Introduction to Maya - Modeling Fundamentals Vol 2
This course will look in the fundamentals of modeling in Maya with an emphasis on creating good topology. It's aimed at people that have some modeling experience in Maya but are having trouble with complex objects.
# 1 07-07-2007 , 05:28 PM
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Mental Ray Area Light


when you convert a point light to area light in the mental ray node of the light you can change the shape node (regtangle, disc, sphere, cylinder, user...), i guess "user" is to define your own object as a light, but how do you connect them???, how dou you make any object act as a light?


# 2 07-07-2007 , 05:46 PM
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search for CTRL_light

turns any object into a light source

# 3 07-07-2007 , 06:46 PM
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where can i find that?

# 4 07-07-2007 , 07:45 PM
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Try searching in the help files

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# 5 07-07-2007 , 11:43 PM
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i did already, but i dont can´t find anything about it on the help, could somebody be more specifc of where to find the option?


# 6 08-07-2007 , 07:59 AM
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neither could I and I have far more than 4 posts..?? the info is hard to find..?

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