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18-07-2019, 12:27 PM   #1
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Help with Maya Arnold clipping mask
I am trying to make grass using an image I made in photoshop, but whenever I render it using arnold the grass in the back is black instead of transparent. Does anyone know what I am doing wrong?

I am using maya 2019 on a macbook pro.

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03-09-2020, 03:09 PM   #2
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Increase Transparency Depth value until all the grass are rendered correctly with transparency
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