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  01 January 2006

Hi i'm having real trouble to make this in cgi i have the shaders i have image to mesh i have the lighting way (fake sem) but not the nohow. any one help me out.
  02 February 2006
Don't quite know what you mean Percy. What's keeping you from moving forward with the project?

If it will help, I just now tried making a "Micro Photo" look image using a technique posted some time back by Matt Drummond. He basically said ---

"you can get this effect with the standard shaders in EI.

Make a complete white bitmap, this can be small (128x128). Import this as a global reflection.
Make a material with following settings:

diffuse amount : 0
specular amount : 0
reflectivity amount : 1 (100%)

Choose the colour you want the edges to be in the colour well

Edge control amount :around 0.95 (experiment)
Edge control fallloff: between 0.5 and 1.6 (experiment)
Switch "use global maps" ON.
Luminance/Glow: under luminance color
Amount : 1
Choose the colour you want the rest of the shape to be
Apply some bump map"

It took some playing around but I came up with this:

and here's the project file: (right click and save as)

Of course this could be improved upon, but not bad for some quick tweaking.
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  02 February 2006
i get about the same result i just can't seem to improve on it anymore than that. though you used a different method than me.

i'll play around some me tonight and see what i can come up with.
  02 February 2006
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