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VFX TIP - Rendering a Logo in Maxwell Render for Maya
In this VFX tip, we are going to render a logo using Next Limit Technologies, Maxwell Render for Maya. Maxwell Render makes it easy to render photo-realistic images, by simplifying the rendering process. We are going to assign Maxwell materials to the objects and then set up the lighting and camera used to render the scene.
Stay tuned for exciting RealFlow training videos from Dover Studios in 2015.
Maya Intermediate NURBS Modeling
Maya Intermediate NURBS Modeling digs deeper into Maya's extensive NURBS modeling toolset. In this video visual effects artists, Andrew Hazelden and Russell Hazelden, explore the NURBS modeling techniques used to create an old-fashioned pocket watch.
Maya NURBS Modeling
Maya NURBS Modeling provides visual effects artists with an introduction to the powerful NURBS modeling tools available in Autodesk Maya. The video features crystal clear 1080p high definition video.
Maya Advanced Surface Materials
Maya Advanced Surface Materials is a practical guide to creating shading networks in Autodesk Maya. This video features crystal clear 1080p high definition video.