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dablan
09-26-2008, 08:05 AM
Hey all -
I'm starting to place weekly free videos on my personal site.
Last week was a lesson in processing a certain look in Adobe Lightroom.

This week, how to quickly and easily make a jello like object using LightWave's Cloth FX.

Free for the taking - http://www.danablan.com/


Have a great weekend
Dan

MooseDog
09-26-2008, 08:11 AM
great initiative, wonderful training. thank you!!

lardbros
09-26-2008, 08:15 AM
Cheers for that dan... hope these keep coming, i miss your training vids, always in a light hearted kind of style which helps a lot!

dablan
09-26-2008, 08:16 AM
Thanks. Miss them? They've not gone anywhere :)

lardbros
09-26-2008, 08:17 AM
Thanks. Miss them? They've not gone anywhere :)

Well, it feels like they've gone. Seems like ages ago the LW9 book came out, suppose it was quite a while ago!

Can't wait till 10 comes out so we can have some more!

dablan
09-26-2008, 08:23 AM
Click the training link in my signature.

Also, next week's free video - quickly making tank treads in LightWave

Dirk
09-26-2008, 09:21 AM
Thanks for the nice Video!

is there a way to maintain the volume of the cube when the deformation would be stronger?

OlaHaldor
09-26-2008, 09:34 AM
Nice Dan! Gives me some funky ideas.. :)

Larry_g1s
09-26-2008, 09:51 AM
Thanks Dan, it's very much appreciated. I had a chance to go through the sports tutorial of your Broadcast Courseware, some really solid stuff! It's funny, I've been using LW sense v6, so some minor things you had to explain to get to the more advanced stuff, were a little basic. But it's amazing how many simple things one can still miss having used LW for so long. I was working on an animation at the same time where it was something basic in Layout that you pointed out that fixed a problem I was wondering about. Thanks again and looking forward to the new vids!

WilliamVaughan
09-26-2008, 03:04 PM
Awesome resource...Dan Rocks!

zapper1998
09-26-2008, 03:35 PM
Thank You

Hopper
09-26-2008, 04:36 PM
Awesome resource...Dan Rocks!
:dito:

I would have given up a long time ago if it wasn't for your V9 book and the Essentials book. I keep them close.

dablan
09-28-2008, 09:47 AM
no problem guys. I've another planned for next week.

Dirk, simply increase the viscosity and recalculate - you'll see the "solidness" change. Basically, work with sub structure, hold structure, and viscosity for all your rubbery needs on that setup. You an also try creating a different pointset. I just did the entire bottom of the cube - but imagine if you pinned just a corner or two? Or how about a small area on one side? Lots of possibilities.

ejo3rd
09-28-2008, 11:25 AM
Thanks Dan, fun stuff!

Paul24
09-28-2008, 02:01 PM
Thank you very much Dan and well done.:thumbsup:

cagey5
09-28-2008, 02:08 PM
Great short tutorial. Many thanks :thumbsup: