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All about rendering. That is shaders, lights, cameras, effects, radiosity etc.
Sticky: 3D rendering talk - Posting rules
1. This is a forum for 3D rendering topics only. All modeling, texturing and animation questions should be asked in forums allocated specially for these topics. 2. Before asking any questions use ...
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last post on August 28, 2009 - by 3drendering
Sticky: Lighting Tutorials and Lessons
http://warpedspace.org/lightingT/part1.htm - A great tutorial about lighting theory with expressive rendering examples. http://www.itchy-animation.co.uk/tutorials/light01.htm - LIGHT - a detailed ...
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last post on July 29, 2009 - by Andyba
3D Exterior Rendering 3D Rendering 3D Exterior Rendering
Sample of high quality 3D exterior rendering design by WinBizSolutions. For more samples visit our portfolio. ...
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last post on May 22, 2018 - by Steve george
3d scanners
Hello, did you people use some kind of 3D scanners? I found one in the Internet name "vi3dim". Did you know about some other 3D scanners that don't require any special ...
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last post on March 02, 2017 - by GogFeeds
Can I Make A 3D Animation From 3D Renderings?
Hi, a firm have developed 3D Renderings for my business like this (https://viscircle.de/3d-renderings). Now I want generate a 3D Animation from the Renderings. How I can realize ...
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last post on February 23, 2017 - by Andyba
How to Render HD Video for YouTube?
I am first time here and I hope this conversation forum is the appropriate place for this. Can anybody assist me out by way of the How to Render HD Video for YouTube? ...
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last post on February 07, 2017 - by Andyba
FumeFX lighting problem
Hi everyone. Anyone familiar with fumeFX. I desperately need help. Thing is, I'm making a modeling reel with a character standing on a small platform. I've put four urns around him with fire rising ...
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last post on October 26, 2015 - by shravan
Rendering effect ?
what is meant by rendering effect ? Any of one them, explain ...
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last post on July 01, 2015 - by backofficepro
Best way to render cartoons in Blender
What is the best way to render cartoons in Blender 2.5+ Should I use Cycles or standard blender renderer? Thank ...
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last post on June 26, 2015 - by indiacadworks
3D rendering or architectural visualization
hi, am interested in getting into 3D rendering or architectural visualization,Want to know what software and hardware all the professional cg artists are ...
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last post on June 05, 2014 - by aandbrendering
Patchwork3D
Hey Guys, Do somebody have ever heard about this software? I just found it on the net... It's a 3D real time rendering software published by Lumiscaphe company. The rendereing quality looks ...
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last post on November 04, 2013 - by Endorfin
View Conference 2013
Hi , I'm Emanuela from VIEW Conference the premiere international event in Italy on Computer Graphics, Interactive Techniques, Digital Cinema, 2D/3D Animation, Gaming and VFX. The Conference will ...
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last post on August 23, 2013 - by viewfest
GPU Occlusion Culling Only?
Hello there, I'm looking for a library with approriate API for running a very efficient Occlusion Culling using a GPU and/or multicore CPU. I do NOT want to do the rendering stage. Formally, I ...
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last post on May 27, 2013 - by amir
How to make the tube rendering more 3 dimensional with Maya? 3D Rendering How to make the tube rendering more 3 dimensional with Maya?
Hi all, I've been trying to render some brain fiber tubes for some medical visualization purpose. But I've been told that the tubes are not 3D enough even I rendered them with Maya mental ray ...
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last post on May 05, 2013 - by tripoly007
LightWave Render Farm
Anyone know of good lightwave render farms? We have a deadline and our computers are too weak to handle the rendering in ...
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last post on April 15, 2013 - by Alexey_Kim
Complex Geometries with Opacity Maps
Ok. So I have a solid object (as a ceiling) that will have a pattern cut out of it much like this photograph here: search for "walker art center ceiling" for an example (I can't add UR ...
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last post on February 14, 2013 - by TRON0314
How do I render a mp4 convertible video?
Hello, I have a question about rendering a video file: What settings do I need when I want a video file that can be converted to mp4? I tried it with .avi and then Microsoft video 1, but that ...
