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Black foliage assets in shadow (Stationary skylight)

alt textHello! I have got a strange problem with my foliage assets. Some of them, not all (as you can on the screenshot), turns black in shadow.

My light setup:

Directional light, movable Skylight, Stationary and built. Lightmass importance volume set Lightmaps set in every foliage asset, dimension for each asset : 8 to 16 pixel.

It's really strange that this is affecting just some foliage. Nothing seems work.. ideas?

Thank you!

Product Version: UE 4.13
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asked Nov 03 '16 at 04:13 PM in Rendering

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RiccardoR
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Hey RiccardoR,

This looks like it could be an issue with your shader/material being used with the foliage. Usually people use the Two-Sided foliage option which exposes the Subsurface Color input. That subsurface color in combination with the opacity input allows light to pass through your 'leaves' and produce a more realistic result.

Can you provide me with a screenshot of the shader you are using for your asset in question?

Thanks,

Andrew Hurley

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answered Nov 03 '16 at 07:41 PM

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