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Steven Probets
Casting a shadow on black...
on Dec 19, 2015 at 1:41:10 pm

Hi All!!

I'm trying to create a graveyard scene in 3D. I want a light to cast a shadow of the gravestone. Everything around it is in black and I understand you cannot cast shadows onto black.

My shadow should not be a black shadow though, I wanted to use light transmission to create a light 'shadow' - which I thought might work onto black but it doesn't. Should I be looking a a reflection? Any technique to do this would be great :)


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Dave LaRonde
Re: Casting a shadow on black...
on Dec 19, 2015 at 4:10:10 pm

Just make the shadow. Forget the fancy stuff.

Dave LaRonde
Promotion Producer
KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA

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