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last post on January 07, 2013 - by xmfclick
How do I render very large images in Maya?
Hi, I'm new to this forum and need some urgent help! Does anyone know how to render out really large single frame images in Maya 2010? I'm sure it's called something like Render Tile. This renders ...
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last post on December 12, 2012 - by render rocket
need help in choosing render farm
Hello,everyone.I am an animator.Last Friday my boss asked me to find a reasonable render farm for a heavy rendering project.But there are so many big and small render farms online,that I am just ...
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last post on December 11, 2012 - by bradleyrobertswills
Vray lights issue Maya 3D Rendering Vray lights issue Maya
Hi, all. I have been trying to figure this out but didn't find out why. Some vray lights in my scene showed up the shapes after I started adding environment fog. In the image, you can ...
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last post on November 25, 2012 - by tcweneffects
Ready to render... What are my options?
Hey guys, I'm ready to render my 3d short film.. I'm currently using 3ds max 2011 x64 with Brazil 2 renderer. I have rendered some scenes already.. But it's taking FOREVER.. Long story short ...
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last post on November 19, 2012 - by nra
maxwell render multiple instances
hey! i want to run multiple versions of maxwell studio on my laptop (exactly 2.0 and 2.5), but didn´t find out how to do it. can somebody ...
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last post on November 16, 2012 - by AstronautDerek
Insight on 3ds Max or Revit... 3D Rendering Insight on 3ds Max or Revit...
Hi there all, I just joined and am excited to get some advice and be inspired! If I could get some insight into 3ds Max I would be much appreciative. I work for a commericial interior design company ...
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last post on November 16, 2012 - by AstronautDerek
Rendering Help 3D Rendering Rendering Help
I'm using 3DS Max 2013 for the first time, and without changing any settings, when I render the following shape, those black lines appear. I'm sure that if I used 3DS Max 2012 this wouldn't happen, ...
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last post on November 14, 2012 - by coral
Blade Runner Wall Tiles 3D Rendering Blade Runner Wall Tiles
Hi there, I'm new to 3D modelling. I have recently picked up UDK and have begun practising with that. I have now wanted to also delve into creating my own static meshes. My first big project is to ...
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last post on November 13, 2012 - by Nagase
modeling
i've got some character sheets and i wnna model them, in MAYA, its quite urgent, can anyone ...
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last post on November 01, 2012 - by dieselnt
Can i use rendering on making icons?
Does rendering icons make it more artistic? i'm planning to make my own toolbar icon and change it to new one, i'm too old with this old toolbar ...
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last post on September 20, 2012 - by felixx
Sparkles effects in a 3d scene
Hello. I'm wondering what software I would need in order to create sparkles to a 3d scene. I would need the sparkles to have somewhat accurate lighting / fall off effects with the 3d objects already ...
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last post on September 20, 2012 - by felixx
Fibix rendering tool, any experience?
Hi guys, I found this tool fibix studio. Do you have any experience with ...
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last post on September 13, 2012 - by Art1st
Help needed to chose rendering Software (particles, smoke)
Hi everyone, I have a set of particles with radii and alpha values from a Fluid Simulation I programmed. Those are in *.txt files per frame of animation. Particle counts range from 200k up to 1M. ...
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last post on June 25, 2012 - by Andyba
Renderproblem: Can't see object through Glass 3D Rendering Renderproblem: Can't see object through Glass
Hello 3D artists! I'm making a bowl with fruit for school but i've run into a kind of wierd problem As you see in the image attached, you see the cylinder through the glass, but not the orange. ...
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last post on June 25, 2012 - by Andyba
Question about 3D Hand Rendering ...with a twist
Hello everybody! First off, let me say that I have no background in rendering, 3D modeling, or anything related. So I came here to humbly ask the advice of experts. What I ultimately need is a ...
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last post on June 04, 2012 - by Lucian I.
Is blender a blunder?
For the past 3 weeks now I've been learning/ utilizing blender for the purpose of rendering private aircraft interiors at my job. My first excersise was to render the tradeshow display (full sized ...
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last post on March 31, 2012 - by inlitestudio
Need help with diamond/jewelry rendering!
