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Fundamentals of V-Ray for Maya

by Dariush Derakhshani

Learn the workflows and skills of rendering images with V-Ray in Maya.

What you'll learn

Have you wanted to render a gorgeous still image, but haven’t been sure where to start? If so, Fundamentals of V-Ray in Maya is for you! First, get to know the UI and overall workflow. Then, create and manipulate lights. Next, you’ll set up materials and texture nodes. You’ll then set up the camera before finally rendering your image. When you’re done with Fundamentals of V-Ray for Maya, you’ll be ready to start practicing and creating professional quality renders of your 3d work. Required Software: Maya 2017

About the author

Dariush Derakhshani is a VFX and CG supervisor in Los Angeles, Ca. and an award-winning CG generalist-lighter. He is the author of several Maya books, including the best-selling series Introducing Maya--with over 12 editions since 2002 and translated into more than a dozen languages--and has been an educational resource around the world for 15 years. Dariush has been an animator and supervisor on commercials and feature films for close to 15 years at such places as Digital Domain, Zoic Studios, ... more

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