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Rendering with Mental Ray and 3ds Max / Edition 1
     

Rendering with Mental Ray and 3ds Max / Edition 1

by Joep van der Steen, Ted Boardman
 

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ISBN-10: 0240808932

ISBN-13: 9780240808932

Pub. Date: 03/20/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Realize your vision with stunning renders of your 3ds Max projects that can only be achieved with a powerful engine like mental ray. Beginning with a concise review of the essential concepts, you proceed to step-by-step tutorials that teach you how to render scenes with indirect light or with specific effects, such as depth of field and motion blur. Contour line

Overview

Realize your vision with stunning renders of your 3ds Max projects that can only be achieved with a powerful engine like mental ray. Beginning with a concise review of the essential concepts, you proceed to step-by-step tutorials that teach you how to render scenes with indirect light or with specific effects, such as depth of field and motion blur. Contour line shading and various other mental ray features are presented in detail, then you learn how to use the different light types of 3ds Max inside mental ray and how to use mental ray's own specific area lights and its new daylight system. Finally, the book reviews mental ray-specific materials and what effects can be obtained by using most of the specific mental ray shaders.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240808932
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/20/2007
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
9.60(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Important information before we get started, Switching on Mental ray, mental ray render scene dialog Panels; Mental ray and lights, Introduction, mental ray renderer specific light options and Rollouts; mental ray with materials and Shaders, Introduction, Mental ray and standard materials, Mental ray and Architectural materials, Mental ray and mental ray materials, mental ray and mental ray Shaders

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