October 26, 2020
This collection of ACES compliant RenderMan materials is the creation of artist and director Eugene Riecansky and a great companion resource to the RenderMan Fun-Da-Mentals course.
Using native Pixar nodes, this material library has been packaged for a seamless experience with the RenderMan Preset Browser across all DCCs.
These shading networks will expand your knowledge of RenderMan by providing creative look-dev scenarios, so have fun and get mental!
Drag the contents into your Asset Library > Materials folder. The files are organized by category and can be easily searched in your preset browser.
Make sure to transfer the installation RenderManAssetLibrary folder to a location with full writing privileges.
Once you transfer the Materials folder and move your Asset Library into a different location, it is important to tell Maya through the preferences that you want to use the new path.
Or you can create a new environment variable in you Maya.env file, which will make sure you are always pointing to the right folder:
RMAN_ASSET_LIBRARY = /My/Folder/Example/RenderManAssetLibrary
After 28 years of creating films, motion gfx and CG for brands such as Red Bull, Pixar Animation Studios, Jim Carrey, Massive Attack, Maxon, Vivienne Westwood, The Prodigy & Madonna, Eugene has now turned his focus to inspiring and mentoring like minded creatives by helping them achieve their creative goals & ambitions.
Fun-Da-Mental Material Pack is free of copyright.
CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0). Public Domain Dedication.