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Old 26-10-2009, 11:41 PM   #1
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Default Creating Light Streams

So, I'm not good at explaining things. I've just begun looking into particles, and I'm currently working on a project. My ultimate goal right now is to make something along the lines of what is in this video (referring to the glowy balls with light streams circling around the woman

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xbeOrKOglMA

I haven't found any particle effect yet that seems to be similar, and since I'm new to it, I was hoping someone could give me some guidance on how to create such things. Any help would be appreciated =) Thanks.
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Old 26-10-2009, 11:46 PM   #2
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Well, if you only want a few little orb things, you could create a few spheres, add some glow and an emitter (for the tail) to each and attach them to various circle motion paths to glide around.

Or if you want completely random, I think there's something with a newton field that could do that, with a turbulence field.

Don't know the specifics, but hopefully that gives you something to go on.
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Old 26-10-2009, 11:48 PM   #3
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Yeah I've been playing around with the emitters. So far the closest thing I got was a cloud smokey effect. Still working on modifying it a bit, but it still doesn't look quite right.
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Old 27-10-2009, 05:27 AM   #4
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use paint effects you can animate a streak like in the video
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Neon Glow paint effect you think? Only thing off the top of my head I can think of that might remotley work.
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