Hi Guys, in this video tutorial let start to learn how to do Lighting in Arnold using an artistic and technical approach. Arnold for Maya is a very powerful lighting tool and this tutorial provides the necessary skills to get started. Video Tutorial by Brent Le Blanc.

Lighting in Arnold Lesson

Timestamp Index:
00:18 – Going Over Resources
00:52 – Discuss Layout
01:33 – Making first light
02:24 – Scene Scale
03:11 – Explaining Light Properties
06:43 – Lighting First Scene
07:27 – Importance of Light Filters
08:02 – Making Light Blockers
10:04 – Using Light Blockers in Practice
12:05 – Lighting Backdrop
13:02 – Adding Rim Light
14:25 – Refining Shot with Blockers
15:26 – Light Editor vs Arnold Light Manager
17:27 – Second Light Setup
17:52 – All Other Light Rigs
18:15 – Showcase / Final Thoughts


Lighting Guide: here


LeBlanc uses a free scanned model acquired from MyMiniFactory

Download a scanned 3D models here

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