Introduction to Maya - Modeling Fundamentals Vol 1
This course will look at the fundamentals of modeling in Maya with an emphasis on creating good topology. We'll look at what makes a good model in Maya and why objects are modeled in the way they are.
# 1 16-09-2006 , 02:14 PM
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Need Help ! shadow render problem

Hi, i have a problem when i try to render a plane with a image at the transparency node...

the image is 100% black and 100% white, but when i render the shadow apears like the plane still had a little of opacity.

i tried all diferent tipes of light, all kinds of shaders, put the image as a projections, adjusted thealpha gain and offset. i did everything i could, but nothing work.

i put a checker as transparency and didn´t have the problem... just with the image.

i would be VERY happy if someone could help me.

i put the image at my website:
and also the maya file

my msn is

sorry for my english, it´s not very good..

# 2 16-09-2006 , 03:01 PM
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# 3 16-09-2006 , 09:59 PM
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the solution !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I´m Veeeeery happy
i found the solution
it´s very simple:
just set the material's shadow attenuation value to "0" which can be found in raytrace options of the material used !

it works very fine !

i spent almost 2 days to solve this problem.

i found it at this link:

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