High Quality Tornado simulation ready for HD renders, composite scenes on films or documentaries.
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-- Created entirely with standard 3DSMax 2008 --
(NO THIRD PARTY PLUGGINGS WERE USED)
Optimized for a great performance of manipulation and render: Rendering delay: About 0:20 Secs per frame (P4 1.66 GHZ Dual 2GB RAM)
|| SPECS || - Include two .MAX sources: Isolated rigged tornado and Animated scene source of promotional preview video - Model mainly composed by geometry object, minimizing the use of particles system for speed and performance. - Preview images rendered with Max Scanline Renderer and standard lights. - Standard materials only. Procedural maps were used. Textures dimensions: - 2048x2048 (7) - 4096x4096 (1) (promotional preview only) - 1024x1024 (6) (promotional preview only)
|| RIGGING & ANIMATION || - Most Tornado motion are infinite animated. - A set of Non-renderable boxes act as bones to control the body shape and animate it easily. - Main Max features used: Spacewarps, Skin Modifier, and Smoke procedural maps.
|| ADDITIONAL NOTES || - Tornado color is mainly white and light gray, included Lights give it the color mood to blend perfectly with background plane.