View Full Version : Caustics in LW11

04-05-2013, 10:15 AM

I've been doing an image of a penknife was water droplets and I'd like to use caustics to give the little light glow inside the droplets. However, when I turn caustics on, it actually goes darker, like a shadow inside. I've played around for ages with this but not sure what I'm doing wrong, can you help?

(The droplets are simply half sphere shapes with a double sided surface, not node, with reflection, refraction, gradient transparency)


04-05-2013, 10:26 AM
Did you set the Index of Refraction to something other than 1.0?? Which light type are you using??

Here is a simple ball squashed and placed in and on the flat plane. Working here...