Blender to RenderMan Single-Frame Render

Mindwatering Incorporated

Author: Abigail Black

Created: 09/11/2016 at 12:51 PM



Open .blend document.
In engine dropdown (Blender Render; Blender Game; Cycles Render; RenderMan Render), select RenderMan Render

Go to the Properties bar; Render tab
Under External Rendering dropdown
Enable External Rendering
Enable Denoise Post-Process
Enable Crossframe Denoise
Enable Render Animation
Action: Spool Job

Select your light source
Go to Properties bar; Object Data
Exposure is ranked by x2 (e.g., 1.00 = 2.00, 2.00 = 4.00, etc) Render is darker the lower the exposure number.

Select your camera
Go to Properties bar: Object Data
Go to RenderMan Camera dropdown
Enable Depth of Field
F-Stop increases blur on out-of-focus areas. Lower number increases clarity.

To render, go to Properties bar: Render
Go to External Rendering dropdown
Select External Render button

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