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Using Shadows
Learn how to use shadows with Forest.
Forest Pack


Forest Pack Lite 3.x, 3DS Max 8

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Using Shadows

Steps Guide

  1. Open "tutshadows.max" file
  2. Select "Direct01" light
  3. Set shadows to "XShadow"
  4. Set Map size to 4000
  5. Set Bias to 0.1
  6. Adjust hotspot
  7. Set shadows to "Ray Traced"
  8. Increase Self-illum value
  9. Render using Mental Ray