I can’t figure out what caused it. It happened Somewhere along the way when I added a render layer so that I could composite the shadow below the main render because I learned a shadow catcher doesn’t denoise.
So I denoise the image, do a bilateral blur on the shadow, put the smooth shadow under the smooth render, and there we go.
But something happened. It makes sense that the compositor would have to recreate it’s bilateral blur and denoise every time I adjust (although it doesn’t make sense to me if I’m only adjusting things After those nodes, but I’m new here) but I am adjusting the color of a material. And it freezes up my computer About the same amount of time it takes for me to do an actual render. But it’s not actually updating with my changes either.
Anyone have any idea what I might have done somewhere in there? I’ve seen a setting somewhere that said autorender, and the compositor that said autoupdate, and those are not checked. I’m not sure where lese to look. This is Really slowing me down here.