Maya - Advanced Rendering with V-Ray

Get a detailed VRay tutorial in Maya. Access to all project files and source files. Create Photo Real renderings!
  • Lectures 18
  • Video 3 Hours
  • Skill level all level
  • Languages English
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Course Description

This Training Course covers every aspect from importing your models to compositing your images to a final render scene.

What will be included?

Maya Scene files, 3D Objects, Textures, Sourceimages

To get access to all course files please go to my Dropbox folder. The Link will be made available when you subscribe to this course, and will be visible in the announcement section.

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What you will be able to produce: Final Render

The VRay tutorial is structured as follows:

Section 01

  • VRay tutorial course Introduction

Section 02 – Setting Up

  • Setting up Models and Scene
  • Checking UVs
  • Applying Standard Shaders

Section 03 – Lighting

  • Setting Up Vray Camera
  • Apply LUT/SRGB for LWF
  • Placing Lights and Intensity
  • Adding Environment Light (HDR)

Section 04 – Materials

  • Assigning Textures
  • Adjusting Shader

Section 05 – Render Settings

  • AA Samples
  • Indirect Illumination Settings
  • Render Elements
  • Multi-Mattes
  • Render Layer (Occlusion)
  • Rendering

Section 06

  • Compositing in Photoshop (MultiMattes)
  • Compositing in After Effects (UVpass)
  • Final Output

What are the requirements?

  • To reproduce this Tutorial you will need a functioning Maya and Vray
  • Knowledge of Maya
  • Photoshop Experience
  • After Effects Experience

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Over 18 lectures and 2.5 hours of content!
  • By the end of the course you will be able to create realistic looking 3D images.
  • Give insights to my working Workflow
  • Learn advanced techniques in Maya

What is the target audience?

  • Intermediate to Advanced Maya Users
  • Intermediate VRay Users
  • Photoshop experience
  • Everyone who wants to see the process of creating a 3D render from A to Z

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
01:44
This video will give detailed information what this training course is all about. 
Section 2: Setting Up Your Scene
09:23
This course teaches you the set-up of the scene, modeling some objects, and importing. 


03:06
Checking UV Layouts for Objects which have to be textured. Unwrapping and Layouting UVs.
03:31
Assinging VRay shader to meshes
Section 3: Lighting and Camera
02:45
Setting up the render camera using Vray Physical Camera.

http://www.spot3d.com/vray/help/maya/150R1/camera_extr_attrib.htm
04:38
This course is about Linear Workflow. It will show you how to use LUT files in the Vray Frame Buffer, furthermore it will explain Linear Workflow and Gamma 2.2

http://www.spot3d.com/vray/help/maya/150R1/vfb_index.html
06:28
Positioning of lights with interactive use of the IPR Render in VRay. 
03:26
In this course you will be shown how to add an environment file HDR. And how to render it with Indirect Illumination. 
Section 4: Shader and Materials
04:22
This course shows you how to assign VRay shaders to your meshes. 
34:53
This is the main part of the lecture. It is about tweaking the shaders, working on reflection maps and adding bump maps.
Section 5: Render Settings
04:51
http://www.spot3d.com/vray/help/maya/150R1/render_params_imagesampler.htm
03:05
Explaining of indirect illumination, and what settings I will use, which suffices in most situations.
03:23
Creating masks for your render output. So you have the most freedom in your compositing tool.
05:02
Creating of the Occlusion map which is needed to add the most detail to your images.

http://www.spot3d.com/vray/help/maya/150R1/vraydirt_params.htm
17:17
Finalizing all settings for rendering a full hd image. 
Section 6: Compositing for Final Image
21:03
Importing your rendered EXR file, and preparing your PSD file to composite.
05:30
Creating Dirt and Scratches using the UVPass rendered out in Maya.
14:45
Final tweaks in Photoshop for creating the final image.

Instructor Biography

Arvid Schneider , Lighting Technical Director


I am working as a 3D Artist mostly in the Lighting Rendering field. I have worked on several commercials and feature film.I like to share my knowledge with other people, so they can aswell create even more stunning 3D Images and Designs. Other than that I am interested in all kind of sports, like to hang out with friends, and be involved in creative projects.


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    • Manfred Werner

    What an excellent course!

    I am still very to the whole maya 3d rendering process. But this course really help me get my maya & v-ray knowledge up to speed. I am now finally able to create some of my own renderings and I am excited to combine this with my photoshop knowledge in the future. Thank you for this great course, hope to see some more soon.

    • Frederkik Michael

    Great Explanation and awesome content!

    This is a Course I was looking for. There are a tonne of courses for 3DsMax out there, but just a few for Maya. And this one is absolutely perfect. Thank you for producing it!

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