Hi guys, I've got a really big problem here that i've been trying to figure out for ages... what kind of software/render does a website like this use for their renders? jamesallen. ...
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last post on March 03, 2012 - by baalnazzar
new member has question
I am new and just uploaded some renderings, and I can find my images in the image gallery, but how do I get listed in the artists section. This section has small icon images at left. and info about ...
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last post on March 01, 2012 - by markshires
Need to render a scene from a lot of different positions
I want to render a .obj scene at every whole-numbered point in a 3D region and save the output. Is there a program that would make it easy to do that? (I'm working with computer vision, if that ...
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last post on March 01, 2012 - by markshires
Ambient Occlusion Tutorials
Ambient occlusion is a shading method used in 3D rendering which helps add realism to the final rendering. Ambient occlusion is a global rendering method, unlike local shading methods like Phong. ...
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last post on February 16, 2012 - by cybertron
Stargate kawoosh effect
Hi there, I've hit a wall in my project. For my final year project at university, I am making the control room from Stargate Atlantis. I want to create the stargate activation effect using ...
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last post on January 31, 2012 - by KESH
Reflection andd Lighting of tunnel scene
hey folks, I been sitting over an animation for quite a bit and I'm stuck with lighting/reflection. I'm trying to get a better understanding of light. I read a couple books and went through heaps of ...
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last post on January 17, 2012 - by Andyba
how can we render using special texture
i want to render my work in autocad but not happy with the texture ...
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last post on December 21, 2011 - by chin
Rendering individual products for presentation
Hi, I have created 3D models of several furniture products using autoCAD and was wondering what is the best way to render them and what software to use? I want photo realistic renders of the ...
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last post on November 03, 2011 - by dalzel1123
Artlantis: Media CD "3D Pines & Conifers"
Hello everyone. I'm needing trees objects for artlantis. Does anybody has the "3D Pines & Conifers" objects? The information about it is under products - media at the artlantis ...
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last post on October 26, 2011 - by goat
Unlimited Rendering Service on Fox Render Farm
Dear All, Fox Render Farm is a self-service render farm based on cloud-computing technology. We support rendering scenes in 3dsMax and Maya and rendering with Mental Ray, Vray, Final Render and ...
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last post on October 25, 2011 - by Fox Renderfarm
Maya 2011 Default materials to Unity
I have made and item wich I would like to import into Untiy. Now, some part of the object have the default blin and default lambert colors just because that color was good. How do i get those colors ...
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last post on October 03, 2011 - by Ghostblast
shanghai sunrise3dcraft company
Hi! We are a professional 3d architectural design company located in Shanghai, the P.R.C., found in 2002. Our scope is in 3d interior&exterior rendering, 3d animation, 3d virtual reality, CAD ...
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last post on September 20, 2011 - by Ronero
Help with Displacement maps
Greetings, I am relatively new to 3D modeling, and animation. Recently I put together a base mesh using Maya 11, exported that to Z Brush to sculpt the hi res details. This is a model I plan to ...
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last post on September 19, 2011 - by S. Silard
rendering interiors using v-ray inside max (video tutorial)
Hi this my first free tutorial i've made ! you can visit my new site (wwwfreecgtutorialscom) for the complete tutorial . of course its absolutely free. you will learn how to setup lighting & some ...
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last post on August 29, 2011 - by ashkanmoezzi
3D's max Text tutorial
I have found a link in youtube that I think may help starters and even professionals. I have seen most of your artworks. I noticed some have very nice messages and cool concepts but some doesn't ...
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last post on August 25, 2011 - by j3dj3d
3ds Max: good way to light a car scene
im modeling a Nissan 350Z and i was doing some test renders, but i cant seem to get the reflectivity looking right. What do you guys recommend when setting up a "car scene"? all i have in ...
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last post on August 25, 2011 - by j3dj3d
rendering quality
Hi all, This is Raghavendra, m using 3d max v-ray lighting. not able to reduce noise in my seance. and getting more pixels. can any one give me the solution for this. I am trying to ...
