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Boiling issue

Post by Joppa » Thu Nov 18, 2010 4:18 pm

I´m trying to make it look like it was boiling in the crater, but i´m not quite satisfied with the results.

Any tips?
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Post by LeeHasPencil » Thu Nov 18, 2010 4:46 pm

I'm not sure what to suggest on that menu but how about having the water move about? Adding steam may help too.
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Post by 2ner » Sat Nov 20, 2010 1:09 am

Maybe try to adjust the source width and spread because I see bubbles at the edges on the left and right that are half cut off. Perhaps also have them without fill (transparent) with just the light green stroke, so you can see them overlapping and see the pot rim behind. Most of them will still show the darker green of the liquid behind anyway.
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Re: Boiling issue

Post by rogermate » Sat Nov 20, 2010 5:16 am

I conjure the image of boiling spagetti sauce. In order for a buble to leave,
there is an effect on the surface which looks something like a drop of water hitting the surface. So, at least for some of the particles, you could try having an animated drop splash. With the shape of the bubble and the drop splash on the same layer, they would be perfectly lined up left to right. And as the drop lifts up above it, it would look good.

Another idea, the bubbles could pop or explode into a bunch of little drops which fall back down.
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Post by Joppa » Sat Nov 20, 2010 11:08 am

Thank you very much for any feedback. Always nice to get other angles on the problem. I'm just a beginner but I will see if I can fix it
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Post by jahnocli » Sat Nov 20, 2010 12:32 pm

Take a look at this topic from 'another forum' -- lava. A really clever little idea.
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Post by Axlen » Sat Nov 20, 2010 5:59 pm

jahnocli wrote:Take a look at this topic from 'another forum' -- lava. A really clever little idea.
Linking to 'private' forum posts is a pain. I'm a newbie and I think the admins there don't like non-professionals/hobbyists. My registration has been ignored at that site.

Please explain the method and add to the richness of this forum.
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Post by Víctor Paredes » Sat Nov 20, 2010 6:12 pm

Axlen wrote:
jahnocli wrote:Take a look at this topic from 'another forum' -- lava. A really clever little idea.
Linking to 'private' forum posts is a pain. I'm a newbie and I think the admins there don't like non-professionals/hobbyists. My registration has been ignored at that site.

Please explain the method and add to the richness of this forum.
If you can't see the link, check Onionskin's youtube
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Post by sbtamu » Sat Nov 20, 2010 6:35 pm

Axlen wrote:
jahnocli wrote:Take a look at this topic from 'another forum' -- lava. A really clever little idea.
Linking to 'private' forum posts is a pain. I'm a newbie and I think the admins there don't like non-professionals/hobbyists. My registration has been ignored at that site.

Please explain the method and add to the richness of this forum.
On Animatorforum you must make sure 3rd party cookies are turned on or Mike will not get you mail for registration. If you are on Fire Fox, click on tools/options/privacy and make sure 3rd party cookies are checked.
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Post by sbtamu » Sat Nov 20, 2010 7:09 pm

Here is an idea using switch layer in a particle layer for bursting the bubbles. You could use interpolate to make them smoother if you wanted.

Also note that I checked the depth box to make the bubble different sizes.

Mix this example with your own style and I think you might get what you are looking for.

Don't pay any attention to the crude animation. My bubbles are not the right way to draw them. :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhraC-E_wUc

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Post by Axlen » Sat Nov 20, 2010 11:12 pm

Hi sbtamu. Thank you for the tip. I'm using Google Chrome and third party cookies are enabled. I received a PM regarding registering on the site. I'll follow up on that.

Hi Selgin. Thank your for the you-tube link to onionskin's tutorial.

I apologize about the negative tone in my previous post.
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Post by rogermate » Sun Nov 21, 2010 4:07 am

Hi sbtamu,
Yes, that really gets the popping bubble look. And someone could always add another step with the drops falling more.

Cool demo too.

Hi Axlen,
Both this forum and that other one are really valuable resources. It's like ice cream, why not have more than one flavor?

Have fun animating!
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