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Sandrina Vandoninck
Tutorial fairy dust
on Apr 26, 2012 at 6:02:36 pm

Hi everyone!

I'm making a special project for school. We need to make a little movie for Marketing so we have to follow a company. We had chosen for Plopsa Indoor Hasselt, it's an amusement park in Belgium. Kidsmarketing is our theme. I allready made a little movie. There are interviews and you can see the attractions, children playing, ...
I only need an introduction. I want to make something with fairy dust. There's a movie on youtube, but I can't find the tutorial.

Here it is.
My question is: is there someone who can help me with this tutorial?
I would appreciate it!

Thank you guys!

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John Cuevas
Re: Tutorial fairy dust
on Apr 27, 2012 at 1:40:56 pm

You can recreate that really simply with CC Particle world. I made an example project for you to use as a starter project.

These are the values I used but they all can be adjusted to taste.

Apply CC Particle World to a solid. Adjust the Longevity to 4 seconds. Animate the X position of the produer.

Also animate the birth rate by setting a keyframe(decide how many particles you need) and then move 1 frame forward and set a keyframe to 0. This way when the move is finished, you are creating particles that might drift on screen.

Physics Settings: Velocity = .25, Gravity = -.05, Resistance = 1.5

Particle Settings: Create the particle size and color you want.
I used a color map that starts with the solid color I created and changes to a light blue over the particles 4 second lifetime.

Finally I added a slight glow to the particles.

Johnny Cuevas, Editor

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