CS 6620 - Fall 2017 - Ray Tracing for Graphics

Project 3 - Shading

Kevin Parker


Cornell-ish box-ish thing

Simple scene


I had similar issues to everyone else with "shadow acne" popping up. The thumbnail for this project shows it very slightly, but here are a few of my challenges in progress before getting the bias correctly tuned.


113ms render time on 8 threads for the cornell-ish box-ish scene.

Machine Specs

MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2016)

2.7 GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 Skylake (6820HQ)

16 GB 2133 MHz LPDDR3 RAM