how to do LED Traffic character animation


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[left]the led lights is very simple just use sphere model but here comes the problem…
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[left]i have to simulate the Led Traffic Character Walking Effect with maya 3d
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[left]i mean the Led Character walking effect will 3d , the camera will move around the
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[left]effect not ony with still signle shot does it possible to do this ?
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[left]i think this would be a big challenge for 3d animatiors…
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[left]because i think it is very difficult for maya even for any 3d softwares
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[left]but i still need your help help
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[left]thank you very mcuh !
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[left]you can check out the led animation example
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[left][color=purple][font=‘Times New Roman’]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uYNDkl9h-M&feature=related[/font][/color]
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[left][color=purple][font=‘Times New Roman’]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56FGrNrjnKg&feature=related[/font][/color]
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[left][color=purple][font=‘Times New Roman’]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msN4stC12Rk[/font][/color]
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#2

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.


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Check this vidio
http://vimeo.com/7828075

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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