View Full Version : How to create animate smoke tentacles?

03 March 2010, 12:25 PM
Hello people! I'm working in a videoclip and they ask me to create a smoke monster ^^U

I tried using particular and the results were good, using a light emitter to create something like a tentacle and simple points for the body, the problem is when I try to animate the tentacles, as they are lights I can not modify the position of the point in any frame... so...

┐Any ideas or clues? ┐How can make smoke tentacles, using particular I prefer, that I could animate?

03 March 2010, 09:56 PM
Instead of using lights - use a layer as the emitter. You should be able to use several layers etc if you need to rig it. It might take some experimentation but I believe you should be able to accomplish what you need by doing that.

04 April 2010, 03:04 PM
At the end we decided to use the lights. With layers I could have more control, but with lights the final result is better, so the tentacles doesn't move at all (they only grown)

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