View Full Version : Smooth Wireframe rendering

07 July 2009, 07:18 PM
I know Wire frame rendering has been asked many times before. but I haven't
seen a topic asking about rendering wire frame as a Smooth proxy of the model.
What I mean is having the wires bend in the same manner they are represented when
hitting '3' While modeling.

I am asking since I would love to show the original topology and not the smoothed version
and showing it as a non-smoothed wire frame doesn't fit correctly with the smoothed model.

Thank you very much.

07 July 2009, 03:39 PM
umm you can render it wiht countor render and place a mr approximation for smooth atrender time

07 July 2009, 10:28 AM
Hey thanks for the help.
I gave that a shot but all I got is an outline of the model when I tried
to add a smooth approximation.

What I am looking for is to have curvy edges as you see in the viewport
in the final wire rendering. is there any option to render this?

07 July 2009, 04:53 PM
well, one way (cheap) of doing it

make UV snapshot and make them as balck and white lines
apply that as a texture file

07 July 2009, 07:31 PM
a better answer

same as the countor render
but activate UV contor and give it a vlaue of 10 and 10 for example

07 July 2009, 08:16 PM
:thumbsup: Nice find , Ashman !.

To ad to that , just set the UV numbers to the width and height Subdivision number of your base mesh , eg: say a cylinder has 12 sides then put 12 in the uv number . Same goes for height etc )

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