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  • Swarm expression to form text with circles

  • Mike Morris

    July 15, 2009 at 4:05 pm

    Hello all.

    I have a question about how to create an expression to make this animation:

    https://www.morriscreate.com/xango_sample.mov

    act more like a “swarm” of floating bubbles. As it stands right now, I have painstakingly set the beginning and end position for each circle, then pulled a camera back through the field of circles.

    The problem is, I want it to be more organic. I want things to swirl, wiggle smoothly, etc, almost like a flock of birds, but still have it end with the “thrive” logo.

    Any recommendations?

    Thanks

    Sib Ntsib Dua

    Xeeb

  • Filip Vandueren

    July 18, 2009 at 2:50 pm

    Well, if you’ve allready set everything up, just add wiggles to position and scale, and then decrease all wiggle-amplitudes by animating a linked slider.

    do a search for wiggle slider and you’ll find a ton of examples.

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