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An0ther
07-21-2006, 05:10 PM
Hi,

Can anyone help me with a little reflection issue I've got?

I have an animation with several elements and a series of camera moves...

All I want to do is add a white reflective floor with a graduated fade through the reflection (to white).

I did it by adding the grad to the reflection option in the material channel, however because my floor plane was so big it doesn't work properly.

Thanks

tonare
07-21-2006, 07:21 PM
Maybe try dispersion?

tcastudios
07-21-2006, 09:23 PM
Try this DepthShader.
http://www.plugincafe.com/download_developer.asp?authorEID=392

Cheers
Lennart

alienesque
07-22-2006, 05:33 AM
what does the gradient option actually do to the reflections?

An0ther
07-22-2006, 11:44 AM
Hi all,

Thanks for your speedy answers.

They don't seem to work for me (not sure if i'm applying the plugin correctly)

I'm using v9.6 on a mac, does that make a difference?

The grad basically fades the refection out to white.. doing with a grad in the reflection channel only works if the floor surface is quite small (mine is not)

Can anyone else shed any light?

Thanks

OberonX
07-22-2006, 02:53 PM
You might untick the "tile" option on your material once you've applied it to your floor. The gradient will then be applied to only a small portion of the total area. You might have to resize it and move it around in texture space to center it properly.

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