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Enkil KingCurtains unfold down effect
by on Dec 15, 2010 at 2:33:31 pm


So I'm trying to get this effect to work. I have allready created a basic curtain which moves with fractal noise using the swirly fractal type. But I also want the curtain to drop down/unfold from above with some weight in it. Is this possible to do in AE, or do I need to get it made in 3D?


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Kevin CampRe: Curtains unfold down effect
by on Dec 15, 2010 at 3:22:08 pm

you should take a look at zaxwerks' 3d flag plugin:

note, for using zax plugins, disable multiprocessing (unless this has been fixed now). and i'm not sure they have the cs5 version out yet.

Kevin Camp
Senior Designer

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Dave LaRondeRe: Curtains unfold down effect
by on Dec 15, 2010 at 4:06:35 pm

In addition to Kevin's suggestion, Freeform -- which comes bundled with AE 10 (aka CS5) -- does pretty much the same thing as Zaxwerks.

There are oftentimes a couple of ways to skin a cat in AE.

Dave LaRonde
Sr. Promotion Producer
KCRG-TV (ABC) Cedar Rapids, IA

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