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star wars x wing

Posted: Mon, 8th Mar 2010, 5:55pm

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Wizard 789

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Hi I wondered how to make a x wing flying towards me.
I would dodge and the x wing would fly over me.
Do you know how to do it+
Posted: Mon, 8th Mar 2010, 8:12pm

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This really depends on what you'd like your end result to be and what equipment you have available.

Do you have a green screen and an X-wing prop?

Do you have pre-existing footage of the x-wing flying the way you want it to?

Do you want the x-wing to fly from a distance toward the screen, or from one side of the screen to the other (ie. from left to right)?
Posted: Tue, 9th Mar 2010, 2:44am

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You can also use Blender, a free open source 3D program, to animate an X-wing (there are pre-existing models floating around the internet and if you can't find one I have one somewhere on my computer - I used it in Star Wars Grinnell) and then composite into whatever footage you please using composite lab, after effects, final cut pro, etc.
Posted: Tue, 9th Mar 2010, 6:47pm

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I have downloaded models from Scifi3d in the past

I had planned to animate and render in blender, but i had a few issues with the import, so i used Vue 6 instead, and composited in visionlab

see here for results