Join Dariush Derakhshani for an in-depth discussion in this video The V-Ray Blend material, part of Learning V-Ray for Maya: A Professional Reference Guide.
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In this video, we'll be taking a look at the VRay Blend Material.…Go ahead and open up the decorative box VRay Blend Scene file, that came with the video.…And you'll see a scene that looks like this.…When you render the scene, you'll find a box that is not reflective, nor does it…have any specular highlights on it. Let's take a look at the box's material in…the Attribute Editor. You'll see that the reflection color is…set to black. This is not going to matter at all,…because the reflection is at black. In this situation, we're going to create a…VRay Blend Material that will allow us to put a coat on top of the box, that will…give it a lacquered look. So, first with the material that's on the…box now, this is what's assigned to the box.…
We can see here, this is the base material on the box.…In the blender, we're going to middle mouse button drag the base material on over.…And then, we'll go on ahead and assign the box to the blend.…Right now, the blend only has the coat material.…So when you render the scene you'll get the same result as if only the v ray…
- What is V-Ray?
- V-Ray integration with Maya UI
- V-Ray lights and shaders
- Working with global illumination
- Object properties and render layers
- Creating passes and elements
- Rendering and optimizing