Corona Renderer 1.6 for Autodesk 3ds Max Released

The latest update to the Corona Renderer once again brings many new features to this CPU-based un(biased) photorealistic renderer. The focus is on speed in rendering & workflow, with overhauled Distributed Rendering, improvements to IR, the Corona Image Editor for working with your images outside of any 3D application, bake LightMix settings into the scene, 3ds Max 2018 support, and more!

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Making of Simon’s House

Blender is getting more attention recently, with Lasse Rode’s Blender & Corona Renderer study as well as some great visuals are being shared by artists using it along with the Cycles render engine. Jonatan Mercado shared his painting to 3d conversion personal work called “Simon’s House” in the showcase section, and today he also shares his process of doing so. Let’s blend things up!

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Creating Detailed Sand with Forest Pack

iToo Software has released a new Forest Pack tips and tricks installment created by guest writer Mickael Riciotti, environment artist at Unit Image in Paris. Inspired by a recent article on FX Guide about creating the sand using Houdini for Pixar’s short film Piper, Mikael wanted to see if he could create a similar look with 3ds Max, V-Ray and Forest Pack Pro.

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