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Magic Particle - Body Disappearing

Posted: Sat, 27th Sep 2003, 8:24pm

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Vault FX

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I know how to do magic particles but how do u do magic particle swirl disappearing? what i mean is for example when the particles go around your legs they disappear but the rest of your boody is there untill it passes other parts of your body, i hope someone can help

Thanks in Advance


P.S. I don't have a bluescreen or bluescreening software i only have AlamDV2, particleIllusion 2.0 S.E, PSP 7, Carrara Studio 1.1 & Windows Movie Maker 2.0
Posted: Sun, 28th Sep 2003, 9:00am

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the most basic way is to take a shot of your actor, then a shot of the background, and use your NLE to do a 'wipe' transistion between the 2. render this and then put it in alamdv, and put the particle effect over the edge of the wipe. hey presto, disappearing actor smile
Posted: Sun, 28th Sep 2003, 12:25pm

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Or, if you want the particles to move in such a way they leave a proprer trail use ParticleIllusion 3. Put in two layers and the effect, changing the number sectoin to go behind, render with both layers, render with only the bottom layer, and a wipe transition over the top and done.