Earth Moon System
In this tutorial, you will create the Earth and the Moon, and make the rotation and revolution of them.
The file of this tutorial can be found at the scenes/tutorials/EarthMoonSys.sce.
|Features Covered in This Tutorial|
|Create the Earth and the Moon|
1. Choose "Create>Mobile..." in main menu,
select "/models/sphere.tri" in the file
dialog box that appears, then click "Open" button.
|Set Background Color|
There are four viewports in Awakening,
and every viewport have own color setting. When you save scene, Awakening
will use the active viewport's background as scene's background. Commonly, we
use the bottom-right viewport as main stage of scene. Now let's set scene's
background color to black, just like in outer space.
|Create a Directional Light to simulate sunlight|
1. Click the drop
down arrow right at
in main toolbar, select 'Light' in the
|Add Textures and Assign to Mobiles|
1. Switch to Texture
Panel, and right-click in the texture browse window, then select "Add
Texture". Select "earthcloudymap_1024x512.jpg"
"in "/textures" folder in the file
dialog box that appears.
|Design Material and Assign to Mobiles|
1. Switch to Material
Panel, and click "New" button to create a new material.
Name it with "moon".
Now, we have finished the static scene. You can choose "Tools>Play Scene" in main menu to view your work in Winds3D Player. Not bad, is it? Let's take a rest while you enjoying your work. In next section, we'll animate the scene.
|Create Shots, Set Animation Keys|
1. Switch to Shot Panel, and click "New"
button to create a new Shot. Name it with
8. OK, now click
button in Main
Toolbar, see the "Moon" running circle the "Earth" with synchronous
Finally, we have finished this task. Don't forget save your work to disk. Play this scene in Winds3D Player, you can see a running "Earth Moon System".