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Birds2 a different take

Posted: Sat, 7th Sep 2002, 1:12am

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In regard to bird plugins. I was hoping for an animated plugin of birds flying towards the camera (so to speak). They could be black crows/ravens or white doves, pidgeons even (but most likely some type of black bird for me that is).

Just that there is a flock of them and they fly at the camera. This could be used in conjunction with an image that pulls back from a figure in dark clothing. Ah ha! Sort of Matrix Reloaded/The Prophecy 3.

Similarly you could just make a couple of single plugins of just one bird (perhaps at a few different angles, not many I'd say 3 would do to make it interesting) flying at the camera and people could just place them multiple times in the frames.

Would be very handy for my Gothic movie wink
Posted: Sat, 7th Sep 2002, 11:19am

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I'm doing a bird flying, it will be a close up flapping wings,
what you need to do is:
Resize it to make it look far away, then make it get bigger as if it flys towards to screen.

if you want more birds then do the same, but stager the star times so the fly at different speeds.

should be done and uploaded today ( sat ) so keep looking for it in the plug ins.

hope this helps. confused
Posted: Sat, 7th Sep 2002, 12:11pm

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It's a good idea, the bird thing. Ages ago I started watching John Woo films I thought, great this guy does films how i'd make 'em. So I would always like his stuff. Now I've become a film maker, so it's not so good, as it means I rarely have an original idea. Anyway the symbol of peace juxtaposed against mass bloodshed. Is always very visually stunning, I want some Doves. I command you, Get me my dove, anyone.
Posted: Sat, 7th Sep 2002, 12:39pm

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The black bird is done, keep a look out for it.
Posted: Sat, 7th Sep 2002, 1:32pm

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b4uask30male wrote:

The black bird is done, keep a look out for it.
Can you make me a white one please? At least this will give me something to get started with for my Woo films!
Posted: Sat, 7th Sep 2002, 2:15pm

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No problem, the black one i done is like a crow / raven, with claws ( tallons )

the white one you want is like a dove type bird ?
or a white version of the black bird, and what angle do you want it flying, the black one is coming straight at the camera. ?


Ps you web address link don't work cry
Posted: Sat, 7th Sep 2002, 4:23pm

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b4uask30male wrote:

No problem, the black one i done is like a crow / raven, with claws ( tallons )

the white one you want is like a dove type bird ? what angle do you want it flying, the black one is coming straight at the camera. ?


Ps you web address link don't work cry
Yes, a dove-type bird is what I need. One flying at the camera would be great. Could you do one that flies from left to right or right to left? And perhaps a rear shot of the bird flying away FROM the camera? Know what I mean? Sorry to confuse you!

My website works for me, but it does sometimes go down.

Also, wheres the raven in the plugins bit?

Lemme know when you make the dove please. Thanks a lot!
Posted: Sat, 7th Sep 2002, 4:31pm

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The web address worked for me.
Posted: Sat, 7th Sep 2002, 6:59pm

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b4uask30male

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Gav's web address still don't work for me cry tard

Just have to wait for the csb crew, i've uploaded it, they might not put it in the plug ins till monday cry
Posted: Sat, 7th Sep 2002, 11:41pm

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Thanks a heap for the black bird flying plugin *Phew! Faster than a speeding bullet* I wasn't expecting it so soon.

Would it also be possible to get perhaps some 3/4 type views of the bird, like flying from the centre to the edge of the screen.
Oh, and (not meaning to sound rude) can I have them with out the legs, or shorter legs, and if the legs are in it can they be grey or black coloured. (don't mean to sound selfish).

Thanks so far though, it's GIRRRRRR-RREAT.
Posted: Sun, 8th Sep 2002, 7:14am

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Another happy customer.....

I'll do the dove first, then I'll do the other angles for you ( with black feet ) what about the beak ? yellow or black.....
Posted: Sun, 8th Sep 2002, 7:48am

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I'd have to say a black beak or a dark grey one, thanks. Also I know this is asking alot but could you make some varying sizes (I know I can resize) but I think I'll use some decently small ones as well as large ones.

Cheers!
Posted: Mon, 9th Sep 2002, 5:25pm

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Yeah, if you're doing doves I'd like them without legs too please. Any chance of doing a 3D one like I asked in my other post, or is that too hard? http://www.csb-digital.com/alamdv/community/forums/viewtopic.php?t=4338 If you look at my post, you'll know exactly what I would like please.

Cheers.
Posted: Wed, 11th Sep 2002, 1:29am

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Just wanted to thank B4 for the new angle of the black bird (with darker feet and beak) so, THANKS. Can't wait to see some new angles!
Posted: Wed, 11th Sep 2002, 11:08pm

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i now feel honour bound to put a black bird in my film somewhere.
Posted: Tue, 17th Sep 2002, 9:52pm

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errmm excuse me but is a dove still being made? (It may have already been done and i missed it) I require a dove to fire out of an air cannon. ermm I mean care for and look after. biggrin