Creative COW SIGN IN :: SPONSORS :: ADVERTISING :: ABOUT US :: CONTACT US :: FAQ
Creative COW's LinkedIn GroupCreative COW's Facebook PageCreative COW on TwitterCreative COW's Google+ PageCreative COW on YouTube
APPLE MOTION:HomeMotion ForumMotion TutorialsTagFCP ForumFCP Tutorials

Lightning in Motion?

COW Forums : Apple Motion

<< PREVIOUS   •   VIEW ALL   •   PRINT   •   NEXT >>
Share on Facebook
Steve PriceLightning in Motion?
by on Aug 4, 2009 at 3:53:29 pm

Hello All,

Can anybody suggest an effective method of creating lightning effects, or electrical arcing between two points, in Motion 3 please?

Many thanks,

Steve.


Return to posts index
Reply   Like  

david bogieRe: Lightning in Motion?
by on Aug 5, 2009 at 6:39:06 pm

We've seen this question before and I'm pretty sure there is not even a third party effect available that simulates lightning. IIRC, the advice was to locate a movie and either buy it or find a freebie.

If you know someone with After Effects, there are two fabulous lightning simulations. However, this effect is supremely fake. Real lightning is instantaneous and simulations tend to last much longer, instantly flagging the visual as faked.

bogiesan



Return to posts index
Reply   Like  

Steve PriceRe: Lightning in Motion?
by on Aug 5, 2009 at 9:46:35 pm

Thanks very much for confirming that David, I guess AE is they way to go then...I don't mind a bit of fake looking lightning, it's for an 8mm promo anyway so it doesn't have to be totally realistic, in fact I need it to look almost cartoon like.

Shame Motion 3 can't do it...

Cheers,

Steve.



Return to posts index
Reply   Like  


Mark PetereitRe: Lightning in Motion?
by on Aug 11, 2009 at 1:52:05 pm

Search for "lightning" in Motion's library. There are several lightning bolt loops and a couple of movies.


Return to posts index
Reply   Like  

<< PREVIOUS   •   VIEW ALL   •   PRINT   •   NEXT >>
Share on Facebook


FORUMSTUTORIALSFEATURESVIDEOSPODCASTSEVENTSSERVICESNEWSLETTERNEWSBLOGS

Creative COW LinkedIn Group Creative COW Facebook Page Creative COW on Twitter
© 2014 CreativeCOW.net All rights are reserved. - Privacy Policy

[Top]