Duration 3h 11m Project Files Included MP4
Studio Lighting Techniques with 3ds Max and V-Ray
Studio lighting is used in many fields, for everything from product visualizations and character shots to car renders and more. Studio lighting allows you to showcase what you’ve created, giving it a bit of mood, while keeping it clean and presentable. In this course, Studio Lighting Techniques with 3ds Max and V-Ray, you’ll learn some of the fundamental tips, tricks, and techniques that you’ll need in your workflow to create great-looking studio renders. First, you’ll the basics of what makes up a typical studio render and how you can read existing renders (or photos) from other artists so that you can improve your understanding of their technique. Then you’ll tackle some of the more technical topics that will help you understand how V-Ray works and how you can easily optimize your studio renders to make them faster. Next, you’ll dive into the practical part of the course by creating a few basic product renders that will give you an idea of how you can approach your product visualizations. You’ll be lighting a chocolate figure while incorporating everything you’ve learned so far. You’ll then tackle a different challenge: lighting a portrait of a male model, where you will try to create a few moody yet realistic images. Finally, you will explore how to light a car in a typical studio environment. Working with a reflective material such as car paint presents a serious challenge, but you’ll document the process in detail as you go about creating the final render. By the end of the course, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and techniques to create your own studio renders.