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04-10-2005, 05:52 PM   #1
rendfox
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Specular with hard edge
How can I make the edge of a specular highlight hard, as opposed to a soft gradient. I want a glossy wet look.

The maya help file suggests adjusting the Blinn specular roll off. This seems only to affect the overall brightness.

I want my spec. to be a sharp white dot. Not a soft airbrush dot.
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04-10-2005, 09:24 PM   #2
swankymonkey
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Adjusting roll off on a Blinn should work but I've found using a PHONG E shader and adusting its ROUGHNESS attribute to work very well. Set it at 2.0 or higher for a really sharp hotspot.

Dave
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05-10-2005, 10:45 AM   #3
rendfox
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ahh. Thanks Dave.
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