Create a Super Spray Particle System for Smoke


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Creating a Super Spray particle system for the smoke

Creating smoke as a special effect comes up quite often. In this project, we'll create, then animate the smoke that you might see coming from a lit cigarette. We'll also be adding a little wind to the effect as if coming from an open room window. We'll get things started using a file named Project Smoke. All of the geometry and scene animation is in place. So we'll have an opportunity to concentrate on creating the particle effect that needs space warps to make things come together. If we scrub our Timeline, we'll see that our window is being animated to open over approximately three-second time frame.

That will give us the opportunity to make our smoke dance around a bit because of the incoming breeze. Now our smoke will be created using a Super Spray particle system. Let's drop one in, using the Top view and placing it directly in line with the end of our cigarette. To return to a four-view configuration, I'll simply use the keyboard shortcut Alt+W. We'll a...

Creating a Super Spray particle system for the smoke
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Creating a Super Spray particle system for the smoke 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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3ds Max
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