use the Shader Effector to color a clone? by sergio juyak 4 months ago I have some clones generated across a plane with a camo pattern. I want the clones to inherit the same color as the plane, but I don't want any specular, and I want them semi transparent. I thought I
change default 10 frame time jump? by sergio juyak 9 months ago If I want to jump forward or backward in the time layout window, I hold shift-control-arrow. The same for nudging keyframes. This is great for 30fps comps, but currently working on a 24fps project and
Trapcode Particular layer emitter problem by sergio juyak 9 months ago I'm trying to emit particles from a layer with Particular. Everything looks fine at first, but when I turn on motion preview, I see that Particular is emitting particles at all points, not just from m
Specs for CS 6 PC workstation by John Patrick 12 months ago Hello cows, I've been a Mac FCP user for the past ten years, but with the recent one-two punch of the abysmal FCPX and the nearly dead Mac pro line, I think it's finally time for my switch to PC. I'm
Re: Specs for CS 6 PC workstation by sergio juyak 11 months ago Hey I'm looking at a similar set up. Did you get it Where from I can't offer much advice, but I see a lot of people suggesting a smaller SSD drive in addition to a regular larger hard drive.
Photoshop smart vector objects > AE by sergio juyak 11 months ago I'm working with some layered PSD files with 'vector smart objects' in them. These are basically raster images that (i believe) have been converted to smart objects for non-destructive scale rotation
Optimal Workstation for CS6 by Simon Roughan 1 year ago Hi Cattle Herders, I have the opportunity to suggest to "he who holds the purse-strings", what kind of new workstation to buy. I work primarily with CS6 creative suite, Cinema 4D R13 Broadcast, and ne
Re: Optimal Workstation for CS6 by sergio juyak 12 months ago Simon, I'm curious what the price was on your dream machine I'm looking for a workstation for similar purposes, although I don't know if I can spend as much as you.
2d lookAt that 'flips' ? by sergio juyak 1 year ago I found a 2d lookAt expression here on CreativeCow, and i'm using it with shape layers to make a simple triangle. The problem is when I animate the triangle corners. When one corner crosses its opposi
DUIK rig to animate hand? dog? by sergio juyak 1 year ago I'm trying to use DUIK to animate a hand and a dog, and I'm running into a problem because the script doesn't support more than 3 joints. And the human finger seems to have at least 4, as well as a do
Re: DUIK rig to animate hand? dog? by sergio juyak 1 year ago No. I personally lost a lot of time fiddling around with this tool. I think it depends on your needs, but in some cases I think you need a dedicated 3d app for this kind of thing.
issue defocusing background by sergio juyak 1 year ago Hello, i'm trying to apply a lense blur effect to the background of a photo. I've cut out my foreground subject and composited above my background layer, but when I blur the background layer, the some
how to colorize raster element? by sergio juyak 2 years ago I have a black and white texture that I've cut and pasted from photoshop into Illustrator (the texture is RGB). I want to tint it a different color. I can't. I've tried "Edit Colors" but there's nothi
Re: how to colorize raster element? by David Cabestany 2 years ago Save the image as a tiff bitmap file, which is going to make it very high contrast, and then import it on Illustrator, everything white will be gone, everything black you can colorize it any color you
symbol spayer tool really slow? by sergio juyak 2 years ago I hadn't used the symbol sprayer tool for quite a while, and when used it today it was atrociously slow. I thought my symbol might be complicated, so i tried simple circle symbols, same result. I can'
art brush question by sergio juyak 2 years ago I want to apply an art brush to line-art, but i'm having a problem where the brush doesn't give a consistent look when applied to long and short paths. In the image below, i have a circle with tick ma
Re: art brush question by Cassius Handoyo 2 years ago Can you edit the brush that you are using Just double click on the brush and tick the proportional check box. however, it will make short brushes look smaller than longer ones. Well, hope this helps..
slate example? by sergio juyak 3 years ago hello. I need to make a countdown slate for this little studio i started working for and i don't remember all the info and what they typically look like. Does anyone have an example slate i can look a
Re: slate example? by Mark Suszko 3 years ago ...which we call the 2-pop. It is there to ease transitions between sources, since a mismatched dissolve between two black sources is almost invisible. Where a tape has to be fired off on or just ahea
Duik IK handle script problem by sergio juyak 4 years ago I've been trying to use this Duik script for creating IK solvers for a stick figure, and it's not working. According to the tutorial video, I'm supposed to: A) set up the anchor points and parent the
how to Live Trace with transparency? by sergio juyak 4 years ago I am unable to use live trace to trace an image in black and white while still retaining the alpha. I have tried pasting and placing the image and no luck. "The ignore white" checkbox doesn't get me a
Re: how to Live Trace with transparency? by Vincent Rosati 4 years ago I just read your post again. Another part of your issue is that you're losing the inner and outer shape. correct You could redraw those elements after the trace. Or, adjust the trace setting, so you d
importing AI vector artwork? by sergio juyak 4 years ago I have an Illustrator file of a large city landscape with a bunch of ojbects that i want to set up in a Maya scene. Everything is going to be flat 2d style. The problem is that all the vector objects
Re: importing AI vector artwork? by Alvaro Castaneda 4 years ago hi maya always imports AI files as curves, what you could do is a script to select a bunch of files and apply planar to each one, or you can do it by hand. I would go for the script ------------------
Release to Layers doesn´t work by sergio juyak 4 years ago I have autotraced a number of objects in AI. I expanded the trace and ungrouped them, so they are all individual path layers. I need to bring them into AfterEffects so I select them all and "Release t
open/close shape path? by sergio juyak 4 years ago I have an eliptical shape path. I want to break it to make it open. I can do this to a mask under Layer Mask and Shape Path, but the option is greyed out when I have a shape path selected. Is it not p
Re: open/close shape path? by sergio juyak 4 years ago Thanks for responding Todd. The problem was indeed because my shape path was parametric. I pasted a logo from AI and used a script to convert the mask paths to shape paths, and the counter of an "O" w
reverse Corner Pin for PS by sergio juyak 4 years ago I have a photo of a sign shot in perspective, and i need to return it to it's original non perspective form... that is to say, i need to get it back to a perfect rectangle with 90degree angles... when
please help me pick a laptop by sergio juyak 4 years ago I am a designer animator but I've been out of the scene for a couple years traveling. I'd like to start working again but I don't know what to get. I've traditionally spent most my time doing post wor
Re: please help me pick a laptop by Sverker Hahn 4 years ago I have a MacBook Pro since 1 year, and I am satisfied with it. It is a very good laptop, and I think the new model is even better. Do put in maximum RAM - 2GB is good but 4GB is better and worth the p
demo reel format by sergio juyak 5 years ago I have my reel in a quicktime h.264 format... some people can load it, others can t. A number of my friends use it so i figured it would be pretty standard, and that any real client would have the app
can't view avid QTs by sergio juyak 5 years ago I have a bunch of spots from a couple years ago that i cannot open up. Many are quicktimes and the info box tells me they are encoded as such: 16-bit Integer (Big Endian), Stereo, 48.000 kHz Avid Meri