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Tudor "Ted" Jelescu

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How can this be done?
by Andrei Popa 3 days ago
A faceless person, you can just barely see the place where eyes nose mouth should be. It's like he has skin over them and a flat nose. Can this be done in After Effects What would be the steps If it c
Re: How can this be done?
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 day ago
You can use FreeForm Pro or Free Form V2 to create a three dimensional face. Tracking and replacing the face on the actual person may be a challenge, but it can be done. You can isolate the face in a
Optical Flares 3D in Z space
by William Saviola 4 days ago
I have a project where my camera flies through to some footage. I want my 3d optical flare to be by the footage but it wont go past 30000 in z space to reach my footage. Does anyone have a solution fo
Re: Optical Flares 3D in Z space
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 days ago
You should be able to position a Light in 3d space and then Track that Light with Optical Flares. A work around is to split your animation in several compositions and build transitions that cam make t
DuIK frustration - Puppet distortion
by Tom Hawcroft 5 days ago
Hello, I hope the sages of the forums can come to my aid once more... Created a segmented puppet in Photoshop, then imported to AE to set up the hierarchies and eventually IKs with duik. I had to do a
Re: DuIK frustration - Puppet distortion
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 days ago
I always prep my puppets in PSD before going to AE. However, as Dave said, a precomped layer should not throw off your parenting - that is unless the precomp has a different size that the layer, in wh
Inside a tree
by Ari Grunzeweig 1 week ago
Hi, I need to create an animation where I am traveling up the inside of a hollow tree trunk. I'd like to stick within the AE Element 3D realm, but I'm at a bit of a loss. I imagine I need to do someth
Re: Inside a tree
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 5 days ago
If you have FreeForm Pro or even FreeForm V2, you could create a displacement map based on a tree bark texture and then follow the tutorial below to create a "tunnel" that simulates the tree trunk: ht
Simple Rig Gone Awry
by Sam Pipes 6 days ago
I'm trying to figure out how to do a nice, simple rig of a simple character. It's one of those garbage-can-lid sorts of characters, where the whole top of the head flaps when he talks. This means that
Re: Simple Rig Gone Awry
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 5 days ago
For future rigging I highly recommend duik tools - free and pretty well explained in their tutorials section. http: duduf.net page_id=151 Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
Resize to match and center on canvas?
by Xavier Paredes 2 weeks ago
Do any of your folks know of a way to: a. Resize a video so it matches the height of another. b. Resize a video so it matches the width of another. I have a large job that requires me to do this with
Re: Resize to match and center on canvas?
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 weeks ago
I would use Adobe Media Encoder to resize and render (loss-less codec) the different videos to the size you need. Define a custom preset (or several, depending on your needs) and then just drop all yo
adjusting alignment of a compososition
by Amelie Lim 4 weeks ago
Good day! =) I have a simple question about AE. How do I move the composition to the left as shown in the image below http: i61.tinypic.com v42az8.jpg I can't find the alignment settings in the compos
Re: adjusting alignment of a compososition
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 weeks ago
If you're referring to moving the position of your comp (frame) in the comp panel, then all you need is to press and hold the space bar while right click-ing and moving your mouse in the Comp panel. T
Rotate camera but NOT light
by Justin Davidson 4 weeks ago
Hey guys, I'm drawing a blank here, i'm sure it is something very simple. I have 4 layers. A solid colour background, another solid layer but with an element 3d sphere on it, a light layer lighting th
Re: Rotate camera but NOT light
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 weeks ago
If you're using the Camera Tool to animate you are animating the camera- therefore everything moves in 3d space. To animate the sphere use the Element 3d controls or generate a Null that controls the
volumetric light from side of screen
by Hey Chong 1 month ago
HI, I am trying to recreate the Oscars opening with a light beaming from one side of the screen to the other. I can't seem to get spotlights in the correct position in 3D space for that effect. I've d
Re: volumetric light from side of screen
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 month ago
I'm with Kevin on this one. Use VC Optical Flares or Knoll Light Factory combined with a white solid masked out (feather edges and apply glow- work at 32 bit) for volumetric feel. Tudor "Ted" Jelescu
One Shot Pager LCD Replacement w Stabilize
by Jake Keller 1 month ago
I've been tasked with replacing the LCD on this here pager, which is now white tape, as well as stabilizing the beginning of the footage when the dolly move begins. I'm having trouble figuring out how
Re: One Shot Pager LCD Replacement w Stabilize
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 month ago
I would planar track (Mocha seems the way to go) and replace the pager screen before doing any stabilizing work. Who still uses a pager anyway ! Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
Can't import mpeg's that AME CC itself rendered?!
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 months ago
So I started having this problem with the latest Premiere CC version- I render using AME CC a normal mpeg, like I did many times before, and Premiere will not read it back. I also started having this
Re: Can't import mpeg's that AME CC itself rendered?!
