(This question is with regard to v2.80) I'd like to make a material that reflects a larger amount of light than it would otherwise. I am using a Principled BSDF. In EEVEE I can simply crank the specularity up to 1,000, but that does not seem to work in Cycles.

How might I go about this?

  • $\begingroup$ What effect specifically do you have in mind? A mirror? $\endgroup$ – Rix Yarbrough Jan 16 '19 at 23:37
  • $\begingroup$ I was thinking something more reminiscent of a highly reflective street sign—though of course, with more control (and not quite 100% physically accurate). $\endgroup$ – Legoman Jan 17 '19 at 3:07

You can:

  • set a color of Glossy shader with values greater than 1.0 (click and type the numbers in)
  • add multiple Glossy shaders together with the Add node (this breaks the energy conservation and makes the object reflect more light than it receives)
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