Join Brian Bradley for an in-depth discussion in this video What's next?, part of Up and Running with mental ray in 3ds Max.
…Although we have come to the end of our Up and Running with Mental Ray in 3ds…Max course, your education as a render artist certainly doesn't stop here.…Especially so, given that Lynda.com offers lots of great courses that can…help you continue to grow your lighting, texturing and rendering skills.…As mentioned in our introductory chapter, given the photographic nature of…the tools found inside render engines such as Mental Ray these days, many of…the photography courses found in the online library can be extremely useful,…in terms of growth as a render artist.…Especially ones such as Ben Long's Foundations of Photography series,…with the exposure, composition and lenses courses being particularly invaluable.…There are also, of course, lots of online resources connected to the Mental Ray…renderer with special mention going to Nvidia's own nvidia-arc.com website.…Here, in the Mental Ray section, we can get info on the latest updates to…the Mental Ray engine, as well as having the option to join and Nvidia's advanced…
- Setting mental ray as the render engine
- Working with ActiveShade mode
- Using Nvidia's imf_display tool
- Creating a daylight system
- Controlling the mental ray sun and sky
- Using Final Gather and photons, both individually and together
- Working with diffuse, reflective, translucent, and other materials
- Controlling render quality with image sampling
- Working with displacement mapping
- Using proxies
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. mental ray Workflow
2. Lighting Tools
3. Global Illumination (GI)
4. mental ray Materials
5. Quality Control with Image Sampling
6. Render FX Tools
What's next?2m 5s
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