Balance render time and image quality

Instructions

1

Select an image.

Use the arrows to scroll through the scenes. Each scene features a different parameter that effects render time.

2

Adjust the parameter.

Click on the controls to adjust the rendering parameter level.

3

Examine the image.

What changes, if any, do you notice in the image and the render time? The heat map can help you identify which objects are taking the longest time to render.

This web activity was designed for a resolution of 1920 x 1080 on Chrome, Firefox, and Safari browsers. As this software is adapted from The Science Behind Pixar physical exhibition space, please treat it as experimental.

Virtual Rendering Workstation

Photo of the Virtual Rendering Workstation activity. See above to launch activity.