Dampa

Dampa

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Bamboo house in the midle of the lake
A boat ride and walk through on the Bamboo house in the middle of the lake called Dampa.

Takes 20 minutes to render on my 500mhz 512mb computer.

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Message 6829 - Posted: 8 Oct 2007, 1:51:48 UTC

I\'m downloading the raw files now with CATS. The sky is transparent on the PNG. What should be my next step to complete my little video?

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Message 6831 - Posted: 8 Oct 2007, 5:43:31 UTC

Frame 1137-1229 are 0kb files. Can I get those re-done or should I resubmit just for those frames? That\'s still 2+ days worth of rendering on my machine.

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Message 6833 - Posted: 8 Oct 2007, 7:33:44 UTC - in response to Message 6831.
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Try stopping and then restarting CATS to see if it picks up on the missing frames (you have to exit it completely from the system tray)

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Message 6835 - Posted: 8 Oct 2007, 7:59:32 UTC - in response to Message 6833.

Try stopping and then restarting CATS to see if it picks up on the missing frames (you have to exit it completely from the system tray)


I got it. It download the missing frames after it finished downloading the last frame.

Now how do I get my sky back? What\'s the next step to get my video done?

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Message 6836 - Posted: 8 Oct 2007, 8:10:22 UTC - in response to Message 6835.
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I got it. It download the missing frames after it finished downloading the last frame.

Ah yes, if the frames aren\'t done by the time it wants to download them it temporarily skips them until they are available.

Now how do I get my sky back?

It\'s not gone, Blender just gives it an alpha value of \"fully transparent\" since it is the world background.
Depending on your editing tool, this may show up as transparent or not. The information is still there, just extract the alpha channel and throw it away if you don\'t want to use it for anything. The reason why BURP supports the alpha channel is that some artists use it is a means to render the foreground, focus and background in seperate passes and then overlay the passes using the alpha values afterwards.

What\'s the next step to get my video done?

That depends on what you want to do. If all you want to do is to stitch the images together into a movie sequence, then BURP has already done this for you automatically (you can find the result on the session page under \"download raw\").
If you want to postprocess the images and then make a video, then please have a look at your postprocessing and/or editing tool for information on how to do this - as this is specific to each tool.

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Message 6838 - Posted: 8 Oct 2007, 10:28:06 UTC

Ok I got it to show on Blender Sequencer. But Blender sorts it Alphabetically. A feature I\'d like to add BURP is to add leading zeros. Gosh, now I got to rename 999 file and add zeros to them.

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Message 6839 - Posted: 8 Oct 2007, 13:30:13 UTC - in response to Message 6838.

Ok I got it to show on Blender Sequencer. But Blender sorts it Alphabetically. A feature I\'d like to add BURP is to add leading zeros. Gosh, now I got to rename 999 file and add zeros to them.

Use the Blender-style sequence ID (%f4id) in CATS instead of the default sequence ID (%fid) if you want to add leading zeroes as is required by Blender image sequences.

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Message 6845 - Posted: 8 Oct 2007, 18:55:13 UTC - in response to Message 6839.

Ok I got it to show on Blender Sequencer. But Blender sorts it Alphabetically. A feature I\'d like to add BURP is to add leading zeros. Gosh, now I got to rename 999 file and add zeros to them.

Use the Blender-style sequence ID (%f4id) in CATS instead of the default sequence ID (%fid) if you want to add leading zeroes as is required by Blender image sequences.



OK next time I\'ll try to remember that. Why isn\'t it the default anyways? :|

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Message 6848 - Posted: 8 Oct 2007, 19:51:11 UTC - in response to Message 6845.

OK next time I\'ll try to remember that. Why isn\'t it the default anyways? :|

It will be, it was added as an experimental feature in the most recent version while producing the video tutorial in the tutorials subsection of the forum.


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