Make your architectural designs pop by learning how to create high-quality exterior renders. In this course, instructor George Maestri shows how to best approach lighting, rendering, and compositing using 3ds Max and V-Ray. George kicks off the course by showing how to set up the scene and environment. He then shows how to create both daytime and nighttime lighting—including how to add sunlight and adjust interior lighting to add more realism—and demonstrates how to render in layers for compositing in Photoshop. Plus, see how to tweak your images and finalize them for output.
Setting up V-Ray
Setting up environmental lighting
Adding sunlight to a scene
Rendering a hero pass
Creating reflection and selection passes
Adding ambient occlusion
Lighting for night
Setting up a matte pass
Adjusting light, shadow, and reflections
Skill Level Intermediate
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