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Autodesk Maya 2013 Essentials by Paul Naas

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Chapter 14

Rendering and Compositing Your Scene

Now that your animation is complete, it’s time to render out your scene and put together a movie file that you can play on your computer, load onto your mobile device, or share on the Web. In this chapter, you will generate final frames from the animation you created and do some simple compositing to turn those rendered frames into a movie file.

  • Making 2D images out of 3D scenes
  • Performing compositing

Making 2D Images Out of 3D Scenes

Although you’ve been working in a 3D environment, eventually you have to output your work as 2D images. Even 3D stereoscopic movies utilize two sets of 2D images per frame to achieve the 3D effect. This section takes you through preparing for and rendering your ...

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