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How can I make a more realistic glass shader? [duplicate]

Here's a sample scene: A room with a window, a point light to project light into the room, an HDR environment outside the room and a nice Image by Rembrandt that should be somewhat reflected on the ...
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lighting problems, sun isn't working on render [duplicate]

I am trying to create an indoor enviroment. I made two windows, added a sun and rotated it so that it could go throug the window and lighten the sofa and part of the wall. But I don't see the sun ...
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Why is there no light passing through the window? [duplicate]

I have attached a screen shot of no light passing through the window. The light strength is high, and the glass material I think is good. Why is there not a pinch of light passing or traveling inside ...
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Objects behind glass shader appear black [duplicate]

Why is this Iris not showing? It worked previously, before I started working on the fur and particle system today and other parts of the model (a monkey model) and at the end I realised that the Iris ...
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Why no lights enter the room [duplicate]

I have apply glass material and sun is in the position everything looks good but no lights enter the room. I have added hdr file and a lamp. Whats the reason what im missing to get light enter the ...
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Base of glass is dark [duplicate]

How do I get rid of that nasty black thing at the bottom of the glass? Shouldn't it be lighter than that? It disappears when I move the plane further down, but I need it close to the glass. Any ...
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Strange rendered texture [duplicate]

I have an issue with cycles render where it doesn't seem to be rendering fully the eye just look dotty. Here is a image of the rendered mesh and eye. I would prefer if it can be fully rendered ...
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Light wont penetrate glass [duplicate]

I just have a simple glass shader and that is it, is there anything i need to add so that light penetrates it? I'm using HDRI lighting and I have a sun lamp pointing directly at the glass.
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light not passing through window [duplicate]

I modeled my room using an Add-on called Archimesh to make more easily windows doors and so on when I finally modeled the room and rendered it I faced 2 problems which are: I added a sunlight that ...
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Getting rid of arc in glasses whilst making it look the bottle is full [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a wine bottle, but I get very unrealistic looking glass results: , what I want to achieve is something like this: Sample wine bottle, I fail in the first stage of ...
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Diffuse materials under glass dome turning black (Cycles) [duplicate]

I have what is essentially a glass dome modeled with internal and external faces, but Diffuse materials under it always turn nearly black no matter how smooth or what color the glass is. To ...
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Blender Cycles - Glass Casting Shadows [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a glass lamp in Blender Cycles that illuminates the scene in a physically accurate manner, but the glass is preventing light from passing through it, creating hard black shadows ...
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Glass render problem

I am trying to render a lightbulb in cycles. I am still very new to this, but I cannot get the material correct and it is bugging me. I have the IOR at 1.5. I also set the film to transparent, but ...
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How to edit a glass shader to make it look like bumpy frosted glass

I was wondering if any of you had any ideas on how I might setup a shader to look something like this (in Cycles): It's a little bit frosted, but the main thing that I'm trying to acheive is the "...
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Liquid / glass interface IOR and normals in Cycles

When modelling / rendering a glass with liquid inside (in Cycles), which direction do the normals for the glass only surfaces, shared glass-liquid surfaces, and liquid only surfaces point? I have ...

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