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It always bothers me that the mirrors don't reflect in CA so what I do is capture an image and photoshop a reflection in. Just wondering how others create mirrors?

 

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I use the mirror material, or mirrors from the library.

 

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Entire wall painted with the mirror material.

 

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You will also have to make sure that Reflections are selected in General Camera Defaults or turn them on for the camera you are using.

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That should save you some time !   And now the mirror is much larger.  Giving your video card some exercise.

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I'm turning the whole bathroom into one big mirror. pushing the video card to the limits ha ha.

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Just a heads up Ted , CA Mirrors / reflections don't work if there are too many mirrors , ie. you can't reflect a Mirror in a Mirror , One will go grey in those cases.

 

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Yeah, but how do you shrink them, only can make narrower, not control the height?

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No problem here.  Are you using the mirror material or a mirror object from the library?

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