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Advanced Glass Shader in Cycles – Blender Tutorial

Simulating a glass shader with dispersion, caustics and other wizardry in Cycles can be tedious. The architecture of vanilla path-tracing engines like Cycles just doesn’t work well with caustics. So… is there a workaround? In this Blender tutorial we’ll explore the tips and tricks of creating the advanced glass material in Cycles, without compromising the