3ds Max: Lighting in V-Ray Next Module 1 - The V-Ray Light
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3ds Max: Lighting in V-Ray Next Module 1 - The V-Ray Light

Learn the art & science of lighting in VRay Next for 3ds Max
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Created by Brian Bradley
Last updated 6/2020
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • The basic workings of light as found in the real world
  • Including options that are unique to just a single operating mode
  • Which we will then transfer over to working with every parameter curently found on the 'VRay Light' itself
  • And then finally, in the 'Challenge Chapter, we will light our sample scene in a variety of ways using a single VRay light in each of its operating modes
Requirements
  • A basic knowledge of working in 3ds Max will definitely be helpful, i.e the ability to navigate the 3ds Max UI succesfully.
Description

In order to learn the 'Art' of lighting in V-Ray Next for 3ds Max, we will first of all need to know how to use the tools that we have at our disposal. In this 1st in a series of V-Ray lighting courses, LinkedIn Learning and Packt Publishing author Brian Bradley will walk us through the controls and settings that can be found on the V-Ray light in its various Operating Modes. To go beyond that though, we also have a 'Challenge' chapter that will give us the opportunity to put into practice some of the things that we will have learned whilst working through the course.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who wants to learn how to light with both speed and flexibility inside VRay Next for 3ds Max.
Course content
Expand all 32 lectures 02:10:22
+ Understanding Light Behaviour
7 lectures 34:21
Light Behaviour
03:47
Lightwaves or Lightrays?
05:26
Understanding Light Decay
03:58
Working with Colour
05:37
Size, Shadow & Highlights
05:52
Photographic Lighting Tools
03:14
+ The VRay Light - Common Settings
11 lectures 50:05
Intensity & Colour
05:12
The Targeted & Texture Options
08:23
Lighting Units
05:35
The Invisible & No Decay Options
04:49
The Exclude Include Controls
04:01
Affect Diffuse, Specular & Reflection
02:48
Controlling Shadows
03:07
Skylight Portals
04:39
The Sampling Rollout
04:49
The Viewport and Advanced Options Rollouts
03:07
+ Unique Mode Settings on the V-Ray Light
4 lectures 18:52
The Size Parameters
04:06
The Dome Light Rollout
07:16
The Mesh Light Rollout
03:57
+ Putting everything into Practice
5 lectures 19:30
Using the Dome Light
05:10
Working with the Plane Light
03:44
Trying out the Mesh Light
03:51
The Sphere Light
03:46