Pixar in a Box
Pixar in a Box is a collaboration between Pixar Animation Studios and Khan Academy.
Rendering 101 is part one of the Pixar in a Box rendering series.
In RenderMan 101 discover the basics behind the rendering equation. This lesson takes 35-40 minutes.
Learn more about the basics of rendering and practice some ray tracing and shading. Explore how pixels are painted digitally using algebra.
Appropriate for ages 11 and up.
About Pixar in a Box
If you enjoyed these videos, there's more to learn about how Pixar makes movies at Kahn Academy! Learn more 3D animation with the Pixar in a Box series.
Rendering - If you've watched the videos, go to Kahn Academy and test your knowledge with some quizes.
Rigging - Explore how characters are brought to life with controls.
Environment Modeling - Explore how blades of grass in Brave were created using parabolic arcs.
Character Modeling - Explore how clay models are transformed into digital characters using weighted averages.
Animation - Explore how animators bring characters to life using different kinds of animation curves.
Crowds - Explore how swarms of robots in Wall-E were made using combinatorics.
Sets & Staging - Explore how virtual sets are constructed using geometric transformations.
Pixar in a Box is a collaboration between Pixar Animation Studios and Khan Academy. Sponsored by Disney. Questions/Feedback: firstname.lastname@example.org