Natural Environments with Maya Paint Effects

Level: Beginners with basic knowledge in Maya

The objective of this workshop is to design and create an animated 3D-Scene resembling a natural Environment by using Autodesk Maya with Paint Effects and VRay Rendering Engine.

Following Topics are covered:

  • Introduction of the PaintFX Module (PFX)
  • Evaluation oft he PFX-Presets
  • Upgrading the Presets for VRay Rendering
  • Individualization with self-generated textures
  • Creation of personal PFX-Libraries
  • VRay Setup
  • Believable VRay-Shader
  • Grass and meadows with particles

Requirements:

  • own PC/laptop with pre-installed software
    • Adobe After Effects
    • Adobe Photoshop
    • Autodesk Maya with Paint Effects
    • VRay (as rendering engine)

Lecturer Martin Schinzel

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  • Nomination for the Design Awards 2007 of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Distinction at the Eyes and Ears Awards of Europe 2007 for the On-Air redesign of the ORF cultural TV-programs
  • Distinction at the Eyes and Ears Awards of Europe 2007 for the On-Air redesign of the ORF cultural TV-programsDisctinction at the Eyes and Ears Awards of Europe 2006 for the redesign of the ORF weather presentation.
  • Distinction at the Eyes and Ears Awards of Europe 2006 for the redesign of the ORF weather presentation.
  • Award Winner of the Eyes and Ears Awards of Europe 2005 for the seasonal promotion of the ORF easter event.
  • CV Martin Schinzel

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