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Christopher RotterRefraction in Post
by on Dec 6, 2009 at 3:19:17 am

I'm hoping someone could tell me what I would need to do to adjust a refraction map that was created in a 3D program for compositing. Currently I can render out a refraction map, but I'm not sure how to composite, would just a blending mode work ?



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david bogieRe: Refraction in Post
by on Dec 6, 2009 at 6:07:59 pm

You're going to need to talk to users of that 3D app, I should think. A refraction map won't do you much good in AE, AFAIK. You can use the output, which I assume is a grayscale movie, for various purposes with a number of different compound effects in AE but you won't find a specific "refraction filter." Reflections are a bit easier accoriding the cow's AE wonks.
http://forums.creativecow.net/thread/2/926454

try some of these?
http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kramer_andrew/reflections.php_with_...
http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kramer_andrew/reflections.php_with_...
http://www.videocopilot.net/blog/2009/08/refraction-fx-in-ae/
http://www.videocopilot.net/tutorials/?id=79

bogiesan




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Christopher RotterRe: Refraction in Post
by on Dec 7, 2009 at 2:30:21 pm

I've read about using normals for refraction. I know that compositing refractions is not common from what I've read from others. The first two links you've posted, return a 404 error :(

I'm taking a look at the refraction tutorial on Video Co-pilot which are one of the links you posted there is a plug in for using refraction maps with normals, I'll try that out see what I come up with, hopefully it works.



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david bogieRe: Now you're just being childish
by on Dec 8, 2009 at 3:07:52 pm

> The first two links you've posted, return a 404 error :( >


Search the index of AE tutorials for RE_FREAKING_FRACTION. It simply cannot be too difficult.

bogiesan



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Christopher RotterRe: Now you're just being childish
by on Dec 9, 2009 at 12:55:21 am

Search the index of AE tutorials for RE_FREAKING_FRACTION. It simply cannot be too difficult.

bogiesan

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Childish is the wrong word !
Anyhow, how am I suppose to know if the information is even available or where the link, links too ? I'm well aware of the search function, I don't need you to address it to me.

Besides the information was not was I was after but I do want to thank the person for posting the links, I really do not know, where your comment came into the thread, but you do have the freedom to post, regardless if it was uncalled for.



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