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last post on August 10, 2011 - by vk3d
Single object Rendering MR help
Hi, iam new to MentalRay. I was using before V-Ray but dont have anymore V-Ray availible and with MR iam a little bit lost. I want to render a simple scene where is one object and for bottom is ...
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last post on June 13, 2011 - by TE_
Vray Rendering Problem
Hey im using vray 2.00.01 and 3ds 2011 sp1 and im having this issue where i need to have both a blurry reflection and caustics in a scene. I have GI on with refractive caustics and also Direct light ...
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last post on May 23, 2011 - by yamanash
multi-processor render accelerators
does anyone remember the ICE boards we used to put in PC's to speed rendering? is there anything like that available today or do I just get a big honking grafx ...
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last post on May 11, 2011 - by rally-dri
Cinema 4D Refraction through transparency rendering 3D Rendering Cinema 4D Refraction through transparency rendering
I'm a pretty new user of 3D computer graphics and am using Cinema 4d to create some videos for an event of mine on Friday. I'm working on a scene with a reflective floor and glasses, but when I ...
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last post on April 28, 2011 - by CyberTootie
What is the best method to create fur for animation
Hello! I work in max and and what I need is to create good looking short fur for animated character. Something like chimpanzee has. At the beginning I tried Hair and Fur because it looks good but ...
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last post on March 31, 2011 - by baalnazzar
quality of rendering the Hair
Hello. How you think where above quality of rendering - in VRayFur or in Hair and ...
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last post on March 27, 2011 - by Lis
VUE from E-ON
Hi Anyone using VUE? How known is the program? Better than 3D Max? Thank ...
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last post on March 23, 2011 - by Argykaraz
Fazenda de renderização barato (Render Farm).
Olá. Sugerimos que você use render farm. Os preços mínimos para a qualidade (from !!!0,025 €!!! GHz/h). Suporta: 3d max 2009, vray 1.5 sp2, VrayScatter 2.50.7 3d max 2011, vray 1.5 sp5, ...
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last post on March 08, 2011 - by prorenderfarm
COREFARM RENDERS ANIMATION AND STILL IMAGES USING YAFARA
Hi! Do you want to render still images and animations using Yafaray 0.1.2 and Blender in the least amount of time? We’ve just released a new version of Corefarm, the render farm for Yafaray ...
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last post on February 19, 2011 - by Corefarm Team
3D Panorama View with 2D assets.
Hi @ll, i hope this is the right forum, because it is a camera question. I want to create a 3D panorama view with pre rendered 2D pictures. I modeled a 3D enviroment and take picture in a ...
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last post on February 19, 2011 - by CaptainRoma
Maya 2011 with backburner issue
Hi All, Am having issues with maya 2011 with backburner 2008.1.3 (uninstalled 2011 as it gave lots of errors while rendering with 3ds max and maya) The render slave nodes picks the jobs , while ...
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last post on January 05, 2011 - by sujji
glass reflection ?
glass reflection ? how to make good exterior glass for commercial buildings in vraypls share settings ...
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last post on January 04, 2011 - by heartscool
Looking for decent rendering stand alone
Hello, I'm currently in the middle of developing my Industrial Design portfolio so that I can apply for my placement next year, unfortunately the program I am using to render (keyshot 2) is ...
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last post on December 21, 2010 - by fergarino
Model renders black after placing light
Hi there I have a bizzare problem with lights.Ive been modeling my character in Max 7 then jumped to Max 8 and then to Max 2011. After I finished the base model I textured it, it rendered fine ...
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last post on November 20, 2010 - by Cain
3D character rendering middleware
Dear experts, I am looking for character rendering middlewares/libraries. Would you recommend some which can do some of the following stuff ? Skinning, morph combo (ideally hardware ...
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last post on October 20, 2010 - by sehnkim
60 Tips and Tricks on how to speed up rendering
60 Tips and Tricks on how to speed up rendering 1.) as much as possible limit ur polycount to minimum. the more poly the slower the rendering. 2.) if ur using vray, always proxy the ones with ...
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last post on October 09, 2010 - by shri
How to build a render farm?
Hello. I am Ibrahim. I really need to know how to build a render farm? What do I need for this? And what is the best way to do ...
