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Maisey
12-01-2004, 12:24 PM
Hey

I need to be able to get sand blowing across a uneven surface and be affected by wind coming in from one side. the sand will be moved to reveal an object underneath. i can do this in max but i need to be able to do it in maya. Since i use max please use small words and talk slowly :)

Thank you

vinylrhino
12-02-2004, 08:31 PM
Hey, if i were in your place looking for a good dust or sand effect, look for a preset related to that first off in the visor under Window. Most likely what will work best is simple particles, points or spheres, as a very tiny radius for spheres and many perhaps 10000 of them, from an emitter, and then an air field with random spurts of power and maybe a turbulence field for the sand to move randomly,.

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