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Please! How to map GOLD text in the front part?
show user profile  Cloclo24
Hi! I need some help to render a gold text. I apply the "Reflection_Lake_Gold (Standard)" map to my text, but the gold reflections only appear on every side of the text, and I need the gold look in the front, too, not just in the sides. Plus, I need more realistic gold.

I need something like this:

And instead, I get something really flat in the front :(

Thank you so much :)

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2/23/2011 1:55:16 AM (last edit: 2/23/2011 1:55:16 AM)
show user profile  markoid
Look here...

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2/23/2011 2:18:59 AM (last edit: 2/23/2011 2:18:59 AM)
show user profile  Cloclo24
Thank you so much markoid!
I did exactly the steps taht the other member mentioned, but I didn't get the same resluts :(
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2/23/2011 5:53:53 AM (last edit: 2/23/2011 5:53:53 AM)
show user profile  markoid
From that tut > 'but after all that its not just the material that makes it look good, you need a good lighting and environment set up. For this render a used hdri lighting/reflections and 3 lighting cards, but thats another tut :)'
Absolutely true!! If you tweak these settings, you can make a LOT of difference to your final result. And you have falet surface doing the reflecting which is bound to be boring compared to curvey, rounded surfaces.

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2/23/2011 6:38:40 AM (last edit: 2/23/2011 6:38:40 AM)
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