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  • Make a wave run through CC Ball Action

  • Max Allen

    November 17, 2019 at 12:03 pm

    Hi Cow users,

    I have a Solid layer with CC Ball Action applied to it to create a grid of spheres. I’ve got a black solid with CC Wave World applied to it, pre-comped and set behind the grid layer. I applied Displacement Map to the Ball Action layer, set the Wave Warp pre-comp as my source and…nothing happens. I can see the waves but only because Ball Action leaves transparent areas, so I’m actually seeing ‘through’ the layer I want to ripple.

    I assume that you can’t apply the displacement map to a 3D effect like Ball Action? I thought pre-comping the BA layer would do the trick, but no luck there. I could alsways do something janky like saving the BA layer in its finished state as a PNG and rippling that, but would rather not. Can anyone help? This is the first time I’ve tried using WaveWorld.


    Inspiration drawn from here:

  • Max Allen

    November 17, 2019 at 11:09 pm

    For anyone that finds this post, might help.

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