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Allen joaquin
Fractal noise Aura?
on Mar 10, 2013 at 5:49:36 pm

Basicly i saw something on the internet about creating an aura but it wasen't the result i was looking for but then i remembered something like in the films of "Harry potter" where the Death Eaters i belive it's called Appear? Thoese scenes the black aura are they done using TurbulenceFD? in Cinema 4D? Or something else?

I saw then this other exampple in a 2D animation:

And it looks extremely familiar to how a Fractal noise would behave, but i just can't come up with how to do it, is it possible to recreate an "dark" Aura like in that Animation using Fractal noise? Is there any other ways?

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Vishesh Arora
Re: Fractal noise Aura?
on Mar 10, 2013 at 10:28:46 pm


Fractal Noise is the right effect for this animation.

Check this tutorial:

You can manipulate the color and some other properties to create the desired look.

Vishesh Arora
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John Cuevas
Re: Fractal noise Aura?
on Mar 11, 2013 at 11:51:30 am

Try using fractal noise as a layer to create some of the smoke effect. Also, create a high contrast version of fractal noise in a precomp and use that as a layer to drive the effect distort > displacement.

Here is a tutorial on using displacement maps that should get you started in the right direction. Invisible Cape

Johnny Cuevas, Editor

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