Working towards photorealism can be very difficult. This week on #mochat, we discussed what can help you get there. Some of the biggest obstacles to overcome are texturing (especially imperfections and reflection), lighting, and render times.  Using Global Illumination and Ambient Occlusion can help you get a look closer to photo-real, but can be taxing on your render times.

There’s plenty of knowledge in the full transcript below.

And big thanks to Maxon for the t-shirt giveaway. Patrick Letourneau was our lucky winner this month.