Waterfalls

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DCdesigner77
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Waterfalls

Post by DCdesigner77 » Mon May 15, 2017 2:58 pm

I'm new to Twilight, and I'd like to know how to attain a waterfall effect in front of a windowed wall. I have an infinity edge pool that allows water to pass over the edge and in front of a wall with two large windows in it. Is there a specific Color/Bump setting which will help me achieve this look, so that I can't see right through the water?

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Re: Waterfalls

Post by Chris » Mon May 15, 2017 7:47 pm

There are a some templates available that might work for you. The Frosted Glass templates can be used for a clouded water look. You'll want to change the IOR to ~1.3 and then tweak the Clarity (lower numbers are more clouded). Pro users have access to the a set of Realistic Water templates that provide a bit more control (absorption color, scatter percent) but even with Hobby you can adapt either the Frosted Glass or the Subsurface Scattering templates to work. Be aware though, both templates will render slower than standard glass (in the case of SSS, quite a bit slower).

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Re: Waterfalls

Post by DCdesigner77 » Mon May 15, 2017 8:31 pm

Thank you. I'll give that try.

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Re: Waterfalls

Post by Fletch » Tue May 16, 2017 2:57 pm

If you provide a small test model, you may get more specific help. ;)

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Re: Waterfalls

Post by Fletch » Tue May 16, 2017 3:16 pm

Here's my take on it...
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Re: Waterfalls

Post by Fletch » Tue May 16, 2017 3:23 pm

Option two - Twilight Render's Pool Water template with the procedural scale modified similar to the option 1 above. But this procedural is different... and the material is based on water, so it reflects a bit more like water.
Don't miss scene for download in .zip file attached :!:
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