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Adding Rippling Water To An Animation

Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2007 8:17 pm
by AJ
Hi there everybody.

I'm interested in adding some rippling water to an animation. I already have the animation in AVI, gif and can split it into individual jpeg frames. I made it in Photoshop and Imageready.

I've tried the popular Reflet and Swirlz applications but they both work with images not existing animations.

Can anyone help. I've tried looking for a similar post but can't find an answer. I don't think this has been asked before.

All replies appreciated.

AJ

Posted: Thu May 24, 2007 4:24 pm
by HaraldHeim
You can also create a rippling water animation with Photoshop plugins that were not made for animated effects. You just need to change the slider settings for each JPG frame. OF course, it is much more work and more difficult than using an animation tool, but it can work.

Here are some Photoshop Plugins that I found:

Water Ripples (free), Ripples Magic
http://www.redfieldplugins.com/

Flood
http://www.flamingpear.com/


For an animatable After Effects / Premiere plugins see:

Panopticum Water
http://www.panopticum.com/ae/water/water.shtml

Posted: Thu May 24, 2007 6:07 pm
by Allen-H

water reflections

Posted: Fri May 25, 2007 8:13 pm
by kevin51
hi hope this helps, l use a program called Sqirlz water reflections which is a free down load
http://www.xiberpix.com/SqirlzReflect.html
once you have the effect you want save as avi file the turn it into a giffile in animation shop it will aso do rain and snow have fun

Posted: Wed Jan 30, 2008 11:01 pm
by BansheeKate
Wow, thanks Kevin! I'm going to try Swirlz out. I need to learn how to save individual animation frames as .jpgs to load onto a texture...nice!

Posted: Sun Dec 21, 2008 6:22 pm
by carmen
How do I save an animation properly on photoshop?
I've made an animation of photshop, save it to gif. But when I tried to upload it to photobucket, it became a picture. I want it to stay as an animation. But I want to do it properly. And I want to it stay as an animation.