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Old 21-01-2004, 11:53 AM   #1
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Hi All,

Does anyone know how i would create a gel shader ?? By gel shader i mean like the famous Apple gel look ... hard high gloss plastic ... very reflective...id also like it a little transparent ...

Any tutorials, or pointers ??

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Old 21-01-2004, 02:12 PM   #2
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try a transparent PHONG witha blue color. Turn up the eccentricity and put the reflectivity around half or higher. Might need to make ramp for the shader color though in order to get it to darken as it curves around.
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i found a good way to fake it by using the x-ray shader available at highend3d.com, changing the color ramp to whatever color you like, then change the transparency ramp. Works very effectivly giving all ranges of the hard plastic look and clear platic look.
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