DLX-T6 Creating a sky background in DIALux evo

Dialux evo tutorial 06 sky background with moon_11

DIALux evo Tutorial

Tutorial 6

How to create a sky background for Lighting

If you don’t have any expriance with DIALux evo, I advise you to start with DIALux evo  tutorial 4 which explains more basic function of the software that might not be explained here,  DIALux evo Tutorial 4  could be found @

https://ezzatbaroudi.wordpress.com/2012/12/28/dialux-evo-tutorials-4-creating-a-complete-project-from-a-to-z-with-dialux-evo/

Also you could see DIALux Tutorial 5

https://ezzatbaroudi.wordpress.com/2013/01/19/dialux-evo-tutorial-5-creating-a-complete-interior-and-exterior-project/

After you finish your project,  create a sphere with Diameter of 220 meter , if you have high rise building then you might need to increase the sphere diameterKeep the segments 16 otherwise calculation will take mush longer time at not much diffrance in the output.  Dialux evo tutorial 06 sky background with moon_01
Insert another smaller sphere ,say  200 Meter dimeter.If you insert sphere over another, it could be rotated,so make sure the rotation for all angles is set to zero.  Dialux evo tutorial 06 sky background with moon_02
Select both spheres and go to copy and arrange tool, center x,y,zThen make sure to select the bigger shpere and Subtract  Dialux evo tutorial 06 sky background with moon_03
If your site is not big enough drae circular floor element big enough to cover the lower part of the sphere  Dialux evo tutorial 06 sky background with moon_04
You can either use the sky material in DIALux catalouge matirials or you could import a new one for the shpere  Dialux evo tutorial 06 sky background with moon_05
Use the right size that makes the shpere apear as a sky  Dialux evo tutorial 06 sky background with moon_06
The sphere now apears a sky  Dialux evo tutorial 06 sky background with moon_07
You could import anther file with exactly same texture but with a moon to be applied to only one surface  Dialux evo tutorial 06 sky background with moon_08
Apply the texture with the moon to only one surface using apply commandscale the texture to make it only one moon!  Dialux evo tutorial 06 sky background with moon_09
After calculation make the bightness higher if need be form the display option  Dialux evo tutorial 06 sky background with moon_10
 Dialux evo tutorial 06 sky background with moon_11

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