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Dyllan
08-29-2007, 06:15 PM
This question is for those smart cookies. I want to render out a ambient occlusion pass in Maya. But I want to use Maya Software, not Mental Ray, and no plug-ins. I have feeling that I'll have to build a shader for it, but is there an easier way?

P.S. - I thought about bake out the MR AmbOcc into textures, but I still want to know what are other options.

Thanks in advance.

Dyllan

thematt
08-29-2007, 08:54 PM
You can do it "a la" old school..I would go download Gi Joe on highend, or do quick dome light, then setup a white material and render it on a separate pass, then composite it on you favorite comp tool..I think it would approximate the look you want.

Cheers

Dyllan
08-30-2007, 01:51 AM
Friend of mine mention the same idea, but I'll check out the GI_Joe tool as well.

Thanks.

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