[Sidefx-houdini-list] quality settings for rendering fine hair

Jerry Corda-Stanley jerry at intelligentcreatures.com
Fri Feb 22 13:06:21 EST 2008


Ok, then I am using deep shadow maps.
Is the fur buzzing a result of the shadows or because mantra is having
difficulty resolving such fine detail?
I'm fairly new to the fuzz rendering some I'm fiddling around in the dark
a little on this one.

Thanks

Jerry


----- rmagee at sidefx.com wrote:
> On the H9 light, deep shadow maps are used when you choose Depth map
> shadows and "Transparent Shadows" is on (which it is by default).
> 
> > I'm probably using just straight ol shadow maps.
> >
> > I guess in a dyslexic moment I took Depth Map Shadows to
> > mean deep shadow maps. Thanks to you and Gene for the pointers.
> >
> >
> > ----- "François Duchesneau" <sidefx at trinix.ca> wrote:
> >> Do you use deep shadow map in the "Vex Shadow" in Shop?
> >>
> >> François
> >>
> >> Jerry Corda-Stanley wrote:
> >> > Hi
> >> >
> >> > What mantra settings do you guys use to render fine hair.
> >> > I'm getting a little sparkling going on and want to try and
> >> > squash it.
> >> > Do I need to crank up my shadow map res, or can I do it with
> >> > mantra quality settings?
> >> >
> >> > Thanks
> >> >
> >> > Jerry
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