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Old 07-01-2011, 01:07 PM   #1
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does anybody knows how to create good car paint or is it the best thing is to use default mental ray shader

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Unless you need something really specialized then I can't see why not use the mi car/metallic paint. It beats having to create manual fresnel reflections and gloss layers etc.
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Ok thanks!
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also check this site out for most things mental ray.

Heres a link for the car paint too http://lamrug.org/resources/doc/pain...car_paint_phen

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I find using cards creates a really nice look for car renders. Make a plain, add a white surface shader to it, angle it close to the vehicle, make sure in the render setting that the card won't emit shadows, recieve shadows, and primary visiblility is checked off in your render stats
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