How To Create Metal Silver Using ARNOLD In Maya 2018 HDRI Lighting


In this Maya tutorial we will create a realistic metal – silver shader using Arnold in maya 2018 the shader creation will be pretty straight forward process, but to achieve a realistic look we will spend some time on creating the correct lighting settings and setup using HDRI lighting in Arnold.


We will also create a reflection cards like in studio lighting setup to achieve more realistic reflections on the nails and the 3d objects in the scene. the approach in this tutorial will work for creating silver, chrome, gold and other metal shaders. We hope that you will benefit from this tutorial.