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 months ago
This is weird- did not sign out or re-start, I worked in CS 55, then opened CC again and even if this happened several times before (could not import mpeg files that were rendered from PPro CC in AME
weird MXF behavior in CC
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 8 months ago
I use a lot of MPEG2 footage (.MXF) from a Canon XF300 and I never had issues before with this. I just imported some .MXF files from a shoot and I created a sequence with all clips. The whole shoot wa
Re: weird MXF behavior in CC
by Andie Moonie 8 months ago
As previous posters said always use media browser and not the import command. However, I have noticed an issue when trying to use footage on the NAS storage device with it jumbling up the clips with s
Premiere CC keeps crashing after latest update
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 9 months ago
I updated my Premiere CC recently and after that I can't use it at all as it crashes - I get a message telling me that " Adobe Premiere CC stopped working. Windows is looking for a solution"... I unin
Re: Premiere CC keeps crashing after latest update
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 8 months ago
Seems to work now- thanks mate! Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
New Character Animation Tutorial Series coming.
by Chris Bobotis 10 months ago
Overview - Character Animation in After Effects by Dave Legion Look for this 8 part series on Character animation using Mettle's FreeForm, MamoWorld's Auto Lip Sync and built-in After Effects features
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File: shape layers logo design
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 11 months ago
aep file replicating the design for the BBC logo background http: f1.creativecow.net 6663 shape-layers-logo-design
Re: shape layers logo design
by David Garcon 10 months ago
Hello sir I didn't know how to send a message to you but I wanted to ask you for a favor. I know nothing of editting and I was wondering if you would take time off your busy schedule and help me with
File: gears rotation test cs6
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 year ago
zip file test project http: f1.creativecow.net 6365 gears-rotation-test-cs6
File: gear roattion test
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 year ago
zip file test project http: f1.creativecow.net 6364 gear-roattion-test
File: FlashTestProject
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 year ago
aep file Quick test for flash http: f1.creativecow.net 5776 flashtestproject
Mettle Products for After Effects - Demo Reel
by Chris Bobotis 2 years ago
Some client work created entirely in After Effects using, FreeForm, FreeForm Pro + ShapeShifter AE. Enjoy! Mettle Products - Customer Samples 03 2013 Cheers, Chris mettle.com
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Re: Mettle Products for After Effects - Demo Reel
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 years ago
Good stuff! Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
Newton 2.0 and ShapeShifter V2 test
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 years ago
Here's a test I did using the new versions of Newton (2.0) and ShapeShifter AE (V2). I used the physics from Newton and SSAE to bring in the 3rd dimension. http: www.youtube.com watch v=GrvX5OMuSqI Tu
Re: Newton 2.0 and ShapeShifter V2 test
by Chris Bobotis 2 years ago
Excellent Tudor! Cheers, Chris mettle.com
File: TextLightEmitter
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 years ago
aep file Project file CS55 http: f1.creativecow.net 5008 textlightemitter
File: ColoristaIIgrading ExTJ
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 years ago
aep file Test Grading with ColoristaII http: f1.creativecow.net 4963 coloristaiigrading-extj
COW Newsletter: Ronald Lindeboom retires from Creative COW
by Creative COW 2 years ago
Ronald Lindeboom retires from Creative COW
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Re: COW Newsletter: Ronald Lindeboom retires from Creative COW
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 years ago
I only touched basis with Ron on e-mail, but I know him more from the result of his work. I found the Cow to be a creative place, a hang out place, a community of my kind of people, a place where I ca
The Expandables ;-)
by Chris Bobotis 2 years ago
The Expandables ;-) Tutorial coming soon. Stay tuned. Cheers, Chris mettle.com
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Re: The Expandables ;-)
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 years ago
Looks pretty sweet! Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
AquaPack Demo Reel V1
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 years ago
Here's a short demo reel for AquaPack enhancement pack for FreeForm Pro by Mettle. I would love to see examples from you. http: www.youtube.com watch v=PXGMOE7PtwY Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artis
Re: AquaPack Demo Reel V1
by Roland R. Kahlenberg 2 years ago
Good stuff Ted! Cheers RoRK Intensive AE & Mocha Training in Singapore and Malaysia Adobe ACE ACI (version 7) & Imagineer Systems Inc Approved Mocha Trainer
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AquaPack Demo Reel V1
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 years ago
Here's a short demo reel for AquaPack - enhancement pack for FreeForm Pro. I would love to see some examples with what you do with it. http: www.youtube.com watch v=PXGMOE7PtwY Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Sen
Re: AquaPack Demo Reel V1
by Chris Bobotis 2 years ago
Looks good Tudor. Just uploaded it to our website as well. Cheers, Chris mettle.com
Precious Mettle?
by Chris Bobotis 2 years ago
ShapeShifter AE Precious Mettle Tutorial coming soon. Cheers, Chris mettle.com
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Re: Precious Mettle?
