What is Katana?
Katana is a 3D application specifically designed for the needs of look development and lighting.
First contact with the Katana UI.
Creating a Project
All the essentials to get you started with your first project.
Editing the Node Graph
The node graph describes the flow of operations within Katana.
Using the Scene Graph
The scene graph contains all the elements of your scene, expressed hierarchically.
Building Your Scene
How to start a project in Katana and construct a scene.
Viewing Your Scene
Using the viewer to preview your scene.
Lighting Your Scene
All you need to know about adding and customizing lights.
Using look files to store changes in state within the scene graph. Also using UVs and materials.
Rendering Your Scene
How to use renderers in Katana.
Advanced Workflows & Extensions
Includes using the timeline, groups, asset management, technical information and much more.
Start using Katana with our quick tutorials.