Nutcracker: New Effect, Horizontal bars

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  1. smeighan

    smeighan Dedicated Elf

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    I thought i would add another effect, horizontal bars.


    Unlike previous effects, i let you define a palette to use for the colors.




    Effect Settings
    username f
    user_target A
    effect_class bars
    effect_name BARS1
    window_degrees 180
    frame_delay 100
    number_bars 6
    fade_3d n
    speed 1
    direction up
    color1 #FF0000
    color2 #FFF700
    color3 #00FF1A
    color4 #0800FF
    color5 #FF00EE
    color6 #FFFFFF
    highlight n
    seq_duration 11
    fade_in 0
    fade_out 0
    submit Submit Form to create your effect
    OBJECT_NAME bars
    show_frame N


    [​IMG]


    now i will make it go down and also highlight the leading edge and also use the 3d effect
    Effect Settings
    username f
    user_target A
    effect_class bars
    effect_name BARS2
    window_degrees 180
    frame_delay 100
    number_bars 6
    fade_3d Y
    speed 1
    direction down
    color1 #FF0000
    color2 #FFF700
    color3 #00FF1A
    color4 #0800FF
    color5 #FF00EE
    color6 #FFFFFF
    highlight Y
    seq_duration 11
    fade_in 0
    fade_out 0
    submit Submit Form to create your effect
    OBJECT_NAME bars
    show_frame N


    [​IMG]


    There are two more direction options compress and expand.


    i will increase the bands and try one of them
    Effect Settings
    username f
    user_target A
    effect_class bars
    effect_name BARS3
    window_degrees 180
    frame_delay 100
    number_bars 10
    fade_3d Y
    speed 1
    direction expand
    color1 #FF0000
    color2 #FFF700
    color3 #00FF1A
    color4 #0800FF
    color5 #FF00EE
    color6 #FFFFFF
    highlight Y
    seq_duration 11
    fade_in 0
    fade_out 0
    submit Submit Form to create your effect
    OBJECT_NAME bars
    show_frame N


    [​IMG]


    enjoy!
     

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