Rendering Ambient Occlusion with Scanline Renderer in 3DS Max

3ds max tutorial – Rendering Ambient Occlusion with Scanline Renderer in 3DS Max . In this 3ds max tutorial you can learn how to render Ambient Occlusion Pass with Scanline Renderer in few Simple steps.

The Process For Rendering Ambient Occlusion with Scanline Renderer in 3DS Max is as follows :

Step 01 :

So lets start this is my scene for this tutorial.a plane,box,sphere,and a teapot.

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Step 02 :

Press “M” on keyboard to open up material editor. Now select 1st material slot and change Diffuse color to white and assign this material to all object in scene(CTRL+A to select all object in scene and assign material).

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Step 03 :

Now create a Skylight. To create a Skylight Go in Create menu / Lights / Standard Lights / Skylight.

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Step 04 :

In Skylight enable Cast Shadows option.

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Step 05 :

Now hit render (Press F9 or Press shift+Q).It will take long time to render.So now its time to enable Light tracer For fast rendering and much more control for shadows, samples,light bounces etc.

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Step 06 :

Press F10 to open render setting dialog box and click on Advanced Lighting.

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Step 07 :

In Advance lighting select Light Tracer.

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Step 08 :

When you select Light Tracer in Advanced Lighting.Light Tracer settings are available .Here you can control all kinds of Light settings like Light Bounces,Multiplier,rays/sample etc.

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Step 09 :

Now hit Render(Ambient Occlusion Pass will render).

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