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Forest Pack => Forest Lite => Topic started by: Fabrice on February 04, 2018, 12:29:23 PM

Title: Wind in the trees?
Post by: Fabrice on February 04, 2018, 12:29:23 PM
Hi
I'd like to animate the 3D meshe trees of a FP forest.
If it was meshes could just use a "volume select" + a "noise space warp" in order to slightly move the highest part of the trees.
How to do that? Actually when I put a "Vol select" on top of a FP object everything disappears because it's not meshe.
So I read somewhere to go to Display/mode/meshe but doing this also make the FP object disappear.

How to make FP object a meshe?
How to use deformation on FP object?

Thanks for any helps.
Fabrice
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Max 2017 + FPpro 5.4.1 + Redshift 2.5.50
Title: Re: Wind in the trees?
Post by: Rokas on February 04, 2018, 04:36:47 PM
animate individual tree object, not forest pack object forest full of trees.
Title: Re: Wind in the trees?
Post by: Fabrice on February 04, 2018, 04:51:21 PM
Do you mean it is impossible?
Title: Re: Wind in the trees?
Post by: Rokas on February 04, 2018, 07:42:32 PM
sure,
animated one tree:
(https://i.imgur.com/YjeiOv8.gif)

animated forest (+some grass for better composition):
(https://i.imgur.com/1lxOZIR.gif)
Title: Re: Wind in the trees?
Post by: Fabrice on February 05, 2018, 03:07:18 PM
Thks for the answers Rokas.

I understand the tree's meshe can be animated?
(sorry it's my very first FP project)

But is there a way to put a modifier on top of a whole forest object?
In fact my idea is a bit more complex than a simple wind:
I want to deform some trees localy as if - for example - a helicopter was landing and then bending some trees in a defined area under it.
Title: Re: Wind in the trees?
Post by: Rokas on February 05, 2018, 03:16:31 PM
It still can be done.
Ask in "forestpack pro" forum section for detailed help.