Bubble with something inside trouble

Hi guys,

I tried doing a glass effect from the blender:noobs to pros book (jeep window) since it’s close enough to a bubble effect~ but I guess its just an outer appearence because when I put something inside it isn’t visible :frowning:

Any idea how I would correct this? This is the kind of thing I want: img232.imageshack.us/img232/933/27662283.png (add http – not allowed to post links yet)

Thanks for any help.

For the object inside the bubble, you have to set it to accept transparent shadows. This is in the materials settings. If that doesn’t work supply more info, what do you mean by it 'isn’t visible?


Hi Richard,

I tried TraShadow but no luck :frowning:
this is how blender looks: img215.imageshack.us/img215/6059/hpblend.png
The sphere has an alpha of 0.2
The render looks like this: img560.imageshack.us/img560/5350/bubblex.png

Edit: oh I had to enable ray tracing :x