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Exterior Rendering Strategies with V-Ray and 3ds Max

by Verena Tatiana

Rendering a complete exterior scene can be a difficult task, especially with a lot of different light sources involved. This course covers a complete rendering of an exterior scene from start to finish. Software required: 3ds Max 2016, Photoshop CC.

What you'll learn

When it comes to architectural visualization, making an exterior render is always a challenging task. There are many things going on at once, and many light sources can result in great render times. All of that can be really hard to manage. In this course, Exterior Rendering Strategies with V-Ray and 3ds Max, you'll learn the methods and best strategies for successfully rendering exteriors in order to have a realistic scene, with the best time management as possible. First, you'll create light sources from existing geometry. Next, you'll explore how to use different displacement strategies. Finally, you'll learn how to use render elements to help with post production. By the end of this course, you'll have a complex exterior scene that will be post produced and portfolio ready. Software required: 3ds Max 2016, Photoshop CC.

About the author

Verena started her career working for a computer graphics school in Brazil, as an intern, where she was responsible for helping teachers in class. Afterwards, she went to an exhibition planning company, where she was responsible for developing exhibition projects from planning to execution. She also spent some time as a 3D generalist at an animation studio in Salvador, Maianga Eldorado, where she was responsible mainly for rigging, 3D animation, and 3D concept art for clients around the world. ... more

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