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Instancers (Flying butterflies)
Instancers (Flying butterflies)
iranimation, updated 2016-06-28 00:45:03 UTC 69,459 views  Rating:
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Instancers

Version:  Maya 2008

Hi everyone this is my first tutorial I hope you learn it and

Sorry for bad English 

 

Step 1:

You must create a character to animate and it must be a cycle animate

You can use any character for this tutorial

I m use a Butterflies for this project and animate it in 23 frame

Remember each peace of character must be freeze transform, delete the histories and group them together

p1

 

Step 2:

Now duplicate your character in each frame

p3

 

Step 3:

In the dynamic menu go to particle tool and create particles in your scene

p2

 

Step 4:

Now select all duplicate character in your scene and in the particle menu go to instancer option 

Reset menu and set the settings 

p4

 

Now click the create button

 

Hide your duplicate character

p5

 

Step 5:

Select particle and in the attribute editor => add dynamic attribute => click on general button

Set the setting

p6

 

Add the attribute

Now go to Per Particle (Array) Attribute

Right click on (random_fly) and hit create expression

lg_p7

 

particleShape1.rando_fly = rand(23);

 

Hit the create button

 

Now go to the instancer tab in attribute editor

p8

 

Step 7:

Select particles and bind a uniform field set the magnitude 50 and use a turbulence field and set the magnitude 200 or any value that you want

now play the timeline

scene file instancer.zip
 

 

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Thank you

https://ir.linkedin.com/in/iranimation

 


Comments

  • alan3dcreativecrash

    alan3dcreativecrash said over 7 years ago:

    It is very help full for me. Can give me the expression for making instancer become different size ?
  • arman generalao

    arman generalao said over 7 years ago:

    nice...tnx for sharing..
  • steve_peh

    steve_peh said about 7 years ago:

    hey thanks for sharing is there a way to make each butterfly follow its own motion path and each flying in its own directions? thank you
  • mano manoj

    mano manoj said about 7 years ago:

    so simpile
  • Landkeeper

    Landkeeper said over 6 years ago:

    this is simply awesome thanks
  • yohana.susanto

    yohana.susanto said over 6 years ago:

    I am using mac. I am wondering when I reached the step 5, I couldn't change the per particle (array). Did I do any mistake?
  • huanqing2008

    huanqing2008 said over 6 years ago:

    you should be more confident about your English , i think yours is better than me .
  • mohamed iqbal

    mohamed iqbal said almost 5 years ago:

    ya i was useful for me .
  • nyitart

    nyitart said almost 5 years ago:

    Can I get a copy of your butterfly rig please?
  • zhang lianglong

    zhang lianglong said 8 months ago:

    Can download

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