Final Product What You'll Be Creating
In this advanced level tutorial you’ll learn how to create a particle disintegration effect in 3d Studio Max using Thinking Particles and Krakatoa. While similar effects can be created using Particle Flow, Thinking Particles offers a robust node based system allowing you to truly fine tune your effects.
This tutorial covers setting up Standard and Dynamic groups in TP, and how to transfer particles between the two. We’ll also look at how we can map an image based texture to the the particles themselves and render the disintegration effect using the power of Krakatoa.
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