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Water texture without shadows

Hi ! I'm having some troubles with a water texture (blueprint) from the water planes collection . As you can see on the screenshots below there are no cast shadows from the plants on the water. But if I try to remove the water, shadows are casted on the ground. Do you have any solutions or suggestions on how to fix this problem ?

Thank !

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asked Mar 26 '17 at 03:35 PM in Rendering

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You're using translucent water, getting shadows on translucent water involves messing with the lighting Mode in the materials settings.

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Or you could use the Lake water example, which is not translucent, that will accept shadows.

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answered Mar 26 '17 at 11:35 PM

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avatar image MarcelClaquette Mar 27 '17 at 07:16 AM

Thanks ! It helps a lot !

It works :)

avatar image Haoris May 03 '19 at 02:49 AM

I tryied every lightmode but can't get a surface with lanslucent material (a lake) to receive shadows. What am I missing?

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