Cloth Simulation 2: Wind

heres another experiment with cloth simulation using wind to simulate a realistic Nishaan Sahib(Flag) animation. I experimented with the diferent values for the cloth to get something reasonably realistic and then i found that if i animated the wind gizmo there was more variation in the simulation. Click read more for the video.

I using an old insignia of the khalsa and a blue colour. It is interesting to note that traditionally the khalsa flag did not feature the current popular Sikh Khanda insignia, but rather variations of sword, kataar(punch dagger) and bowl to represent Degh Tegh Fateh. An interesting article on the subject by Ranjit Singh ‘freed’ can be found here . I am hoping that if i can find enough source material that i can reproduce some of the old decorated and bordered Nishaans. Video is below.


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ilford singh
January 24, 2011 at 6:36 pm

Truly amazing how you created that nishaan sahib, was wondering a few things. What software did you use to create it in?

and What happened to the sarbolah warriors game project?


Ilford singh

May 7, 2011 at 11:22 am
– In reply to: ilford singh

I used 3D Studio Max which has a built in cloth simulator. Its not very hard to use as long as you keep all your measurments to scale and add some wind and gravity forces to simulation and tweak the settings.

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