Category: maya rendering tutorials

Maya Render Nodes With Arnold for Easy Center-Edge Shaders

Medical Illustrator and Animator, Emily McDougall offers a look into creating the center-edge look in Maya using Arnold. how to create a layered shader in Maya 2017 using Arnold and the aiStandard Material Solid Angle Arnold in Maya is really a step-up from an aging mental ray. Artists can enjoy a better integrated renderer, one
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3 Methods for Lighting an Exterior Scene With Arnold

A little while ago I posted a tutorial from Yone Santana who walks us through creating lighting for an interior scene with Solid Angle’s Arnold. A new tutorial from Yone is the antithesis with a look at lighting an exterior or outdoor scene. What’s the difference between rendering an indoor scene versus an outdoor scene?
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Learn Lighting Basics in Solid Angle Arnold

It doesn’t matter if it is lighting in the real-world or digitally — Lighting is a craft. Understanding lighting basics is an essential skill to have. Also learning the classic styles and techniques goes a long way for digital lighting for animation and motion graphics. This is why I always highly recommend John Alton’s Painting
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