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This topic contains 4 replies, has 4 voices, and was last updated by  Pete 13 years, 3 months ago.

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  • #3176

    Pete
    Participant

    BBC News looks into Dr. Henrik Jensen’s software that simulates how light affects surfaces like skin; this was used on Gollum, the Hulk and in Terminator 3.

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/3683853.stm

  • #12065

    Eoin
    Participant

    I hacked together some photon mapping (the technique I presume they’re refering to) demos in college last year. It’s amazing how quickly you forget this stuff when you hit the *real* world!

  • #12066

    ian_hannigan
    Participant

    All those light scattering mathematical models, new algorithms and techniques and they still couldn’t manage to make Arnie appear human ;)

    Nice one Pete! Ah so that’s how they did Gollum!!!

    Cheers,
    Ian

  • #12074

    Sofox
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    Interesting stuff. Thanks for the heads up.

  • #12083

    Pete
    Participant

    ;)

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