Adding flexibility by assigning material and render overrides


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Adding flexibility by assigning material and render overrides

Once you start using the Render layer Editor in creating custom layers, you can do a lot with just the render pass options to create render passes. However, there are a limited number of options there in terms of Diffuse, Shadow, Specular, and so on. You can create more complex render passes if you use some Material Overrides. Material Overrides is the option to the Render layer Editor to assign material to entire layer temporarily. Beyond that you can also use Render Overrides. Render Overrides give you the option to render out a particular layer with very specific render settings that are unique to that layer. So let's give that a try.

So I have gone back to shot 1_layers2 and here we have our three custom layers, and they are all set to different render passes, one's Diffuse, one's Specular, and one's Shadow. In this case, Specular is on the top, Shadow is in the center, and Diffuse is on the bottom above the master layer. All of those layers are turned on the render. Now we can c...

Adding flexibility by assigning material and render overrides
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Adding flexibility by assigning material and render overrides provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Lee Lanier as part of the Maya Rendering for After Effects Composites

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3D + Animation Video
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After Effects Maya
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