Sumithra Appa Rao

Rendering a SW model on top of a photo and casting shadows

Discussion created by Sumithra Appa Rao on Dec 14, 2006
Latest reply on Dec 15, 2006 by Sumithra Appa Rao
Hi everyone,

I'm new to this forum, and my company recently purchased SW Professional 2007. We are based in the UK and make die cast candleholders. I'm using Photoworks to render my models and what I usually do is place them against an image background, say a picture of a living room with a coffee table. Then I position my 3D model so it looks like it's on the table, but I'd like to be able to put in some reflections and shadows as well.

You might have talked about this already somewhere on the forum, and if so, would someone be able to point me in the right direction on how to do this? Thanks very much.

Sumi AppaRao
Product Design
Howell Tomkins Ltd
Walsall, West Midlands, UK