Your rating: Rating: 4.42, Votes: 102
Vk3d on Wed, 15 December 2010 12:46pm
Best tutorial about rendering in Mental ray, IMHO.
Thank you, Maxim Ganzha!
Nukie (Forums) on Thu, 16 December 2010 1:14am
"Open up our scene"So, should there be a provided scene or do we use our own? :)
Pavlo on Thu, 16 December 2010 5:02am
wow this is a very detailed tutorial, and very useful. :D
Ricky Doherty (Forums) on Thu, 16 December 2010 7:53am
In this epic tutorial, Maxim Ganzha discusses architectural visualization and rendering in mental ray in in-depth detail.
Sushant on Thu, 16 December 2010 7:34pm
Thank you so much...!!!! You are the man....
Maksimka1980 (Forums) on Sat, 01 January 2011 3:31pm
This is for you friends, thank you very much !!!!! =)
Nuno on Fri, 14 January 2011 6:06pm
can u make the scene available in max format so we can follow ur steps? thanks
Kabes on Thu, 20 January 2011 9:09am
Yups a .max file would be very helpful, Max. Thanks for the wonderful tutorial! :D
Septo on Fri, 21 January 2011 6:36am
Great Tutorial, i got it from a my friend in germany.
Maksimka1980 (Forums) on Fri, 04 February 2011 7:40pm
Many thanks to friends for comments. :)
Sefik on Wed, 02 March 2011 3:27pm
Great example for max users...thank you very much
Sarwan on Tue, 15 March 2011 5:19am
Wendy on Thu, 17 March 2011 2:34am
The best mental ray tutorial, cover lots of technique. Is max model available for trying?
Rocneasta (Forums) on Thu, 17 March 2011 4:13pm
so much positive feedback, time to start reading
Prashant Sisodia on Tue, 19 April 2011 1:40pm
this is the best architectural_visualization toturial i have ever seen. thanks for this .
Jonathan on Thu, 07 July 2011 7:35pm
Is there any model that we can use to follow along with?
Ayodeji Balogun on Tue, 26 July 2011 7:33am
For the very first time online, i got a reliable, sweet rendering and its tutorial. God bless you Man. However, I've always had this grainy looking effect on my rendering that makes it look so noisy even after following the course of your tutorial, what can i do to correct that please? Kindly proffer an answer. I appreciate your anticipated and earnest reply......
Thanks for sharing.
David Johnson on Thu, 28 July 2011 9:02pm
I love the tutorial! I am having issues getting the background image on the plane to show up! It will only render black :(
Can someone please help me?
Email me if you think you know what is wrong, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jelena on Tue, 02 August 2011 12:33pm
Thank you Maxim for the great tutorial. It's very simple and useful in the same time. I especially like yellow light from a lamp. Very nice detail.
But I'm having similar problem like David Johnson in the previous comment. My background image on the plane is looking good in a scene but in rendering it's shows up totally blue and blur. I tried several things but the problems remains. If you know what could be solution please help.
Ferdinand on Sun, 07 August 2011 6:14pm
Very detailed tutorial and thanks for sharing it, can you share this one in a pdf file? so that I can follow it step by step. I am a neophyte in rendering and I want to improve it and I find this tutorial will help me a lot. Thank you!
Hendry on Mon, 05 September 2011 11:41am
Awesome ! Amazing !
i'm begineer in 3D max & hv to learn more from the Master.
Thanks for sharing the knowledge.
Thanks you Master !
Jad on Tue, 13 September 2011 1:05pm
thanks god for this world becouse it has some one like u maxim .
Jad on Tue, 13 September 2011 2:00pm
lit me answer about the background image go to that add http://mentalraytips.blogspot.com/2...-render-my.html or go to the tutorials under mental ray at what maxim recomended sit mr materials
Michaelangelo on Sun, 18 September 2011 3:17am
Great!!!, just great THE BEST....)))
Kamran on Fri, 23 September 2011 5:55am
I saw your tutorial and appreciated. Actually there is one thing which is missing and i think its necessary. That is you did not start it from the beginning.
Respected Sir, I want to learn 3Ds Max and specially architectural designing. Please tell me how can I. Please tell me how can i learn from you? I want to learn it from you. You are master and amazing. Please tell me how can you make the above model in 3Ds max. I make the soffa and tables but not like this. I am the student and you are the teacher. GOD will only pay you.
Anestis on Thu, 05 January 2012 7:08pm
thank you for posting!great tutorial,i am using 3ds 2012 and i have a problem with my scene,i cannot get rid of the splotches caused by GI, any ideas?
Joan on Fri, 06 January 2012 10:17pm
Thanks for the tutorial. But I'm having similar problem like David Johnson and Jelena with the background image: it apears blur and black in the render but ok in the scene.
