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    changing shadow colour/saturation?

    hi,
    how do i go about changing shadow colour/saturation when using a distant light?
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    how do i go about changing shadow...

    how do i go about changing shadow colour/saturation?
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    brightening shadows

    hi there,
    can anyone tell me how to brighten shadows? I'm using a distant light @ 70%.

    thanks,
    Alistair
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    brightening shadows

    hi there,
    can anyone tell me how to brighten shadows? I'm using a distant light @ 70%.

    thanks,
    Alistair

    p.s- sorry about the double post, i refreshed it and it just happened:o
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    i thought munky's idea was genius, but ingo, have...

    i thought munky's idea was genius, but ingo, have you got a better method? I am at home right now so i don't have access to LW or manual. Can you tell me how i can brighten shadows. This would be...
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    natural lighting

    Hi, iv'e created a scene with a few small hills and a bridge (roughly 200 square metres).
    I am trying to light the scene as naturally as possible but i'm finding it quite difficult.

    I have set...
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    thanks mate, good advice, i'l try it out...

    thanks mate,
    good advice, i'l try it out tonight,

    i checked your website, V nice work on it! especially the fiat panda, it looks cool
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    i don't have access to aura, but i have after...

    i don't have access to aura, but i have after effects 5.5. Is aura a similar product?
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    compositing with video

    hi, i'm thinking about a little experiment i'm going to try out. I want to take a video of someones head (still shot) and with the use of Lightwave, i want to composite some arrows flying in a...
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    rendering, question

    Can anyone clear up a question i have:

    When rendering a scene does LW have to calculate objects that are not in view?

    My scene, for example is full of objects but i only want to view small...
  11. cool, sounds useful, i'l check it

    cool, sounds useful, i'l check it
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    LW8 is looking tasty to say the least. How long...

    LW8 is looking tasty to say the least. How long to go now?
  13. lwsn -3 c d

    lwsn -3 c<path to config files here> d<path to content directory here> <scene file> <start frame> <end frame>

    questions:

    - what's the "-3 c" for?

    - what config files?

    - Does this look...
  14. running several instances of Layout, multiple renders at the same time

    tonight when i finish work i am planning on running 3 LW apps on the same pc so i can output 3 different renders overnight.

    Has anyone ever tried this ? is it safe? is it possible more to the...
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    i found CameraDirector which seems to do it: ...

    i found CameraDirector which seems to do it:

    http://www.andynicholas.com/thezone/index.php?area=downloads
    :)
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    I just found the wee section on multiple...

    I just found the wee section on multiple camera's, it says "only the current camera is used to render a scene". Does this mean, if youv'e got two cameras youv'e got to ouput two renders, and piece...
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    switching cameras?

    iv'e never done this before and can't see it in the manual so...

    When setting up more than one camera in a scene, how do you switch from different views over time?

    i know it's a dumb question...
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    yep i agree. it's a nice way to learn, better...

    yep i agree. it's a nice way to learn, better than reading a 1000 page textbook thats for sure:)
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    it is smoothing and yes it does render like that....

    it is smoothing and yes it does render like that. no subpatch used here.

    Larry, i just viewed your tutorial and found it very enlightening. I can see what was happening and i should be able to...
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    holes leaving wierd polys

    i often make holes in objects using the subtract boolean and end up with "uneven?" polygon that are supposed to be flat.

    Iv'e included an example below.

    I can normally solve this by triple-ing...
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    @Mylenium, i think i get you. Do you mean that...

    @Mylenium, i think i get you. Do you mean that you create a blank object, target the camera at it and then move the blank object when required and the camera will follow? That's genius. It'l work...
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    thanks v much. I'm grateful for your help. ...

    thanks v much. I'm grateful for your help.

    fist,
    that looks perfect. I will rotate mine as well.

    Slayer,
    i was wondering, what is the best way to reduce polys and maintain shape?
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    targetting different objects

    when targeting your camera at an object. Is it possible to change the target object or switch it off in the middle of an animation?
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    I used the knife tool to cut the ends. and simply...

    I used the knife tool to cut the ends. and simply moved the end polygons in a bit. It's probably not the best way to do it but it looks ok. Your way sounds better though
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    I just figured it out. it was staring me in the...

    I just figured it out. it was staring me in the face. the KNIFE tool let me do what is was wanting, man i feel like a plonker.

    :eek:
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