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Velvet Material

Hi, I am wondering if anyone has suggestions to how to create a decent velvet material (its for curtains).

Started by Brittany Watson

0 Nov 5, 2020

materials will not preview in windows 8

I am working with AutoCad architecture.  I downloaded the latest materials library and am able to select materials in nxt and put them in m…

Started by Bridget Gaddis

14 Apr 3, 2015
Reply by Kevin Lockwood

Material Editor

Why does the Stand Alone Material Editor change the scale of mapped materials by the difference between metric and standard (25.4)? The uni…

Started by Garret Diduck

8 Mar 21, 2013
Reply by Garret Diduck

Channel Glass material

Has anyone had any success modeling cast channel glass material? I am working on a project where the architect wants that Steven Holl aesth…

Started by Scott Hand

1 Feb 22, 2013
Reply by George Ioannidis

AutoCAD hatch patterns as procedural materials

(Long time away.) On a project that showcased at least a dozen different brick patterns that needed to be closely controlled for color, the…

Started by Bill Gilliss

5 Nov 21, 2012
Reply by akinlolu olugboji

searching for translucent material settings

Hi, Can anybody help me in finding the settings for a glasslike material, used as balustrade or balcony fence. Actually it is twoo sheets o…

Started by Guido Duba

16 Feb 1, 2012
Reply by Mario Schipflinger

material - file size problem

Hi, sometimes we experience, that material size increase significantly (up to 10 MB), even if we don't use embedded textures. It happens wi…

Started by OndraZ

5 Feb 15, 2011
Reply by Rh-arch

Material Editor Question

I have been trying to figure out why only a few materials (in fact only my user material file) show up when I bring in an old or new AR3 pr…

Started by Dean Caminiti

6 Dec 22, 2010
Reply by Roy Hirshkowitz

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Peter Milner replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio
"Yes, the glass material translated as Refractive automatically."
Dec 23, 2020
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio
"Yeah-- like I mentioned the caustics are accurate but could be annoying.  Things that might alter it include changing the sun angle so it's not striking the chair's metal surfaces so directly, changing the roughness of the chair…"
Dec 23, 2020
Peter Milner replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio
"Here's the latest render using metallic materials. The chrome now looks a lot better. I do feel though that the reflected light on the back wall is too bright."
Dec 23, 2020
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio
"Ah-- so that's a function of the material type.  The standard material won't give you a mirror anymore.  You need to change the material to metallic and you should get something more familiar.  Use the Type popdown on the…"
Dec 18, 2020
Peter Milner replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio
"Pacing a mirror on the back wall (reflections = 1.0, noise = 0.0), you can see the difference more clearly (top image is nXt)."
Dec 18, 2020
Peter Milner replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio
"You can see from these two images that there is definitely something wrong with reflective surfaces. It appears the light is being reflected, but not objects or textures. In the nXt version (top image), the carpet texture is being reflected in the…"
Dec 18, 2020
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio
"It's interesting-- overall the quality of this interior is very high for that short amount of processing, and may be acceptable for certain scenes.  In this one, however, there are some reflective caustics that are taking longer to…"
Dec 17, 2020
Peter Milner replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio
"ARDECAL now works. Here's the image after 10 minutes of rendering. I do have a slight concern that reflective surfaces seem rather dull. This is particularly evident on the end frame of the desk and the base of the chair."
Dec 17, 2020

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