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Lighting a piece of geometry
Posted: 01 February 2013 08:52 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Hey guys, is it possible to turn a piece of geometry into a light, so for example, say I modelled a lightning bolt and I wanted to turn it into a bright light, how would I do that, is it possible.

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Posted: 01 February 2013 09:06 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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If you are using DAZ Studio, the answer is yes.  Look for Uber Area Lights in your content library: My Library/Lights/omnifreaker/

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Posted: 01 February 2013 09:14 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Yep, UberArea lights can do that. Szark has a very nice tutorial on them: http://www.daz3d.com/forums/viewthread/14536/

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Posted: 01 February 2013 10:06 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Thanks Guys, I will try that now, go a cool superhero image cooking.

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