View Full Version : how to set a mesh self-illumination

12-28-2011, 12:45 AM
Can i a set emission property of meatreial of a mesh to achieve self-illumination like this mesh just be a light!!!?!

12-28-2011, 01:39 AM
The emission property makes it appear as an illuminated object however the object does not act as a light source (atleast not if you are using rasterization). If you use raytracing or pathtracing, then it can act as a light source.