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Forming a solid from a liquid?
show user profile  aniworld
Hi im trying to create a really nice effect with having solid objects floating out and being formed by a liquid like substance?? for this initial test im trying to create the effect of a solid metal nut being formed from a puddle of molten metal??
I was thinking of using particles for the liquid so that will react with the nut as it passes through them but im not having much joy with the particles??
any ideas?

Cheers :)

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11/25/2011 12:14:07 AM (last edit: 11/25/2011 12:14:07 AM)
show user profile  Dub.

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11/25/2011 1:27:11 AM (last edit: 11/25/2011 1:27:11 AM)
show user profile  aniworld
Hi Thanx, but i dont have those plug ins?
i am thinking of trying to use flex and see what i can get out of that?

does anyone know of any other way of simulating soft body meshes without reactor?? or expensive plug ins?

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11/26/2011 12:11:10 AM (last edit: 11/26/2011 12:11:28 AM)
show user profile  aniworld
This is my latest idea but im not sure if it possible?
have a group of particles (blob mesh) constrained inside of an object (the nut) which i will animate passing through a layer of particles also blob mesh and hopefully they will all react together and im hoping to animate the blob mesh effect giving the illusion of the hardening?

can this be done? or something similar?? i haven't got much experience with particles as you could probably tell :)

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11/28/2011 8:17:58 PM (last edit: 11/28/2011 8:17:58 PM)
show user profile  killerbee2
model it and use morphing instead cause you obviously lack the knowledge behind particles.

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11/28/2011 10:27:41 PM (last edit: 11/28/2011 10:27:41 PM)
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