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koon69
02-18-2003, 03:52 AM
I have a few questions.
1-How do you use shadow mapped lights?
2-Can you have a colored shadows?
3-Can you have light refract through wax?
Thanks!

PJC
02-18-2003, 04:57 AM
by shadow mapped lights, do you mean gels?

Kliegs can have colored shadows, that option is under the shadow options and it's called "tint".

I wonder if you mean translucency on the wax? If so, yeah, AM can handle translucency.

- pjc

koon69
02-18-2003, 02:09 PM
Whats a gel and how do you use it?

Rangler
02-20-2003, 09:45 PM
Kliegs lights accept images and project rotoscopes. It works basically like a film projector.

Rangler
02-20-2003, 10:07 PM
There are some good books on lighting techniques and systems. They can be found at just about any major bookstore, local or web.

Guess 1:
If you were asking weather or not A:M could render shadows for use in compositing, it can. Can't verify if A:M can produce colored shadows in passes or not since I've never tried.
Guess 2:
You can blend different colors of lights to produced varigated shadows. If you used pure colored lights such as red, blue and green they will blend to produce a pure white light with tri- colored shadows.

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