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Laser sight beam

Posted: Fri, 5th Feb 2010, 12:59pm

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Chris Nelthorpe

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Hi guys,

I need to create the kind of beam projected by a gun's laser sight, plus the red dot that will track across our hero's chest. Admittedly these beams are rarely visible in real life, but hey, it's the movies!

I was hoping to get it to look something like the 'Security Beam' effect under 'Neon Light' in the Video Gallery.

http://fxhome.com/effectslab-pro/video-gallery

Any help much appreciated!

Chris N
Posted: Fri, 5th Feb 2010, 7:03pm

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TheOutlawAmbulance

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Here are some presets that might help!

http://fxhome.com/presets/view/1932/red-dot-laser-sight
http://fxhome.com/presets/view/1829/3d-laseraim
http://fxhome.com/presets/view/1881/laser-sight
http://fxhome.com/presets/view/1729/sniper-laser

Good luck! -Storm Grenade
Posted: Wed, 10th Feb 2010, 2:02pm

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Chris Nelthorpe

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Brilliant, got my effects done and have a happy client.

Many thanks!
Posted: Wed, 10th Feb 2010, 9:25pm

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TheOutlawAmbulance

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No problem! -Storm Grenade