View Full Version : bi focals? or magnifiing...

08 August 2002, 09:44 AM
Im trying to create a piece of glass that magnifies, but I dont know which material/IOR i should use, or should I just create that kind of effects in Photoshop??

The piece of glass is used on a watch, where it magnifies the DATE...

hope thats clear enuff ;)

08 August 2002, 10:35 AM
Hmmm.... interesting question. This is actually something that I have never tried.
Glass magnifies when it's surface is curved. So theoretically, if you model the actual glass piece with a curve in it, then giving it normal glass texturing with the correct glass IOR of 1.500, should work ;)

08 August 2002, 10:57 PM
Ok thnx ill see what i an try ;)

08 August 2002, 01:03 AM
hey now this is an interesting project!

Chupa, did you solve it? I'd be interested in knowing what happened with this!

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