ANI623 - Lighting, Texturing Rendering II

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Subject Title
Lighting, Texturing Rendering II

Subject Description
This course is intended to teach the participants the various aspects of lighting and rendering within Maya. Participants will learn about the technical aspects of rendering, network rendering, maya lights, raytrace and raycast shadows, rendering in layers, render passes, compositing, as well as artistic aspects of lighting, including 3point lighting in depth, diffuse lighting, lighting sets and lighting single subjects. The course will also cover the use of Mental Ray as our primary renderer, including Sub Surface Scattering.

Pre-requisite: ANI 504
Co-requisites: ANI 624, ANI 625 and ANI 630

Credit Status
Animation Advanced Diploma

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1.Design lighting based on the mood of a scene
2. Light and texture a scene
3. Create a lighting rig that can be used by many
4. Render and separate an animated scene using render-layers
5. Composite a scene with multiple layers, and render passes for each.

Essential Employability Skills
Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Cheating and Plagiarism
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.