Photo-realistic Tube and Area Lights for Stills and Animations
Cobalt, Xenon and Argon v8 3D modeling programs all feature photo-realistic light settings for both tube and area lighting with the proper geometric pattern and color temperatures.
Use tube lights for fluorescent and neon lighting effects.
Create a start and end point for a fluorescent tube
Use a spline to designate a curved neon light.
Area lights create a lovely diffused light.
Simply create a surface and have it glow as a light source.
Use these lights in stills and animations for improved realism
in photo-realistic renderings.