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Why does glass diffuse shadows unrealistically in cycles? [duplicate]

I've got a really simple scene here. It consists of a sun light, a sphere, a plane, and the sun is projecting the shadow of the sphere onto the plane through a pane of glass. The shadow of the sphere ...
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Is glass in Cycles just broken or am I doing something wrong

OK So I've been trying to make a simple scene of my room as a bit of practice but I've run into trouble while doing the windows. Whenever I place glass in them it just doesn't act right, to the point ...
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Creating (procedural) bubble glass material similar to 'pulegoso' glass blowing technique

I would like to recreate the 'pulegoso' sculptural glass effect as a material, where the glass encases small air bubbles - see images. Ideally it would be procedural, so I can edit bubble size / ...
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Caustics Does Not Work Properly for Refractive Object Inside Another Refractive Object

Operating system: Windows 10 x64 Graphics card: NVidia Quadro RTX 3000 and NVidia RTX 3080 Blender Version: 3.4.1 Issue: it looks like current caustics only supports one object, which makes it ...
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Strange sphere in my glass surfaces?

I'm using Glass nodes from Blender Gurus tutorial but for some reason I get this strange sphere in all my glass surfaces. If I Enable Backface Culling in material settings, the sphere disappears from ...
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Dark glass with weird imperfections

I am following Blender Guru's donut & teacup tutorial and have gotten up to part 3 level 3 where I am starting to make my teacup transparent. After following all the steps in the video I am left ...
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How do I make shadows through glass and liquid more transparent and less opaque?

Andrew's glass: My glass: Light paths settings: None of these seem to change the shadow (or rather the cup's?) see through What settings can I possibly fiddle with? the more the merrier! :)
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Why does my transparent/glass material change the colours of objects that sit inside of it, how to fix this?

How come my coloured material appears different when situated inside my glass/transparent material. is there a work around so that the colour displays correctly inside the glass?
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Need help with glass material

I was making a pinart in blender which is covered by glass or plastic. I used an hdri to light the scene. But the problem is that the glass is reflecting the lights of the hdri and also giving a black ...
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Is there a way to make 'textured' refractions in Blender?

I have this color glass object, that has like a ribbed texture to it and I was wondering, is there a way to make the refractions you see on the wall also 'ribbed'? I also would want to hear about some ...
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How can I make this glass more realistic?

I am trying to do a liquid simulation where the fluid is pouring into the glass but I'm not able to make the glass look realistic... Below are some examples: Edit: Here is the .blend file
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Window is completely transparent and yet spotlight won't shine through it

I'm trying to recreate a conference room from a movie and I copied the window design from the movie into my blender project. The window is tinted light blue (transmission roughness 0.100), has around ...
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Cycles refraction on a plane glass is not physically correct?

I was trying to see how glass refracts light. I set up a scene with a conical light source facing a wall with a pane of glass in-between. Theoretically, the glass plane should refract to show an ...
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Square artifacts when shining light through material

I am shining a light through a principled bsdf with transmission and getting weird square artifacts. Any ideas as to the cause? blend file: https://filebin.net/yhpnzpuic4lvree1/
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how to create magnified effect on glass

hello im new to blender and currently im working on a project of mine its about creating a phone model with transparent plastic case and render it in bledner my question is , is there a way to create ...
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