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show user profile  AceTrainerKayden
I want to know how to create a more realistic gold texture,rubies/diamonds any colour and how to not make my 3d model transparent as shown in the link below

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2/26/2011 1:21:02 PM (last edit: 2/26/2011 1:21:02 PM)
show user profile  advance-software
http://www.maxforums.org/threads/rings/0001.aspx

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2/26/2011 1:47:51 PM (last edit: 2/26/2011 1:53:37 PM)
show user profile  horizon
Nice topic title you've got there


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2/26/2011 4:26:00 PM (last edit: 2/26/2011 4:26:00 PM)
show user profile  AceTrainerKayden
this is what i got

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3/5/2011 10:25:34 PM (last edit: 3/5/2011 10:25:34 PM)
show user profile  Nik Clark
Are you happy with it?



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3/5/2011 10:33:31 PM (last edit: 3/5/2011 10:33:31 PM)
show user profile  Wingman
i am.


www.wingman3d.no


facebook.com/wingman3d



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3/6/2011 12:30:26 AM (last edit: 3/6/2011 12:30:26 AM)
show user profile  AceTrainerKayden
no i would like to make it better and more real i would alo like to know how to make rubies
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3/14/2011 8:11:04 PM (last edit: 3/14/2011 8:11:04 PM)
show user profile  dragopede
Here's a good tutorial on how to make diamonds or other gems. You'll have to use Mental Ray for your renderer. This is getting into some pretty technical stuff, but since you're trying to render something as complex as a precious gem, I assume you're aware it'll take some work to make it look good.
http://mentalraytips.blogspot.com/2009/11/fire-and-ice-rendering-diamonds-and.html

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3/14/2011 8:15:21 PM (last edit: 3/14/2011 8:15:21 PM)
show user profile  Nik Clark
Ok.

Find photos of a real ruby. Learn the basics of mesh editing, and make one. Rubies can be cut in a million ways, so find a cut you like and copy it.

Find some source material. Your object looks fake. No real world object looks like that. Copy something that exists, or at least look at some real things and see how they are constructed.

Learn about studio photography setups and lighting for small items. Copy these techniques in Max.

Learn about materials. Apply this knowledge to your render.

These are the only ways you can improve this.



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3/14/2011 8:19:43 PM (last edit: 3/14/2011 8:19:43 PM)
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