V-RAY for Maya

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Autodesk Maya 2011 Training

Target Group

This training is aimed at 3D artists who want to produce photorealistic visualizations in product or architectural visualization. Moreover, V-RAY is also particularly suitable for Maya users who work in the vfx area. For this training you should have basic knowledge of Maya.  







V-RAY for Maya is a very physical, yet effective renderer that is at home in visualization and vfx production. Learn how to create physical materials and lights, use physical cameras and create photorealistic renderings. Rendering of special Maya-functions such as Splines, Hair & Fur, Bifrost, XGENs, Proxy Objects, Particles and Deep EXRs is also treated in this training as well as effective Post-production in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects and The Foundry Nuke.



  • V-RAY for Maya – Installation check and License

  • V-RAY System Settings

  • V-RAY RT for Live-Preview

  • Physical Based Lighting

  • V-RAY Domelight & IBL

  • V-RAY Sun & Sky

  • Light-Linking

  • V-Ray Material Shader

  • V-RAY Carpaint

  • V-RAY Skin

  • V-RAY 2side

  • Subsurface Scattering (SSS)

  • Particles, Splines, Hair & Fur with V-RAY

  • Subdivision Surfaces & Displacement

  • V-RAY Physical Camera

  • Camera Effects

  • Proxys & Instancing

  • ALEMBIC Support

  • Global Illumination

  • GI Methoden (Brute Force, Irradiance Map, Lightcache)

  • Setup Image- and DMC-Sampler

  • Progressive Sampler

  • VFB effektiv einsetzen

  • Render-Elements / AOVs

  • Setup Linearer Workflow

  • Using Color-Mapping

  • Post-production in Photoshop, After Effects and NUKE

  • Distributed Rendering

  • Einsatz Baking Engine / Texture Baking

  • XGEN & Bifrost in Maya mit V-RAY

  • V-RAY Volume Grid und OpenVDB Support

  • Deep EXRs for NUKE

  • Practical applications from the area of Visualization, Product and VFX according to the customer requirements


You find more information about the features of v-ray for Maya here: http://www.v-ray.com/maya/features/


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Training Requests

All training contents will be adapted to your individual needs. A free analysis is the basis of a successful learning. Therefore take the chance and feel free to contact us. After a first talk on the phone, we create an individualized plan according to the goals you wish to achieve.

If you are interested in a training by pixeltrain / Helge Maus, you can reach us by phone +43.699.10669979 or email info(at)pixeltrain.de. We will contact you as soon as possible for an informal talk.

Besides the training, we also provide a detailed, free advice before you buy a package, as well as consulting and project support during a production.



Autodesk Maya 2019 is one of the most powerful 3D applications on the market that has been put to prove its incredible amount of features in hundreds of Hollywood films. Many studios worldwide count on Maya as THE modeling and animation package.

But also in the fields of VFX- and Dynamic-Simulations Maya 2019 has many professional tools and simulation-engines to offer, that allow to create effects in a Hollywood-style quality.