rendering translucent stuff

When it comes to rendering translucent or transparent objects, does anyone have suggestions on your favorite software for the best effect and texture?
Muchos thank yous.

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brazil’s glass shader does a pretty good job

hi try 3ds max with vray, refraction shader also with absorption fog on, makes it look real.

check out this link to see how it looks like
http://www.richardrosenman.com/vray_absorption.htm

I agree with Boogotti!Hey i am using studiomax too and i think what you 've done it’s very good! :laughing:

3ds and brazil

Maybe not as fancy as Brazil, but Alias Image Studio with Mental ray has some really nice preset glass shaders.