Keep up-to-date with Free tutorials!!

 

Sign up to our twice-monthly newsletter today for the latest tutorials, interviews and product information.

Sign me up to receive third-party emails from 3dtotal's partners, too!

- Latest news
- Exclusive Shop Offers
- Preview early content
- Plus much more

 

Not Ready to take that step? OK, Why not just Subscribe to the RSS Feed

 
submit tutorial
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Simulating Global/indirect Illumination with Mental Ray

| Your Rating:
rating star fullrating star fullrating star nonerating star nonerating star none
(1 Votes)
| 65232 Views
| 0 Comments
| Comments 0
Date Added: 9th December 2009
Software used:

3. We are on the right track. So:

- Uncheck the Preview (No Calculations)
- Push the Samples to 50
- and Max. Bources to 3

Hit render (F9).

1184_tid_EXT_8_03.jpg
We can now start to get rid of the artifacts.

4. Check Radius and Min. Radius. So, we can tweak these as we wish.

Hit render (F9)

1184_tid_EXT_8_04.jpg
5. With the value of Radius and Min. Radius as following, the render shows some improvements.

Hit render (F9).

1184_tid_EXT_8_05.jpg
6. To finalise, increase the Samples to 100.

Hit render (F9) .

1184_tid_EXT_8_06.jpg

7. Here are our final high-res render

1184_tid_ext_final_01.jpg
Same scence, different light direction.

Happy rendering!

1184_tid_ext_final_02.jpg
Fig. 20




< previous page

 
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Related Tutorials

Animated Grass

by Willi Hammes
published on 2009-06-22

Keywords: animated, grass, max,

rating star nonerating star nonerating star nonerating star nonerating star none (0)
Comments 0 Views 25966

Global Illumination for the Beginner

by Rick Timmons
published on 2009-06-16

Keywords: global, illumination, beginner, max, lighting,

rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star halfrating star none (6)
Comments 1 Views 163853

Pinbox: Part 3 - Rendering

by Lee Johnson
published on 2009-06-22

Keywords: pin, box, object, rendering, max,

rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star none (1)
Comments 0 Views 27195

Walk Cycle - Video Tutorial

by Michael Bauer
published on 2009-12-09

Keywords: walk, cycle, character, max,

rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star full (8)
Comments 1 Views 31608
Readers Comments (Newest on Top)
no comments!
No comments yet. Be the first to comment!
Add Your Comment..