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smeighan
01-05-2013, 11:12 PM
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

http://nutcracker123.com/nutcracker/effects/workspaces/2/AA_MATRIX~PINWHEEL2.gif

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

http://nutcracker123.com/nutcracker/effects/workspaces/2/AA_MATRIX~PINWHEEL3.gif


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


http://nutcracker123.com/nutcracker/effects/workspaces/2/AA_MATRIX~PINWHEEL4.gif


Enjoy;

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

sean

critic2
01-05-2013, 11:31 PM
Sean,
You ROCK!
I really need to learn this Nutcracker stuff.
Thank you

Livermore-Dad
01-05-2013, 11:34 PM
You are getting very very sleep!!!

nice!

CDN_Diesel
01-06-2013, 12:30 AM
:thup::pragnie::thup:

smeighan
01-06-2013, 12:38 AM
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

http://nutcracker123.com/nutcracker/effects/workspaces/2/AA_MATRIX~PINWHEEL5.gif

Lionking_Tx
01-06-2013, 01:19 AM
Waaay cool!! - Can't wait for next Christmas :)

JerryPlak
01-06-2013, 01:30 AM
Yes Waaay cool!!

Jeff Millard
01-06-2013, 08:31 AM
I planned on using it with my audience

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

That's hilarious Sean! :-)

Jeff