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last post on September 22, 2010 - by Andyba
cemetary afterhours lighting need a suggestion ?
let me introduce myself my name is chetana, i'm a newbie in 3dforum. i've modeled,textured and applied lighting in the cemetary scene in maya. and i'm not convinced to get that afterhours look in ...
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last post on September 06, 2010 - by chetana
Saving a Render
Saving a Render Why is it that when I render my drawing every thing looks great, but when I save it as a jpeg it gets real fuzzy. I am pretty new at 3ds max so any help will be greatly ...
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last post on September 02, 2010 - by baalnazzar
Help me out!
Promotion for September 2010 Hi! We are now making promotion to enlarge our buisness in foreign country, if you can introduce projects or customers to our company, we will give you a higher ...
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last post on September 01, 2010 - by zbxdtc
Render Farm/Blade Server help!
I'm beginning my search to create a render farm and I was hoping you could help with a few questions: 1) can a render farm be created with only blade servers? (and possibly one desktop) Or do I ...
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last post on August 26, 2010 - by Adam
problem with vray sp4
hey, i just recently upgraded from sp2 to sp4, everything works great in sp4, except that all my files form sp2, when i load them, it first tells me that it was made in a previous version, and if ...
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last post on July 28, 2010 - by sancheuz
REALISTIC FIRE
Hi guys. My first post :P I want to make an object that emits fire. The question "How can I make a realistic fire?" the best way to put fire in the scene and to look real. I've ...
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last post on July 28, 2010 - by sancheuz
3ds max wireframe render ?
Hi, I know how to render a wireframe image from 3ds max but what i want is a plugin or technique through which i can apply/project/overlay a clean wireframe over my 3d models the problem is my ...
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last post on July 20, 2010 - by heartscool
Help with NTSC to PAL conversion for 3D animation.
I was wondering what the image quality loss would be in converting a 720x486 24 frames/sec at .91 pixel ratio to a PAL widescreen image for display on 16:9 aspect ratio. The other catch is the ...
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last post on July 12, 2010 - by enzouser
3D Studio Max Keyboard shortcuts.
Snaps Action Table : Snap To Edge/Segment Toggle : Alt+F10 Snap To Endpoint Toggle : Alt+F8 Snap To Face Toggle : Alt+F11 Snap To Grid Points Toggle : Alt+F5 Snap To Midpoint Toggle : ...
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last post on July 07, 2010 - by heartscool
Vray vs FryRender
Anyone used both of these renders what do you have to say? Which is better? Which provides faster results? What renderer is easier to set up and work with? Reliability, options and so ...
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last post on June 26, 2010 - by MATO
Fire (Atmospheric Apparatus) and Exposure Control?
Hello. As some of you are aware, when ever one applies the mr Sky effect to a scene, it automatically changes the Exposure Control to the "mr Photographic" setting, thus allowing the mr Sky ...
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last post on June 23, 2010 - by Brotheryas
WANTED: 3D Battleship Hull (no details needed)
Hi. I am in need of a basic battleship hull. There is no need for any details such as bulleyes, rudders, propellers. Just the hull is required. Please contact me at "jamaica _ sven yahoo ...
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last post on May 22, 2010 - by SvenLittkowski
Does anyone know of a tech for unbiased GI with caching?
Hey, I have done a brief search and I can't locate any global illumination techniques that solve the rendering equation in an unbiased way for a full range of BSDF models while also using a large ...
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last post on April 26, 2010 - by NigelFisher
U3D IDTF Lineset Problem
Hello all, I'm working on an open-inventor to u3d converter. To do this, I first convert the .iv file to an .idtf file and then use the newest version of IDTFConverter,exe to convert it to .u3d ...
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last post on April 11, 2010 - by artmansoft
MAYA: Rendering 3D to 2D?
Hi, I'm pretty new to Maya. I'm not sure if this question was brought up and if this is the right section to post. (Do forgive me if I did post in the wrong area) Erm, as stated in the heading, ...
