Cycles is the new Blender rendering engine. Lets get realistic images using light transport mechanisms.
Testing different options to obtain images of great interest for analysis in courses synthetic image editing, in which our students should seek approximations to the result of some simple examples.
In this case we have applied a wood texture on three levels with diffuse material, and included in the scene three cubes with high reflectivity using glossy material. A simple geometric composition for studio lighting and materials that can be used as wallpaper (resolution 1280 x 1024 click on the image)