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
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
Brings up a simple GUI to quickly render your scene.