The lesson begins by jumping into an exercise about creating an underwater scene. As you will note from the objectives above, you will be reviewing several concepts we have already seen.
Exercise Notes and Questions
Work through the exercises and turn in your answers to all questions below as part of the homework for this assignment.
Exercise 1: This exercise starts with a basic
scene in which you add a plane. In step 5, the instructions are incomplete
about the size of the plane.
Exercise 2: Exercise 2 has you create a collection
of rocks for the ocean floor. You start with a series of instances
of a single rock.
Exercise 3: This exercise introduces a torus
and Free Form Deformation (FFD). Note: there is an error
in the text regarding the slice parameter for the torus. You should set
the slice to run from 90 to 270 not 90 to 70.
Exercise 4: This exercise reviews the merge
command, adding several lights from a ready made file. You are told to
set several parameters for the lighting of the scene.