3D Graphics, Tutorials and Tips
Using 3DS Studio Max and Mental Ray
DMMultimedia | 3d tutorials | mr Paint Techniques | Tutorial Overview
This set of 3d Studio Max Mental Ray Tutorials will cover the environment set up, texture and rendering settings to create an assortment of car and automotive metallic car paints. Discussion and creation of the paint textures will be covered in depth - including a way to mimic HDRI images for reflections.
The paint textures will based on a simple raytrace material, Mental Ray car paint shader and a version using Mental Ray's Arch&Design material - helping create realistic metallic and silver paints. All great background information and knowledge to help make better car/automotive renders. Combine these car paint materials with the Mental Ray Production Shaders tutorials to create very realistic renders. In preparation is an iray section explaining the new iray material and its use for great metallic paints.