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CobraX
06-16-2003, 12:35 AM
Hey all,

I have been put on a project where i need to re-create the momentous impact on earth of an asteroid-meteorid that is supposed to be the culprit for killing dinosaurs.

I am wondering how to create BIG DUSTY FIERY CLOUDY Smoke...

And how can i map images on Sprites???

I use Maya 5.0.

Thanks for the Help.

gmask
06-22-2003, 04:14 AM
You should play around with the smoke effect and replace the given sprites with your own..

CobraX
07-01-2003, 10:15 PM
Hey Guys,

Thank you very much for helping me out on this one :)

I have a clip of the effect i want to achieve, so here it come: http://cobraxvfx.tripod.com/Shockwave.avi

I really hope to find some fast way of learning on how to do it....as i am being watched closely...

Thanks for suggestions and tips/hints/tricks on how i should start doing this in Maya...

I did take a look at those fluid effetcs....:surprised soooo many settings possible...

I don't know if i should use particles on multiple layers...(sprites for clouds...multipoints for fiery effect...or just Cloud particles..or...or..man i fear to get myself lost..)

The clip is in DivX 5.0.5.

Xavier.

gmask
07-01-2003, 10:24 PM
>>I really hope to find some fast way of learning on how to do it....as i am being watched closely...


Would you say your job depends on this? The funny thing is that somebody else is working on this exact effect as well..coicidence?

Anyway.. here's a tutorial that will be usefull..

http://www.thegnomonworkshop.com/tutorials/gravity_vs_uniform/gravity_vs_uniform.html

CobraX
07-02-2003, 05:24 AM
Hey Gmask...

Thank you for the link to the gnomon tutorial, but i don;t see in what that might be helpful regarding the creation of the Smoke effect... :shrug: make it clear to me...

And by the way...WHO is working on the SAME project??? :D is it me??? Tell me who so i can talk to this person...we could help each otehr out, please.

Thank you very much!!! Cheers :wavey:

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