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Help animating a logo with boolean
show user profile  FJMSoft
Hello, I want to create a party logo in 3d, this is the original:

and I want to animate the wave, so, I copied the entire letters using Line, one line to make the letters and other to the letters outer part, extruded both, created 2 boxes, one over other both with wave modifier and made a boolean, the lower box to letter outer, the upper box to letters both set to intersection, well, for a single frame it is very good, I want to animate Wave phase of the boxes, but when I render the movie, in some frames the letters open, like glitches, how can I solve this? are a better way to do this? Thanks:

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4/4/2008 2:39:33 PM (last edit: 4/4/2008 2:39:33 PM)
show user profile  VKotek
stay away from boolean, it messes up the mesh.
Vojtech Kotek

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4/4/2008 4:16:58 PM (last edit: 4/4/2008 4:16:58 PM)
show user profile  Jollabollathan
How else would you suggest he do this then?

Are you sure you've got the waves of both boxes perfectly synced? All I can think of.

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4/4/2008 4:42:34 PM (last edit: 4/4/2008 4:42:34 PM)
show user profile  ulisei
there is a new tool since version9 called ProCutter
to find under the compound objects rollout


greetings, U.



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4/4/2008 4:43:03 PM (last edit: 4/4/2008 4:43:03 PM)
show user profile  soontekk
my pet badger Erik just had an epileptic seisure :o

melting ur brainz!
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4/4/2008 4:44:03 PM (last edit: 4/4/2008 4:44:03 PM)
show user profile  killerbee2
use the garment maker on the splines, add a shell modifier.
Use enough detail from the garment maker so it's smooth enough to bend.




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4/4/2008 4:46:34 PM (last edit: 4/4/2008 4:46:34 PM)
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