The Gnomon Workshop releases Maya Viewport 2.0 and Shader FX

Gnomon has released Maya Viewport 2.0 and Shader FX: a complete guide to Maya 2015’s high-quality real-time preview.

Recorded by Maya expert and scientific visualisation specialist Eric Keller, the five-and-a-half-hour tutorial explores the use of Viewport 2.0 not only for look development of game and movie assets but for animatics and illustrations.

As well as a range of technical tricks for setting up accurate transparency, environment reflections, ambient occlusion and translucency, Keller explains how to optimise your workstation to take advantage of Vieport 2.0’s features.

The tutorial is available now as a direct download, price $59, with a DVD release to follow.

Read more about Maya Viewport 2.0 and Shader FX on The Gnomon Workshop’s website


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