Studio Lighting Techniques in Maya

In this series of Maya tutorials, you'll learn how to create dramatic studio lighting results using Maya and mental ray.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Apr 1, 2012
Duration
1h 3m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Apr 1, 2012
Duration
1h 3m
Description

In this series of Maya tutorials, you'll learn how to create dramatic studio lighting results using Maya and mental ray. We will begin the tutorial by learning the importance of a proper linear workflow whenever dealing with lighting scenarios where realism is of the utmost importance. We will learn how to set up and place light sources within our scene, we will discuss concepts regarding real-world light behavior, and how those principles become very important during the lighting of our scene, as well as many additional topics, tips and techniques that you can put to immediate use in your own studio lighting scenarios.

About the author
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.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
[Autogenerated] Hi, I'm Kyle with digital tutors and auto desk Authorized publisher. In this reserve lessons, you learn how to create dramatic studio letting results using Maya and mental rate will begin by learning the importance of a proper linear workflow. Whatever dealing with lighting scenarios where realism is one of the primary goals, we'll learn how to set up and place our light sources within our scene. We'll also take some time to discuss and concepts regarding real world light behavior and how these concepts become very, very important during the lighting of our scene, as well as many additional topics, tips and techniques that you can put two immediate use in your own lighting scenarios. So in our next lesson will begin by setting up our linear workflow for rendering.