[Sidefx-houdini-list] wireframe render.

Michael Wile mike_wile at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 20 17:33:17 EST 2007


Have you tried the Wren renderer? It does nice hidden-wire type renders with
anti-aliasing, line width, etc. Just make sure your objects all have unique points.

Mike

--- Jerry Corda-Stanley <jerry at intelligentcreatures.com> wrote:

> you can use a point SOP to add attributes based on distance from camera.
> If I remember correctly you also need to do a point sort by depth too
> otherwise the draw
> order in your viewport makes the wireframe look weird.  This way you can
> fake zdepth stuff.
> If there's  too much aliasing you can do a GL render at 3 times your
> output images size
> and then scale down in comp.
> > well I don't know how and if I can achieve the same renders in OGl
> > I did some vops shader , I need to do a zpass .. stuffs like that.
> >
> > Jerry Corda-Stanley a écrit :
> >   
> >> At risk risk of stating the obvious, but what's wrong with just doing an
> >> openGL wireframe render?
> >>   
> >>     
> >>> I'm trying to render objects in wireframe.
> >>> I'd like to use mantra for shading so I don't use wren.
> >>>
> >>> basically what I'd like to do is to take any poly object and
> >>> transform each polygon edge into a unique flat 2 points open polygon
> >>> that I could send to mantra with a width/orient attribute
> >>>
> >>> I tried with Ends sop and carve Sop but I end up with a mess of
> >>> overlapping lines ..
> >>> polywire is not an option because I have a lot of objects to render and
> >>> it creates to much geometry
> >>>
> >>> any ideas ?
> >>> thanks
> >>> luc
> >>>
> >>>   
> >>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >>>
> >>> _______________________________________________
> >>> Sidefx-houdini-list mailing list
> >>> Sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
> >>> https://lists.sidefx.com:443/mailman/listinfo/sidefx-houdini-list
> >>>   
> >>>     
> >>>       
> >> _______________________________________________
> >> Sidefx-houdini-list mailing list
> >> Sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
> >> https://lists.sidefx.com:443/mailman/listinfo/sidefx-houdini-list
> >>   
> >>     
> >
> >   
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> > _______________________________________________
> > Sidefx-houdini-list mailing list
> > Sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
> > https://lists.sidefx.com:443/mailman/listinfo/sidefx-houdini-list
> >   
> 
> _______________________________________________
> Sidefx-houdini-list mailing list
> Sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
> https://lists.sidefx.com:443/mailman/listinfo/sidefx-houdini-list
> 


--
Michael Wile - mike_wile at yahoo.com
    "I have not yet begun to procrastinate."



More information about the Sidefx-houdini-list mailing list