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jeric_synergy
07-12-2014, 05:30 PM
Modeling question?

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I'd like to wrap or drape the network thing around the test object in the back ground. Heat shrink isn't any help. Suggestions?

tonyrizo2003
07-13-2014, 01:16 AM
you might look into this? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zrzUHuSKYv4

Here is the link http://www.3rdpowers.com/

Good luck

Skywatcher_NT
07-13-2014, 02:49 AM
ClothFX :thumbsup:

prometheus
07-13-2014, 05:17 AM
yes...seems skywatcher proves it doable with clothfx.
otherwise I donīt think heatshrink work well with a thickened geometry, maybe if you thicken afterwards, then again I think 3rdpowers heatshrink tool will do that better.

Michael

ianr
07-13-2014, 09:01 AM
yes prom is right,
if you look on 3rd Powers site
their main vid shows this but,
thickens geometry after shrink.

jeric_synergy
07-13-2014, 09:08 AM
:foreheads Of course! (3rd Powers) I knew that 'Gaudi' effect somebody is working on looked familiar!

(BTW, someone mentioned Gaudi to me last night: synchronicity much?)
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Also, REALLY well done, skywatcher!!!! :bowdown: Dang, good job! My only concern is that this works for the simple test case fer sure, but if the target object had a bit of concavity ClothFX would not address that bit.

Skywatcher_NT
07-13-2014, 03:39 PM
Another test with clothFX

jeric_synergy
07-13-2014, 07:23 PM
Another test with clothFX
Sorcery!!! ;)

OKayyyyyyyyyy, I'll bite: WHY is it wrapping around and UP there on the bottom?

:thumbsup:

BokadCastle
07-13-2014, 08:51 PM
wouldn't it be saved as a transform - and a few frames on it would swing back, pendulum-like.
- that's my guess.