How to Perform 2.5D Relighting

14.07.2016 Home >Blog >How to Perform 2.5D Relighting

Don’t let your animation fall into shadow, watch this video tutorial from Joe to see how you can quickly relight a 3D scene without having to render it again. Awesome.

In this tutorial Joe uses Maya, but this technique can be used on any 3D render package – even better!

Watch the video tutorial below

In this tutorial, Joe shows you how to:

  • Change the renderer to MentalRay
  • Change the render settings to change render passes
  • Bring in a Phong material
Maya is a popular 3D modelling program, well-known for its ease of use when creating realistic animations and effects. It allows users to apply modelling layers to give a free-form approach to 3D animation. As an Autodesk product, it seamlessly integrates with other great plugins, such as Phoenix FD, Yeti and XGen.

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