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Introduction to XSI Render Tree

by Kyle Green

Explore the Render Tree and gain control over the appearance of your objects in XSI with 2.5 hours of project-based training. Software required: XSI 5 Foundation* and higher.

What you'll learn

Explore the Render Tree and gain control over the appearance of your objects in XSI with 2.5 hours of project-based training. Ideal for new and beginning users. Popular highlights include: Render Tree Overview; Bump Map Generators; Displacement Maps; Texture Projections; Mix Nodes; Advanced Texture Placement; Volumetric Effects with Light Shaders; Layering Textures; Ambient Occlusion Shader; Material Editor. Software required: XSI 5 Foundation* and higher.

About the author

Kyle was one of the first authors for Digital-Tutors, now a Pluralsight company. and has been a part of the team for over 10 years. Kyle began his career in computer graphics education as a college instructor and worked as a Digital-Tutors rendering tutor and curriculum manager since 2002. Kyle has contributed to many of the most popular projects and helped the Digital-Tutors team win awards throughout the company's history. Kyle has had the honor of having his art exhibited at the New York ... more

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