Lighting in Arnold for Maya

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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