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 years ago
Looks really cool! Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
File: sky replacement project file
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 years ago
aep file sky replacement project file http: f1.creativecow.net 4058 sky-replacement-project-file
File: sky replacement test
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 years ago
mp4 file sky replacement test http: f1.creativecow.net 4051 sky-replacement-test
AE vs Smoke
by Richard Cardonna 2 years ago
Can someone list the features in smoke that are not in AE Richard C
Re: AE vs Smoke
by Todd Kopriva 2 years ago
It should come as no surprise to anyone that I'm reading this and taking notes. ;-) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Todd Kopri
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File: DoorGrade
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 years ago
jpg file Door - Pass 01 -Levels, Pass 02 - MB Looks Grand Sunset http: f1.creativecow.net 4028 doorgrade
Podcast: FreeForm Pro and Aqua Pack: Basic introductory series Part 3
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 years ago
FreeForm Pro and Aqua Pack: Basic introductory series Part 3 by Tudor 'Ted' Jelescu (00:18:18) -- 03 27 2012 Part 3 of the basic introductory series describes a water replacement technique using one o
News: mettle + mamoworld = Amazing New Products!
by Cow News Droid 2 years ago
(March 26, 2012) Mettle, creators of Next-Gen 3D plug-ins for After Effects, and mamoworld, developers of MochaImport+ and iExpressions, are pleased to announce they re joining forces. An agreement ha
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@mettle + mamoworld = Amazing New Products!
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 years ago
Good news indeed! Looking forward to interesting products. Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
Podcast: FreeForm Pro and Aqua Pack: Basic introductory series Part 2
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
FreeForm Pro and Aqua Pack: Basic introductory series Part 2 by Tudor 'Ted' Jelescu (00:19:03) -- 03 20 2012 The second tutorial from the series describes techniques for manipulating the depth map and
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Podcast: FreeForm Pro and Aqua Pack - Basic introductory series. Part 1
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
FreeForm Pro and Aqua Pack - Basic introductory series. Part 1 by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu (00:16:36) -- 03 13 2012 Introductory series (first in a set of three) for simulation of large bodies of water, wa
Video: Cool Clapperboard based on CPT America Tutorial
by Eric Kirk 3 years ago
Cool Clapperboard based on CPT America Tutorial Just a little test run based on the Eran Stern tutorial for CPT America. Eric Kirk watch support
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Re: Cool Clapperboard based on CPT America Tutorial
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
Looks good! Did you finish the water Abyss project Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
Video: JWC Intro - 3D in AE
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
JWC Intro - 3D in AE Intro animation for JWC. Heavy duty 3d in AE. Matching the camera move and figuring out how all the plugins work together was a challenge. FreeForm Pro, Zaxwerks Invigorator Pro,
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@Garry Beattie
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
One step at a time- it will all come together. Tutorials and resources like the Cow will help for sure. Keep at it and have fun! Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
Video: Crazyface spot
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
Crazyface spot Hey guys, many of you know that I like to experiment with the new 3d plugins for AE. Here's my latest, using FreeForm Pro and ShapeShifter AE. The budget was low, the client wanted big
After Effects Key Light - Some Spilling Occuring - How Do I Get Rid of it?
by sarmen sarimazi 3 years ago
HI there; I've been doing some after effects key lighting work, and i'm having a bit of issue that i was hoping someone can help me out. my subject shows a bit of green spillage on the top right corne
Re: After Effects Key Light - Some Spilling Occuring - How Do I Get Rid of it?
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
You can color correct the spill- choose within KeyLight interface to remove the green (it is set by default to none). Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
Canon XF 300 - can the software be changed
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
I just got a couple of Canon XF 300 cameras. The purchasing department did not think to specify that we need the European model, with 25fps frame rate. So right now we can shoot only 60 30 24. My ques
Video panel collage/montage
by Alex Jarvis 3 years ago
I am trying to replicate this comic panel effect but I don't know what it is called: http: www.youtube.com watch v=DXpJyUPN9BI Notice that the video zooms out to different panels at the end of each cl
Re: Video panel collage/montage
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
The transitions between the clips can be done with simple animations in AE- no plugins involved. You need the comic book pages templates with alpha for the frames. Best to create those in vector forma
How to make this effects in AAE?
by Spyridwn Arvanitakis 3 years ago
Hi, i watched a youtube video last day and i'm wondering if i can make this effects in AAE and how Video: http: www.youtube.com watch v=Y515Ydg7kjE Effects: 1:21sec 1:24sec 1:27sec It would be much ap
Re: How to make this effects in AAE?
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
You can just copy the link and paste it in a new browser window- it works this way. My problem is identifying which effect you're talking about, since there are several things going on at the same tim
Registration
by Ronald Rodgers 3 years ago
Bought your excellent plug-in on Friday (8 19 2011). When I select the Shape Sifter effect on a text layer, I get a demo mode www.mettle.com watermark sitting in the background. I received the order #
Re: Registration
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
I would try to contact Mettle on their site, but maybe Chris Bobotis will see this and give you an answer. Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist


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