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show user profile  MrCaseStudy
Hey guys, im in need of some help, i setup this scene, the background image is just one of the internet, but the ship is mine, the problem i am having is, i wanted to cast some shadows against the image background, and as you can see in image 1 there is a bright green light on one of the objects, but once i render out the scene the light does not appear on to the object, i have added a matte/shadow material to all of the objects so that the shadows should render out, but they aint, anyone got any ideas? im rendering using mental ray.

Image 1

image 2

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9/27/2012 4:07:03 PM (last edit: 9/27/2012 4:07:03 PM)
show user profile  Nik Clark
Have you got "recieve direct illumination" ticked? Without that, I don't think the lights will light Shadow/matte objects. I could be wrong.

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9/27/2012 4:40:58 PM (last edit: 9/27/2012 4:40:58 PM)
show user profile  MrCaseStudy
where abouts will i find that?
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9/27/2012 4:56:37 PM (last edit: 9/27/2012 4:56:37 PM)
show user profile  Nik Clark
In the matte/shadow material.

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9/27/2012 5:21:01 PM (last edit: 9/27/2012 5:21:01 PM)
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