be LIVE 90 min sessions including Q&A, once a month running through 2021 (except August and December). 

We’ll be discussing essential technical points to try and achieve as close a result, in Unreal as to what Pascal will be envisioning, drawing from his experience in real-life lighting scenarios.

When: Classes begin on Wednesday 27th January 2021 @ 16.00 (GMT)

Where: Zoom

What you will learn:

  1. Natural lighting, understand it and how to recreate it
  2. Direct light (i.e. the sun), how to place it and manipulate it
  3. Balance, contrast and exposure
  4. Colour, black and white and colour correction in Post-Process
  5. Soft light, hard light, where and when you should use it
  6. Texture lighting, what it is and what it does
  7. Shadows, how to draw and tell stories
  8. The sparkle of life
  9. The time factor, controlling time in...
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New Unreal Engine Beginner Workshop

lights rendering Jan 07, 2021

If you are new to Unreal Engine and would like to learn more about lighting and rendering, this workshop is for you.

  • Are you struggling with overwhelm with too many different opinions, multiple YouTube sources, out-of-date or incomplete information?
  • Are you keen to learn and start getting results? Perhaps you've tried Vray, Enscape, Lumion or TwinMotion, or you use Sketchup and Revit but you would like to go deeper into Unreal?
  • You've been wanting to try for ages but find the interface too intimidating and you can't work it out?


This FREE 90-minute workshop will give you the tools and techniques to create your first scene in Unreal Engine and teach you about:

  • The best, simplest and fastest way of lighting your scenes
  • My lighting workflow that I call the "3L method"
  • HDRI background setup and lighting
  • High-resolution screengrab to Edit in Photoshop


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How to Create Instanced Lights in Unreal Engine Blueprints Tutorial

blueprints lights Dec 18, 2020

If you're a 3dsMax veteran like me, working in Unreal you'll be missing the way you can have Instanced lights.

In this tutorial, I show you how to make a super simple Blueprint to control many lights at once.

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