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by Marcel Jansen
Luxology Rendering Engine
Hi, I'm having some trouble with the outcoming effects of my rendered lights. I'm using an Area Light (pink) that needs to fade out over the ceiling, like the (first) image inserted. I'm also using a Spot Light that needs to fade away gently on a pillaster, like the (second) image inserted...
Wed, Apr 24 2013
Need to make a movie and meet impossible deadline! Help..
Hi guys, I have to produce an appx. 1280x600 2 minutes movie by mid next week, and I'm only just about ready with the model. I render one image in about 2 minutes, and consecutive in about 1 minute, so its not all bad.. but something is likely to need re-rendering and f**k up along the way. So I...
Tue, Oct 2 2012
please some basic interior rendering tips
Hi everyone, I recognize I must miss the very base of rendering, but I'm loosing so much time trying to find right set ups for my interior renderings and nothing seems to get better. I'm dealing with some simple interior renderings made with V8i, but even if I have sun coming in from the few...
Thu, Jul 26 2012
Creating materials from scratch
I need to produce realistic renders for materials such as standing seam zinc roof finishes, profiled concrete roof tiles slate roofs, timber board on board cladding, brickwork from manufacturers with a variety of colours of mortar joints. Unfortunately none of the delivered materials are close to those...
Thu, Jun 7 2012
Re: Rendering and working with PointClouds is very very poor?
Hi Benoit, Thank you very very much for taking the time to help me :) I have full confidence that you will help me with the procedures to create stunning renderings in nearly no time using Bentleys state-of-the-art technology! About Clipping/Classification One thing seriously missing to make it useful...
Wed, May 23 2012
All kind of infrastructure v3
Louis van Amerongen
Today I tried to improve an old test model I made a few years ago. I rendered this version with the latest version of MicroStation SelectSeries 3. Compared to previous versions, the differences are some little improvements in the model and materials. Further did I use a little more Photoshop compared...
Fri, May 18 2012
Luxology beginners guide
This could be a Wiki for all beginners, collecting tips, how to start from scratch. Wikis are open for editing, so you can add and change what you want! We could use some Best Practices for Managing Materials , explaining when it is recommended to use internal or external material definitions and assignments...
Wed, Sep 21 2011
Tips to start setting up realistic lighting: from KurtS and Peter Tegza " The Lighting settings in the default 3d seed file that comes with Microstation V8i are not optimized for rendering with Luxology. The good thing is that it is easy to make changes that improves the rendering output dramatically...
Mon, Jul 26 2010
Setup for a studio environment without source lights Floor: Create a circular surface with a gradient opacity map from grey to transparent.(outside) Environment: 2-color gradient with nadir color slate grey (RGB 112/128/144) and zenit color white. The .dgn file with environment settings and the opacity...
Thu, Jul 1 2010
Setup for a studio enviroment: -created a surface for the floor, background and ceiling - "light-walls" left and right ( the red and green shapes) -apply area light or glow material to both, with diffrent intense ( 100% / 50% ) - a top light that is reflected by the ceiling ( the yellow shape...
Thu, Jun 10 2010
All kind of infrastructure v5
Louis van Amerongen
This image portrays some examples of infrastructure.
Tue, Sep 15 2009
Ashford Primary Care Centre
Image of proposed main entrance. A work in progress 1st July 2009 Rendering in Microstation 8.11.07.74 Beta 2. Draft Luxology with no post editing..
Wed, Jul 1 2009
test rendering to study the light transmission quality of the render engine.
Sun, Jun 21 2009
I can't think of any other renderer that could compete with this: 45 seconds!
Thu, Oct 9 2008
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