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Austin Thompson
Adding an object to a sphere
on Jan 24, 2013 at 3:36:21 pm

I'm working on a video, and I have my spherized Earth, but now I was wondering if there were any ways to plant a flag/tack/anything on top of the sphere and have it move in a natural way with the Earth when it rotates?

Say, I plant a pin in Beijing and then I rotate to the flag in New York? I can't figure out how to get a decent rotate.

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Vishesh Arora
Re: Adding an object to a sphere
on Jan 25, 2013 at 9:47:58 am

one of the easiest way is to locate all flags in a 2D texture Map of Earth and then use CC Sphere Effect to create the Earth.

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