Zoo Package Assets & Light Presets

Maya: Zoo Tools Pro

In This Class You’ll Access…
The Zoo Tools Light Suite and Assets help you light instantly in Maya.

Once logged in you can download the Zoo Tools Pro presets/assets and view the training and documentation. You’ll see how to download and install the presets, instantly light your models, save presets and create thumbnails etc.

Also see the Zoo Tools Pro installation page here .

 

Quick Start Tutorials In Each Renderer

Here are live demo’s in each renderer. The unlocked page includes more tutorials in further detail.

Arnold Quick Start

 

Redshift Quick Start

 

Renderman Quick Start

 

Purchase Information

You can keep the tools, assets and presets with any site purchase. There is no expiry on downloads. $10 site subscription, cancel straight away and keep all downloads. The subscription also includes one month of full site training too.

Purchase subscription here .

Unsubscribe instructions can be found on the FAQ Page .

 

This Page Includes

Zoo Package Assets x 21 (models)
Light Presets x 138
HDR Skydome Images x 65

Our presets support Arnold 5, Redshift 2 and Renderman 21+ for Maya 2017 and above.

 

HDRI Images

A big thank you for the 2k HDRI Skydomes from…

HDRLabs.com
HDRI-Skies.com
braverabbit.com

Download more free HDRI images and purchase high-resolution images from their respective sites.

 

Royalty-free models

“Batman” by the talented Mauricio García DC Comics (Edu use only)
“Oris Watch” by R. Chavez

Other create3dcharacters.com characters modeled/animated by Andrew. Thanks to all of the 2d character designers here!

James Castillo (Murfish) “Croc” 2d design and concept
Javier Burgos “Styracosaurus” 2d design and concept
Guy Jamieson & Deanna Hewitt “Robo” 2d design and concept
Kim Allen & Chee Ghee “Zanzi” 2d design and concept
Ville Sinkkonen “Pleased Dragon” 2d design and concept
Irena Bendeich Two Legged Robo Ball animation
And various models by Andrew Silke

 

Place Reflection

The Place Reflection script is by Ingo Clemmens from braverabbit.com

 

Full Page Info & Running Time

Running Time: 1:31 hrs
Software: Maya 2018
Instructor: Andrew Silke

Class Time: 1:31 hrs

1. Getting Started - Install & Quick Start (27 mins)

1.1 – Installing (4:46 mins)
1.2 – Arnold Quick Start (6:07 mins)
1.3 – Redshift Quick Start (6:05 mins)
1.4 – Renderman Quick Start (8:20 mins)
1.5 – Beta Issues (2:16 mins)

2. Light Presets (28 mins)

2.1 – Preset Settings (4:28 mins)
2.2 – Preset Scale (1:25 mins)
2.3 – Included Presets (3:30 mins)
2.4 – Place Reflection (2:03 mins)
2.5 – Editing Lights (4:26 mins)
2.6 – Copy & Paste (1:26 mins)
2.7 – Save Light Presets (3:27 mins)
2.8 – Thumbnail Light Presets (1:28 mins)
2.9 – Chrome Macbeth Scene (3:02 mins)
2.91 – zooScene Preset Files (1:45 mins)
2.911 – Skydome Path Note (1:10 mins)

3. HDR IBL Skydome Browser (16 mins)

3.1 – HDRI Settings (5:31 mins)
3.2 – Mix Presets & HDRs (1:56 mins)
3.3 – Create Thumbnails (5:47 mins)
3.4 – HDRI & Maya Proj (1:00 mins)
3.5 – .tex & .tx (2:12 mins)

4. Zoo Package Assets (19 mins)

4.1 – Package Settings 1 (3:52 mins)
4.2 – Package Turntable (2:49 mins)
4.3 – Alembic Anim (2:17 mins)
4.4 – Packages Explained (2:22 mins)
4.5 – .zooScene Explained (2:22 mins)
4.6 – Create New Package (3:07 mins)
4.7 – Save Package (3:00 mins)
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