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Old 08-08-2003, 12:25 PM   #1
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Hi!
I want to model a melting ice-cube, but don't know how. I know that there has been a tutorial on the aw homepage about an melting object, but the tutorial isn't awailable anymore. Does one of you still have it or can someone give me a short explanation on how to dit?
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Old 08-08-2003, 01:05 PM   #2
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my first guess would be to use soft body dynamics. and slowly make the icecube softer and softer.

but then i am no expert for sfx :p
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ok
I will give it a try
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I think the tut used softbody dynamics, a gravity blobby thing, and an elastic deforming thingy that helped keep the pot (A|W melted a pot, pun intended I think) in shape for a while.

Funny thing with their tut was that if you inceased the gravity the thing bounced up and down for ages, looks very funny.
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hmm- maybe someone still has the tutorial
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Old 08-08-2003, 11:13 PM   #6
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Use a lattice. Alias have a tutorial on this at there 'How To' page. Is about melting a vase, but just use a ice cube as your model.

I try to find the one i did to show you.
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OK here my file. Not the best model cos is was somthing i did when i was bored but is shows the melting.

Use the options in the channel box to changed the way it melts.
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File Type: mb melting ice cube.mb (81.3 KB, 123 views)
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