How to Work with Subsurface Scattering with Arnold & Maya

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In this 3D video tutorial, Joe shows you how to use Arnold for Maya’s Subsurface Scattering capability.

In the same way light absorbs into an object, absorb the knowledge of Joe and watch your animations shine!

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In this video tutorial Joe shows you how to:

  • Create an Arnold standard texture
  • Use the subsurface scatter tool to introduce diffuse light to a geometry
  • Create a waxy texture for objects such as a candle
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.
Arnold, the 3D ray tracing rendering application, used by animators, studios and 3D artists the world over. Arnold has established its credible reputation in the industry over the last few years as an advanced ray tracing renderer, built for the demands of feature-length animation and visual effects.

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