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Render : Gold - Metal

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06-14-2012 10:50 PM

I've been trying to achieve a render of the "Source" attached drawing to look like the "Good" render (attached) but always comes out like the "Bad" render.


I am looking for directions on Render Settings to achieve a result much like the "Good" Render.


Appreciate the help. Thanks

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Re: Render : Gold - Metal

06-15-2012 02:24 AM in reply to: grimline

The best way I find to create realistic looking materials is to create a material using a texture rather than trying to replicate using colours, so google image search for a good gold texture. Hope that helps.

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Re: Render : Gold - Metal

06-15-2012 12:32 PM in reply to: grimline

do the following:


Draw a box under the object (negative height) to serve as the ground plane.


Add a metal material to your solid with rmat (suggest metal 2400F).


Set the background to a dark color (suggest black).


Set the view you want.




If the default lighting doesn't give you what you want, add lights or a sun.



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