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Author Livny, Boaz

Title Mental ray for Maya, 3ds max, and XSI : a 3D artist's guide to rendering / Boaz Livny
Published Indianapolis, Ind. : Wiley Pub., ©2008
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume (various pagings), [16] leaves of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Series Serious skills
Contents Mental ray for Maya 3ds Max and XSI; Dedication; Acknowledgements; About the Author; Contents at a Glance; Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1: Introduction to mental ray; Chapter 2: Rendering Algorithms; Chapter 3: mental ray Output; Chapter 4: Camera Fundamentals; Chapter 5: Quality Control; Chapter 6: Lights and Soft Shadows; Chapter 7: Shadow Algorithms; Chapter 8: Motion Blur; Chapter 9: The Fundamentals of Light and Shading Models; Chapter 10: mental ray Shaders and Shader Trees; Chapter 11: mental ray Textures and Projections; Chapter 12: Indirect Illumination
Summary Turn 3D models into film-worthy digital animations by mastering mental ray rendering once and for all. This must-have guide is the only book on the market to focus exclusively on mental ray in Maya, 3ds Max, and XSI, and it's packed with techniques
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Subject Mental ray (Computer file)
3ds max (Computer file)
Maya (Computer file)
Microsoft Softimage 3D
Rendering (Computer graphics) -- Computer programs
Three-dimensional display systems
Computer animation
Computer graphics
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780470262979
Other Titles 3D artist's guide to rendering