Clay Render for Beginners

This tutorial will demonstrate a method used to create a clay render of any scene in 3ds Max.
In this 3ds Max 2010 video: we’ll take advantage of mental ray’s ProMaterials to create a nice clay render of the interior scene we’ve been working on. By rendering using the technique shown in this video, we can create a clean and clear render that showcases our work in the best light possible, highlighting the depth and details of our modeling work.

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Creating Clay Render with 3ds max 2010 and Mental Ray
In this 3ds Max 2010 video: we’ll take advantage of mental ray’s ProMaterials to create a nice clay render of the interior scene we’ve been working on. By rendering using the technique shown in this video, we can create a clean and clear render that showcases our work in the best light possible, highlighting the depth and details of our modeling work.


G.I Rendering Techniques
Model presentation is a crucial step for every artist when building their portfolio. In this tutorial you'll learn few techniques for creating a global illumination or "clay" render using 3Ds Max and it's 3 common render engines the scanline renderer, Mental Ray and finally V Ray. You'll also look at implementing additional lights, adding color variation, removing noise, and how to add image based lighting using HDRI images.


Making Clay Renders
This simple tutorail will show you how to create a "clay rander" using your default 3D Studio MAX rendering engine without spending any extra cash for any extra plugins.


Vray tutorials -Studio & light setup - Part2_Test Render HDRI
Advance V-Ray studio lighting tutorial from www.renderray.com that explains the creation and setup for the studio lighting, and the usage of vray physical cameras within 3d Max. Here in this second part, we will assign vray render, we will adjust the render settings by explaining the parameters to make some test render and we will create an HDRI environment.


Exterior Render - Mental Ray Render
This is a tutorial how to make a exterior lightning and render with mental ray . This scene was modeled in 3D max 7 and rendered with mental ray 3.4, the unit is in meter


Render Effect Scripts
Hello and welcome to my render effects scripts tutorial. Did you know that there are a quite a few render effects scripts that come with 3D Studio Max 6? Well they’re located in the max root folder/scripts/pluginscripts.


Rain drops
In this tutorial we will making drop scene, shows how to model, texture, light, render and etc.this tutorial requires the Vray render!


V-ray studio lighting tutorial seriesPART6_Fine Tune Render Settings
Advance V-Ray studio lighting tutorial from www.renderray.com that explains the creation and setup for the studio lighting, and the usage of vray physical cameras within 3d Max. Here in this fifth part, we will create some materials and explain the material parameters and we will fine tune the render settings to make a professional render


3d Max 2008 Mental ray exterior light & render setup tutorial
In this video tutorial of www.renderray.com, we will work on the Exterior Light setup, Render settings & HDRI, Environment Effects And Mental Ray Photographic Exposure Control setup to make a realistic and professional render.


Lighting and Setting up a Realistic Render with Vray and 3ds Max
In this tutorial you will learn how to lighting and setting up a realistic render with Vray 2.0 and 3ds max 2011, also how to use ies lights, setting lighting with vray sun and vray sky and using vray physical camera, and see how you can set up your render.


Livingroom Lighting and Rendering using Maxwell Renderer
In this tutorial we’ll investigate the render and lightning adjustment for neo-classical room design. At first place, activate the maxwell render and then set the materials in the material editor as maxwell materials.


Creating an Italian Chess Set in Autodesk 3dsmax Part III
This is the third and last part of the "Creating an Italian Chess Set" tutorial with 3dsmax. Before starting to the render process I want to remind you a little clue about the size of your models. Always keep them near to the size of your Grid. It will help you for getting a realistic render. Because all the 3D Models are working on the real world size. After sharing this info we can go through to the render process


Creating a cup of coffee
I decided to go ahead and dive into a complete project creation, from the modeling to the final render in Cycles. On this video you’ll learn some modeling tricks, and how to create simple, and not so simple node materials in the Cycles render engine


Fast Ambient Occlusion in 3ds Max
Ambient occlusion adds great realism to your renders, but can be bit cumbersome to set up in Max, particular if you’re using a mix of mental ray shaders and standard shaders. You could create an ambient occlusion effect by using lights, but it can be slow to render and tricky to get the right look. So if you want to skip all that, you can simply use a material override in your render options to get the job done – it’s super fast and gives you the added bonus of having the ambient occlusion in a separate pass. As a separate pass you can adjust and manipulate to your heart’s desire without affecting the rest of your render.


How to Render with 3ds Max 2011
In this 10 min video tutorial we will explain you how to render with Autodesk latest release i.e 3ds max 2011. This video contains the text of the explanation for the most important settings.


Create a Photorealistic Car Render using Vray
In this tutorial, will show you how easy it can be to create a photorealistic car render using 3DS Max and Vray, as long as you know the right steps.


Lighting and Rendering in V-Ray - Interior
In this tutorial you will learn how to light and set up a realistic render with V-Ray 2.0 and 3ds Max 2011. We will also look at how to use IES lights, set lighting with V-Ray sun and V-Ray sky, use the V-Ray physical camera, and set up your render.


Fake GI : Faking Global Illumination.
In this simple tutorial, I am going to explain how to make a ’’Fake Global’’ illumination (Fake GI) without using any 3rd party render which nearly is the same quality as using GI’s but less time consuming to render.


HDR Rendering in 3ds Max
In this tutorial we explain what is the HDR rendering and how you can control the brightness of the final render using it, easily getting rich and outstanding pictures.

This tutorial answers the following questions:
- What is HDR?
- What does LDRI mean?
- How to post-process HDRIs using Photoshop?
- How to render HDRIs from V-Ray?
- Which image format is the best to save HDR renders?
- How to deal with ovebrights in the window and near it?
- How to lighten the dark rendering?


Illumination Tutorial for Industrial/ Product/ Furniture Design
This tutorial explains all steps to illuminate an object with a technique which simulates the illumination techniques of a photo studio. Before we begin it is very important to inform you that we will use "Mental Ray" as render engine (version 8 and 9 of 3D Studio Max). Mental Ray is a very stable render engine and it allows you to have very realistic renderings.