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  06 June 2013
transparent glow shader?

I wonder how maya shader can produce the attached image's render.
Inner part is transparent and outter edge getting glow look.
Mostly it would be good for anatomy modleing
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  06 June 2013
That looks like a simple fresnel shader with self illumination. I'm coming form max so I don't know the exact terminology in maya but I think it's something with incandescence where its intensity is mapped with a fresnel-like map (facingRatio?). It's basically a map which changes color according to the viewing angle of the faces (white=(editparallel to face, black = normal to face)
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Last edited by Sowiedu : 06 June 2013 at 09:12 AM.
 
  06 June 2013
Thank you!

Thank you for the advice!
 
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