What is the best way to produce condensation on glass? Can it be animated? I have a clients beer bottle and glass that need that cold frosty look. I'll deal with the foam head on the glass later. Any tips would be much apprecited.
This is for a presentation for a global glass manufacturer. The two main objects are a glass and beer bottle on a countertop. Both objects will contain liquid. The glass filled with beer and a foam head, the bottle filled with beer. The animation will start with a extreme close-up of the bottles label and as you pan back the full view reveals both objects from about one foot away. Its a simple animation that achieves most of its impact from camera angles and creative lighting effects. Part of the overall effect I hoped to convey was through the use of the foam and dripping condensation on the bottle. Kind of like drawing on a steamed mirror and seeing the condensation run (drip) down the glass. They want it to look as though you just took a cold beer out of the refrigerator on a hot day.
That's interesting. However, I'm running Maya 2009 Complete. Is your method possible with complete or do I need unlimited? Also, I'm on a Mac Pro. Counting the days to the 64 bit "Snow Leopard" release. My life will be a whole lot easier.
Appreciate the compliment too!
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