Understanding Ambient Occlusion
Here is a video walking you through the creation of an Ambient Occlusion (AO) study. Almost nobody talks about this, but AO is hugely important in creating realism in your artwork!
Ambient Occlusion is one of 11 modeling factors. Dive deeper here!
The original artwork is by the wonderful J.B. Monge.
Watch the video, then make your own AO study!