Single-Sided Mesh Lighting in Cycles

A quick-tip tutorial on how to isolate emission shader output to the front or backface of a light panel.

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PS - after running so many takes with this quick little video, I finally finished it and then realized I left out the coolest part…adding a different light source/setting on the backface. Doing this is very easy and simply requires wiring up another shader to the second Mix Shader input as shown below: