20 Second Quicktip - Opacity Curves in Trapcode Form

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Use the Opacity Curves in Form to create clearer wireframes when working with dense 3D models.

The curves allow you to control particle opacity in all three axes, reducing visual clutter, by limiting the visibility of particles further away from the camera, enabling the viewer to concentrate on specific areas of the model.

TIP: This technique is especially useful when using Add blend modes with particles. It ensures that the particles don’t appear visually clumsy when the model rotates.

TIP: Use the pen tool to adjust the bezier curves for custom visibility.

TIP: Use the Opacity Curve Offset to easily move the opacity curve along specific XYZ axes in the model.

Download project file: http://bit.ly/Opacity-Curves-in-Form

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