View Full Version : Can shadows be removed from singular objects in scene?

10-18-2010, 08:42 AM
I've got a machine that the client wants to show movement by using arrows (it's a static drawing, no animation - yet). Out of a dozen arrows, the client wants two to be without shadows. As I understand it, shadows are a product of the light, so how can I dump these objects from the light so they don't cast a shadow?

The lighting is very simple, only two lights from opposing ends of the machine, so only one light affects the offending arrows.


10-18-2010, 09:16 AM
Under the Object Properties window there are shadow options for your objects. Set those arrows to "Don't Cast Shadow".

10-18-2010, 11:37 AM
Thanks! Works like a charm.

Been driving me nuts for two days!