Create Carpet Rug in Maya Tutorial

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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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Clouds in Mental Ray Physical Sun and Sky

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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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Maya Exterior render tutorial (Mental Ray)

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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

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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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Realistic Bed in Maya tutorial

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In this Maya tutorial you will learn how to create a realistic bed using Maya and Marvelous Designer, an external software which is great in cloth simulations and fashion design. Download Marvelous Design now to learn clothing techniques with its 30 days free trial version. Are you ready to learn amazing techniques combining this two great softwares?

TYPE: Free Maya tutorial, Marvelous designer tutorial
CATEGORY: Modeling, Cloth simulation

 

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Setup a Renderfarm in Maya and Mental Ray

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Maya and Mental ray are one of the most used 3d graphic production platforms over the world. One of the reasons is their easy and very powerful multi-platform distributed rendering capabilies. Have you ever wonder to speed up you render speed by 2x 4x 8x and so on? Just follow my Mental Ray distributed rendering guide: maya render farm setup!

TYPE: Free maya tutorial
CATEGORY: Rendering Maya, Hardware, Mental Ray Render

 

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Maya Tutorials - Mental Ray Tutorials

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Hi guys, I'm enjoying myself to make some great Maya Tutorials and Mental Ray tutorials....I'll try to continously refresh these pages with tons of 3d graphic tutorials!


Are you tired of hours of long and boring tutorials? The music has finally change, you'll find a lot of useful short but intense tutorials (video tutorials and web pages tutorials) that will help you enjoying more your maya and mental ray 3d passion!

I'll mainly cover render in maya tutorials, mental ray render tutorials, realistic render techniques tutorials, light tutorial in maya and mental ray, texture and modeling 3d in maya tutorials, realistic garden, forest and plants in maya tutorials.

I hope you'll like this tutorial section as much as I like to share with you my knowledge!
Stay tuned for more Maya tutorials and Mental Ray tutorial!

Keep in touch guys!

                                                                                                                                                                                       Antonio

 

Mental Ray Physical Camera in Maya

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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

 

Octane Render Interior render tutorial

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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

 

Physical light profiles IES in Maya and Mental Ray

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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

 

HDRI Render in Maya and Mental Ray

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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