Building a Corkscrew Effect in ICE – Demo for Non-Coders – Softimage ICE Videos on Vimeo
by Chris Marshall
Here’s one way to take a mesh and turn every polygon into a separate object.
First, download and install the JP_Separate plugin (requires an AREA logon). See below the fold for install instructions.
Then, do this:
Hat Tip: Grahame Fuller on the mailing list.
Here’s an example. After breaking up a default sphere into 64 new objects (one per polygon), I used “Transform Objects by Particles” to create this simple effect: