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Creating Shimmering Glitter using Trapcode Particular
A CreativeCOW Trapcode Particular Video Tutorial


CreativeCOW presents Creating Shimmering Glitter using Trapcode Particular--Video Training by Michael Park

Michael Park Michael Park
Tampa Bay, Florida

©2008 Michael Park and Creativecow.net. All rights reserved.

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In this tutorial, Creative Cow leader, Michael Park, demonstrates how to simulate shimmering glitter particles using fractal noise, colorama effect and Trapcode's Particular plugin.













Comments

Re: Creating Shimmering Glitter using Trapcode Particular
by Denise Channing
I'm finding it hard to follow the Maths you've entered as the picture is a little blurry. Any chance of typing it out so I can just copy and paste? At the moment I'm getting an error message.
Re: Creating Shimmering Glitter using Trapcode Particular
by aviles Candido
hi, i have trapcode particular v2.0 and after watching this tutorial, in the trapcode particular it doesn't have the option to change to "custom" when i get to the part where you say change "sphere" to "custom".
3D
by Mark Keeler
The 3D is so cool Mike, I just tried that (still new to Particular anyway) but changed how the particles rotate and toyed with the gravitational field and air resistance, its a a lot of fun.
thanks
by Mark Keeler
Worked great, though my particle didn't come out as nice; so I played around and replaced the particle with a rose petal image I have. Great tut, thank you ;)
No CUSTOM selection in Particular 2.0?
by Susanna Grego
Figured it out! Custom's been replaced by Sprites and Polygons. If you select one of these then it will allow you to select your custom shape layer.
No CUSTOM selection in Particular 2.0?
by Susanna Grego
I've got exactly the same problem, Custom is not on the Particle type list, so I don't know how to proceed to create the desired effect.
No CUSTOM selection in tutorial
by karl wallace
Hi I followed this tutorial step by step up until I needed to tell the particle to use the CUSTOM particle type. It isn't in the list so I couldn't link it to the particle i created!!! Do you think using a trial version of Trapcode Particular could be the problem?
To Peter Gagnon
by Ron Lindeboom
I just tried the link and it works fine. Perhaps the server was busy, we've been getting a heavy amount of traffic and will be adding another tutorials servers next week.
Creating Shimmering Glitter using Trapcode Particular
by Peter Gagnon
The link is bad

Creating Shimmering Glitter using Trapcode Particular
by mike park
The advanced tutorial is now online.
Creating Shimmering Glitter using Trapcode Particular
by mike park
dim cap,

The new tutorial should be up soon, hopefully. I know that the website has been going through some modifications with servers and the like. The new tutorial is done and just needs to be put up on the servers.
Creating Shimmering Glitter using Trapcode Particular
by dim cap
It's 9/4 morning here in Athens and im checking 3-4 times/day for the new particles tutorial :P

I think im loosing my mind ^^
Creating Shimmering Glitter using Trapcode Particular
by Mike Park
Thanks for the positive feedback. Particular is a very powerful plugin and is great for all kinds of effects. If you liked this tutorial, I have an advanced tutorial which should be posted very soon in which I recreate this effect, but use the rotation of the particle in all 3d axis to control the color and brightness of the glitter particle. You should check it out. Once again, thanks for the kind words.
Creating Shimmering Glitter using Trapcode Particular
by Lyndon Alvarez
Dude this tutorial is awesome! Thx a lot for it; d**n it makes me feel good to own particular after seeing this.
Creating Shimmering Glitter using Trapcode Particular
by dim cap
I just DIE for particle tutorials ,and this is a great particle tutorial :D
You fill the rest!
5 from me!


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