V-Ray is a powerful rendering engine used by professional CG artists around the world. For the first time, compositors now have access to its suite of tools directly inside NUKE. In this course, Introduction to Lighting and Rendering with V-Ray for NUKE, you'll learn how to shade, light and render a character asset in NUKE. First, you'll learn the fundamentals of the V-Ray renderer and the V-Ray camera. Then, you'll learn about V-Ray materials and look development. Then, you'll learn about lighting with V-Ray lights and NUKE lights. Finally, you'll learn about multi-pass compositing with V-Ray render elements. By the end of this course, you'll know the basics of V-Ray for NUKE and be ready to light and render CG for your own shots. Software required: NUKE, V-Ray for NUKE.