Intermediate Lighting & Creating Detail

In this brief tutorial, we'll look at techniques for illuminating a sci-fi scene at night. Download the starting scene and follow along as we use area lights to increase realism dramatically!

Intermediate mental ray Lighting

This extended tutorial shows you how I lit an interior office scene using mental ray area lights and Sun & Sky.

Introductory mental ray Lighting

This is a basic tutorial showing you how to get started with mental ray area lights. It really adds a new level of realism to your renders.

Making of Dante Alighier

In this tutorial I will explain how I created the image Dante Alighieri, starting from the modeling which was done in Softimage|XSI, unwrapping with Modo, de...

Dome Based Lighting

Hello everyone and welcome to Dome Based Lighting tutorial, in this tutorial I will show you how to light up your scene using dome based lighting with Maya 8...

Create Glowing Material

Glowing materials are very useful to create light effects. For example a neon-light effect. This kind of material is a light-emitting material. It will creat...

Making of Time Under the Trees

I am happy to share the Making Of story of my scene Time Under The Trees, which was created in 3ds Max and rendered in V-Ray.

Making of Walther P90

Hello everybody, I would like to present you with the making of my latest image: Walther P99. Before starting to model the P99, I searched for as many differ...


I wanted to create a warm and pleasant nature scene. I have seen an old painted picture, which used the same perspective for a view over a valley. I wanted t...

Photoreal Rendering with HDRI Lighting

This study will describe you easy step by step how you can make your own hdri images, and use for your render to get a photorealistic look.

Maya Lighting Video Series – Part 3

In this Maya Lighting tutorial series by we will post 18 video tutorials on regular intervals, so you can learn everything about maya lighti...

Making of Odin’s Final Battle

Hi everyone, I would like to share with you a short step-by-step process of my latest artwork, Odin's Final Battle. I created this image for a competition wi...

Making of Where the Music meets Fine Art

As I am a great music lover and I love lots of different musical styles, I decided to create a musical instrument. At first, I didn't know which one I was go...

Making of Zhou Zhaung

This making-of walks us through the creation of the Zhou Zhaung image created by Xu Fei. It contains information about texture creation and lighting.

Making of Home & Fire

In this small tutorial I will try to explain how I made the Home & Fire image. First of all I draw a sketch with the idea or the concept that it want to repr...

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