How to Adjust Particle Size and Speed in 3ds Max


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Adjusting particle size and speed

Each particle system in 3ds Max gives you the ability to control your particle size and speed. To show you where you can find the adjustments, I will be using a file named Particle Settings Size and Speed. Let's start with controlling just how fast or slow your particles travel. You'll find the setting under Particle Motion. That'll be in the Particle Generation category on the right-hand side of the screen. Now a particle speed is probably best defined as the initial speed at which a particle leaves its emitter, a higher number representing a faster velocity. Let's start the playback and we'll change a few things around.

I can do that by simply tapping the forward slash in the keyboard. Now under Particle Motion let's change Speed to 2. Now you can see the difference that's made. Let's try 22. Now the particles are speeding away at a much faster pace. Let's go back to the original default value of 10. Now directly under Speed, you have Variation, which...

Adjusting particle size and speed
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Adjusting particle size and speed provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Steve Nelle as part of the Particle Effects in 3ds Max

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3D + Animation
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