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shadow on translucent objects
show user profile  magarlick
Hey folks. I have an object casting a shadow onto a transparent plane. Viewed form above the shadow words well. But then when I position the camera underneath the planet the shadow vanishes. Is there anyway to have the shadow appear on both sides of the plane? I am just using the default renderer, ray-traced shadows.

Cheers.
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DR MARK A. GARLICK, Director
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7/10/2013 11:54:51 PM (last edit: 7/10/2013 11:54:51 PM)
show user profile  Westcoast13
Can you post a couple of small renders to explain, i'm a bit confused.

Could you add a shell mod to the plane?


My Turbosquid Area

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7/11/2013 8:55:08 AM (last edit: 7/11/2013 8:55:08 AM)
show user profile  FX
You could just bake (RTT) the shadows in and use a 2 sided material ? That's assuming your using shadow matte for the shadows.
Pictures are always helpful, they narrow down the options much better than a text explanation ;)



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7/11/2013 7:26:01 PM (last edit: 7/11/2013 7:26:01 PM)
show user profile  Mr_Stabby
do yourself a favor and switch to MR sooner rather than later.

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7/11/2013 11:11:30 PM (last edit: 7/11/2013 11:11:30 PM)
show user profile  Westcoast13
Yay! MR FTW!!

Sorry. Just never hear anyone suggest using MR is good that's all.

Forget me, i've gone already.


My Turbosquid Area

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7/11/2013 11:43:51 PM (last edit: 7/11/2013 11:43:51 PM)
show user profile  mike_renouf
It's really not that bad when you factor in that you already bought it if you have max.




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7/12/2013 12:22:27 AM (last edit: 7/12/2013 12:22:27 AM)
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