Maya Monday: 5 Tutorials about Creating Glass in Maya with Arnold’s aiStandardSurface

Maya Monday: 5 Tutorials about Creating Glass in Maya with Arnold’s aiStandardSurface
Tutorial, Maya Monday Feb 12, 2018 at 01:51 PM

There have been multiple times in my career when I’ve been asked to create glass, whether it be for a product video, or for motion graphics with a logo in glass, or for visual effects where I’m turning a person into glass. The important thing is to make the reflections look natural.

Creating Glass in Maya 2018 using Arnold 5.0

Mike Hermes explains how to create glass in Maya 2018. I love his tutorials, by the way. He is so thorough.

Create Glass Using Arnold's aiStandardSurface in Maya 2018

Academic Phoenix Plus explains how to easily create believable glass. I've just discovered this YouTube channel and while there's not a lot up there, it looks like excellent quality.

MtoA 116 | Mastering Glass | using Arnold with Maya 2017

This is for Maya 2017 but I'm thinking that not much has changed so you should be able to follow along just fine with Maya 2017. Arvid Schneider is another who puts out fantastic Maya tutorials.

Maya Tutorial: How To Create Transparent Glass Material

This one is super quick at just under 3 minutes, so if you don't have the time to spend watching a lot of tutorials, this one is for you! This one is also for Maya 2017.

Maya 2017 - Create realistic Glass shader

Bhaumik Patel explains how to configure the aiStandardShader to create glass. 

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