Introduction to Maya - Rendering in Arnold
This course will look at the fundamentals of rendering in Arnold. We'll go through the different light types available, cameras, shaders, Arnold's render settings and finally how to split an image into render passes (AOV's), before we then reassemble it i
# 1 04-06-2008 , 03:19 AM
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Lost touch with Maya - Lets currect that shall we

Been away for so long need a simple project to get me going. Doing a tut set of dvd`s my flatmate ordered as I also need/want to learn Z-brush

Here`s what I have gotten done so far (4 hours and cd1 is done - its all coming back to me now)

It`s good doing something like this before going back to finish of my robocop 2

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On with disk 2 - what a post for number 700



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# 2 04-06-2008 , 04:13 AM
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ah the nextgen tute...good start

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# 3 04-06-2008 , 05:04 AM
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Ah! so that is what it looks like when you do it right! :blush:

looks great, good to see I am not that far off either!

If you did plan on taking it all the way into XNA, there I can help.

Could you post a picture of the shoulders/armpits, I cant seem to get those right, wondering how you did it.


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# 4 04-06-2008 , 06:42 AM
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well he does have the whole set so I keep going till I get bored. I know I will be doing the "detailing in zbrush", "texturing in zbrush", and "the animation" ones - not sure yet on the xna - as I`m only using this as a refreshing opp and a intro to zbrush using.

Here is my arm pit.

The body in blue,
the upper arm is in grey

I strayed away from the tut as I don`t like messy models and he tells you to intersect the two pieces - errr so I snapped mine together and got rid of the extra faces.

Hope you can see what I did - I tired to catch every angle for you

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# 5 04-06-2008 , 08:18 AM
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Left arm done - this is one very messy modelling tut - but it must work !!!


# 6 04-06-2008 , 08:38 PM
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Glad to see you back on here tweety user added image

Impressive stuff, looking good atm ...

# 7 05-06-2008 , 12:57 AM
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