Advanced Maya Texturing and Lighting, 2nd Edition by Lee Lanier

By Lee Lanier

When you already comprehend the fundamentals of Maya, the industry-leading 3D animation and results software program, you’ll have the ability to circulation directly to the subtle issues during this up to date version of complicated Maya Texturing and lights. distinctive, easy-to-follow directions will educate you the real-world construction secrets and techniques that pro animators use to accomplish remarkable effects. within the moment version, you will discover wide and up-to-date assurance of the most recent theories and traits as well as an enclosed CD with particular content material that will help you sharpen your talents.

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Combinations of all three primaries can produce a wider range of colors than any other combination of colors. You can form secondary colors by mixing together primary colors, which produces orange, green, and violet (purple). You can form tertiary colors by mixing primary colors and secondary colors; the resulting colors are generally given hyphenated names, such as blue-green. 29). 29 (Left) Red-yellow-blue (RYB) color wheel re-created in Maya. ma. (Right) Red-green-blue (RGB) color wheel re-created in Maya.

23 ​De Hooch. A Musical Party in a Courtyard. c. 1677. Oil on canvas. National Gallery, London. 24 ​Manet. A Bar at the Foiles-Bergére. 1882. Oil on canvas. Courtauld Institute Galleries, London. indd 19 6/18/08 11:16:21 PM Naturalistic lighting, by its very nature, does not dictate a fixed number of lights or specific light locations or intensities. However, you can use the following guidelines to assist you during setup: • Determine what the strongest light is and where it should be coming from.

This style of lighting is called short lighting in studio photography; the side of the head facing away from the camera receives the key. The opposite style of lighting is called broad lighting, in which the side of the head facing the camera receives the key. 10 ​A couple receives sunlight from above and as a bounced fill from the sidewalk. The lighting is a 2-point setup. 11 ​(Left) Hals. The Laughing Cavalier. 1624. Oil on canvas. The Wallace Collection, London. (Right) 2-point lighting re-creation in Maya.

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