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pdrake
12-14-2013, 01:29 PM
does anyone have any suggestions on making sparkly beads? as much as i try i can't seem to get it to look quite right.

XswampyX
12-14-2013, 01:36 PM
Like what? Show us a picture, or post a sample model?

pdrake
12-14-2013, 05:30 PM
118707

XswampyX
12-15-2013, 08:15 AM
I tried it with instances and it does work, but renders quite slow and is complicated to set up.

So I went with a normal map with alpha channel.

http://i465.photobucket.com/albums/rr16/xXswampyXx/String_Lights_zps815d527f.jpg (http://s465.photobucket.com/user/xXswampyXx/media/String_Lights_zps815d527f.jpg.html)

Looks ok? and is fast to render.

Hope it helps.

Cheers!