Cineversity Global Illuminations Tutorial Series

Become a member of the CGSociety

Connect, Share, and Learn with our Large Growing CG Art Community. It's Free!

 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 05 May 2014   #1
Cineversity Global Illuminations Tutorial Series



Hey Everyone,

We've just posted a comprehensive series by Patrick Goski about Cinema 4D's Global Illumination effect that covers:

Direct and Indirect Light
GI Calculations
GI Area Light Attribute
GI Portals
Primary GI Methods (Irradiance Cache, Quasi-Monte Carlo)
Secondary bounces (Irradiance Cache, Quasi-Monte Carlo, Radiosity Maps, Light Mapping
Working with caches

The series wraps up with two example scenes. The first scene covers working with the Irradiance Cache to render an interior that has an animated camera, and the second explores using the Irradiance Cache or QMC when there are animated objects in the scene.

These tutorials are exclusively available to premium Cineversity members.


Check them out: http://www.cineversity.com/vidplayl...l_illuminations


The Cineversity Team
--------------------------
www.cineversity.com
 
Old 05 May 2014   #2
Awesome. I'm looking forward to watching it.

Although it would involve programs outside of Cinema, I still think it would be a great idea to do a series on 'finishing techniques', in that no hi-end render you see was ever done without a little post work, and having some guidance and insight into how one can take their renders to another level would be great.
__________________
Mac Pro 12 x 2.6 GHz 64GB Quadro K5000
OSX 10.10.4
MacBook Pro 4 x 2.3GHz 16GB GeForce GT 750M
OSX 10.10.5
C4D R18 Studio/CC/VizRT
Will's Works
 
Old 05 May 2014   #3
I've only watched the first 5 in this series, but I want to say that I'm very impressed.

I've been using various GI techniques in C4D for years, and although I had a vague understanding of what was happening, this video series dramatically increased up my understating. Very well explained and detailed.

Big thumbs up from me.

I think it's a real shame that this great content is locked behind the Cineversity paywall.

_mike
 
Old 05 May 2014   #4
Thanks. I watched them all and Learned a lot. It is always good to repeat the GI-Stuff in my mind.
__________________
____
Cinema 4D Studio MSA, Zbrush, CS6, 3DCoat, Moi
Twitter: @holgerbiebrach
www.c4dStuff.com

HB_ModellingBundle
 
reply share thread



Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
CGSociety
Society of Digital Artists
www.cgsociety.org

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright 2000 - 2006,
Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Minimize Ads
Forum Jump
Miscellaneous

All times are GMT. The time now is 11:08 PM.


Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.