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last post on February 03, 2010 - by thehell667
render farm (free testing)
The Russian company 'Render-Services' specializes in the outsourcing of high performance computations and lease of supercomputer capacities. For the needs of 3D production, Render-Services offers ...
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last post on February 01, 2010 - by renderservices
Who needs rendering power?
Hello, i have 96 cpus with Maya (+PRMan), Shake & XSI 6.5 onto the boxes and would be able to render something if you need! Leave a message on the topic for more ...
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last post on January 29, 2010 - by andrewbell
3ds Max: colored glass window ;
Open up the material editor goto the material that u have assigned to the glass and add a filter color map, Raytracing also needs to be turned on, in your ...
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last post on January 18, 2010 - by lalli
3ds Max 8: Could not allocate memory error
Please help!!! I get a "could not allocate memory" error What the ...
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last post on January 12, 2010 - by Hazelnice
3D Models for Furryball: new GPU based render motor.
Good evening everybody. I'm new at this forum, and I have to say it's pretty cool :D. I've been looking for such an information resource, and I'm glad I finally did it. Furryball is a new render ...
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last post on January 11, 2010 - by moy2010
Multiple passes in 3ds max
I am a bit vague on how multiple passes work in max. My guess is that you render out lets say a black and white reflection pass, then add it to the main animation in premiere pro... but as I said, to ...
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last post on December 13, 2009 - by bkrupitza
Promotional products for 3D Modeling
Wholesale and printer of promotional products. Save money buying directly from the manufacturer. We sell directly to the ...
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last post on December 05, 2009 - by bookmrk28
Does anyone know how to create reflections like this. 3D Rendering Does anyone know how to create reflections like this.
I know how to create a basic reflection, by flipping the image adding a gradient etc. But look at this reflection: I can't post links... go to alienware's website, and the overview page of their ...
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last post on November 16, 2009 - by BugsHunter
3ds max: Particles rendering problem
Good day all, I have a problem. I am using Parray and SuperSpray in a scene and I can't get the particles to show in the render. I don't know what I've done wrong since I did the same thing as an ...
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last post on November 03, 2009 - by Belduran
Problem in MAYA rendering 3D Rendering Problem in MAYA rendering
Hi guys, My problem is using rendering in MAYA. I render a Kawasaki but the result is bad. I want the best result like the pic. Please help ...
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last post on October 17, 2009 - by quangalpha
3ds Max 2010: Rendering as picture included 3D Rendering 3ds Max 2010: Rendering as picture included
Dear all, I'm playing with 3ds max a bit and i'm trying to figure out what settings are needed to create the following. I don't have a lot of experience with it, but it doesn't seem realistic ...
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last post on September 30, 2009 - by rusty_hawk
Render Farms Reviews
This topic is for discussing various render farms and to share your experiences with other 3d ...
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last post on August 13, 2009 - by Andyba
Aqsis vs Pixie vs JrMan vs 3Delight vs Pixar RenderMan
Aqsis Pixie JrMan 3Delight Pixar RenderMan These are all renderers based on Reyes rendering algorithms. Some of these are compliant with renderman standards. Anyone had any experience ...
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last post on July 17, 2009 - by Andyba
3dsmax : Backburner problem
hello did soeone used Backburner? I got a problem if theres a missing texture file or just a simple missing file in it the backburner said that he didn't find any textures its an arror and the max ...
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last post on June 15, 2009 - by Andyba
3D rendering of only visible faces
Hi, I am actually doing Computer Vision research and have no experience in 3D rendering. I have a 3D model and I know that the camera is looking at the model from a particular direction, now I ...
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last post on June 12, 2009 - by Andyba
Softimage Xsi: normal maps + bump maps
I am using d3 normal map shader. Is there a way to use a traditional bump map in conjunction with the normal ...
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last post on June 03, 2009 - by Andyba
Maya: mental ray vs mayaSoftware
What is better mr or ...
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last post on March 26, 2009 - by Andyba
MAYA: Colours not showing during render
Hi folks, I'm quite new with Maya, and my problem is this. When I color objects in Maya, they don't seem to show when I render them afterwards. All I really get is the same shade of grey ...
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last post on March 20, 2009 - by Andyba