Monday, October 23, 2006

Creating Light Streaks

If you watch television much at all -- and I know you do -- you have probably seen the latest commercial from Apple for the iPod Nano. Here is the video if you need to catch up a bit.

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You can also load it in a larger view by going to Google Video: iPod Nano. I don't know about anyone else, but this makes the Nano look a little bit like a Lightsaber and I immediately wanted to have one after I saw this commercial for the first time.

Then later that very same night, I stumbled upon this tutorial. I felt it important to share this interesting effect and how it was most likely done.

In this video tutorial, Creative Cow leader Andrew Kramer ( demonstrates how to create light streaks as seen in the new Nano iPod commercial.

Launch the tutorial by starting at Creating Light Streaks.

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