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This page provides information on the V-Ray Hair Next Material.

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Diffuse Color – Controls the diffuse component of the shader. Use this for materials made out of cloth threads or other non-translucent fibers, as well as for dirty hair. Note that clean  

Diffuse Amount – Specifies the amount for the diffuse component of the material.

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Note that real-world hair or fur does not

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have a diffuse component

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. Although the diffuse parameter allows for some artistic control, for realistic results it is best to disable it

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by leaving the Diffuse Amount at 0.

Diffuse Amount – Specifies the amount for the diffuse component of the material.

Glossiness – Controls the glossiness along the hair strand. It primarily controls the width of the highlight, essentially how shiny the hair appears.

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Anchor
exampleMelanin
exampleMelanin
 
Anchor
examplePheomelanin
examplePheomelanin

 

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width10%

 

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width30%

Example: Melanin

 

The pigmentation component that gives the hair strand its main color. The higher the value assigned, the higher the concentration of melanin, the darker the hair strands are. In the example below, pheomelanin is set to 0.

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width20%

 

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width30%

Example: Pheomelanin 

 

The redness (pheomelanin content) of the hair strand as fraction of all melanin. 1.0 makes the hair redder. The ratio of melanin to pheomelanin determines how red your hair is. The pheomelanin amount will have no effect if melanin is set to 0. In the example below, melanin is set to 0.4.

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width10%

 

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width50%
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minLabel0.1
maxLabel1.0
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Melanin = 0.1

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Melanin = 0.2

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borderStylenone


Melanin = 0.3

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Melanin = 0.4

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borderStylenone


Melanin = 0.5

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Melanin = 0.6

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borderStylenone


Melanin = 0.7

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borderStylenone


Melanin = 0.8

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borderStylenone


Melanin = 0.9

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borderStylenone


Melanin = 1.0

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width50%
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minLabel0.1
maxLabel1.0
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borderStylenone


Phoemelanin Pheomelanin = 0.1

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borderStylenone


Phoemelanin Pheomelanin = 0.2

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borderStylenone


Phoemelanin Pheomelanin = 0.3

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borderStylenone


Phoemelanin Pheomelanin = 0.4

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borderStylenone


Phoemelanin Pheomelanin = 0.5

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borderStylenone


Phoemelanin Pheomelanin = 0.6

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borderStylenone


Phoemelanin Pheomelanin = 0.7

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borderStylenone


Phoemelanin Pheomelanin = 0.8

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borderStylenone


Phoemelanin Pheomelanin = 0.9

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Phoemelanin Pheomelanin = 1.0

 

Anchor
exampleDyeColor
exampleDyeColor
 
Anchor
exampleSoftness
exampleSoftness

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startIndex5
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Glint Strength = 0.0

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Glint Strength = 0.1

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Glint Strength = 0.2

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Glint Strength = 0.3

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Glint Strength = 0.4

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Glint Strength = 0.5

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Glint Strength = 0.6

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Glint Strength = 0.7

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Glint Strength = 0.8

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Glint Strength = 0.9

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Glint Strength = 1.0

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minLabel0.0
startIndex5
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Glint Variation = 0.0

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Glint Variation = 0.1

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Glint Variation = 0.2

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Glint Variation = 0.3

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Glint Variation = 0.4

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Glint Variation = 0.5

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Glint Variation = 0.6

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Glint Variation = 0.7

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Glint Variation = 0.8

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Glint Variation = 0.9

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Glint Variation = 1.0

 

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width10%

 

 

 

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width30%

Example: Glitter Size

 

The Glitter Size controls the size of the randomization pattern applied. The higher the value, the more variation. All other parameters are set to their default values.

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width20%

 

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width30%

Example: Glitter Strength

 

Controls the strength of the glitter highlights. The higher the value, the more pronounced the effect. All other parameters are set to their default values.

Column
width10%

 

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minLabel0.01
maxLabel1000
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Glitter Size=0.01

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Glitter Size = 0.1

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Glitter Size = 1.0

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Glitter Size = 10

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Glitter Size = 100

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Glitter Size = 1000

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minLabel0.0
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Glitter Strength = 0.0

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Glitter Strength = 0.1

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Glitter Strength = 0.2

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Glitter Strength = 0.3

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Glitter Strength = 0.4

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Glitter Strength = 0.5

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Glitter Strength = 0.6

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Glitter Strength = 0.7

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Glitter Strength = 0.8

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Glitter Strength = 0.9

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Glitter Strength = 1.0

 

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Example: Scale

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