How to Create a Color Cycle Shader with Arnold

Academic Phoenix Plus looks at creating a color cycle shader, recreating a Sailor Moon color effect.

A color remap technique something quite common in graphics workflows. When you apply animation to a color remapping, it is usually called a color cycle. Watch this short and information packed shading tutorial where Monica from Academic Phoenix Plus shows how to create a color cycle shader using Arnold in Autodesk Maya.

The tutorial for the Sailor Moon inspired effect uses shader attributes like Emissive, aiNoise, and aiFacingRatio. Academic Phoenix Plus often covers shading and lighting tutorials using Arnold in Maya. Make sure you visit the site to get caught up on any that you may have missed.