- Another good Maya tutorial about realistic lighting using MentalRay's Final Gathering by Jared Martin. Mental Ray's Final Gathering feature illuminates your scene by taking samples of light from nearby surfaces and the environment. When used alone (ie no GI) it achieves the same type of effect as the skylight in the Brazil renderer, and produces the now-quite-common 'GI look' that people use to show off their models. Here's an example rendered in Mental Ray with no lights, Final Gathering is taking samples from the environment for lighting........Tutorial link!! Tags: Maya . Maya tutorials . MentalRay
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