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some1uk03
10-23-2004, 02:07 PM
Hi all,

How can you make Stars in LW ?
OR
the Universe actually..?!?

Ohh and..its a stupid question, I coldnt find it in the manual..!:thumbsup: but..
how do u group objects..??

Jalle
10-23-2004, 03:50 PM
A quick Google search:
http://www.ap3d.com/betterspace/index.htm
http://www.majesticimaging.com/html/lw_warpstartut/index.html
http://www.maasdigital.com/starpro/

To group objects, use the layers in modeler.

/Jalle

Auger
10-24-2004, 03:27 AM
Get Hyperstars. Looks great and is a lot less money than the Maas Digital star generator. I won't be going back to single point polys stars any time soon.

Sil3
10-24-2004, 02:08 PM
Doesn´t LW8 come with an amazing StarSphere tool? NT even made a video of it :scream:

xbreaka
10-24-2004, 07:02 PM
cant you just slap a image of a starfield behind your render?

some1uk03
10-25-2004, 10:38 AM
cant you just slap a image of a starfield behind your render?I tried that, it works, BUT since i wont be doing a 2D render..of just 1 still image, that wont help..!! ill be doing an animation, so when the camera moves, the back has to sync with that..! So i need some kind of a plug-in..? Or has anyone tried..Ozone 2 from e-onsoftware ?? I think thats to do with all kinds of atmospheric stuff..!!

Sil3
10-25-2004, 10:49 AM
Place your image on a Sphere and use that Sphere as an environment...your camera moves the Stars "move" too

IZZE
10-25-2004, 05:37 PM
Nevermind....

marinello2003
10-27-2004, 08:20 PM
Hyperstars is the best for the money. It rocks!
http://ficatech.com/

lede
10-28-2004, 01:28 AM
If you don't want to spend the money on a plug-in but still want some great looking start you might try using HyperVoxels. I did this and got some really close looking results to some of the other plugins out there. To save time on rendering because HV's can take some time I render a really large image and use that as my backdrop on a sphere.

-Lee

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