View Full Version : Artifacts on Geometry when rendering Shadows??


Redsand1080
04 April 2008, 05:40 PM
I've got some artifacts on some geometry when i try to render either ray-traced or depth-map shadows. No artifacts are present when its rendered without the shadows...but as soon as i use shadows i get these artifacts.

I've checked the direction of the normals...they all point out. I've also set the normals to face.

The problem still persists. Any ideas??

Thnx much. :bounce:

Redsand1080
04 April 2008, 05:52 PM
This is using Maya 2008 Extension 2. forgot to include that.

Ransom
04 April 2008, 04:16 AM
Are your render settings set to production, or are you ant aliasing?

simplycreative
05 May 2008, 06:41 AM
render using mental ray.ray trace shadows........it'll go off.......it happens often in maya only with polygon geometry....and has no solution except the above.....

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