Realistic smoke simulation in AE

Become a member of the CGSociety

Connect, Share, and Learn with our Large Growing CG Art Community. It's Free!

THREAD CLOSED
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 07 July 2008   #1
Realistic smoke simulation in AE

Hi,

here is a simple test movie of rising smoke done in 2 minutes + rendering time completely in After Effects by a bloody beginner (me):

http://jaswet.com/IncenseTest.wmv

The simulation and rendering is done with Incense, an After Effects plug-in i'm developing.
If you're interested in testing development previews of this plug-in, register at the forum http://jaswet.com/forum
__________________
jascha
 
Old 07 July 2008   #2
Looks really good! Is it going to be commercial plugin?

-Sami
__________________

ANIMAATIOSTUDIO WIREFRAME
www.wireframe.fi



 
Old 07 July 2008   #3
Interesting... 3D CFD in AE.

Mylenium
__________________
[Pour Mylène, ange sur terre]
----------------------------------------------
www.myleniumblog.com

 
Old 07 July 2008   #4
ssalo: yes.

The above test sequence renders at about 3-4 times the duration of the movie on a GeForce 8800gtx. Previewing is possible at real-time frame rates and depending on the complexity and resolution of the scene at least at interactive rates (~10fps). This allows for a lot more intuitive editing of such simulations than usual.
__________________
jascha
 
Old 07 July 2008   #5
Very interesting indeed, looks very very good. Do you know if your specification of AE plugin is compatible with AE compatible hosts? Like Combustion and most notably Fusion?

I've registered on our site , waiting for registration confirmation.

-theo
__________________
http://www.euqahuba.com
 
Old 07 July 2008   #6
Totally interested ! Registered just awaiting the confirmation email...

Are you going to do fire or water as well?
__________________
Suztv
I push pixels!
SUZTV - BLOG
...:::...:::...:::...:::...
DeviantArt
 
Old 07 July 2008   #7
Looks promising. Would like to test, alas no time atm. Hope to see more soon.
 
Old 07 July 2008   #8
suztv: fire yes, water maybe in a somewhat more distant future...
__________________
jascha
 
Old 07 July 2008   #9
Nice result !

Is hard to code plug-ins for after effects (not the effect itself) ?
__________________
maya@reddit r/maya
 
Old 07 July 2008   #10
AE is very old and has grown a lot over the years. The software design is not very elegant and the documentation does not compensate for that. On the other hand it allows you to do a lot, i.e. most of the time, there is some way to get things hacked in.
Considering that the portion of the code that has to deal with AE may be very low (<5% in Incense), the API isn't really that important, though.
But if you can, write OpenFX plug-ins instead
__________________
jascha
 
Old 07 July 2008   #11
After voxels, fluids, particles, expressions, questionable self shadowing in maya and huge rendertimes....I just registered.

Dead keen.
__________________
It's real sun out there
 
Old 07 July 2008   #12
The next development preview is available.
GeForce cards are not required anymore.

Here is another simple example:
http://jaswet.com/download/IncenseTest3.wmv

You can get the plug-in at the forum:
http://jaswet.com/forum

Enjoy!
__________________
jascha
 
Old 07 July 2008   #13
Thread automatically closed

This thread has been automatically closed as it remained inactive for 12 months. If you wish to continue the discussion, please create a new thread in the appropriate forum.
__________________
CGTalk Policy/Legalities
Note that as CGTalk Members, you agree to the terms and conditions of using this website.
 
Thread Closed share thread



Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
CGSociety
Society of Digital Artists
www.cgsociety.org

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2006,
Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Minimize Ads
Forum Jump
Miscellaneous

All times are GMT. The time now is 05:09 AM.


Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.