But thanks again!
Marko on Tue, 14 February 2012 10:25pm
I'm getting the same black background instead of the background image. Can someone tell me what am I doing wrong?
Marko on Wed, 15 February 2012 9:18am
I think I figured out what was the problem with black background. You have to remove material override which you set in one of the first steps. This option gives all objects the same gray material. But you don't want that on your background. So you have to manually add gray material to all objects but background.
Jay Singh Shekhawat on Tue, 27 March 2012 6:37pm
Lot thank by my side to Maxim Ganzha, i was wondering for perfect day lightin in mental ray , and now i got ,
this is nice tutorial.
i would request to dear Maxim Ganzha that plz provide one more tutorial about interior lighting (night scene lamps and celling light should be include ) in mental ray.
i 'hv field up my mail address so whenere you make plz send it on my mail address.if you can't jst informe me.
Facundo on Tue, 07 August 2012 11:27pm
I could never make it look the background image. HELP!
Diom on Wed, 17 October 2012 8:37am
sir where is the scene i cannot find out,pls help
GroundZero on Fri, 02 November 2012 12:13pm
A scene to use would be highly appreciated
MichelBlade on Sun, 16 December 2012 10:32am
Nice tutorial but I have one serious problem with it. There is said what to do to achive something, but it is not explained how it works. "The settings you can see in Fig.62 - 63." - OK I can set it in the same way, but I still don't understand what they are for.
Felipe on Sun, 30 December 2012 5:21am
This tutorial is incredible,thank you so much Maxim...
People, This will solve the black background...
Felipe on Sun, 30 December 2012 5:33am
Hello again, i saw that if i change to physical units:(cd/m2) in the background material setings, we don't need to change it in the render proprieties... only put on the material, and if you change from 1500,0 to 2000,0 the background will become more lighter as the glow...
Everson Navarro on Sat, 12 January 2013 3:32pm
nice tuts you have for mental ray.
Can you send me this tuts.
Thanks a lot..
my email is email@example.com
Nick on Mon, 28 January 2013 4:51am
cool tutorial, but can you email me the max file
Kris V on Sun, 03 February 2013 7:56pm
This is amazing. I'm an architecture student making an effort to improve the quality of my visualizations, and this is by far the best tutorial I have seen so far.
Well done, sir! ;)
M.azarkaman on Fri, 08 February 2013 3:46pm
that was a great tutorial.
Abir Shakil on Tue, 04 June 2013 5:15pm
Thanks brother. its a very helpful tutorials for me. thank u again
Mar Bergaretxe on Mon, 10 June 2013 6:27pm
es: buenisimo tutorial!!! he aprendido mucho de iluminacion y materiales!! gracias de verdad!!
en: nice tutorial! I learned a lot of lighting and materials! really thanks!
Nile Britanico on Wed, 14 August 2013 9:00am
Nice dude. thanks for the idea
Eduardo on Thu, 12 December 2013 5:26pm
Really amazing Tutorial. Thanks for sharing.
Shamini on Thu, 19 December 2013 8:13am
This is an awesome tutorial. Can u email the dataset for this scene to firstname.lastname@example.org TQ
Pouya on Wed, 26 February 2014 5:06pm
Pushkin Singh on Wed, 26 March 2014 7:10pm
my render is completely of sky colour... no other material in the scene is getting render, all the objects in the scene are light blue...help
Hilmilson on Wed, 16 April 2014 2:47am
i have problems with the AO material at 1st step as shown. when i render, all the material that i apply turn to grey. second is the background, cant see the background when render it turn to blue white...pls email me the solution..btw this is the best tutorial ive ever seen..thank You Maxim Ganzha for sharing this,i improve alot. :) instagram milson_hil
Raihan Habib on Tue, 10 June 2014 6:47pm
I want learn 3d max but i dont have any knowledge about. How can start to be 3d max developer? Suggest me please.
Aris on Wed, 11 June 2014 7:18pm
Great tutorial. Thank you so much for posting this. I've never thought that it's possible to get this kind of amazing result in mental ray.
Ikhwan on Mon, 07 July 2014 10:37pm
Great tutorial! Thanks!
Charline on Fri, 18 July 2014 6:01pm
This is the best tutorial ever. Please do notify me, when you post more blogs regarding this topic. You are the best
Al Houghton on Wed, 06 August 2014 11:08am
Hi, I`m following this great tutorial BUT my background scene is totally white as though the daylight system has completely washed it out.
Where am I going wrong can anyone help ?
Etim Udoekpo on Sat, 23 August 2014 9:33pm
Great tutorial and thanks for sharing and solving a long time rendering problem in my interior designs. God bless you
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