Creating transparent surfaces


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Creating transparent surfaces

Transparent objects are really about three things: what you can see through the glass, how you can see through the glass, and then what you see reflected in the glass. When you answer those three questions, you'll end up with a really decent-looking glass material. I've got a very simple scene here. I've got a Sky object that surrounds it, and the sky has this gradient material on it. It's just a series of bands. That's going to give us a nice reflective pattern on our objects. I've got these different spheres. Now, the ones that have stripes on them, we're going to leave them alone, we're not going to touch.

We're going to focus on the gray ones. The reason I have the striped ones in there is to give our objects something to see through, because remember, glass is about what you can see through it. Let's create a new material by double-clicking in the Material Manager, and let's call this material Glass. Let's take that Glass mat...

Creating transparent surfaces
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Creating transparent surfaces provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Rob Garrott as part of the CINEMA 4D Essentials 4: Materials, Texturing, and Lights

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3D + Animation
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CINEMA 4D
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