Custom Spline that is Emitting
Posted: 02 April 2021 02:03 PM   [ Ignore ]  
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Hello,
Im trying to make this effect that is done in illustrator but I want it to emit. I have a file set up with an emitter which is good but what if I have a shape like the image provide?
Wondering if there is a modular way to replace the spline shapes too. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/jjmmpzmk6kjccfi/AAD1Vac-LiLPFKXzPvXJN2fHa?dl=0

Thanks in Advance
Marco

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Posted: 02 April 2021 05:50 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]  
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Hi Marco,

Sorry about the delay, but a great and unexpected company meeting took my attention.

Here is your file back, thanks for preparing it and using dropbox.

https://www.amazon.com/clouddrive/share/VnDfDTR1apVymmdOkjeXqPdZQilBwFNmiB8jZwzpEF

Please note the Instance option in the Particle set up is now off.

To adjust the speed is in each of the three versions different, please ask me if something is not clear.

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Posted: 02 April 2021 07:19 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]  
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Wow I cant thank you enough. I will look at this and if any questions ill ask..

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Posted: 02 April 2021 07:27 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]  
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You’re very welcome, Marco!

Thanks for taking the time.

… and yes, please never hesitate to ask.

My best wishes.

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Posted: 02 April 2021 10:48 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]  
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P.S.:

One more… wink

https://www.amazon.com/clouddrive/share/7LFFBWmMEOgCY3OQmQ6L46MQP3Yhl5lGeFlwT3D1LJv

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Posted: 07 April 2021 08:24 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]  
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Man I just saw this. Thank you so much Dr Sassi. Im currently rendering 150 frames with AO and that many lines and its killing my machine.I will try this way maybe it will be faster. Here is my file that is taking forever. Also the splines are not looking good even though I changed the setting. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/o4hs2sr5s7vvqv7/AABDF1BGtjyIJY3CBN0QHuLOa?dl=0

I put the render and you can see the quality of the spline is not good. Any tips?

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Posted: 07 April 2021 11:05 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]  
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Hi Marco,

Thanks as usual for the file and for using Dropbox.

Please have a look here:
https://www.amazon.com/clouddrive/share/P3VRJ5UBIZLooXDq4OKhfcdLHNeYA2pUhWVB3nchhFB

Perhaps try to use a gradient instead of the AO. This is more stable and much faster. Not the same, but in this case very close.

I have selected all splines and merged them. In this way, they do not have to “run” through several generators. This solved all problems, and the MoSpline’s settings of new points works nicely now.

I would certainly check the options of Motion Blur.

All the best

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Posted: 07 April 2021 11:54 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]  
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I cant thank you enough for this! I love learning new ways with your files.

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Posted: 07 April 2021 12:36 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]  
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You’re very welcome, Marco.

Thanks for taking the time. The file might need some adjustments and other tweaks. Since it is much faster, it will undoubtedly support this exploration.

I got already an idea of the aesthetic that you are after, but I certainly need more to share other ideas.

Let me know if you need anything else. I’m happy to look into it.

Cheers

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Posted: 07 April 2021 01:10 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]  
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This file is great. Now this has me thinking. it reminds me of offset tiles like scales on a skin.. How would you do something like that? Would you use texture or model the spline as a poly?

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Posted: 07 April 2021 02:25 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]  
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Dr Sassi,
I have a file prep. Im trying to just offset the animation I created. I tried to use a connect but nothing. Any ideas? Or how would you create this effect. What I want to do is have these lines open up to reveal the line then close. Like a transition.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/01g5f7crmh5kluz/Offset.c4d?dl=0

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Posted: 07 April 2021 02:53 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 11 ]  
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I think I got it Dr Sassi, Not sure why it didnt work before.
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/qbcmygp1c8sdes2/AAD0DJfG78YoDPQBVUHVibwUa?dl=0

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Posted: 07 April 2021 08:53 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 12 ]  
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Thanks for updating your own question, Marco.

Even it was a long day (started at 6am), I wanted to share this with you.

Scene file and screen capture:
https://www.amazon.com/clouddrive/share/QYgjRLnI3yvgHGvvvIFbh1XkptMf7ZPU0jTaz2T7Fwd

I hope you get some ideas based on it. IF you have any questions, please let me know.

Good night wink

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