fire wire -or- enlighten the matrix

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Post by Emma // Apr 19, 2009, 11:59am

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Just another playing around with materials. Because of the glow effect the render process did run for almost five hours on a dual core machine.

Post by RAYMAN // Apr 19, 2009, 1:41pm

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emma 5 hours is a long time !

You might want to look at Topmod ( a free application) for making the wire

and here I used Kerkythea 15 minutes at Mlt bpt for 500x500 px.

Theres so much potential for experimenting with it if your interested in going that direction....:)

Post by Emma // Apr 20, 2009, 8:50am

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yes, I like experimenting :D


The reason it took so long for me may be that I used the whole wire framework as a glowing source. This way you still can see the whole wireframe while the mirror surface reflects the glow.


Your result ist marvellous, astonishing for a free renderer. But maybe you used a light source to get the glowing ball ?


Will look into Topmod too, thanks, never heard of it before:)

Post by RAYMAN // Apr 20, 2009, 9:31am

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Heres how I did it Emma !

I made the vase in the modeler with the wireframe just like you see it.

Then I impoted the mesh into Topmod and that made the wire shape.

In Kerkythea i just added a glowmaterial to that wire and it rendered

just like this in 15 minutes. No extra lights.

Heres the wireshaped object with thicker mesh so that you can see

how i made it !

Post by Jack Edwards // Apr 20, 2009, 10:10am

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Don't forget you can do this in YafaRay as well with the Light Material. :D

Post by RAYMAN // Apr 20, 2009, 3:09pm

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Your right Jack !;)

Post by nigec // Apr 21, 2009, 11:40am

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I used Kerkythea 15 minutes at Mlt bpt for 500x500 px.

15 mins?! I had my bike rendering for nearly 24 hrs and it was only on pass 352 when i quit, on mtl bst lol (mainly because I noticed a huge error that didn't show up on other settings)


Really stunning effects :D

Post by Rafa // Apr 21, 2009, 11:52am

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Nigec, I supose you are refering to Kerkythea too.


You don't need to wait any number of passes. 352 are a lot of passes, 30-50 will do fine, and then use a retouching program to remove noise.

Post by RAYMAN // Apr 21, 2009, 12:13pm

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The number of passes depend on the setup you have and the lights plus the size of the scenes. I go to about 50 passes most of the time and rafa is right i pass it through noise removal mostly paint shop pro in my case i did same on this one too !But you can equally use photon mapping on this scene

and I haved got settings that let you render realy fast...;)

Post by nigec // Apr 21, 2009, 10:30pm

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I haved got settings that let you render realy fast

I like the sound of that lol, I'll post the pic in my thread, I don't want to send Emma's way off topic


I had a look at Topmod last night, nice find :)

Post by mrbones // Apr 21, 2009, 11:01pm

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enchanting baskets that glow with growling mood wood surface. Take that google.:p
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