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Hey so I'm new to Blender 2.8 and am creating an eye ball. I just got finished with the outer eye and created a glass BSDF material for it to give it that shiny/glossy eyeball look. The only problem is that instead of the outer eye being transparent so that the inner eye is visible, the glass shader is reflecting, like a mirror, the HDR that automatically comes with Blender 2.8. Does anyone know how to get rid of this HDR?

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You can get rid of the hdri by using the rendered viewport mode or switching it with a different hdri in the user preferences.

In order to make glass transparent and refractive in eevee you have to enable screen space reflection and check the refraction option.

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Then you have to go to the material settings and enable SSR there as well. I found that the alpha hashed blendmode works best.

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  • $\begingroup$ How would one make the glass transparent and refractive in cycles? $\endgroup$ – SMH Jun 11 at 16:33

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