View Full Version : how to do LED Traffic character animation

05 May 2010, 07:06 AM
i meet a very difficult problem !

the led lights is very simple just use sphere model but here comes the problem..

i have to simulate the Led Traffic Character Walking Effect with maya 3d

i mean the Led Character walking effect will 3d , the camera will move around the

effect not ony with still signle shot does it possible to do this ?

i think this would be a big challenge for 3d animatiors..

because i think it is very difficult for maya even for any 3d softwares

but i still need your help help

thank you very mcuh !

you can check out the led animation example ( ( (

05 May 2010, 07:21 AM
Take plane,assign B&W texture of moving character.After that create a grid of particle above that
& displace the particle with B&W texture according to it's position using run time expression(Use `colorAtPoint` cmd) and for more complex kill the particle if it is static.

05 May 2010, 10:43 PM
Check this vidio

Created by Aikiman - He is user of this forum. Interesting technic. There you'll find notes about how to do this effect.

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