Render elements can create separate channels for a variety of render effects. Learn how to set up render elements for reflections and lighting in 3ds Max for V-Ray.
- [Instructor] With our lighting in place, … we can now move on to rendering the scene. … Now if we wanted to, we could just render out … the image as it is, … but I'm going to use Render Elements … to give myself a little bit more control … when we bring the image into Photoshop. … Now we're going to keep this fairly simple, … but let's go into Render Setup … and make sure that everything is set up properly. … So the first thing we're going to do is make sure … we're at the proper aspect ratio. … So, 1920 by 1080 should be a good size as well as aspect. … Let's hop to the V-Ray tab … and under Frame Buffer we want to turn off V-Ray's … built in frame buffer and use 3DS Max's … and that will help when we do Render Elements. … Now in the Render Elements tab we want to add in … those elements we need. … Now for the render itself, … I'm going to keep it very simple. … I'm just going to add in lighting and reflection. … Now you certainly can add in more … and experiment with all of the different elements, …
- Using exposure compensation
- Using photometric lighting
- Adding sunlight
- Adjusting auxiliary lights
- Balancing lights
- Daytime rendering
- Compositing in Photoshop
- Nighttime lighting
- Night rendering and compositing
- Adding reflections and final touches
Skill Level Intermediate
V-Ray Next for 3ds Max Essential Trainingwith Brian Bradley6h 13m Intermediate
3ds Max: Substance to V-Ray Workflowswith Brian Bradley1h 35m Intermediate
1. Setting Up the Scene
2. Lighting for Daytime
3. Daytime Rendering and Compositing
4. Lighting for Night
5. Night Rendering and Compositing
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