IntroChamp | 3 months ago | 15 comments | 13 likes | 266 views

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Here's a design that I just finished for a church ministry.

The flying eagle was particularly interesting to create.

The lesson here is that sometimes the easiest answer is the best answer.



I'll explain...

I started by animating the eagle in an animation app and creating a video with a transparent background. Then, placing that animation into Bluff. This method made timing the eagles flight and movement difficult. This method also put a strain on the cpu.

I then decided to bring a 3D model of the eagle into Bluff, but again I had issues with animating the wings natually. So I scrapped that method also.

Finally, I just imported a picture (png) of the eagle and used the DancingFool.cfx to animate the wings. That did the trick!

I wasted time, but I learned a lesson...

Always begin with the easiest option



:) ~Joel




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very true, I am also good at complicating my life!

Great animation!

Franco Aversa, 3 months ago


Couldn't you have used the dancingfool.cfx on the 3d model?

I used Dancingfool.cfx to animated 3d animals.
But mostly to show others how to.

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komies, 3 months ago


Thank you Franco and Alex! You are both great teachers.

Alex, for some reason the dancingFool.cfx worked better on this particular photo. But it's true that I could have probably made it work... I've been away from BT for so long that I find myself still "thinking" too much about the tools.

IntroChamp, 3 months ago


Un show estupendo

persiana, 3 months ago


Beautiful work on the eagle, the effect is striking, looks like an animated model. Bravo!

vincent, 3 months ago


l'aigle est très réaliste

PAT67, 3 months ago


Thank you Persiana,Vincent and PAT67!

IntroChamp, 3 months ago


IntroChamp, great and extraordinary! Welcome back to the Blufftitler community.

Jesus, 3 months ago


Jesus, thank you for your warm welcome! It's a pleasure to be here :)

IntroChamp, 3 months ago


Awesome show Joel! :)

LostBoyz, 3 months ago


Superb, congratulations Joel. And thanks for the info

Alex-Raymond T., 3 months ago


Thank you LB and Alex!

IntroChamp, 3 months ago


Joel: Great show. Always the "KISS" principle!

Deuteronomy 32:11-12 ike an eagle that stirs up its nest,
that flutters over its young,
spreading out its wings, catching them,
bearing them on its pinions,
the Lord alone guided him,
no foreign god was with him.

Filip, 3 months ago


But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
Isaiah 40:31..
Joel...love the concept...

Dani, 3 months ago


Wow Filip and Dani! Love the beautiful scriptures. Very thoughtful :)

IntroChamp, 3 months ago


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Joel Cooper is the founder and CEO of introChamp Inc. Many know him as the "Intro Champ".

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