Converting Max VRay Materials to Standard Materials

In Product Support, we have noticed that there are frequent issues with artists’ exchange formats (FBX, OBJ, .3DS, DAE).  When exporting these exchange formats, there are a few things that you should address. Many artists use VRay materials and don’t convert their models into a standard format before exporting into one of the exchange formats. If you export a model …

How-To Video: Making a Wireframe Thumbnail using Scanline or mental ray for 3ds Max

This quick tutorial walks through the process of making a wireframe thumbnail using Scanline or mental ray for 3ds Max.  The steps presented in the video are outlined below. Open 3ds Max file. If it’s a Scanline file, change renderer to mental ray. Go to the material editor (m). Change the material from “Standard” to “Composite” by pressing the button …