Monday, May 6, 2013

fut0004 - How to create moving water effect in eyeon Fusion

Tutorial 5 of Chapter 5 (Color Tools) from The eyeon Fusion 6.3 book:

In this tutorial you will create an effect of moving water by using Displace and FastNoise tools. Figure 1 shows the final output of the composition.


Figure 1
The following steps are required to complete this tutorial:

1. Open the following link: http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1308135; an image is displayed. Download this image to your hard drive and rename it as bridge.jpg.

2. Choose the LD button from the toolbar; the Open File dialog box is displayed. Navigate to the folder where you have saved the downloaded file and then select bridge.jpg. Next, choose the Open button. 


3.  Press 1; the output of the Loader1 tool is displayed in the left Display View. Next, choose the Fit button from the left Display View toolbar to fit the image into the left Display View.

4.  Select the Loader1 tool tile from the Flow area. Next, choose Tools > Transform > Resize from the menubar; the Resize1 tool is inserted in the Flow area.

5.  Choose Tools > Creator > FastNoise from the menubar; the FastNoise1 tool is inserted in the Flow area.


6.  Press 2; the output of the FastNoise1 tool is displayed in the right Display View.

7.  In the control window of the FastNoise1 tool, animate Center X and Center Y controls to create keyframes by using the values given next.

Frame                    Center X                             Center Y

20                             0.58                                    0.5
40                             0.6                                      0.5
60                             0.69                                    0.5
80                             0.78                                    0.5
100                           0.87                                    0.5

8. In the FastNoise1 tool control window, set the values of the parameters as follows:


Noise tab

Scale: 20               Seethe Rate: 0.2

Image tab

Width: 720             Height: 540

9.  Choose the Show Checker Overlay button from the right Display View toolbar to disable the transparency in the Display View. The output of the FastNoise1 tool is shown in Figure 2.

Figure 2
10.  Select the Resize1 tool tile from the Flow area. Next, choose Tools > Warp > Displace from the menubar; the Displace1 tool is inserted in the Flow area and a connection between the Resize1 and Displace1 tools is established.


11. Press 1; the output of the Displace1 tool is displayed in the left Display View.


12. Click on the red output node of the FastNoise1 tool and then drag the cursor to the green node of the Displace1 tool in the Flow area.

13. Select the Displace1 tool tile from the Flow area. Then, choose the Add a Polyline Mask button from the left Display View toolbar; the Polygon1 tool is inserted in the Flow area and a connection between the Displace1 and Polygon1 tools is established, as shown in Figure 3.


Figure 3
14. Draw the polyline shape in the left Display View, as shown in Figure 4.

Figure 4
15.   Select Displace1 tool tile in the Flow area and enter 0.025 in the Refraction Strength edit box of the Displace1 tool control window. Higher the value of the Refraction Strength parameter, greater will be the displacement effect.

The final output of the composition is shown in Figure 5.

Figure 5

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