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Old 27-03-2003, 09:10 AM   #1
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Default light rays for my fish!

here are my fishies, but it needs some light rays, any one got any tuts on this? or some help would be great, couldnt quite work out how to do it.

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Old 27-03-2003, 09:51 AM   #2
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very nice mate!! excellent work - moving to finished work area
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Very nice! the caustic effect with the light is awseme...
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Great stuff. Only thing you might want to add a bit is a bit of darker tones that are behide the fish... That would pop out the fish a bit more.....


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There's a light rays tut at Gnomon...
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Old 27-03-2003, 03:37 PM   #6
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cheers guys might be able to post something tomorrow...
thanks ragecgi!
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Looks very realistic..Great ..for rays play with a spotlight and add Fog to it .alwais works
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Old 28-03-2003, 11:22 PM   #8
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what i would suggest is play a bit with photoshop.. burn out the bright edges... looks good, but one prob is it looks like few fishes rendered in a green background... the caustics effect on the fishes are awesome... but play with it a bit in photoshop.. is this just me or is it my sleepy mood/?
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Is the caustic effect Fluids?
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Default no caustics!

The effect was created by simply putting a fractal on the spot light colour.
and that was it!
But I still cant get any good results with attempting to get some nice light rays coming through the water...
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wow... thats great!
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Default good job!!!

I know about a light ray tut on gnomon3d.com that has exactly what you need. Amazingly enough you create the light rays the same way you did the fractal except that you animate the rotation on the light. I hope it helps.
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