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3ds Max Grass, Sky & Sun Environment in Mental Ray

A tutorial on how to make a grass and realistic sky environment with Mental Ray in 3ds Max. Cool sun and halo effects.

Mental Ray 3ds Max Grass Tutorial
3ds Max Grass Tutorial

First, you will create a Plane object, and then add a Noise modifier. On top of that apply a Hair and Fur modifier. This will be used to simulate realistic grass.

We create the sun and the sky with the Daylight System. Add a Lens and Ring Effect for the sun and a cool realistic effect.

Finally we create a Camera from the Perspectives viewport, to use for our 3ds Max Mental Ray rendering.

 

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