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How to make object appear through plane?
show user profile  qaz
I saw this effect sometimes.

There is a horizontal plane in the middle of the viewport.
Then an object (let's say a humanoid, but it's possible with any object) gradually appears below the plane - in a certain way.
There would first appear the soles of the feet, then the ankles, etc.... ending with the head.
The motion of the body is as if it was moving down and "going through" the plane, from above to below... *but only the part below the plane was visible*. Above the plane there is *empty space*.
And as more and more of it went below the plane, more and more would be visible.

How is this done?
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6/29/2011 6:14:29 PM (last edit: 6/29/2011 6:14:29 PM)
show user profile  Dave
Slice modifier.

You can animate it. Job's a goodun.

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6/29/2011 6:15:34 PM (last edit: 6/29/2011 6:15:34 PM)
show user profile  Joey Parker Jr.
Or apply a vrayMltWrapper to the plane ans set the alpha contribution to -1.
Then just animate the body moving downward through the plane.
 photo 2012-sig_small3_zpsbd114b69.png

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6/29/2011 6:32:27 PM (last edit: 6/29/2011 6:32:27 PM)
show user profile  Dr. Jim
Is the plane opaque?

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6/29/2011 6:41:09 PM (last edit: 6/29/2011 6:41:09 PM)
show user profile  qaz
@Dave: But how do I do it if the plane is slightly convex, or has a Ripple modifier applied? Slice modifier only works with planes.

@Joey Parker Jr.: Thanks.

@Dr. Jim: Yes, it's opaque, but I'd rather have solutions for both cases.
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6/29/2011 7:03:49 PM (last edit: 6/29/2011 7:03:49 PM)
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