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Old 25-02-2010, 04:55 PM   #1
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This is my house made in maya. I have not lighted it. It is thru printscreen. It is for my reel. Please comment.
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Old 25-02-2010, 09:15 PM   #2
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it looks pretty good,
you should add some lighting and render it out, it will look so much better.
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Old 26-02-2010, 09:41 AM   #3
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I dont want to use mental ray. Also should I use dome (directional light) lighting and a dome(i.e. hdri) for sky.
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Originally posted by puneet chopra
I dont want to use mental ray.
..why..? and you could use the software renderer if you really don't want to, there's still nothing to stop you from rendering it..

i wasn't aware you could use hdri unless you use mental ray or another thing that does ray tracing

looks good though
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To use HDRI you need to use something other than Maya software/hardware renderers. Mental ray is usually the choice.

So.... yeah.

Dome lighting is pretty-well reserved to Mental Ray and more advanced renderers. So you may need to compromise.


Oh, and Chirone, Maya Software renderer is a raytracer as well, otherwise raytraced shadows and reflections wouldn't be possible.
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Is there a reason you don't want to use Mental Ray? Personally, since discovering linear light workflow and its awesome results, I can't go back.
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