Mental Ray 3.5 - Sky and Sun.

MF 2007-01-31 00:00 tutorial  > 3ds MAX  > rendering

In this tutorial I will show you how you can very fast set up exterior render using mrSky and mrSun.

1. At first download and open scene - start.max (this model is free for not commercial use). SCENES

2. Now insert camera to the scene.

3. Now go to create -> systems -> daylight

4. No change position of the daylight to the manual. And move it some other position.

5. Now change sunlight to mr Sun and skylight to mr Sky

6. Now click F10 and in the bottom of first tab change active renderer:

7. Now go to material editor and edit materials to make them all Arch & Design (mi) type

8. Now return to rendering options (F10) and change few things. We need to turn on GI to see sky effects on the model.

9. Now go to render -> environment and click preview:

10. Now change exposure settings:

11. Now go to F10 and click render. Well look at the horizon it should be little lower.

12. Go to options of daylight and set height of horizon to -0,2

13. And render it again.

Here is another shot of this render

Best regards
Author: MF
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