Rebuild a V-Ray Beauty Pass in Maya & After Effects

04.06.2019 Home >Blog >Rebuild a V-Ray Beauty Pass in Maya & After Effects

In this tutorial, learn how to set up V-Ray to properly output render passes that can be used to perfectly rebuild the beauty pass. This is a topic that not a lot of people know how to do as it involves a bit of colour science. This is designed to be a nice quick and tutorial on how to get started with it.

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In this tutorial, Joe shows you how to:

  • Set up V-Ray render settings to output passes in the correct colour space
  • Configure Maya preferences to output the correct color space
  • Add the essential render passes used for re-building the beauty pass
  • Combine the passes together in After Effects so that they match the Beauty pass perfectly
The V-Ray render engine is an award-winning solution for CGI that was developed by Chaos Group. V-Ray is capable of advanced visual effects such as caustics and refraction, making it particularly popular with artists and designers who need to create and render complex illustrative models and make photo-realistic visualisations. Many studios across the world use V-Ray for rendering including Method Studios, Scanline VFX and Pixomondo.

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