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Author Topic: Clipping planes? (feature request)  (Read 2875 times)

xalener

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Clipping planes? (feature request)
« on: August 09, 2008, 04:41:52 am »

Would it be possible to "clip" a selected object so that it appears progressively throuought a shot? A lightcycle beam to be more specific?

I just wanted to know if anything like this is being planned for anim8or...
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Re: Clipping planes? (feature request)
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2008, 11:15:57 am »

you might have to experiment a bit to make it work, but i'd guess you could emulate that effect with morph targets.  just a thought.
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xalener

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Re: Clipping planes? (feature request)
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2008, 05:30:42 pm »

I tried it, it looked......not right.
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Re: Clipping planes? (feature request)
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2008, 08:14:32 pm »

For now I'd advise compositing multiple shots where you can clip the object manually in a video editing program.
Or, composite a shot of the main scene with a shot of the object being clipped out by another object such as a white plane or something.
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Re: Clipping planes? (feature request)
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2008, 09:39:45 pm »

Hmm....Not a bad Idea...
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Re: Clipping planes? (feature request)
« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2008, 12:36:45 am »

What would be neat is if object could dissolve and reappear. I wonder if that could be done using key frames and working with transparent.
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