My project begins with a couple of simple objects, the cube and sphere sitting on the floor, and plan to add the camera orbiting around them at different heights, adding graphics effects to the scene such as:

fresnel effect
specular highlighting

Sphere and Cube

Enabled specular.

Specular on

Changing colors.

Titanium cubeCube washed out

Checker added.

Checker addedDarkened

Dark scene camera pan

Lab 7 moon animation
Where I am now

Current animation
Orbiting Moon animation
Lab 7 moon animation