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Gnomon Workshop – Maya Mental Ray: Global Illumination | 1.17 GB

In the third disk of this series, Matt Hartle focuses on Mental Ray\’s special rendering features, including global illumination, caustics, final gathering, and image-based lighting. Using multiple examples for each topic, this DVD teaches you efficient ways of using tools, examining numerous ways to recognize and eliminate artifacts.
Instructor: Matt HARTLE


3DS Max MasterClass: Steering Clear of Photo Real | 928.18 MB
When a client asks for photo-real but time or other constraints do not
permit it, going in a completely different direction often proves
beneficial. Cartoon looks as well as hard-edge mechanical looks can easily
be achieved using Autodesk« 3ds Max« and Autodesk« Combustion« software as
well as third-party solutions for both applications.
This DVD is for anyone wanting to output stylized animations that stay
clear of photorealistic


The Art of Sculpting with Philippe Faraut Volume 1: Children
In this first volume of his instructional series, Philippe shares his step-by-step method of construction, as well as a guide to catch and correct common mistakes, while demonstrating in his favorite medium: wet clay. Filmed on location in Honeoye, NY at his studio, this 89 minute tape offers instruction easily followed by a beginner and complete enough to keep the interest of the most experienced sculptor.