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Maya Rendering Nodes Reference Library: Assorted

by Kyle Green

In this collection of lessons, we will learn about a wide variety of useful Hypershade rendering nodes. Software required: Maya (all versions).

What you'll learn

In this collection of lessons, we will learn about a wide variety of useful Hypershade rendering nodes. These lessons include using the Displacement node to create displacement-mapping effects, using the Layered Texture node to create complex multi-layered textures, using the Optical FX node to add realistic lens flares to Maya lights, using the different Switch Utility nodes in order to add realistic variation between many objects using the same shading network, plus several other useful Hypershade nodes. Software required: Maya (all versions).

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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