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    Quick outline technique

    Hey all,

    Just wanted to share a discovery. If you ever need a blocking out of items in a scene, you can use 2019's new Edge Shader node to create outlines rather than smoothing off edges.

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    All you need do is connect the EdgeShader's Weight output to your material's Color input. As the annoying meerkat's on those adverts say "Simples!"

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    Thanks for the tip!
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    Nice! I wish there was a way to apply this (or other surface effects) globally to all Surfaces in the scene!


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    Yeah - why aren't there any global overrides? Or if there is - how?
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