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loopable ghostly ball

Posted: Wed, 7th Mar 2007, 8:25pm

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WeLuvMovies

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I need a Red loopable ghostly ball that could be tracked around a room as if it were floating and I need it to ommit sparks, like fairy dust.

A complete preset would be great, but if there are already presets that can do this and just need to be combined, please let me know as well.
Posted: Wed, 7th Mar 2007, 10:16pm

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DavidLittlefield

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You could film a red ball with a greenscreen background. Key out the green. Then use the particle emitter for Fairy dust.
Posted: Wed, 7th Mar 2007, 11:38pm

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I was not looking for an actual ball, but sphere shaped, transparent orb, but thanks for the info on the partical emitter
Posted: Thu, 8th Mar 2007, 11:54am

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DavidLittlefield

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You could still film the ball, then put some filters on it. Defenitly a transparent filter if that's what you're looking for, and I imagine if you simple play around with other filters, you can get your desired look.

I see what you're saying now, that you probably want to be able to tell that it's a transparent sphere (Like seeing the curves behind the front of the sphere as well). So, hmm, I'm at a loss. But, attempt at my idea, it may turn out OK.
Posted: Thu, 8th Mar 2007, 7:13pm

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Thanks again, I'll give it a go, gotta finish filming the project first, so I hope by post I'll have a good solution.