Bring on the Boys

Scott 6 From the timing of his release (paired with Karen 7 ), to the products in his Starter and Pro bundles, Scott 6 is a theme character, and that theme is "action hero". And he looks like one,...
Store link: Urban Metro Outfit Urban Metro Outfit is a set of conforming clothing for the Genesis 2 Male line of figures. It includes a tee-shirt, down vest, pants/jeans and sneakers. I'm not...

Content Reviews

Scintillant Portrait Lights I don't ever want this site to become one of those 'buy this, this is neat' sites. Everything I will talk about will be something I have bought. I will always try to...
Render Studio Iray Render Studio Iray is a new product from the mind of Colm Jackson of Runtime DNA. Render Studio, as a concept, goes back several years. The first product, if I recall correctly,...
Creative Emissive Lighting by Khory In the interest of full disclosure, I recieved a pre-release copy of this product and I contributed some editorial comments on the included PDF file. That in no...
Anyone who knows me knows that I don't do anything quick. But content is king, and if I want to compete with all the clickbait out there and keep your attention, I really gotta start pushing out...

Tutorials and Examples

Lighting Outdoors in Iray with Sun and Sky (Part 1) In response to some posts on Facebook, I thought it might be a good idea to demonstrate some lighting techniques in Iray. This is not a tutorial,...
When we left off, I had just put in a spotlight to give our main figure some definition and overall better illumination. I'm pretty happy at this point; I've got my light illuminating the scene (and...
Lately, while commenting on images in various groups, two interrelated concepts have come up: iRay's desire for light to render 'noiseless' images and the idea of a 'dark' render. Let's tackle that...
My first youTube video! Not exactly a tutorial, but a little bit on canvases in iRay.