render and lighting tools for autodesk maya
Python
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README.md

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render & lighting tools for Autodesk Maya

More information can be found here: http://www.samwirch.com/blog/rl-maya-and-mental-ray

Installation and Use

More information on running and using Python scripts can be found here: http://www.samwirch.com/blog/importing-and-running-external-python-scripts-maya-2011

Ambient Occlusion (ao.py)

Automatically sets up a new render layer with a mental ray ambient occlusion shader attached to all objects.

More information about Ambient Occlusion settings can be found here: http://www.samwirch.com/blog/simple-ambient-occlusion-render-maya-2012

Batch Render Command Generator (batch.py)

Generates batch render commands that can be executed through the terminal.

More information about Batch Rendering can be found here: http://www.samwirch.com/blog/render-command-line-maya-2012-mac

Flashlight (light.py)

A helpful lighting interface for setting up and manipulating lights in your scene.

More information on this script can be found here: http://www.samwirch.com/blog/rl-maya-and-mental-ray-03

Render (render.py)

Brings up a simple GUI to quickly render your scene.