Franco Aversa | 3 years ago | 9 comments | 2 likes | 958 views

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using the same system using the Matryoshka effect, 3D smoke can be created without using Filmstrip or particle. Smoke can move in the 3 dimensions

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all good tests franco!

vincent, 3 years ago

Nice, nice, nice!

Filip, 3 years ago

in practice the Matryoshka effect multiplies the image so when I always use the effect controls, the multiplied layers move differently and simulate the depth.
It is very nice to move the smoke towards the camera.
the png image must also be transparent. The smoke, the clouds, are great for this effect. You can also use transparency, because you can not use other effects because we already have the matryoshka effect that engages the channel. At least not to use a colormap.

* * * it would take a new additive matryoska effect * * *

Franco Aversa, 3 years ago

Using the Matryoshka effect to create smoke?

I would love to play around with the show file. Please consider posting it in this community. Thank you!

michiel, 3 years ago

I know that I have strange ideas, but the result is nice because the movement seems 3D, the only problem is given by repeated levels that are seen, but being able to blend the edges could be a nice effect. The fog-smoke can move towards the room and in the 3 dimensions.

Franco Aversa, 3 years ago

Ah, I see!

The Matryoshka effect renders your layer 8 times. Every time, the position, size, rotation and colour is changed with the exact same amount. Fog does not need this exactness. It probably looks better with more randomness.

8 picture layers will do the same in a less cryptic and more flexible way because you can animate the layers independently and use any effect you want!

michiel, 3 years ago

Yes, probably, but I like to "try" different solutions, perhaps contributing to the ideation of new commands. For example, in the picture layer there is the function "model repeat", would not it be nice if you could also decide a space between repeated models?
In this way, you could insert more images distant from each other just by repeating the model and assigning a space.

Franco Aversa, 3 years ago

I like your tests, Franco!

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