MARI is a high-end texture-painting tool used in visual effects studios and film production, and now you can use it for free! You'll dive in with MARI Non-commercial, the free personal-use version of MARI. Software required: MARI Non-commercial.
MARI is an industry standard when it comes to creating production-quality textures for 3D assets. This course, Up and Running with MARI Non-commercial, has been specifically designed to quickly get you up to speed on this software. First, you'll get to see the preparation of an asset as well as, how to get it into MARI and ready for texturing. Next, you get to create texture for your projects using painted textures and procedural textures inside of MARI. Finally, you'll learn how to render your textures out using the MODO renderer inside of MARI and export textures out of MARI for use in other applications. By the end of this course, you'll be able to use MARI Non-commercial to create professional-grade textures and visual effects. Software required: Mari Non-commercial.
Eddie is the dedicated Pluralsight texturing and rendering tutor. His roots are firmly planted in a deep background in illustration and design, and Eddie lives to express himself through his art. Eddie has been with Pluralsight (and previously Digital-Tutors) for four-plus years, teaching creative artists to expand their knowledge on everything from design and illustration, to hand painting beautiful textures for their models.
Course Overview Hi, my name is Eddie Russell, and welcome to my course, Up and Running with MARI Non-commercial. I've been an author and curriculum manager for both Digital-Tutors and Pluralsight for almost seven years now, and I've had the privilege of teaching industry tools, like MARI, to artists in both the visual effects and games industries. MARI is an industry standard when it comes to creating production quality textures for 3D assets. This course has been specifically designed to get you up and running with MARI Non-commercial quickly. Some of the topics that we'll cover include project creation and setup, painting, projecting, and texture creation, as well as rendering and texture export. After completing this course, you'll be equipped with the knowledge to begin creating high quality textures for your own personal projects using MARI Non-commercial. Let's go ahead and get started with the next video.