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drop007
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Subject: 3D Animation Software
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : January 16, 2010
Autodesk Motion Builder 3d Animation Software
http://www.autodesk.com/motionbuilder/

Autodesk Motion Builder overview:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYflev-A5Lk


The modern day movies and vi ...
drop007
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Subject: Softimage Xsi: Maya vs XSI
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : June 20, 2007
I am a straight up animator, and I prefer maya. I did 2 years of heavy character work in Soft . Then I did maya straight for a year ands a half. Ovet the last 3 months I've been working in xsi, and ...
drop007
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Subject: 3ds Max: Extension
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : May 23, 2007
http://www.discreet.com/subscription/


The Design Extension consists of a robust set of tools for undertaking design visualization projects. Virtually all specialized design functionality included i ...
drop007
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Subject: 3ds Max: Cebas 3d vision plug-in for max
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : April 05, 2007
I downloaded a free plugin by Cebas, called 3d vision...its a videopost plugin, which totally messed me up. I cannot figure out how to use this plugin, i tried going into video post and messin around ...
drop007
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Subject: Softimage Xsi: question about curve and surface.
Forum : 3D Modeling Forum
Posted : April 05, 2007
problems solved, but I can only cap the holes in polymesh, not in nurbs, but it should work.Smile
drop007
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Subject: Softimage Xsi: question about curve and surface.
Forum : 3D Modeling Forum
Posted : April 05, 2007
1.If I wanna have a curve being both linear and cubic, do I have to draw different parts of it and merge them together?


2. After lofting two curves, how can I make surfaces at both ends? The only w ...
drop007
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : February 14, 2007
Dear all,


Once an assembled, single surface has been created from two surfaces there is still a noticeable interface. How can this be removed to show a smooth transition. (the two surfaces were bo ...
drop007
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Subject: Softimage Xsi: xsi animation export problem
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : February 07, 2007
I made a poly character and I animated it. I made the export to dotXSI and then with deep exploration i tryed to convert the whole thing to maya but it doesn't export the animation. I checked the opti ...
drop007
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Subject: 3ds Max: Polytrans import from maya to max
Forum : 3D Modeling Forum
Posted : January 26, 2007
Hey guys well I am a native maya modeller but maya's render is very hard to work with so I decided i will model in maya and render in max. The problem I have is that when I export a maya mesh as a 3ds ...
drop007
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Subject: 3ds Max: DOF in Brazil RS?
Forum : 3D Rendering
Posted : January 15, 2007
Hi again! Very Happy

I need a little help....

Can you tell me how to make the camera Deep Of Field effect with Brazil RS in Global Illumination? Can I use the standard DOF of MAX? :rolleyes:


Bye.
drop007
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Subject: 3ds Max: Problem with network rendering
Forum : 3D Rendering
Posted : December 26, 2006
I have a problem with network rendering. we are using max 4.26 and mental ray. Some textures are not rendering correctly. Could anyone help me?
drop007
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Subject: Softimage Xsi: Cartoon Fight
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : December 21, 2006
Hi,


Does anyone have any suggestions for making a cartoon fight scene in xsi? I am using the toon shader in my animation. I want two characters fighting in a ball of dust, similar to Looney Toons, ...
drop007
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : December 18, 2006
Hello,


Anybody know any tutor that can show me how can create object to simulate cloth without using the XSI cloth pluggin.


