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Otos
11-27-2003, 10:51 AM
created a lighter
but i have a problem with the inner lightning

The red an blue glowing stripes are transparent in reality
and have a lightsource in the inner of the lighter!

but if i put a lightsource in the inner of the object,
the whole szene is red or blue...

what is my mistake?

app: cinema 4d

(Sry for my bad english)
http://www.arcor.de/palb/alben/41/3582941/3035653337643861.jpg

Andrew W
11-27-2003, 01:30 PM
I don't think you need to do much illumination wise as far as the flame is concerned. I'd maybe put a facing-ratio on the opacity for the flame to soften its edges. If you want, maybe put a small point light with a fast fall-off inside the lighter, but the amount of light that flame's going to kick out in comparison to the main light in the scene is miniscule.

A bit more anti-aliasing, and some more creative lighting and you've got yourself a nice image.

A

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