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Vray and FumeFX Settings
show user profile  bustedshell
Ok i recently ran into a few problems Rendering FumeFX with Vray in 3dsmax 9.

I'll Start with a list "i am no expert"

But My main problem was that Vray wouldn't render FumeFX at ALL "I was using render settings from the wine glass test example " because im still a novice on rendering with VRAY ...

So to fix the rendering problem i loaded the setting one element at a time and found that there was a problem in enviornment ..

The problem with loading settings is that you need to Re-Add the FusionWorks Renderer.
Go to Rendering>Enviornment and click add under Atmosphere, then find the FusionWorks Renderer and click ok ..

Note: Renders look alot better in Vray but take longer to load ... about a minute or 2 in my case ..

Another thing i havent been able to solve is that i cannot Get Max Renderer, Mental Ray , or VRay to render a shadow for my smoke ,... it just wont do it .. any ideas ?

Remember im using the Wine Test Vray settings .. or the Max scanline under default ...

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3/12/2009 9:58:23 AM (last edit: 3/12/2009 9:58:23 AM)
show user profile  Dub.
Just render fume stuff in scanline

There is no point raytracing it, scanline is faster and more reliable.

Render your environment separately with Vray and comp the fume in.

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3/12/2009 1:29:40 PM (last edit: 3/12/2009 1:29:40 PM)
show user profile  bustedshell
Thanks for the reply ... my problem is getting the shadows to render on the plane below the object ... any ideas ?

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3/12/2009 1:56:11 PM (last edit: 3/12/2009 1:56:11 PM)
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