Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Sep 2, 2016
Duration
3h 25m
Description

V-Ray is a powerful rendering engine used by professional CG artists around the world. For the first time, compositors now have access to its suite of tools directly inside NUKE. In this course, Introduction to Lighting and Rendering with V-Ray for NUKE, you'll learn how to shade, light and render a character asset in NUKE. First, you'll learn the fundamentals of the V-Ray renderer and the V-Ray camera. Then, you'll learn about V-Ray materials and look development. Then, you'll learn about lighting with V-Ray lights and NUKE lights. Finally, you'll learn about multi-pass compositing with V-Ray render elements. By the end of this course, you'll know the basics of V-Ray for NUKE and be ready to light and render CG for your own shots. Software required: NUKE, V-Ray for NUKE.

About the author
About the author

Tony D’Agostino is an American visual effects artist based in Vancouver, Canada. His recent work includes Jurassic World, Guardians of the Galaxy, Edge of Tomorrow, Godzilla, The Great Gatsby and Game of Thrones.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
(gentle music) Hi, everyone, my name is Tony D'Agostino, and welcome to my course Introduction to Lighting and Rendering with V-Ray for NUKE. I'm a senior compositor at Scanline VFX. V-Ray is the leading rendering engine in the world of visual effects. For the first time, compositors now have access to this powerful suite of tools directly inside NUKE. This course is a quick introduction to V-Ray for NUKE, and no prior experience with V-Ray is required. Some of the major topics that we will cover include the fundamentals of the V-Ray renderer and V-Ray camera, V-Ray materials and look development, lighting with V-Ray lights and NUKE lights, and multipass compositing with V-Ray render elements. By the end of this course, you will know the basics of V-Ray for NUKE, and be ready to light and render CG for your own shots. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with NUKE and the basics of multipass compositing. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn V-Ray for NUKE with the Introduction to Lighting and Rendering with V-Ray for NUKE course at Pluralsight.