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Remove an object but still cast a shadow
show user profile  mattpearce79
Heres my scenario...

I have a model of a car that is currently sitting on plane and i have my shadows turned on and all is well and good. What i want to do is remove the plane but still leave a shadow from the this impossible?


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3/10/2009 8:48:58 AM (last edit: 3/10/2009 8:48:58 AM)
show user profile  Westcoast13
Matte/shadow material.

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3/10/2009 8:52:14 AM (last edit: 3/10/2009 8:52:14 AM)
show user profile  mattpearce79
Thanks Westcoast13...still a relative noob when it comes to 3ds max...can you explain how a bit more how i add a Matt/shadow material???
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3/10/2009 8:59:40 AM (last edit: 3/10/2009 8:59:40 AM)
show user profile  Westcoast13
You can just make the material (instead of standard material type etc) apply it to the plane and it should just work. Do a search in the max help files for matte/shadow and it will all be there.

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3/10/2009 9:09:09 AM (last edit: 3/10/2009 9:09:09 AM)
show user profile  mattpearce79
will do - thanks for taking the time to reply
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3/10/2009 9:59:18 AM (last edit: 3/10/2009 9:59:18 AM)
show user profile  Westcoast13
Not a problem!

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3/10/2009 12:46:46 PM (last edit: 3/10/2009 12:46:46 PM)
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