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sarahoneillsuggestions on emitters
by on Sep 25, 2005 at 4:58:33 pm

Hey everyone, newbie to motion with a tight deadline looming, doing a job that requires a bit of graphics to tie it up, I need to replicate a bottle of whiskey to give the effect of rising sales, is there a emitter in motion that I can use to replicate image of a whiskey bottle, or has anyone any other suggestions

Thanks in advance


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Noah KadnerRe: suggestions on emitters
by on Sep 26, 2005 at 12:54:01 am

Depends how many shots you've had. Seriously though- could you be a bit more specific as to what you're looking to do. There is definitely not a whiskey bottle emitter but perhaps there might be a way to do what you want if you spelled it out a little more. If for example you want a photo of a bottle to multiply, you'd simply drop it into the emitter's image well.


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JIm KanterRe: suggestions on emitters
by on Sep 26, 2005 at 2:20:54 pm

Use the Replicator in Motion 2. Make the whiskey bottle the cell image and do a line replicator. You can then animate the end point of the line to stretch the line and reveal multiple cells on the replicator.

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sarahoneillRe: suggestions on emitters
by on Sep 26, 2005 at 8:13:01 pm

have been using the replicate in fcp which works well but I was looking to try something a little more dynamic , Noah can you elaborate a little on dropping the image into the emitter's image well. I have a still image of a bottle that I hope to composite over a animated background, what I was hoping to do was to animated the bottle similar to what you can do with leave in one of the opening templates is this possible

Thanks for advice


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specialcaseRe: suggestions on emitters
by on Sep 26, 2005 at 9:11:14 pm

Hey Sarah,

Take a look at the short replicator tutorial in the Help menu, or even the replicator section of the manual (also found in the Help menu). You'll have a much easier time of it than slowly beating the steps out of us :)

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