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ANYONE KNOW HOW TO DO A PEARL MATERIAL????
show user profile  fishbowl
Having some serious issues getting a desent 'black pearl' looking material using mental ray. Does anyone know how to get a gd result or how to go about it??

Link to a black pearl image + the only tutorial that i can find on this subject but with vray for rhino.(dunno if it might help)
http://software.asgvis.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=30&Itemid=437
(pearl at bottom of page)

any help appreciated, cheers
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3/7/2010 12:54:03 AM (last edit: 3/7/2010 12:54:03 AM)
show user profile  gogodr
try this?

Arch+ design mr
preset at pearl finish and modify like this

difure a balck a littke yellow
(( 0.09 0.086 0.071 ))

reflection 1.0, glossiness 0.2, glossy samples 6 color a light blue

refraction 0.03 glossiness 1.0 check fast (interpolate) color a soft yellow

check translucency at 0.04 with a light purple color

got a pretty nice result, dont forget to add an adecuate HDRI map to make it look even better

Hello there

beautiful ;3


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3/7/2010 1:38:35 AM (last edit: 3/7/2010 1:38:35 AM)
show user profile  BishBashRoss
Made this. Max 2010 Mental Ray, should be a good start for you. Any questions let me know. :)
http://www.megaupload.com/?d=NH2SH3W4

Edit.

HDRI is a free one from here .
http://www.aversis.be/hdri/index.htm






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3/7/2010 1:47:07 AM (last edit: 3/7/2010 1:55:00 AM)
show user profile  spoon
fishbowl, just out of sheer curiosity, why did you put the title in upper case?


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3/7/2010 8:26:15 AM (last edit: 3/7/2010 8:26:15 AM)
show user profile  Westcoast13
He was shouting spoon, its pretty quiet here at the weekends. ;)


My Turbosquid Area

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3/7/2010 9:59:05 AM (last edit: 3/7/2010 9:59:05 AM)
show user profile  gogodr
maybe it was still caps Friday for him

Hello there

beautiful ;3


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3/7/2010 10:14:14 AM (last edit: 3/7/2010 10:14:22 AM)
show user profile  tuna
THERE IS A VIRUS GOING AROUND THAT FORCES THE CAPSLOCK ON. IT IS RATHER ANNOYING, I AM NOT SHOUTING.
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3/7/2010 10:19:39 AM (last edit: 3/7/2010 10:19:39 AM)
show user profile  fishbowl
looming deadline....felt the 'CAPS' gave it some AHHHHHHHHH factor!

cheers for the help, just putting curser to canvas..see how we get on
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3/7/2010 7:37:57 PM (last edit: 3/7/2010 7:37:57 PM)
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