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jjat1
03-12-2004, 05:28 PM
I'm sure there was a tutorial on constructing multi-layered moving backrounds in Lightwave 7.5 and Aura 2 a while back...does anyone have an idea where I can locate same...or is thinking of makeing a tutorial and wold likke to share it.

I eagerly await a reply! jim

brtk
03-12-2004, 08:26 PM
Well, I think you should post it on General Questions or Tips forum but anyway...I dont know if it is exactly what you want, you may try this:
First you´ll need ImagePlane script from forwardgames.com, install the script and load attached scene that shows the principe - two planes moving at different speeds quick setup:

brtk
03-12-2004, 08:28 PM
btw here´s result:

jjat1
03-12-2004, 09:05 PM
Thanks bttk...

will post it on the Tips forem. What I am looking for is a progrom intro similar to "The McNeil News Hour" on PBS.

jjat1
03-12-2004, 09:07 PM
brtk...

sorry about the typo on your user name and forum. jim

Carm3D
03-12-2004, 10:10 PM
I think you have that backwards, brtk. The clouds should be scrolling slower than the trees since they are farther away.

brtk
03-12-2004, 11:05 PM
Carm > yes of course, silly me ;) its five in the morning here in Sweden, just came home and still no reg coge from Worley:mad:

jjat1 > np , I´m used to that. BTW what is that show you´re talkong about? It´s hard to know what you want to achieve if you haven´t seen the show.

cheers

jjat1
03-13-2004, 07:55 AM
Carn3D...

The program I referred to was "The McNeil Lehrer News Hour" on PBS Television, usually seen around 6pm.

What I would like to achieve is something like:

a mult layered blue backround that is slowly moving up the screen diagonally and then text imploads over the layers and settles in the center at proper sixe...the backround continues to move. Many intros to sport shows and news programs are doing it. I think the software "Digital Juice" does this thing for a living...I can't afford the high price that they are asking for only one item.

Thanks CARM3D for your reply...jim

Carm3D
03-13-2004, 08:03 AM
I don't watch television so I don't know specifically of the effect you're after.. But good luck. If you have DFX+ from the Lightwave 8 upgrade that may help you a great deal to make each layer a seperate element.

riki
03-13-2004, 08:48 AM
Actually I was just admiring the Diesel Banner add on this page, it uses this effect nicely, but done in flash

http://diesel.adshadow.net/media/ads/468x60.03_2.swf?clickTAG=http://diesel.adshadow.net/click.php%3Fbannerid=136%26zoneid=181%26source=%26 dest=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.diesel.com%2F