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Rendering Shadows - Please help!

Jay JayJay Jay Posts: 256
edited December 1969 in New Users

Afternoon

I've been experimenting with casting shadows from Genesis figures onto a simple plane. All looks great but can't for the life of me figure out how to have the plane be invisible in the render but retain the shadows

Found a great tutorial on YouTube (2 bears) but had problems in that my shadow catcher brick would not connect to my shader mixer's material colour


If anyone has any suggestions I'd be greatly appreciative

Thank you -

Jay

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  • RarethRareth Posts: 1,458
    edited December 1969

    Afternoon

    I've been experimenting with casting shadows from Genesis figures onto a simple plane. All looks great but can't for the life of me figure out how to have the plane be invisible in the render but retain the shadows

    Found a great tutorial on YouTube (2 bears) but had problems in that my shadow catcher brick would not connect to my shader mixer's material colour


    If anyone has any suggestions I'd be greatly appreciative

    Thank you -

    Jay[/quote

    it should plug into the Opacity color on the Shader mixer DS Default Material Brick

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  • Jay JayJay Jay Posts: 256
    edited December 1969

    You diamond! Thank you!

    Jay

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