[Bf-cycles] Preview Render Scene

Paulius Mscichauskas visprotis at gmail.com
Sun Jan 27 23:59:36 CET 2013

In my opinion the preview scene should be as primitive as possible with as
much saving on polygons and light interactions as possible.
It should be set to render pretty much instantantly even on really slow
How far can this be dumbed down to still be pretty, but also as fast as

On 28 January 2013 00:40, Thomas Dinges <blender at dingto.org> wrote:

> Hey Sergey and Brecht,
> here is my Cycles Preview Scene attempt:
> Image: http://blender.dingto.org/dev/preview_render_cycles.jpg
> Blend: http://blender.dingto.org/dev/preview_cycles.blend
> What works:
> * Material Preview
> * World Preview
> * Lamps (Point, Spot and Area)
> Open issues:
> * Sun and Hemi Lamps do not work (most likely to the closed mesh)
> * As it uses the scene settings of the preview.blend, we have a issue
> with OSL.
> Either we enable OSL in the preview.blend (a bit slower then) or we
> won't have OSL previews. Alternative would be to override this parameter.
> It's fairly efficient (preview renders in <=1s here on my i7 2 GHZ and
> it uses the Non Progressive integrator, as it gives a better Noise Ratio
> (especially Glossy Reflections).
> I am open to suggestions/improvements.
> Best regards,
> Thomas
> --
> Thomas Dinges
> Blender Developer, Artist and Musician
> www.dingto.org
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