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03-29-2010, 12:03 PM
I have an interesting project which is kinda urgent. I have to blow up an balloon from empty to full.
Does anybody have suggestions how to achieve that?
03-29-2010, 12:14 PM
The pressure setting in nCloth is what you're looking for ;)
Keyframe that, and your balloon will grow up from an empty state
Edit: Attached the example. Open that (Maya 2010 file, if youre on 2009 or earlier, in the open settings, check on "Ignore Version") and see the nCloth properties. I just used a preset and keyframed the "pump pressure" attribute ;)
Hope it's useful
03-29-2010, 03:22 PM
I agree with aghawa, that's a very easy setup to create.
You could also try just a series of blend shapes if you like. Just maybe create a poly that looks like an empty balloon, then partially inflated, and finally full, then tween them together with keyframes -- but like I said, I'd go with aghawa!
03-29-2010, 05:35 PM
Thanks for reply guys, but this makes the growing so even i want more like a u know air going in some parts grow before than others.
I will keep triing i have an idea to try to fill it with n particles and get the shape that way.
Will keep you posted.
03-29-2010, 05:54 PM
just use soft body goal shapes
Use texture map on some of the properties (like streching or bending) with little differences, or add additional constrains.
03-29-2010, 06:06 PM
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