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sachinjoshi
08-10-2010, 05:09 AM
Hi,

I am in a project where I have to create the flying jellyfish like character from the movie Avatar. The model is not exactly what we saw in the movie. Its some what like a firefly. For this I create the simple particle flow setup with some wind turbulence and drag to get that gentle motion. But I am nowhere near to get that kind of motion. Please, give me some suggestions for this efx.

Thankyou.

JonathanFreisler
08-10-2010, 01:44 PM
Ideally you should be using two systems.

One being your jellyfish, and the other for them to follow or flock too.

A series of keeps aparts work well this case, one to keep them in a flock, one as an anti flock (so they dont run into each other) and one to be attracted as flocks as a whole.

sachinjoshi
08-10-2010, 03:16 PM
Can you please elaborate or maybe some examples would be great help.
Thankyou once again.

sachinjoshi
08-13-2010, 04:59 AM
Well, I could get the flocking feel, but they are very chaotic, in motion, I need those gentle motion like one in avatar flying jelly fish . I apply the drag to it, but they tend to slow, but dont have those gentle motion.

Any idea, please help.

sachinjoshi
08-13-2010, 05:14 AM
and even the rotation set to speed space follow is so chaotic,
Please help.
I would upload the file if needed.

Thankyou

PsychoSilence
08-17-2010, 01:10 AM
Hi,

I am in a project where I have to create the flying jellyfish like character from the movie Avatar. The model is not exactly what we saw in the movie. Its some what like a firefly. For this I create the simple particle flow setup with some wind turbulence and drag to get that gentle motion. But I am nowhere near to get that kind of motion. Please, give me some suggestions for this efx.

Thankyou.

check Paul's jellyfish tutorial:
http://www.penproductions.ca/tutorials/flex/flex.htm

http://www.penproductions.ca/tutorials/flex/jellyfish.mov
http://www.penproductions.ca/tutorials/flex/jellyFish.zip

sachinjoshi
08-18-2010, 09:50 AM
Thankyou Anselm for the link.

I know you were also in making of Avatar, I read somewhere behind the scenes from frantic films, And that was awesome.

Can you suggest me some tip on the particle setup for that flying jellyfish like character. I guess the name is Atokirina or Aiwa. I need to have those graceful motion, and as well as some personal characterstics.

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