Primary and Secondary Bounces in V-Ray for Maya


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Primary and secondary bounces

In this video, we'll be taking a deeper look into global illumination with VRay, as far as primary and secondary bounces. We're going to go ahead and open the scene file giscene001, that's available to you through this video. And taking a look in the scene, we've got a simple geometry setup with a box with a little sculpture next to it and a glass cylinder out in front.

We have a blue wall inside, and a green ceiling inside that box, as well as a red backing to our little stepped structure. The whole scene is lit by a single V-Ray light that is enclosed inside a sphere which right now is only one sided. So we can see into this sphere from the outside since global illumination is all about light bouncing we've decided to enclose the entire sphere to allow the light to bounce around inside the scene. In the Render Settings dialog, we'll see that the indirect illumination tab shows that GI, is by default turned off.

We are using a 2.2 gamma where don't affect colors is tur...

Primary and secondary bounces
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Primary and secondary bounces provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Dariush Derakhshani as part of the Learning V-Ray for Maya: A Professional Reference Guide

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