- Architosh Staff ([email protected])
- 29 Aug 2001
Mac3D news: Illumenal.com is new multiplatform 3D website
Thanks to a reader who recently wrote in regarding Illumenal's web site. He wrote:
A resource for ultra photo-realistic light & rendering. Illumenal provides information about Brazil R/s, Mental Ray, Renderman, Arnold and other packages that handle global illumination. The site includes: news, tutorials, gallery and handles topics like 3D, CAD, architectural design, CG-artists, feature films and industrial designs. -- Pieter Bruin, Webmaster
So what do we think?
We think this site is excellent. And you are really going to like the many examples of high-end radiosity-based images. A lot of the content is outside the site per se, in the form of links to 3D artists and news. Regardless, the site is well organized, nicely put together and just plain has some great images. And did we mention tutorials?
There is a clear focus on high-end software here, including Maya and RenderMan. For starters don't miss looking at the Kaya page. And the SG Studio architectural work are extremely well done, with some beautiful reflectivity and the hands down best steel column/beam rendering we've ever seen.
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