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Old 06-06-2013, 05:11 PM   #1
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Weirdness in Chief Architect raytracing

Hi guys,

I have a problem with raytracing in CA. Wondering if this forum is a good place to ask for tips.

This is a reference raytraced image from X5:

My own model raytraces like this:

There is a strange glow coming from under the walls (marked in RED) and a weird delineation in the walls (marked in BLUE)

Can anyone advise?

For anyone interested in tinkering the Loft .plan can be downloaded here:

I checked:

1. There is a roof on the building
2. Caustics are turned off in the Raytracing options.


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Old 06-06-2013, 07:01 PM   #2
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Looks like the model has gaps along those red edges. The blue might be issues with materials applied to the edges there. But then I'm just guessing as I don't use CA and haven't rendered much lately.


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Put some interior light sources into the room.

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The ones on the wall look like where the taped seams for the drywall are.
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