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Old 16-08-2003, 12:24 AM   #1
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Default How do you make realistic glass?

Haven't tried it, but would selecting white as the colour and turning up the transparency give me realistic glass ?

Do I have to ray trace to get glass rendered ?

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Hi daChamp,

ckyuk has some info about it, in this thread... down at the bottom of page 1... -->
http://forums.simplymaya.com/showthr...&threadid=7209

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Yeah, that's about right.

Maya comes with a whole host of glass shaders in the library. They are often a good place to start, and then tweak from there.
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Why does the sphere look like glass and the plane & cube dosent ?

I want to make a window with realistic glass.

How do I do that ?

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Flat Planes are notoriously harder to give good reflection maps to. Without a curviture on the surface, the reflection ends up assinging the same value to the entire plane.

I would recommend adding a very subtle bump map to the plane. Very subtle.
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