[Sidefx-houdini-list] Trompe loeil on a curved wall

Edward Lam edward at sidefx.com
Wed Jul 6 22:33:17 EDT 2011

Would a negative "Lens Curvature" value work (Rendering Parameters >
Rendering > View)?


On Wed, July 6, 2011 17:21, David Johnson wrote:
> We are rendering a large poster type installation for a conference
> room. The wall we need to hang the image on is curved out towards us.
> We have done this on a number of flat walls to great effect, but now
> they want us to do it on a wall that is rounded.
> I'd like to make the effect as useful in as many different viewing
> angles in the room as possible, since most of the time people will be
> sitting at the table and be about 10' to 15' away, but anywhere along
> the length of a 25' wall.
> Is there a way to create a camera that has a curved "focal plane", so
> that when we mount the rendered image on a curved wall, the effect
> will be that it is somewhat flattened out?
> Apologies to those who type in French.
> Dave
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