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lollek
09-20-2008, 12:39 PM
Hi,
i have Vue 6 XStream for Mac. 2 days i am trying to make a compositing with this picture.http://www.kreativmedia.de/street.jpg
I tried to make a shadowcaster. The shadows from the palm trees must be on the street in the scene. I cant found a solution in vue to do that. Can anybody tell me please how can i do that? or is there another solution?

Thank you!

Absinthe-Graphics
09-21-2008, 09:57 AM
Mayby you could save the render to psd format with several layers and isolate the shadows that way. Than compositing in Photoshop with the street background image.

lollek
09-21-2008, 09:01 PM
hi,
thank you. i know the psd solution. in my scene is the grey plane. i made the plane, because without the plane, there are no shadows. when i render that out, the plane is always in the scene and in the psd file.

lollek

Absinthe-Graphics
09-22-2008, 01:10 AM
I just tried it out and it works. You have to render seperate layers and use object masks to isolate the trees from the plane. The shadows are on a seperate layer. Now composite the shadows and the isolated trees ontop of your street image.

I did a quick and dirty render.

http://lh6.ggpht.com/AbsintheGraphics/SNbfsgvxfAI/AAAAAAAAAFY/vXY1s4sgKmc/s288/Multipass.jpg
http://picasaweb.google.de/AbsintheGraphics/2#5248628371544439810

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