Hello, I want to animate this 2D circle to open up. It is supposed to start from the top, looking as a thin pie piece and then it opens up like shown in the image. The purpose of that pie opening is showing the view angle of camera which is 190°.
Hey, It looks like a mesh object so you could do that with a shape key you animate.
Yes I know, I already tried that. But the circle edges have many vertexes, and I find it impossible to move them individually so that they can open up as a clean round circle.
Hey, I realize that wont be a good fit with what you want, so try the ‘Screw’ modifier with a ‘Mirror’ modifier and animate the ‘Angle’ on the screw mod. Start with 1 center vert and the top vert of the default circle. Angle values are 1/2 when using mirror mod.
Woooaah fella thanks a lot, this was of a huge help to me.
But another trouble remains, now I cant put some materials in it. Because I need an outline of the edges and half transparent inner part.
Hey, Well this is the part I am of NO help - maybe try posting a Q in the Materials and Textures section - sorry
No problem fella, you already helped me enough.