Introduction to V-Ray-specific materials V-Ray 2.0 for Maya


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Introduction to V-Ray-specific materials

When it comes to outputting serious, high-quality renders from our 3D application, one of the things we have to recognize very quickly is that a lot of the finished quality, a lot of the power, and functionality housed in our rendering engine of choice comes from the materials and maps that are written specifically for that engine. In fact, we can, without hesitation, say that all of today's high quality render engines, of both biased and unbiased varieties, would be nowhere near as appealing or convincing in their output if not for the engine-specific materials and maps they use.

V-Ray is, of course, no exception in this regard. In fact, if we come up to the Window Menu, and open up the Hypershade for ourselves -- so Rendering Editors > Hypershade -- and if we just come and filter in the text area by the word V-Ray, you can see we get a whole bunch of V-Ray nodes that become available to us. If you want to look at the V-Ray materials, just come over to this left-hand column under ...

Introduction to V-Ray-specific materials
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Introduction to V-Ray-specific materials provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Brian Bradley as part of the V-Ray 2.0 for Maya Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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