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Offline N-drju

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Christmas lights!
« on: December 04, 2017, 05:38:50 PM »
As a proof of concept, I tried to make some simple Christmas lights and I gotta say it turned out nicely. :) Good for decorating TG streets and towns.

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To get the shape, I used a native card object and then applied black-and-white opacity image using free cut-outs from Botanical Paperworks. Then, I applied adequate luminosity and tada! :)
It is also possible to create decorations where "bulb lines" get various colors. In this case, you'll need separate cards and opacity images for each color. Five minutes work but a very promising result.
« Last Edit: December 04, 2017, 08:29:48 PM by N-drju »
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Re: Christmas lights!
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2017, 09:51:29 PM »
Very nice! I love the subtle glow :)
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Re: Christmas lights!
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2017, 10:48:57 PM »
Nice one.Simple solution to a possibly complex problem.

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Re: Christmas lights!
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2017, 07:05:13 PM »
Very Cool, well done. Off to Photoshop to make Xmas deco....
something borrowed,
something Blue.
Ring out the Old.
Bring in the New

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Offline N-drju

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Re: Christmas lights!
« Reply #4 on: December 08, 2017, 04:50:56 PM »
Here's another set. In the meantime I also tried to prove another concept - populate "candles" on a card masked by an opacity image that imitates hanging power cord. No luck here. :( You need a cord / line object instead and then populate on object option.

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These were made with resources from Polish and German sites with kid's coloring cutouts.
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Re: Christmas lights!
« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2017, 06:01:19 PM »
Very  nice! Will this be a walking tour or drive through, hmmm .... ;D maybe even fly over?

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Re: Christmas lights!
« Reply #6 on: December 09, 2017, 08:29:52 AM »
Hmm, my Christmas image is about to be rendered so I guess I'll use these next year. ;) But I added some of these just for a flavor - some glow in the distance. I'm doing landscape so you can't really tell the shapes.
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