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need an independance day plugin

Posted: Fri, 22nd Apr 2005, 4:36pm

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Ashley

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can any1 make a plugin of the big mothership thing that blows everything up in independance day?
Posted: Fri, 22nd Apr 2005, 4:49pm

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Klut

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No, I doubt anyone will.
Posted: Fri, 22nd Apr 2005, 11:32pm

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JoelM

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FXHome isn't accepting any plugins untill the release of AlamDV3, but you can probably just use AlamDV2's blue default lightsword plugin because the super laser that the mothership fires looks almost identical to it! Just have two layers of the blue lightsword plugin and vola!!!

Posted: Sat, 23rd Apr 2005, 11:42am

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Ashley

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yer the laser does look like the lightsword plugin but i guess ill have to wait for alam dv3 for an actual plugin of the ship.

p.s. alam dv3 looks amazin!
Posted: Sat, 23rd Apr 2005, 2:23pm

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Serpent

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? Alam DV3 isn't for these premade plugins... hough you can use stock footage a 3d app would be the only way to accomplish this effect well.
Posted: Sat, 23rd Apr 2005, 3:16pm

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Because as the ship moves, the perspective changes, and that can only be done with a 3D application like Cinema 4D.
Posted: Sat, 23rd Apr 2005, 3:19pm

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Ashley

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all i need is a plugin of 1 of those big ships from a below angle but without the big laser coming out of it. i think.
Posted: Sat, 23rd Apr 2005, 3:21pm

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No you don't. Get a freakin' picture off of google, isolate the ship element with photoshop, and do your business with After Effects, or make your own plugin using the plugin creator for Alamdv 2.
Posted: Sat, 23rd Apr 2005, 3:25pm

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Ashley

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i would do that but i dont have photoshop or after effects so could some1 do it for me. please.
Posted: Sat, 23rd Apr 2005, 3:40pm

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Serpent

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Get gimp. But I am not creating a "plugin" or a still alpha channeled image when you can ddo it yourself. Wait for Alam DV3 and you can use stock footage if you really want ti to be ugly and are afraid to try a 3d App like blender, or cut it out using Gimp.
Posted: Sat, 23rd Apr 2005, 3:43pm

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Ashley

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could an1 use this pic to make a plugin?
Posted: Sat, 23rd Apr 2005, 4:05pm

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Ashley

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ive got gimp now but i dont hav a clue how to use it.
Posted: Sat, 23rd Apr 2005, 4:14pm

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Rawree

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Ashley wrote:

ive got gimp now but i dont hav a clue how to use it.
Do you really expect people to do everything for you? A normal person would just google for some tutes before asking for help, once you've made an attempt at it yourself then people will be willing to be more helpful.
Posted: Sat, 23rd Apr 2005, 5:40pm

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Ashley

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i hav a picture of just the ship on a black backround but i cant find how to make the backround transparant on paint shop pro 5
Posted: Sat, 23rd Apr 2005, 5:49pm

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Rawree

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If you hit F1 then it should do that wink
Posted: Sat, 23rd Apr 2005, 10:28pm

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JoelM

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Ashley wrote:

could an1 use this pic to make a plugin?
Sorry, I missread the question in your first post and though you wanted the super laser - not the ship. tard I could make the ship in the above pic as a plugin if you have any trouble doing it yourself. wink