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Learning Autodesk Maya 2010: Foundation by Autodesk Maya Press

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Lesson 21

Rendering

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This lesson will make extensive use of the Maya Interactive Photorealistic Renderer (IPR). This tool allows you to create a rendering of the scene that can then be used to interactively update changes to the scene's lighting and texturing. You will see how fast and intuitive it is to texture your scene with the IPR.

So far, you have been using only the Autodesk® Maya® software renderer to render your scenes. In this lesson, you will also learn about three additional rendering types: Maya Hardware, Maya Vector, and mental ray® for Maya. Each has its own strengths and you should determine which rendering engine to use on a per ...

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