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Old 11-09-2009, 10:14 PM   #1
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SSS and lights

I'm trying to set up SSS on a object with an internal light so that it glows from the core of the object.

I've added the misss_fast_shader_x passes to my object. I've also added a point light. When the light is behind the object the SSS works fine...however when I put the light side the object everything gets black.

Any ideas on what I should do?
Old 02-04-2010, 06:46 PM   #2
Hunter Rosenberg
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Yea i am having the same problem too
Old 02-04-2010, 07:44 PM   #3
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does the SSS object cast shadows? it probably shouldn't.

also, you could try placing a "bulb" inside the SSS object and assigning a bright self-illuminated shader to it. just make sure the bulb's shading group is using the same lightmap as your SSS shader.
Old 02-04-2010, 07:44 PM   #4
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