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What is the most physically correct glass shader?

What node setup is the most physically correct? I mean, wich is the glass shader that looks the most like real life? The glass shader that makes the light rays act like real life.
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Correct glass shader

i am trying to make a glass shader for a photorealistic scene that im making but i have an issue with a glass of water. My glass in real life has some edge loops in the inner part of it. I modelled ...
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Exported Model and Shader Not Displaying as Intended

I used Blender 2.79 to create this model and shader in cycles render I exported it as a .obj & then attempted to display it in a-frame and I get the following result I would like to know how I ...
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Pixels artifacts when rendering glass BSDF with Cycles [duplicate]

I was trying different types of materials with Blender, and I tried to play with the glass with Cycles, but in the render, it makes weird blue pixels on my blue table. Even in the preview tab it ...
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Cycles: realistic light refraction for glass lenses

I found this image somewhere on the Internet: It was made with Cinema 4D and some special renderer. I decided to try create somethings similar using our favourite Blender and Cycles. To achieve a ...
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Glass shows up black when I render it as a transparent png (no background)

I'm trying to render a glass bottle on a transparent background. There is lighting set up, and you can see the glass when you render it on a background, but when you omit the background from showing ...
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During a Cycles render an object behind glass looks striped [duplicate]

Using Cycles I rendered a object inside a tube (it's glass material). The problem is the object edges are striped as shown here: The same thing happened for another project too: In the first ...
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How to get transparent glass option under film?

I saw a response to the question "Render Glass like materials with Alpha Channel to composite in external app" that you can check a transparent glass option under film to make the background image ...
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Why are solid objects with refraction node so dark?

Ok Ive discovered refraction nodes trying to create something like the iOS blur effect - meaning a white blur. This has worked somewhat with 2d objects, but no matter that the node has the color ...
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Glass material preview appears fine, but does not render

I followed this tutorial on eyes exactly, but the outer layer does not render correctly. I've tried other methods but with no luck.
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Cycles - transparent background still renders background color through glass?

Im having an issue with glass rendered where there isn't something IMMEDIATELY behind it - either objects are in distance or there actually isn't anything there. I need it to render CLEAR, meaning ...
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Rim lighting in glass sphere? light inside doesnt work?

I am trying to achieve this effect with my smooth shaded spheres, but if the sphere had the glossiness of glass with something inside it: https://dribbble.com/shots/3889660-Siri-assistant-AR-Hologram ...
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Camera (F12) wont render correctly [duplicate]

I have a small problem. The f12 wont render correctly. This is my viewport: and this is the f12 image: Blender File here: https://jmp.sh/pIbvOCR Could someone please help me :)?
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Why is glass material increasing noise, and what to do about it?

I have a quite simple rendering in Cycles, containing some droplets with a standard glass material – only glass node, connected to surface of material node. The problem is, the glass increases the ...
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Glass shader has black parts

i'm trying to render this glass material but i have these black parts all over the model. Any idea what could be the cause of this ?
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Bake to keyframes messes up cell fracture [duplicate]

I am making a short animation of a sphere breaking a window with cell fracture. Here is how it looks mid-break: I thought it looked good so I decided to bake it into keyframes to upload it to the ...
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Glass material not working properly… When I add a light source it makes these colored dots [duplicate]

I need help with my glass material. For some reason when I add glass to my scene it makes these little dots which I can´t get rid of. This is the node editor for my glass material.
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How to make my glass completely transparent

So I am trying to make a jar of fireflies. Currently in this picture I only have 1 sphere that is emitting green light, however as you can see the refraction of the glass is causing it to look as ...
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How can I get my glass to look like this glass?

I have tried to make it look like this but I cant get the reflections with it still being see through. Could someone please help figure out how I can get my glass material to look like this?
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Glass spherical lamp - How to create correct light diffusion inside the glass

I am trying to render a suspended lamp made of spherical glass with led source inside. Here is my reference image: I have modeled a very simple object made by 3 elements: - Light source: An ...
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Volume+Caustics?

Is there any way to make caustics work in a volumetric environment? When using the Cycles render engine, light passing through a Glass BSDF in a volumetric world will not show through on the other ...
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Smoke not rendered behind transparent material - Blender Internal

I have been banging my head against the wall for weeks over this before deciding to reach for help with more experienced users. I am working on a smoke simulation in which smoke flows through a ...
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Firefles in Glass rendering

Every time I use glass material in Cycles render with diffuse or any other material with the help of mix shader, I always see 'fireflies' (small random illuminated pixels). I have already tried ...
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Light casts wird shadow on glass!

When I try to make the glass cover for my clock, this is what happens. The strange ball appears to be a shadow that is cast by the light source. When I tick off specular for the light source, the ...
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A strange problem with rendering glass in Cycles

While I look on my model by shift+z (in viewport) it looks good: Render without wired connections to the center But when I render same scene out it looks like this: I think this is caused by wrong ...
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How to make glass material LESS transparent/maintain its color?

