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Multi-layer presets

Posted: Tue, 27th Dec 2005, 12:11pm

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Obi Wan Kenobi

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Hi, and happy holidays to you all! Christmas is just over so I wish you all a happy new year!

And now to business. I have a neon light/lightsword effect that I would like to submit to the preset library. However, it consists of two neon light effects. So, that would mean I would have to submit them both and simply point out that they do fit together and should be used together. Right? Or is there a simpler way to make people less confused?

Thanx in advance!
Posted: Tue, 27th Dec 2005, 11:28pm

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Axeman

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What is the purpose of having two layers? I don't mean to imply that it is a bad idea or anything, I'm just wondering why, as perhaps you could achieve the same effect within a single layer. Possibly not, but that would be the only way to get it into a single preset.
Posted: Tue, 27th Dec 2005, 11:35pm

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Obi Wan Kenobi

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It is impossible to make it a single layered effect. I guess I'll just have to submit them both... You will see them in the library soon!
Posted: Wed, 28th Dec 2005, 7:47am

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JediMaster33

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Hi Obi Wan Kenobi,

See this post:

http://fxhome.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=21582

I am working on the same problem. Schwar and the rest of the team are working on a better gradient system to eliminate the need for multiple layers. However, in some cases I agree, only multiple layers really do the job.(Look at the pictures in the post, that is three layers.) I guess only time will tell.

Good Luck,

JM33 cool