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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

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Started Nov 5, 2020

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

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Rich Hart Mar 5, 2020.

 

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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).See More
Nov 5, 2020
Rich Hart replied to Brittany Watson's discussion Continuous Recessed Lighting Issues
"Great! Looks good!"
Mar 5, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
Brittany Watson replied to Brittany Watson's discussion Continuous Recessed Lighting Issues
"Just sent. Thank you for the quick response!"
Feb 27, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020

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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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