[Sidefx-houdini-list] rectangular pbr area light

Pablo Giménez pablogipi at gmail.com
Tue Dec 11 11:22:39 EST 2007


2007/12/11, paul simpson <paul at realisestudio.com>:
>
> you welcome.  from what i remember mark telling me - you have to create a
> new light asset with scaling enabled.  however, it's bit of a hoop to jump
> through for such a common need.  i think that new users would find this
> unnecessarily complex.  maybe this is a good reason to have scaling
> allowable as default (MarkE)?
>
> i may be missing something obvious here.  i'd be keen to hear from sesi
> about "best pratice" on this issue - specifically dealing with area
> lights.
> i'm hoping that we'll have a nice suite of lighting tools and shaders for
> 9.1.  ie, uberlights, magic lights, and some bullet proof uber shaders
> (made
> out of lots of v useful mini shader assets).
>
> the quicker the power of mantra is opened up to the masses - the sooner
> houdini will receive the attention (and sales) that it deserves...


Complitely agree

On 11/12/2007, Luc Froehlicher <lulu at alamaison.fr> wrote:
> >
> > effectively if i parent the light under a null and scale the null it
> > works as expected
> > how do you add a scaling properties directly on the light ?
> > thanks paul.
> >
> > Mario Marengo a écrit :
> > > On December 11, 2007 06:14 am, paul simpson wrote:
> > >
> > >> ....or, just scale the light in x.
> > >>
> > >
> > > Heh... goes to show how much I use area lights... didn't even think to
> > try
> > > that! :)
> > >
> > > Thanks Paul.
> > >
> > > P.S: hmmm... the H9 lights don't have scaling properties available by
> > > default... I wonder why?... anyhoo... back to work
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
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Un saludo
Best Regards
Pablo Giménez



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