View Full Version : volumetric light texture help

01-24-2007, 01:29 PM
Iím trying to create something similar to the attached file.
Itís from the new WOW cinematic. I didnít make it (obviously).

Iím thinking I can create something like it with a volumetric light procedural.
But after 8 or so hours with no luck I thought Iíd ask the experts here in the forum.

Any help would be much appreciated.
p.s. is this the right place to post this sort of thing?

01-25-2007, 10:17 AM
I'm no expert, but it doesn't look like the sequence you posted actually uses volumetrics. If I were trying to duplicate that sequence, I'd do it in passes--using different shaders mapped onto expanding spheres--and composite them, using Radial Blur (or similar filters in Photoshop/AfterEffects) to get the "volumetric" effect.

Good luck.