An Analytic BRDF for Materials with Spherical Lambertian Scatterers

We present a new analytic BRDF for porous materials comprised of spherical Lambertian scatterers. The BRDF has a single parameter: the albedo of the Lambertian particles. The resulting appearance exhibits strong back scattering and saturation effects that height-field-based models such as Oren-Nayar cannot reproduce.

Eugene d'Eon (NVIDIA)
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