Maya Render Tutorials

Clouds in Mental Ray Physical Sun and Sky

Clouds in Mental Ray Physical Sun and Sky tutorial

In this Maya and Mental Ray tutorial we are going to take a look at an effective and quite simple technique to achieve realistic clouds in Mental Ray Physical Sun and Sky inside Maya. Adding clouds can greatly increase the appeal of your renders. If you want to do realistic exterior renders in Maya and Mental Ray you can't miss this article!

TYPE: Free maya render tutorial
CATEGORY: Maya render, Mental Ray Render

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Create Carpet Rug in Maya Tutorial

Create carpet in Maya tutorial

Maya has many powerful tools to create your own carpet / rug, you just need to choose the way you want to create it! In this maya carpet / rug creation tutorial we will see a simple and effective tecnique to build your own realistic carpet in Maya and Mental Ray using polygon modeling, mental ray proxies and simple mel scripting! Enjoy it

TYPE: Free maya tutorial
CATEGORY: Modeling, Render Maya, render Mental Ray

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HDRI Render in Maya and Mental Ray

Have you evere shoot a real photography with pro equipment? If yes you noticed a lot of difference in comparsion to a compact camera. You can bring these differences inside maya too and make your renders a lot more realistic and expressive. Are you ready to activate the "M" mode to maya's camera?

TYPE: Free maya tutorial
CATEGORY: Modeling, Rendering Maya, render Mental Ray, Fur, Hair
STATUS: Work in progress

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Maya Exterior render tutorial (Mental Ray)

Maya Exterior render tutorial for Mental Ray

Here we are going to see a very simple but effective technique to lit and render your exterior scenes using Maya and Mental Ray renderer. The Mental Ray built-in Sun and Sky system is one of the more powerful tool inside maya. Some people are tempted to think that it's something for noobs and starters... believe me it's not!

TYPE: Free maya render tutorial
CATEGORY: Maya exterior render, Mental Ray Exterior

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Maya Mental Ray Proxies tutorial

Maya Mental Ray Proxies tutorial

Maya integrates one of the most important Mental Ray feature, that can make you render billions of polygons. It's an easy and very effective way to populate your Maya and Mental Ray scenes with thousands of objects like plants and trees without overload your system. Your CPU, your RAM and your girlfriend will thank you because of the time you can save with this trick!

TYPE: Free maya tutorial
CATEGORY: Render Maya tutorial, render Mental Ray tutorial

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Mental Ray Physical Camera in Maya

Mental Ray Physical Camera in Maya Render tutorial

Have you evere shoot a real photography with pro equipment? If yes you noticed a lot of difference in comparsion to a compact camera. You can bring these differences inside maya too and make your renders a lot more realistic and expressive. Are you ready to activate the "M" mode to maya's camera?

TYPE: Free maya tutorial
CATEGORY: Modeling, Rendering Maya, render Mental Ray, Fur, Hair
STATUS: Work in progress

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Octane Render Interior render tutorial

I have had some fun using Octane Render in the past, I want to share with you my experience with this software. In this tutorial we will take a look at how to render with octane render a simple interior scene. Be ready to do great GPU interior renders! Stay tuned

TYPE: Free maya tutorial
CATEGORY: Octane Render, Rendering Maya
STATUS: Work in progress

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Physical light profiles IES in Maya and Mental Ray

One of the secrets of realistic rendering in maya and mental ray are physical light profiles lightning tecniques. There's a lot of confusing talk about how to use these kind of lights in render scenes. This guide will teach you to understand and use IES files inside Maya and Mental ray. Stay tuned

TYPE: Free maya tutorial
CATEGORY: Rendering Maya, render Mental Ray
STATUS: Work in progress

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