[Sidefx-houdini-list] Env maps working in 11?

Dan Wills gdanzo at gmail.com
Wed Aug 24 22:26:05 EDT 2011


Another cool envmap-making thing in houdini is that you can get a single
camera to generate a latlong env map by setting the projection type to
polar.
Not sure if that's any help if you really want a cube map, but I thought it
was pretty nifty :).

Hi Alvin! :D
dan

On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 6:17 PM, Alvin Yap <alvinyapvfx at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Peter,
> I just tried the instructions in the link, seems to work. I had a basic
> scene setup - grid, few objects, a camera, and a light. Mantra ROP in /out,
> and I also had a sphere object with the attributes set as per the
> instructions. Changed "ip" on the sphere object to "/tmp/env.rat" - hit the
> render button on the mantra rop, and the rat file appeared in /tmp with the
> 6 image planes. Seems to work for both micropolygon and pbr.
>
> Houdini 11.0.834, FC12 64bit.
>
> Alvin
>
> On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 2:57 AM, Peter Bowmar <pbowmar at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I've followed the docs:
> >
> > http://www.sidefx.com/docs/houdini11.0/rendering/cubicenvmap
> >
> > but I can't get it to generate an env map. Is there a trick or is it
> > broken?
> >
> > --
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Peter B
> >
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