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Old 10-03-2011, 11:33 PM   #1
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is there anyway to make a legit crashing wave like u would find on the beach like shore break.? or waves to animate a surfer? i've tweaked with lots of the ocean attributes and none seem to do what i want..
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The ocean shader is based on displacementshaders, so that probably wont work, you could try Ncloth turn on liquid simulation and emit particles for the splashing water ( I am no expert in dynamics though so better wait for a better reply )
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In my experience, water interacting with land is often the crummiest looking parts of movies with Vis FX. So... it must be hard is what I'm saying.
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soo no real easy way of making a wave crashing on a beach or just a wave breaking out in the ocean like u would find at a beach??
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Short answer, no, there's no real easy way to do this that I know of. You could check out realflow, which is designed for things such as this, but it costs a fair bit.
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ya im trying to get my teacher to buy it for our class but we just got the licenses for photoshop cs5 and maya 2012 and other programs soo idkk
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