Ok, Ive tried everything but here is what I have for a glass material (the teardrop) right now: With this setup:https://blenderartists.org/t/colored-glass-in-cycles/631184 Issue is the glass is ...
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Trying to recreate an effect that envolves emission and cant get it right at all

this is a picture of the effect I am doing The original work: https://instagram.com/p/BjFdQfEgthj/ I just can't seem to get the same glow like effect. I'm not sure if I am missing something with ...
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Glass Distortion without the glass object

i need a glass distortion effect but without the object visible. Is this possible? Would be nice if this is possible to fake in compositing. Thanks so far.
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Black Noise with glass, Cycles Render

I'm new to blender so cut me some slack but when it comes to rendering glass I always get black noise on the rendered glass. This doesn't affect other materials so i'm confused on what i'm doing wrong....
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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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Rendering Glass (layers) resulting in strange dark patches (in Final but not Preview)

I am working on a school research project and hence I cannot share the blender file (confidentiality BS). I am getting strange lines in the render where there are stacked "glass" tiles. This occurs ...
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Blur effect throught glass

What I'm trying to do in Blender is a blur effect in a way that, whenever something is not behind the crystal of the glasses, it should be blurred. That means, the sentence "Saw you there" should be ...
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Creating glass material - Glass shader or Principled give black/dark or mirror render in Cycles

I have already searched for as many threads I could find to find a solution and tried them all as best as I could, but I can't make glass shader or Principled shader work with to make a transparent ...
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Dark reflections on glass [duplicate]

I have a building with a lot of glass, when i render i get this. The reflection on the glass its awfull. I have a proper HDRI, and tried to just place lights and same result. Some idea?
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Create a glass-looking shape with python console in Blender

I am trying to create in Blender a 3D model representing some optical scheme. I managed to create elements looking like pieces of glass using the Blender GUI, but cannot repeat this using python ...
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Noise on glass in cycles

I cannot get rid of noise/fireflies in my glass shattering scene, rendering with cycles. I've tried all of the following suggestions: Increasing Samples (up to 4000, still tons of noise) Filter ...
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How to make a textured window shatter with the textures on the shards

I'm making a Minecraft animation, and my character is going to throw an object out a window, so I want it to shatter, and it's going to be a pane instead of a block. So I created new faces by creating ...
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how to make a wet rock material

I am making a waterfall/river scene and it will have mist in the air so I want the boulder rocks to look wet (like in the image below). I have tried using the glass shader and glossy shader in ...
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Glass not Transparent [duplicate]

I'm a novice in Blender and my problem is the roof isn't transparent everywhere, when I put camera in a certain angle the location of the transparent changes. I use BlenderGuru pro lighting skies for ...
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Workflow to make windows on building

I'm new.. I'll start with that... I'm building a house for uploading to SecondLife. Well, trying anyway. I built my walls of one piece, using loops to create spaces for doors and windows. I've ...
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How to mix glass, glossy and diffuse (sticker on glass jar)

I trying to make sticker on the transparent bottle - but i couldt figure out - how to mix shaders by mask? I place the sticker with help of UV. I can make the bottle completely glass like - or non ...
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Refraction quality is lower in rendered image than in the viewport preview

I was playing around with Glass BSDF shader to see what it look like and how it interacts with its environment. Bellow, you can see a test scene. Preview Final The preview render on the sphere ...
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Why is my glass plane displaying diffuse at specific angles?

I have a glass plane mixed with a diffuse fresnel (and a .png texture): This glass plane shows up diffuse when viewed at an angle. When viewed straight on, it looks fine, like a regular glass plane. ...
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Strange liquid in glass and thick glass behavior

I am doing a chemistry render but I am struggling with my cupric sulfate solution in a flask in Blender : the Volume Absorption node doesn't really works as expected. I have a too light area and a ...
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How do I create a circle-pattern effect on window-glass?

I'm currently working to re-create this little scene in my windowsill in Blender with Cycles. My window-glass is covered with a thin sheet of plastic, which has a circle-pattern on it. This gives the ...
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How do I model the secondary reflection coming from the inside of the back surface of glass?

This is not a duplicate of the tricky glass shader question.1 The tricky glass shader does not handle the features of this scene. I've been trying to render an image to match the glass in the ...
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Cycles imported whiskey glass not transparant

I've just imported a whiskey glass from a file on Blendswap. When rendering it it just works fine, and looks like glass. When I import it to another scene, it's black untransparant glass? It's been a ...
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Glass Problem with Cycles

I'm new here. I'm making glass tube and I encountered this problem(see below the red circles). Any suggestion to solve the problem? I provide the nodes setup I created...
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How to Make Glass Less Reflective?

So I am making my first interior scene and I have made a coffee table but am struggling to make it less reflective. It looks as though it's a mirror and I just want to know how can I make it more ...
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How do I get the glass material to stop weirdly showing the object inside the glass?

Under the Cycles Render, I inserted a pyramid with the emission material attached to it and it is inside the octagonal shape glass. When I am rendering the scene, the pyramid weirdly is being ...