View Full Version : matteshadow and maya 2009

08 August 2009, 11:59 AM
Hello fellow cgtalkers.

I'm using matteshadow production shader with maya2009 (because I'm new to 2009 and it seems shadow passes aren't that reliable. yet) mostly to get the nice AO/FG contribution

However, after following instructions from cgtalk threads and mymentalray video, I can't seem to make the shader work properly, take a look below.

As instructed by the video tutorial; custom alpha is passed through and i've un-checked 'export to shading engine' (what does this do?)

Do you have any idea of how I failed?

Here's the scene if ever you want to look at it: (ZIP, 40kb, maya2009)

thank you for your time


08 August 2009, 02:46 PM
.. but did you change the "Factor" in mib_color_alpha to 0? It defaults to 1 which won't create the alpha correctly

08 August 2009, 03:04 PM
yes I did...

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