Thanks
drop007
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Subject: XSI 5 : timeline scrubbing
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : September 12, 2006
whenever I scrub the timeline XSI tries to play the complete animation when going back and forth a few times. Is there a way to disable that feature, the manual is not very helpfull and I tried tweaki ...
drop007
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Subject: memory question
Forum : 3D Fight Club
Posted : June 22, 2006
Ahhhhh 32 bit dlls can't be run in XP64
drop007
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Subject: xsi: camera and light settings
Forum : 3D Rendering
Posted : June 07, 2006
Good evening.. I have game sprites to render - so I have several dozens of complicated sprites, and want to ensure the same camera and light settings.. However, the objects have various render passes. ...
drop007
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Subject: Aspect ratio question
Forum : General CG Talk
Posted : June 06, 2006
Shawn, 16:9 as you're working is a higher resolution
But PAL/NTSC do not accept it
So 16:9 is actually less resolution because you cut off top and bottom
But as a work file, the height is the same in ...
drop007
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Subject: xsi: UVs
Forum : 3D Texturing Forum
Posted : June 04, 2006
Is there a reason why my uvs are scaling from some goddamn offscreen pivot in the uv editor?
Rather than pivot from the center of my selection like id expect it to
drop007
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Subject: 3ds Max: please help - noob question
Forum : 3D Modeling Forum
Posted : June 03, 2006
nope not yet Max3D, too bad, i wanna try it soon, need to get my char modelling skills somewhat higher though
drop007
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Subject: 3ds Max: please help - noob question
Forum : 3D Modeling Forum
Posted : June 02, 2006
i can imagine Smile
drop007
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Subject: 3ds Max: please help - noob question
Forum : 3D Modeling Forum
Posted : June 02, 2006
ah Smile
that must be tough, i prefer the shortcuts, i mainly use one package, and it speeds up the workflow quite a bit Smile
drop007
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Subject: 3ds Max: please help - noob question
Forum : 3D Modeling Forum
Posted : June 02, 2006
hm nope, better start learning shortcuts Wink
drop007
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Subject: 3ds Max: please help - noob question
Forum : 3D Modeling Forum
Posted : June 01, 2006
press f4?
drop007
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Subject: 3ds Max: Rendering video with alpha?
Forum : 3D Rendering
Posted : May 30, 2006
cord474: did look but it doesnt come up with anything of use; I will be exporting each frame as a tiff then putting each frame in premiere. Not ideal but I cannot find another way. Thank you anyway
drop007
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Subject: 3ds Max: Baking lights?
Forum : 3D Rendering
Posted : May 30, 2006
of course
press "0" on the object you wanna bake
drop007
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Subject: 3ds Max: Rendering video with alpha?
Forum : 3D Rendering
Posted : May 30, 2006
Thank you cord474
not quite what I was looking for but thanks all the same
drop007
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Subject: 3ds max: Animating smoke
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : May 30, 2006
And how might I set up the motion, Wotgorilla?
drop007
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Subject: 3ds Max: Rendering video with alpha?
Forum : 3D Rendering
Posted : May 30, 2006
Hello! I've been through the help files and done a lot of searching on the net. I wish to render a video from 3DS MAX with an alpha channel so that I can use the video in premiere. Does anyone know wh ...
drop007
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Subject: 3ds Max: Displace question
Forum : 3D Rendering
Posted : May 30, 2006
Hi I'm using maya but it might be a universal problem I don't know..
http://img525.imageshack.us/img525/9213/chkr3ck.jpg
Trying to understand dispplacement maps.
Using two checker textures here,
one ...
drop007
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Subject: 3ds max: Animating smoke
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : May 30, 2006
Hi. Is anyone here decent with particle effects?
I'm trying to make slow smoke-like motion effect consisting of tiny lights..
Any idea how to do this?
Or a better description might be a slow smoke-li ...
drop007
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Subject: 3ds Max: Lip syncing without plugins?
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : May 30, 2006
How do you go about lipsyncing without plugins?
drop007
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Subject: MAYA : moving a single particle
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : May 26, 2006
vector $posVert = `xform -q -ws -t pPlane1.vtx[1]`;
just added it in a loop, works like a dream Smile
drop007
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Subject: MAYA : moving a single particle
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : May 26, 2006
you can use it to get vertex pos
wait, that did work...
dont know what i have done wrong, last time i tryed it did not work. Just did it again in order to get the error message
drop007
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Subject: MAYA : moving a single particle
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : May 26, 2006
it does not work
drop007
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Subject: MAYA : moving a single particle
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : May 26, 2006
I was thinking of maybe using the ouput from vector $a = `xform -q -ws -t polyVertex[1]` in the pos of the particle. if id =1, pos = $a.x,1,$a.z
drop007
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Subject: MAYA : moving a single particle
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : May 26, 2006
yes, but there are no examples of how to use it in an expression
drop007
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Subject: MAYA : moving a single particle
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : May 25, 2006
thanks a lot anyway Smile
just one more question, how can I use the data from a Xform command in a expression?
drop007
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Subject: MAYA : moving a single particle
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : May 25, 2006
Ted, look like something in the way i need Smile
so, then particleShape1.pos = particleShape2.pos?
or will is still have to use if (id ==1) {stuff}
drop007
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Subject: MAYA : moving a single particle
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : May 25, 2006
ok, this is what i try to do: I have lot of particles which do need to have the same position as the vertexes of a object (particleID1 = vertex1 and so on), but I only want this relationship in X and ...
drop007
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Subject: MAYA : moving a single particle
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : May 25, 2006
I have to sett the particle possition for ca 2000 particles Sad
I guess i can use the metod Shawn wrote in a loop?
drop007
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Subject: MAYA : moving a single particle
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : May 25, 2006
a lot:P
drop007
Forum : 3D Fight Club
Posted : May 25, 2006
in some state i think it would be possible Laughing
drop007
Forum : 3D Fight Club
Posted : May 25, 2006
like zbrush then
the polycount goes waay over million there also
drop007
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Subject: MAYA : moving a single particle
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : May 25, 2006
i know, but sometimes people you like hate you...just like expressions:P
drop007
Forum : 3D Fight Club
Posted : May 23, 2006
i bet somone do
drop007
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Subject: MAYA : moving a single particle
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : May 23, 2006
nopp, cant move it in 3d space
I konw there is possible to do it using expression, I am just having a hard time moving just one.
drop007
Forum : 3D Fight Club
Posted : May 23, 2006
hmm,,, if only i knew vue and want to have it
drop007
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Subject: MAYA : moving a single particle
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : May 23, 2006
then i move all the particles
drop007
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Subject: Silo videos
Forum : General CG Talk
Posted : May 23, 2006
I am using IE
drop007
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Subject: Concept art?
Forum : General CG Talk
Posted : May 23, 2006
PHP error
drop007
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Subject: MAYA : moving a single particle
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : May 23, 2006
no Razz
I want to just move the particle with id = 1 to the new position
drop007
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Subject: Silo videos
Forum : General CG Talk
Posted : May 23, 2006
yup
works great
you need quicktime
drop007
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Subject: Painter vs Photoshop
Forum : 3D Fight Club
Posted : May 23, 2006
not totally different from photoshop, but it have it's ups and downs
drop007
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Subject: Concept art?
Forum : General CG Talk
Posted : May 23, 2006
anyone got any concept drawings that they would be willing to share? Wink
drop007
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Subject: MAYA : moving a single particle
Forum : 3D Animation Talk
Posted : May 23, 2006
hi
does anyone have any ideas on how to move eg particleShape1.id[1] to eg 10 in Y?
drop007
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Subject: Car from hell
Forum : 3D Fight Club
Posted : May 23, 2006
Here is a cool car from hell... or alien car Smile
lol