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Adam Lewen
Reflected lights of a (off screen) Disco ball... thoughts?
on May 13, 2015 at 9:19:13 pm

I have a task where I need to create a number of different sequences of the reflection of a party-like atmosphere (Disco ball) on a flat wall (simple black solid)
It's not very complicated task but I don't wanna be repetitive and thought of asking here for different ideas of achieving
here are some refs of what I have in mind: (again, i aim only at the reflected light. not the ball itself)

My method so far is;
Rotating an inverted Grid. Offsetting it's Position with time* and treating those rotated shapes with color\glow\glints (2 layer of different grids will sell the effect, a fractal will add some atmosphere)

But my post here is to bring up other ways. There are many ways to get such effect...

Thanks a bunch!

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John Cuevas
Re: Reflected lights of a (off screen) Disco ball... thoughts?
on May 14, 2015 at 1:01:41 pm

You might want to look at this very very old tutorial. Using Projection Layers to create a gobos and projector type effects

Completely different approach that might be worth checking out.

Johnny Cuevas, Editor

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