I asked this question just a couple of days before. But that is the issue of Mental Ray. It is an issue of IRay. I don’t know how to get such effect in IRay. Is it a matter of material or any other thing else? I give it several tries with Arch & Design material with no avail. The Self-Illumination of Arch & Design didn’t give me any glow effects. Is there any other possible ways out? Many thanks!
3ds max 2011
Vue 8 Xstream
Window 7 64-bit
CPU: AMD Phenom II x6 1055T 2.8GHz
RAM: ADATA 4GB DDR3 1333MHz
Display card:Geforce 9600GT 1GB
Use a photometric light with the florescent preset?
Chris Yiu 11 October 2010 05:30 AM
The Self-Illumination of Arch & Design didn’t give me any glow effects.
Do you mean the self-illumination option on the A&D material didn’t produce light for you? Because glow & light are two different things. If the self-illumination option on the A&D didn’t produce light with iray then it’s probably due to your exposure settings not allowing you to see the light.
Glow via things like the glare camera shader aren’t supported by iray at this time so that’s why a glow wouldn’t work.
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