Maya and After Effects: Product Visualization

Maya and After Effects: Product Visualization

Maya and After Effects: Product Visualization is an Intermediate level course on 3D + Animation, compiled by the creator, Aaron F. Ross. This course is an essential foundation for an individual who needs to excel in his/her 3D + Animation expertise. It gives you a strong understanding on 3D + Animation, CAD, Compositing, Photography, Lighting, Video, Materials, Previsualization, Rendering, After Effects and Maya.

Free Download - Maya and After Effects: Product Visualization
Author Aaron F. Ross
Publish Date 9/23/2019
Skill Intermediate
Duration 3h 34m
Topic 3D + Animation
Video Tutorials 46
Last Update N/A

3D visualization is a crucial aspect of 21st-century product design, manufacturing, and marketing. Autodesk Maya is an ideal tool for bringing product designs to the screen and print media. The deep and powerful feature set of Maya provides almost limitless potential for effective and imaginative product visualization. This course illustrates a standard workflow for product viz, from importing a CAD model to rendering photorealistic imagery. Learn how to leverage the advanced tools of Maya and the Arnold renderer to bring product designs to life in the production phases of scene layout, materials, lighting, and rendering. See how to employ Adobe After Effects to composite and adjust render passes, giving you the ability to art-direct lighting without needing to re-render in 3D.

Topics include:

  • Importing a CAD model
  • Laying out the scene
  • Framing a camera shot
  • Physically based materials
  • UV projection and file textures
  • Layering materials
  • Image-based lighting with an environment map
  • Flood lighting with Area lights
  • Studio lighting with Spot and Point lights
  • Light decay and exclusion
  • AOV component render passes
  • Optimizing Arnold render settings
  • Layering render components in After Effects
  • Rendering a technical illustration

Maya and After Effects: Product Visualization : Video Lessons

  • Welcome1m 7s
  • What you need to know1m 25s
  • Using the exercise files4m 57s
  • Setting preferences and interface options7m 3s
  • Importing a CAD model8m 39s
  • Cleaning up the model6m 14s
  • Renaming objects3m 26s
  • Building a hierarchy6m 23s
  • Managing display layers2m 45s
  • Modeling a background cyclorama profile curve5m 7s
  • Extruding a cyclorama surface4m 13s
  • Creating a camera4m 21s
  • Setting aspect ratio and framing the shot5m 40s
  • Image-based lighting with a Skydome map4m 8s
  • Arnold settings for real-time rendering5m 38s
  • Rendering on the GPU3m 49s
  • Applying Arnold Standard Surface materials5m 51s
  • Adjusting material parameters3m 7s
  • Designing metallic materials5m 54s
  • Assigning materials to shape nodes in a hierarchy4m 49s
  • Art directing advanced material parameters4m 33s
  • Projecting UV coordinates5m 45s
  • Mapping with a file texture4m
  • Layering materials with aiLayerShader7m 7s
  • Assigning materials to faces4m 45s
  • Flood lighting with Arnold area lights3m 29s
  • Directing flood lighting4m 19s
  • Studio lighting with a spot light5m 43s
  • Attenuation over distance with the Decay filter4m 37s
  • Accentuating object edges with rim lights5m 6s
  • Excluding lights and shadows5m 22s
  • Controlling visibility of light shading components4m 4s
  • Setting up file output options for AOVs4m 11s
  • Creating AOVs for render component passes5m 34s
  • Creating light groups5m 43s
  • Rendering components of light groups6m 8s
  • Optimizing Arnold render settings for production5m 2s
  • Choosing After Effects color management settings2m 37s
  • Layering render components3m 34s
  • Adjusting lighting in post-production5m 48s
  • Creating an orthographic camera3m 17s
  • Framing an isometric view5m 7s
  • Rendering a technical illustration3m 34s
  • Adjusting contours3m 9s
  • Adding glow effects5m 56s
  • Next steps54s

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