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HDR Glass - Realistic Glass in Maya
Key Features
Learn to make nice looking glass in this beginner project which covers the modeling, shading, lighting and rendering wine glasses in mental ray and Maya Software.

Topics covered in this project are modeling glass for export to other apps, keeping low poly count with approximation nodes in Maya, glass materials with Blinn, Dielectric & Architectural shaders and rendering in mental ray with image-based lighting and caustics.

  • Glass Modeling
  • The Fresnel Effect
  • Glass Shading
  • Image-Based Lighting
  • Caustic Lights
  • Shadow Transparency

All project files including the final scene created in this tutorial can be found in lesson one.

  • Length: 0 Hours 55 Minutes
  • Level: Beginner
  • Software: Maya 2011
  • Format: mpeg
  • Points Cost: 5
  • Price: $9.00
Lesson Breakdown
  • Lesson 1: Glass Modeling & Normals
  • Lesson 2: Fresnel Effect & Maya Software
  • Lesson 3: Glass Materials in Mental Ray
  • Lesson 4: Image-Based Lighting & Caustics
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HDR Glass - Realistic Glass in Maya
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Download Lesson Pack 2
15 Mins
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Download Lesson Pack 3
8 Mins
13 MB
Download Lesson Pack 4
17 Mins
26 MB
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