Environments in Modo offer a quick way to fill your scene's background with colors, gradients and image maps. You can also add lighting to your scene by adding an HDR image and global illumination. The following Environment Itemtopic provides details on how you can add and work with an Environment item. The Environment Material topic describes how you can use an Environment material to add color to your background. Finally, Image Based Lighting explains how you can light your scene using Environments.