Drawing with Particles


new comp (hd 720 25, duration 10 sec)

new null object

press ‘P’

alt click on clock

type ‘wiggle(1,400)’

new solid

effect, simulation, particle systems II

in the Solid open effects, particle systems II, producer, position

drag the 3rd symbol along (the swirl) to the null’s position box

Particle line.gif

In Producer change radius x and y to 0.1

in Physics change everything to 0 apart from direction

Particle line 2.gif

duplicate it and change settings of it

Changing the velocity makes the particles spread out more

Particle line 3.gif

new null object

Window, motion sketch

change smoothing to 10

start capture

Write name


Add new solid and add the particle effect to it

alt click on the position thing

connect to the null’s position

add the effect particle systems II to it

experiment to make it look good

Particle line 4.gif


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