Multi-pass Rendering with V-Ray and Maya

This course teaches you how to create separate rendering passes with V-Ray and Maya that can be combined with simple compositing to create the full beauty render and move beyond it.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Sep 28, 2018
Duration
3h 55m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Why Multipass Rendering?
Rendering the Scene
Mattes, Layers, Depth, and Motion Passes
Relighting the Scene Using Render Elements
Summary: Planning a Render Pipeline for Production
Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Sep 28, 2018
Duration
3h 55m
Description

You want that perfect render straight out of Maya, but the reality is that tweaks will be needed in production. In this course, Multi-pass Rendering with V-Ray and Maya, you will learn foundational knowledge of/gain the ability to nail that "look", integrate with a live-action plate, or make changes based on client and production notes quickly and efficiently. First, you will explore the wealth of options in V-Ray for Maya to empower compositing, such as splitting the render into diffuse, reflections, and refraction parts, as well as motion vectors. Next, you will discover depth passes and a whole slew of specialist passes that can enable relighting in your team's 2D application of choice. Finally, you will learn how to enable a vast array of adjustments in 2D and save on long and expensive 3D renders. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of multi-pass rendering needed to fulfill deadlines, collaborate smoothly with colleagues, and satisfy creative clients.

About the author
About the author

Daniel trained in traditional film-making and began using digital VFX in his own films, becoming excited about the possibilities of it as an art-form and profession. Working across 2D and 3D with Nuke, Maya, After Effects and V-Ray and Python as tools of the trade; mentoring junior artists and helping directors and clients achieve their visions. His work can be seen in Films and TV shows such as Baby Driver, The Crown, Year Million, Sherlock, War on Everyone and Absolutely Fabulous.