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show user profile  Mack_Blariah
I've used Mental Ray a fair bit over the years but never had need to get seriously in-depth with it. Now that I'm taking some time to do so I'm finding that there's a lot of information but it's all dispersed among millions of blogs and tutorial sites.

Is there a good book or site that explains things a bit more than just "This is what the spinner does?"

And yes, I know Mental Ray is quickly moving into "deprecated" territory but I can't afford VRay or anything else right now otherwise I'd just move to that.
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7/13/2014 4:14:45 AM (last edit: 7/13/2014 4:14:45 AM)
show user profile  Nanne
"This is what the spinner does?" - If that's what you are looking for then check the manual.

Here are some of my favourite tutorial/sites for mental ray:

http://www.idst-render.com/tutorials.html

http://au.autodesk.com/au-online/classes-on-demand/class-catalog/2012/autodesk-3ds-max-design/stunning-materials-and-finishes-from-good-to-great

http://www.ronenbekerman.com/making-of-esherick-house-part-1/

http://www.3dtotal.com/tutorial/3d_studio_max/architectural_visualization_rendering/architectural_visualization_01.php

http://au.autodesk.com/au-online/classes-on-demand/class-catalog/2013/3ds-max-design/av2742

http://www.floze.org/2008/07/six-tuts-on-light-and-shade-part-i.html

[Edit] Oops, forgot the most important one! Master Zap's blog:http://mentalraytips.blogspot.se/

Here's a book as well that seams very good, by Jennifer O'Conner: http://www.mastering-mentalray.com

Hope that help, cheers!

Kristoffer Helander
www.kristofferhelander.se
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7/13/2014 9:16:33 AM (last edit: 7/13/2014 9:25:07 AM)
show user profile  Mr_Stabby
some more:http://www.mrbluesummers.com/category/3d-tutorials/tutorials-rendering-compositing
ooh and my favorite:http://docs.autodesk.com/3DSMAX/15/ENU/3ds-Max-Help/


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7/14/2014 2:55:57 PM (last edit: 7/14/2014 2:57:18 PM)
show user profile  Nik Clark
>> Mental Ray is quickly moving into "deprecated" territory

Please explain?



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7/14/2014 2:56:40 PM (last edit: 7/14/2014 2:56:40 PM)
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