Nutcracker: New Effect, pinwheel

smeighan

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New Effect pinwheel. You can vary
direction cw/ccw
Number of arms on pinwheel: 1-6
How thick each arms from 1 to 5 pixels.
Can fade adjust pixels on an arm to make a 3d effect
Each arm can be a palette color or a ranbow color
You can have straight arms or curved


here is first example
pinwheel Effect Settings
username f
user_target AA_MATRIX
effect_class pinwheel
effect_name PINWHEEL2
number_arms 6
number_rotations 1
lines 5
window_degrees 360
frame_delay 100
arm_spacing 1
direction cw
rainbow_hue n
color1 #FF0000
color2 #00FF00
color3 #0000FF
color4 #FF8800
color5 #FFFF00
color6 #8800FF
fade1 100
fade23 66
fade45 33
straight n
show_frame n
seq_duration 3
fade_in 1
fade_out 1
speed 1
submit Submit Form to create your effect
OBJECT_NAME pinwheel
batch 0





Now we will change a few things


pinwheel Effect Settings
username f
user_target AA_MATRIX
effect_class pinwheel
effect_name PINWHEEL3
number_arms 6
number_rotations 1
lines 5
window_degrees 360
frame_delay 100
arm_spacing 2
direction cw
rainbow_hue y
color1 #FF0000
color2 #00FF00
color3 #0000FF
color4 #FF8800
color5 #FFFF00
color6 #8800FF
fade1 100
fade23 66
fade45 33
straight n
show_frame n
seq_duration 3
fade_in 1
fade_out 1
speed 2
submit Submit Form to create your effect
OBJECT_NAME pinwheel
batch 0







Last is setting the arms to be drawn straight , like spokes of a wheel


pinwheel Effect Settings
username f
user_target AA_MATRIX
effect_class pinwheel
effect_name PINWHEEL4
number_arms 6
number_rotations 1
lines 5
window_degrees 360
frame_delay 100
arm_spacing 2
direction cw
rainbow_hue y
color1 #FF0000
color2 #00FF00
color3 #0000FF
color4 #FF8800
color5 #FFFF00
color6 #8800FF
fade1 100
fade23 66
fade45 33
straight y
show_frame n
seq_duration 3
fade_in 1
fade_out 1
speed 2
submit Submit Form to create your effect
OBJECT_NAME pinwheel
batch 0









Enjoy;


People with local installs this requires both
Step #5 to get latest code
Step #7 to load up a new database


sean
 

smeighan

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I planned on using it with my audience


"You will enjoy the show, you will enjoy he show ..."


a couple of more effect variations




slow it down, only use two colors.



pinwheel Effect Settings
username
f
user_target
AA_MATRIX
effect_class
pinwheel
submit
Submit Form to create your effect
effect_name
PINWHEEL5
number_arms
6
number_rotations
1
lines
5
window_degrees
360
frame_delay
100
arm_spacing
.5
direction
cw
rainbow_hue
n
color1
#FF0000
color2
#FFFFFF
color3
#FF0000
color4
#FFFFFF
color5
#FF0000
color6
#FFFFFF
fade1
100
fade23
100
fade45
100
straight
n
show_frame
n
seq_duration
3
fade_in
1
fade_out
1
speed
.3
OBJECT_NAME
pinwheel
batch
0


 
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