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Creating Light Rigs in Maya

Showcasing your work is an essential part of being a CG artist, and lighting is essential to showing off. In this tutorial Digital-Tutors reveals how to set up a simple light rig to effectively highlight and show off your modelled assets. This series of lessons will walk through the absolute basics of lighting for presentation – or, simply, lighting from a non-lighter's perspective.

Digital-Tutors discusses the absolute basics of creating and placing a light, three-point setups, methods for creating wireframe renders, and a handful of other helpful tips and techniques for artists who want a hit-the-ground-running guide to lighting.


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  • Download type: Video Tutorials
  • Sub title: Lighting
  • Length: 2h 39m
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