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  • Letters being swept away C4D

     Emmet Reddy updated 1 day, 8 hours ago 3 Members · 4 Posts
  • Peter Band

    May 25, 2021 at 10:03 pm

    Hello hive mind,

    I am trying to create an effect where letters are being swept away by wind, similar to this example in the picture (from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lEsoDFBdQeU&t=20s).

    I need to use vectors from Illustrator for the lettering which I converted into simplified paths and brought into C4D.

    So far I have tried an approach with wind and soft body dynamics, also tried the cloth tag. But I am either not getting enough control or (with soft body dynamics) highly distorted geometry.

    Are there better ways to approach this ? I need good control because the movement should start and stop (triggered by the footage background).

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  • Justin Thomson

    May 27, 2021 at 4:23 pm

    I’ll play around with some options later, but it looks to me like that is more of an After Effects thing.

  • Peter Band

    May 28, 2021 at 7:42 pm

    Have tried this in After Effects as well. But 3D movements / rotations and distortion at the same time just seemed to make more of a case for C4D to me.

  • Emmet Reddy

    June 21, 2021 at 3:45 pm

    ive gotten some nice effects with this

    https://aescripts.com/wind/

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