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Blender 3D 2.49 Architecture, Buildings, and Scenery by Allan Brito

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Ray tracing

Materials that use ray tracing parameters can have an extra level of realism, because they can show reflections and transparency based on more sophisticated calculations. With these options, we can make more realistic materials, such as glass and mirrors.

To use these options, we must select the Mirror Transp menu. This menu holds all options to set up ray tracing materials:

Ray tracing

The difference between Ray Mirror and Ray Transp is that we can create reflections with the first and transparency with the second. The Ray Mirror is controlled by several settings, but it is with the RayMir that we set how reflective a surface will be. Both options ...

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