In this 11 hour tutorial we take a look at creating realistic outdoor environments in Maya and mental ray. If you've been relying on third party applications this is the tutorial for you.
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Jay made a tutorial for people who are new to rendering in mental ray with physical sun and sky on how you can use it to illuminate your characters and get some nice turntable renders. It covers the different nodes, render settings and creating soft shadows.
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