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Old 05-10-2003, 05:55 PM   #1
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Any good tutorial on getting silver/chrome...ish effect? I am animating a logo and I can get it close but not how i want it.
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Old 05-10-2003, 06:23 PM   #2
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I beleive highend3d.com has a nice Chrome shader, which looks very good if you render in Mentalray with final gather. Also, to get some nice highlights, try using a poly box with a very high incandesence to light your object.


The other option would be HDRI, for a more realistic effect.
http://www.steven-tubbrit.pwp.blueyo...utorial_03.htm
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Wil try that.
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If you have maya shaders installed you aleady have the best chrome shader.
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OK I just did and it came out OK. The thing is I don't want a complete chrome effect. So I just made the lights brighter played with the reflectivity a bit. Put a ball around the logo. Mapped black and white image of earth on the ball... and then rendered it.
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