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Maya Rendering Nodes Reference Library: 3D Textures

by Kyle Green

In this series of lessons, we'll be taking a detailed look at each of Maya's Hypershade rendering nodes. Software required: Maya 8.0 and higher (project files created using Maya 2010.)

What you'll learn

In this series of lessons, we'll be taking a detailed look at each of Maya's Hypershade rendering nodes. Each video in this course is a self-contained lesson centering on one of Maya's Hypershade nodes. This means that these lessons can be viewed in any order you wish, allowing you to jump straight to the content that is most relevant to you. Over the course of these lessons, we'll discuss all of the attributes found in each of Maya's material types, we'll take a detailed look at each of Maya's 2d and 3d texture types, we'll explore the various general utility and color utility nodes found in Maya as well as many more of the nearly 100 maya rendering nodes found in the hypershade. Software required: Maya 8.0 and higher (project files created using Maya 2010.)

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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