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

Peter Bowmar pbowmar at gmail.com
Sat Feb 23 02:14:36 EST 2008


Hey Jerry,

Try playing with Pixel Filter in the Output tab. I haven't done fur
for a while but as I recall, I had to up the pixel filter and also
maybe change it to a different one...

Cheers,

Peter B

On 22/02/2008, Jerry Corda-Stanley <jerry at intelligentcreatures.com> wrote:
> worth a try Peter. I'll look into it.
>
>
>
>  ----- "Peter Robbinson" <probbins at sympatico.ca> wrote:
>  > Just a guess at the moment Jerry but how about using a rest position
>  > sop
>  > to stop the buzzing?
>  >
>  > PeterR
>  >
>  > Jerry Corda-Stanley wrote:
>  > > 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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