Download Maya Studio Projects Texturing and Lighting by Lee Lanier PDF

By Lee Lanier

Discover ways to create practical electronic resources for movie and video games with this project-based guideFocused fullyyt on useful initiatives, this hands-on consultant exhibits you the way to take advantage of Maya's texturing and lights instruments in real-world occasions. no matter if you want to sharpen your abilities or you are looking to wreck into the sphere for the 1st time, you are going to research most sensible recommendations for this crucial ability as you persist with the directions for a number of particular tasks. you may as well create your personal model, utilizing ultimate Maya scene records to validate effects. The significant other DVD contains supplemental video clips, undertaking aid documents, textures, instruments, specialist shaders, and more.Lighting and texturing initiatives are usually an exceptional method for brand new animators to wreck into the businessThis is the one project-based publication devoted to realizing and enforcing Maya's texturing and lights instruments for developing real looking electronic resources for movie, video, and gamesWalks you step-by-step via lighting fixtures and texturing gadgets, characters, and locationsWritten via a certified CG artist who has labored on high-profile movies together with Antz and ShrekIncludes a DVD with supplemental video guide, extra instruments, and morePractical, project-based guide during this consultant may help you ideal your ability with Maya's texturing and lights instruments.

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Through the Image Format menu, Maya gives you the option to render out a Windows AVI movie file. However, it’s generally better to render image sequences. exr) image sequences are commonly used in the animation industry. If you need to interrupt a batch render and are rendering an AVI, the AVI becomes truncated. In contrast, the rendered frames of an image sequence are unaffected by a canceled render. In addition, you can render out specific frame ranges to fill gaps in the image sequence; an AVI cannot be amended in the same way.

32╇ ■ ╇ Chapter 1: Texturing and Lighting a€Product,€Part 1 • The final color of each pixel within a scanline is based on the material qualities of the polygon face found within the pixel. In addition, the surface’s relationship to lights and cast shadows is taken into account. • To optimize memory usage, the scanline approach is often broken into tiles. The size of any given tile is based on the number and complexity of surfaces found with a particular area of the camera’s view. For example, when you render with Maya Software in the Render View window, the bottom-center section of the view is the first to appear.

Material Project: R aytracing Reflections╇ A list of the most critical attributes and their functionality follows: Refractions╇ Activates refractivity for the surface assigned to the material. For the refrac- tivity to be visible, the material’s Transparency attribute must be set above 0. Refractive Index╇ Determines the degree of refractivity present. 0, no refraction occurs. In the real world, a refractive index is a number that indicates the change in the speed of light when the light ray crosses the boundary between two materials.

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