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This video tutorial was requested by one of my subscribers! I will show you how to combine Arnold's aiAmbientOcclusion with aiCurvature using Maya 2018. We will go over shaders, occlusion, aiRange, aiMix, and more!

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Hi Creators,


This video tutorial was requested by one of my subscribers! I will show you how to create glass using Arnold's aiStandardSurface in Maya 2018. We will go over shaders, transmission, opacity, and more. 

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In this video tutorial, we go over how to use Arnold's aiComposite and aiWireframe in Maya 2018. Find out how to create an wireframe shader and composite it into a final image. This is very helpful to show off models in your demo reel.

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Do you want to improve your texturing workflow?  In this video tutorial, we go over how to create your own workspace in Maya 2018. This is really helpful in my workflow, especially when creating shading networks. I hope this helps you too!

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One of Maya 2018's powerful shaders is the aiAmbientOcclusion. In this video tutorial, we will be going over Arnold's aiAmbientOcclusion and how it can drive textures in your 3d model. We will also be going over aiRange, aiMixShader, and more!

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We are going to dive a little deeper into the Arnold's shaders in Maya 2018. This tutorial will cover the aiCurvature node.  We will also go over the aiMixShader, aiRange and more.

Link to the 3D file and cheat sheet: https://gum.co/ShaderBall

Software: Maya 2018

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Almost all animation professionals grew up watching cartoons like Bugs Bunny, Anime, South Park and Disney.  We have a certain passion for animation that leads us to search the question “How do they do that?” and “Can I do that, too?” I am here to tell you, yes you can...

This video tutorial is an introduction to Arnold's AiMixShader in Maya 2018. We will learn how to use Arnold's presets, the aiMixShader, aiNoise, aiRange, and more!

Link to the 3D file: https://www.academicphoenixplus.com/downloads

Software: Autodesk Maya 2018

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Now that you understand Color and Specularity in the new Arnold aiStandardSurface, let's talk about Transmission and SubSurface! The Arnold shader is complex but don't worry! Follow along as we break down the shader into understandable parts. We will explore each attri...

The new Arnold aiStandardSurface is complex. Don't worry! Follow along as we break down the shader into understandable parts. We will explore each attribute in the new Arnold aiStandardSurface shader using Maya 2018.

This is a two part tutorial, so keep an eye out for m...

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