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Particle path follow
show user profile  Westcoast13
Yet another noob animation problem!

The picture explains it best i think; I need the oil (the yellow bit) to flow up and down the tube. I intend to use some small particles (bubbles i guess) to show the flow.

All help much appreciated!! :)

My Turbosquid Area

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6/22/2011 12:43:16 PM (last edit: 6/22/2011 12:43:16 PM)
show user profile  gogodr
no wai... just made you a video and when tried to upload "Jing has stopped working "

there. uploading

introduction to my method:

start with a preset flow then a collision test that continues instead of bounce which leads to a find target to a cylinder which leads to a speed by surface parallel to surface of a rendereable spline and at last another collision test which sets a new speed

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Hello there

beautiful ;3

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6/22/2011 1:25:42 PM (last edit: 6/22/2011 1:28:41 PM)
show user profile  Westcoast13
Thank you so much for that mate. I will have a go and let you know how i get on.

My Turbosquid Area

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6/22/2011 1:55:14 PM (last edit: 6/22/2011 1:55:14 PM)
show user profile  killerbee2
if you want to use something similar as path follow spacewarp for normal particles, you can use the speed by Icon node.

I'd make you a quick setup but rendering atm...

How it works: make the path to follow, and a node, use a path follow constraint on the dummy.
Go to pflow, add a speed by icon node, there should be an icon added to your scene, align & link that to the dummy. Adapt the speed by icon settings and your particles should follow the path.

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6/22/2011 2:16:38 PM (last edit: 6/22/2011 2:16:38 PM)
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