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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).Continue

Tags: material

Started Nov 5

Continuous Recessed Lighting Issues
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Hi I use AutoCAD Architecture and have been having on going problems with a recessed can light block. I have completed 3 renderings now in which I have had to spend days trying to get my recessed…Continue

Tags: lighting

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rich Hart Mar 5.

 

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Brittany Watson posted a discussion

Velvet Material

Hi, I am wondering if anyone has suggestions to how to create a decent velvet material (its for curtains).See More
Nov 5
Rich Hart replied to Brittany Watson's discussion Continuous Recessed Lighting Issues
"Great! Looks good!"
Mar 5
Brittany Watson replied to Brittany Watson's discussion Continuous Recessed Lighting Issues
"Ended up deleting the "can" material surrounding the lights. They're small enough that you don't notice. Here is the final render."
Mar 5
Rich Hart replied to Brittany Watson's discussion Continuous Recessed Lighting Issues
"I see that if I turn the soffit layer off, that those can lights on the right are working. So I assume the soffit is blocking the light. Unfortunately, I'm not able to try moving the can lights down for some reason. I can try looking into this…"
Feb 27
Brittany Watson replied to Brittany Watson's discussion Continuous Recessed Lighting Issues
"I apologize, they are the smaller can lights on right soffit side of the arched ceiling, the bigger ones on the opposite side (left) are working correctly. They do work when the light source is pulled out of the can object or out of the soffit, so…"
Feb 27
Rich Hart replied to Brittany Watson's discussion Continuous Recessed Lighting Issues
"Unfortunately, the model was still just too large for my machine. After about 15 minutes I had to turn off the computer so that I could do something else while it was rendering.. Could you give me any idea of where the lights are that don't…"
Feb 27
Brittany Watson replied to Brittany Watson's discussion Continuous Recessed Lighting Issues
"Just sent. Thank you for the quick response!"
Feb 27
Rich Hart replied to Brittany Watson's discussion Continuous Recessed Lighting Issues
"Can you send us a model where this is happening, to see if we can duplicate it here? As small a model as possible would be appreciated. You can use this link to send it to us: https://renderplus.com/wp2/uploads/ Thanks, Rich"
Feb 26
Brittany Watson posted a discussion

Continuous Recessed Lighting Issues

Hi I use AutoCAD Architecture and have been having on going problems with a recessed can light block. I have completed 3 renderings now in which I have had to spend days trying to get my recessed lighting to work. Other lights work, and occasionally some of the can recessed lights will show up. I have exploded the block and added them individually, I have aimed the light and rotated it every which way, but most of the time nothing works.  I have tested out the problem on my current rendering…See More
Feb 26

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Roy Hirshkowitz posted a discussion

AccuRender Studio

Starting a new thread...Latest version of AccuRender Studio is here.  Among other changes:ArStudio command automatically loads the model and begins interactive rendering in addition to bringing up the Control Panel palette.Decal interface has been redone to include multiple decals and cylindrical projections.Legacy data is being handled a little better.See More
Nov 19
Peter Milner replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio
"Thanks Roy. That did the trick. I just have to wrap my head round the logic behind it."
Nov 11
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio
"Here's how you adjust the overall transparency--  Edit the Decal material in the Material Editor. Go to Opacity and change it to 0 using the slider (I may do this automatically at some point). Edit the Opacity Map (not the Color Map) by…"
Nov 10
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio
"Strength is supposed to do that-- I'll verify.  I'm working on a few things right now-- should have a build for you by tomorrow or so.  Some legacy items are not persistent, including materials (you should only need to have the…"
Nov 10
Peter Milner replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio
"Also, when I reduce the strength of the decal, instead of becoming transparent, it becomes grey. How would I set it to show some base material coming through?"
Nov 10
Peter Milner replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio
"Adding the decal from fresh using ARDECAL worked, even with my version. Next question: how do I add more than one decal to an object?"
Nov 10
Brittany Watson posted a discussion

Velvet Material

Hi, I am wondering if anyone has suggestions to how to create a decent velvet material (its for curtains).See More
Nov 5
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio
"Sorry-- I was out of town for a few days. You should be able to replace the decal using the ArDecal command and it will handle everything automatically-- just use the png provided. -OR-- If you want to use the material editor you'll need to…"
Oct 30

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