Added: 30 August, 2007
Group: Maya
Create realistic looking Onion
Author: TechTut.com
page: 2

Onions in Maya part 2


Go to shading group and set colors dark green and white:

Tutorial Onions in Maya part 2 1

Tutorial Onions in Maya part 2 2



Set Illumination and a little specular

Tutorial Onions in Maya part 2 3

Add three spot lights and make a test render:

Tutorial Onions in Maya part 2 4

Tutorial Onions in Maya part 2 5

As you can see, we have a nice alpha channel also:

Tutorial Onions in Maya part 2 6

Now create a plane and turn on shadows:

Tutorial Onions in Maya part 2 7



Tutorial Onions in Maya part 2 8

Make a render:

Tutorial Onions in Maya part 2 9

To be able render in mental ray you must convert it into polygons or nurbs:

Tutorial Onions in Maya part 2 10

It will create a shader, you can tweak it.
This onion can be used as on picture
(I converted it to nurbs and made adjustments on shader)

Tutorial Onions in Maya part 2 11


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