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By Kate_d
To be more specific it is the: Facade Danpal® Double 16, 1,040 mm wide panels with softlite finish. It plays on transparency and that is what I am really struggling with... the ice color Danpal® double skin system transmits light to create a luminous atmosphere - it appears like a kind of milky lightbox when lit from within at night..... and gives a hint of the steel struture behind it but in a very blurred/ghostly type way...
Like the attached images but in a white/ice colour (not tinted)
Cultural centre.jpg
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By Carstenem
The key is to use a texture which looks like polycarbonate and put it into the transparent channel.

I did a quick setting using a normal roof corrugated iron sheet to show you the effect. So needs more work but I think you can see where I am going.

hope this helps

Cheers Carsten
Polycarbonate 1.jpg
Polycarbonate 2.jpg
Polycarbonate 3.jpg
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By Lingwisyer
Brighten the image used in your transparency channel. Or you could layer it with a light coloured channel.