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03-26-2011, 01:17 PM
I just need to do a logo animation.
This is the concept.
Small cubes building up and forming the alphabet.
I am new to houdini,need help ...
I will try out and post the updates if something pops up.....
03-26-2011, 02:55 PM
You can make the letter u want , increase the division by useing a divide SOP
then u can group the points of the letters , and copy a box on those points now the letter is boxes
to make them animate , u use the ( group by range ) option in the group sop , and make the range from ( 0 ) to ( $F) for example ..... hit play and see them building ,
if u dont like the order of the points u can use the sort sop before using the copy
Note : those instruction will make your boxes on the surface of letters , if u want volume of letter , u can use a polygon and increase divisons box and the letter will be bounding for it , then group by bounding , and then copy another box to those points
NOTE : please watch the lesson two in the user guide on sidefx website this lesson is exactly what you need
03-26-2011, 03:08 PM
I will try out your method.
03-28-2011, 12:04 AM
I thought I'd create an example file for how I would approach this effect. Hope it helps!
03-28-2011, 04:11 PM
The file and the sticky notes were really helpfull.
03-28-2011, 06:08 PM
I am facing a issue.
You have used a box to determine the points inside group and animated it.
I did the same,but even though the points are outside the box ,the cubes are copied to the points inially.
I has attached the scene file...
03-28-2011, 06:15 PM
In your copy node under "template group" (the second option from the top) you have a lot of point numbers. Delete these and then select "group 1" from the drop down menu.
03-28-2011, 06:18 PM
I got it.
03-28-2011, 06:18 PM
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