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neon effect question

Posted: Mon, 13th Oct 2008, 8:30pm

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mm2580

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I'm using a white pvc pipe for the blade of the lightsaber. Whenever I use the neon light effect you can still see the pipe. Has this happened to anyone?
Posted: Mon, 13th Oct 2008, 11:48pm

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The Strider

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mm2580 wrote:

I'm using a white pvc pipe for the blade of the lightsaber. Whenever I use the neon light effect you can still see the pipe. Has this happened to anyone?
Explain a little more of the problem, and I think I can help.
Posted: Tue, 14th Oct 2008, 1:37am

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DVStudio

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It shows through a little sometimes for me too. I think it can be fixed by adjusting the transparency or by increasing the feather for the lightsaber effect. Let me know if it helps!
Posted: Tue, 14th Oct 2008, 4:51am

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mm2580

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Yeah I tried that but it still shows. I just noticed that the pipe doesn't show when the lighting is a little darker.
Posted: Tue, 14th Oct 2008, 11:19am

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Darth Stazz the Powerful

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you can perhaps try changing the blending mode of the neon light. experiment with them and see which one gives you the best result
Posted: Tue, 14th Oct 2008, 12:36pm

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Simon K Jones

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I've never known the prop to show through the effect. Are you sure you're actually drawing the neon light shape large enough to cover it?
Posted: Wed, 15th Oct 2008, 7:37pm

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JediMaster567

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I think Tarn Has the awnser there. I do have somthing to ask when I do Neon effect, my problem is that when I do somthing say make the saber a bit bigger and im about half way in the flm it resets the last frame is there a way to turn that off? so it saves and won't adjust every time.