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by Fletch
Mon Jul 26, 2021 2:45 am
Forum: Questions & Feedback
Topic: 3D rendering question
Replies: 1
Views: 23

Re: 3D rendering question

Of course it can be done. My advice is to find an artist on Fivr or similar site. A blanket that is realistic would most likely need to be modeled in C4D or similar as SketchUp is simply not a great app for something like that.
by Fletch
Wed Jul 14, 2021 6:06 pm
Forum: Questions & Feedback
Topic: Light Issue
Replies: 3
Views: 214

Re: Light Issue

Use "Background Color" and choose pure black. Build a cube around your object. Apply an emitter material to that cube and reverse the faces so that the faces aim towards the inside of the cube. Put that cube around your spaceship. Set the emitter material type to "invisible". Now you have black sky ...
by Fletch
Wed Jul 14, 2021 5:26 pm
Forum: Questions & Feedback
Topic: Light Issue
Replies: 3
Views: 214

Re: Light Issue

JAFisher44 wrote: Tue Jul 13, 2021 3:42 am with a black background and omnidirectional ambient lighting.
If you want background black, but light from all around you will have to render a mask and place the object on a black background. Render with lighting shown in post above.

Subject: How to use the Alpha Mask / Alpha Channel
by Fletch
Wed Jul 14, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: Questions & Feedback
Topic: Light Issue
Replies: 3
Views: 214

Re: Light Issue

Learning a new software can be frustrating. Please have patience while you learn the ropes.
Please watch the getting started video tutorial series linked in my signature.

Open Edit Environment dialog and from Presets (bottom right little button) choose "Ambient".
by Fletch
Mon Jul 12, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: Questions & Feedback
Topic: LED LIGHTS
Replies: 11
Views: 648

Re: LED LIGHTS

See the new video tutorial response to this post:
"Light Emitting Surfaces in Twilight Render - LEMs Demystified"

by Fletch
Mon Jul 12, 2021 3:20 pm
Forum: Tutorials, Tips, and Tricks
Topic: V2 Video Tutorial Scenes
Replies: 18
Views: 36707

Re: V2 Video Tutorial Scenes

Here are the scene downloads for thevideo tutorial:
"Light Emitting Surfaces in Twilight Render - LEMs Demystified"


Light Emitting Materials LEMs in Twilight Render Demystified Video Turorial in SU2016 format.
by Fletch
Mon Jul 12, 2021 10:12 am
Forum: Questions & Feedback
Topic: LED LIGHTS
Replies: 11
Views: 648

Re: LED LIGHTS

No link - it's all local on my drive. I am paranoid about working online, and which is why when I do get the latest SU I plan on getting the pro version which means I don't have to work online. I am one of those people who keeps a closeable slot over the camera on my Mac. :roll: No worries, hope yo...
by Fletch
Mon Jul 12, 2021 10:10 am
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Thin-Film Material
Replies: 3
Views: 332

Re: Thin-Film Material

by Fletch
Mon Jul 12, 2021 10:07 am
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: The concubine's retreat
Replies: 6
Views: 417

Re: The concubine's retreat

:shock: Outstanding work. :clap: :^: :^: