View Full Version : Can somebody tell me why the heck...

03-25-2005, 01:43 PM
..my renders come out as slightly transparent with a checkered background? I can't understand what causes this. Almost all my renders come out like this:


And by the way, I had to take that picture as a cropped screen capture, because after I rendered and I saved the image in lightwave as anything (I tried tiff, bmp, jpeg, psd) it wouldn't open in photoshop. Told me:

Could not complete your request because the file-format module could not parse the file.


03-25-2005, 02:13 PM
You are using a demo version of Lightwave - that checkered pattern is the watermark.

See here for more help: http://vbulletin.newtek.com/showthread.php?t=32230&highlight=checkerboard

or do a search for "checker" and find more people with similar situations.

03-25-2005, 02:23 PM
Ah that makes sense. I never considered that.