Create a realistic environment in Maya

Realistic Maya environment

A realistic design relies on plenty of research

Creating different environments is exciting, but to make them believable it's key to study your references. In my Maya tutorial below I'll show I made this project based on Vivienne Gucwa's photo Summer on Perry Street, NYC. It's also an opportunity to explore new production workflows and to improve your future projects.

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Eva is a London-based freelance 3D artist with an emphasis on lighting and compositing. She loves to create compelling imagery to entertain.