Rendering in Maya software


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Rendering in Maya software

In this chapter, we'll look at rendering fur, both in Maya software, and in Mental Ray. And each of those renderers has its own special requirements. First let's look at rendering in Maya software. I've created a simple lighting set-up here, with a single spotlight and a single point light. We can see that in, the outliner, you can see I've got a spotlight and a point light here, and the reason I'm using a spotlight here is because the spotlight is the only type of light that can cast shadows with fur in Maya Software.

I've got a rendering already made here I'll open that up so you can see what it looks like. Basically the fur is too bright. And I've got a lambert material on the cat's head, the mesh surface underneath the fur. And that's rendering at the correct brightness, but the fur itself is just way too bright. It's overexposed, so we want to reduce the intensity of that white color. We'll do that by going into the hypershade. Window, Rendering Editor...

Rendering in Maya software
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Rendering in Maya software provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Aaron F. Ross as part of the Creating Fur in Maya

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3D + Animation
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Maya
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