View Full Version : Hologram Shader for Maya

04-09-2002, 08:25 AM
Hi All

I was wondering if anybody has any ideas on a hologram kind of shader for Maya.

I have a model of a human character that I need to give it the "star wars hologram" kind of look. Though it should be a little bit more 3Dish.

Anyways.. just a hologram would do :)

I tried using the X-Ray shader and I do get kind of the feel I'm going for, but I want to add some 'scan lines' going up and down so it looks like the object is kind of projected in mid air.

Ideas? ideas?



jeremy weldon
04-12-2002, 12:05 PM
i dont use maya, but couldnt you just animate a bunch of bars going up your screen then save that animation. then apply the animation as an opacity map.

05-04-2002, 02:06 PM
This effect is best done post. Render your object and than take it into post and dress it up. There are a dozen tutorials on Star Wars Fan sites on how to do this. A really cool version of this was done in the Battlefield Earth film. I think the boys from Computer Cafe did the work very nice.


05-10-2002, 06:38 AM
Theres a lined tv like shader here that may help "Pattern Shader"

Tweek transparency and Luminosity to your scenes required levels.

Have fun,

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