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06-15-2003, 11:35 PM
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.
06-22-2003, 03:14 AM
You should play around with the smoke effect and replace the given sprites with your own..
07-01-2003, 09:15 PM
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.
07-01-2003, 09:24 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..
07-02-2003, 04:24 AM
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:
01-15-2006, 09:00 AM
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