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Welcome to LightShader

A handy toolbox for artists who are using Autodesk Maya. These tools are aimed for artists working in the Lookdev/Surfacing and Lighting/Rendering field. All the tools were made to improve efficiency and speed up workflows. All the tools have been used in productions scenes, and have been improved for certain tasks.

Download the latest LightShader

How do I get set up?

Tested on Maya 2017 and newer (Windows and Mac)

To install the toolbox follow the steps below:

  1. First download the latest version from the download section, or follow this link:

  2. Locate your Maya.env file which is in the following directories depending on your os:

Windows XP
\Documents and Settings\<username>\My Documents\maya

Windows Vista and Windows 7 and newer

Mac OS X

Linux (64-bit)

and add this lines to the Maya.env file.