GI - using HDRI and MentalRay(FinalGather) for Maya
- So you want to get Real Bro...?? And you think global illumination and realism is hard to achieve??.......Answer is Big No.......Tough! May be, - three years back down the lane. But since software’s has been evolved so much with new technology, that achieving Realism is much more dependent on your hardware configuration, rather than software. This is where CG artists creativity and experience comes into picture, moreover his/her ability to tweak the scene n software setting, for cutting-short huge Rendering time......anyways herez a nice tutorial for new comers, who just have entered the world of superficial world of GI and Realism!!....High Dynamic Range Image (HDRI) lightning is a method that can achieve photorealistic rendering with Mental Ray Final Gather.You can simulate extremely realistic outdoors lightning to illuminate you're scene.........Tutorial link!!
Tags: HDRI . Maya Tutorial . MentalRay . Global illumination