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Shader Recipes: Brushed Metal Surfaces in Maya

by Kyle Green

In this series of lessons, we will learn various methods for simulating realistic brushed metal surfaces within Maya. Software required: Maya 2010 or higher.

What you'll learn

In this series of lessons, we will learn various methods for simulating realistic brushed metal surfaces within Maya. This course will explore the various attributes found in the mental ray architectural material which can simulate brushed metal surfaces, as well as exploring alternative methods using the Maya materials. Software required: Maya 2010 or higher.

Table of contents

Introduction and Project Overview
8mins
Shader Recipes: Brushed Metal Surfaces in Maya
15mins

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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