Itoo Software Forum

Author Topic: Modify Grass Tutorial attempt  (Read 1625 times)

phobia1

  • Newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 1
Modify Grass Tutorial attempt
« on: April 08, 2013, 09:47:18 AM »
Hi
I began with the realgrass_mentalray example.
Saved it as Field, Modified Rectangle to 800x800.
Ground to 750x750.
Changed Camera 2 position.
Now it simply gives errors on render for flower and grass_clump.

How to modify the area size successfully?
Regards to all
Frederick

iToo

  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 3076
    • iToo Software
Re: Modify Grass Tutorial attempt
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2013, 11:19:57 AM »

Please, select each one of the Forest objects and check General->Forest Stats. Probably some of them reached the limit of density or number of items.

Both limits can be increased in Distribution->Max.Density and Display->Render->Max.Items. Anyway, is not convenient to exceed more than 500k items in Mental Ray, because the limitations of the render engine. You also can check the estimated render items in Forest Stats.

You can find some rendering tips at the Rendering Best Practices guide.

Carlos Quintero
iToo Software