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Riaan Oberholzer
Particular Energy Beam, tracking moving start and end points
on Jul 27, 2013 at 2:48:10 pm

Hi guys, I'm new to the forum, thank you for looking at the post!

I guess the heading says it all. I want to make an energy beam, something like this:





I already have a preset in Particular to do something very similar, so that's all good.

I also have two tracked paths, one for the start of the beam and one for the end of the beam. How do I make the beam start and end position follow the motion tracked start and end points?

The start point can be the emitter position, but what about the end point?

Long winded, sorry, hope its all you need.
Regards,
Riaan.


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John Cuevas
Re: Particular Energy Beam, tracking moving start and end points
on Jul 28, 2013 at 7:56:18 pm

You might want generate your particles from one point and use wind to direct it to create a beam. Check out this tutorial: How To Make A Wiggling Cord From Particles

Johnny Cuevas, Editor
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