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chris behl
Newton 2 falling paper
on Sep 8, 2015 at 10:16:09 am

Does anyone know how to make a rectangle fall like a piece of paper?


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John Cuevas
Re: Newton 2 falling paper
on Sep 8, 2015 at 1:14:23 pm
Last Edited By John Cuevas on Sep 8, 2015 at 1:17:48 pm

I made a project a few years ago where letters were falling out of the sky, fluttering a little by the wind. Basically, just using a sin curve to move them back and forth in x and z space, along with some y rotation.

Here's an updated version of that project. The controller null is where you can change the how often the flutters are(_Freq) and how big they are(_Amp or _Max Tilt). In the project I uploaded, I keyframed the _Freq of each property to get it to stop fluttering. And it's set up so that you can use position keyframes on your object to move it into place.

Take a look, it might help you on your project or give you some ideas to try out.

Johnny Cuevas, Editor

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chris behl
Re: Newton 2 falling paper
on Sep 8, 2015 at 3:04:45 pm




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