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Scott Green

Member Since:
May 15th 2008
142 Posts
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Rigging a full suspension mountain bike for animation
by Scott Green 2 months ago
Hi, I'm about to start putting together an animation of a mountain bike that reacts to bumps on a road and I'd very much like to set it up so that I don't have to move all the parts manually if possib
Re: Rigging a full suspension mountain bike for animation
by Stephen Smith 2 months ago
This tutorial could be of help: http: library.creativecow.net articles larsen_carl vehicle_rig.php Stephen Smith Utah Video Productions Check out my Vimeo page
Ongoing questions regarding miscellanous functions in C4D
by Scott Green 3 months ago
Hi, I'm going to be making a real effort to get to grips proper over the coming month so I thought I might start a post where I can get all the answers I'm looking for if I can't already find the answ
Re: Ongoing questions regarding miscellanous functions in C4D
by Darby Edelen 3 months ago
Scott Green "1. How do I connect 2 points from different splines to make them into one spline " The general answer to this question is that you must first Connect the splines so that they are segment
Making the speed of moving footage consistent
by Scott Green 3 months ago
I've taken some footage using a camera slider that was operated by hand, and upon viewing the footage it appears to change speed slightly - it goes faster, slower, faster, slower etc. as the camera is
Re: Making the speed of moving footage consistent
by Todd Kopriva 3 months ago
The Warp Stabilizer effect can help with that. In this video, I show how to smooth out an abrupt camera move: https: www.video2brain.com en lessons stabilizing-motion-with-the-warp-stabilizer-effect -
Question about what the selections do on the visual and audio channel in Premiere
by Scott Green 3 months ago
I've noticed that these different areas of the visual and audio channels in a sequence can be highlighted but I have no idea what they do or what their use is, can anyone tell me Thank you. Music Vide
Re: Question about what the selections do on the visual and audio channel in Premiere
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 months ago
Alex's info is right on the money - you should also take a look at this video on the Adobe help site: http: helpx.adobe.com premiere-pro using source-patching-track-targetting.html Joe Bourke Owner Cr
Image: pr.jpg
by Scott Green 3 months ago

Group anchor points for easy selection
by Scott Green 5 months ago
This may be a stupid question but I thought I'd just check incase there's a solution that I don't know about. I wondered if there's a way to group anchor points so that they can be easily selected. Th
Re: Group anchor points for easy selection
by Scott Green 5 months ago
That's where I got the idea from too form C4D and the selection tools they have. I knew there'd be a simple solution, don't know why I didn't think of using outlines :) Just out of interest while we'r
Advice on creating blowing flags attached to poles carried by people
by Scott Green 6 months ago
Hello, I'm about to start a project that involves filming business people walking and carrying flag poles on a green screen and then I need to create flags to attach to the end of the poles and make t
Re: Advice on creating blowing flags attached to poles carried by people
by Scott Green 6 months ago
That looks fantastic. Did you have a tutorial that helped you create this That would be a great help. Thanks. Music Videos, Motion Graphics, Creative Multimedia, Video Production, VFX and Graphic Desi
kinetic Motion graphics
by Ian Smith 7 years ago
Iv been looking about for some basic kinetic motion graphic tutorials. However there does not seem to be any I often come across answers that read, "be sure to pre-comp" etc, however to someone who ha
Re: kinetic Motion graphics
by Scott Green 8 months ago
Sorry to be so vague. I'm about to start a project and looking for ways to best approach it. I came across Type Monkey and looked at their tutorials and tried the trial version, but I think I'd like m
File: continually rasterise
by Scott Green 8 months ago
jpg file screenshot from after effects http: f1.creativecow.net 6982 continually-rasterise
Add basic inertia to the rotation of an object
by Scott Green 8 months ago
Hi, I'm trying to find an easy solution for adding inertia to the rotation of an object. All I want to do is rotate the object 45 degrees quite fast and then add an effect to make it overshoot slightl
Re: Add basic inertia to the rotation of an object
by Scott Green 8 months ago
Perfect! Can't get much simpler than that, thank you so much :) Music Videos, Motion Graphics, Creative Multimedia, Video Production, VFX and Graphic Design by Splurj Creative Multimedia
visible for 2 frames, gone for 4 frames ?!?!?
by florian herweg 4 years ago
i try to get a expression together that modifies the opacity of a layer. 100% for 2 frames. 0% for 4 frames. a good starting point was the searching the cow of course. i found this expression from dan
Re: visible for 2 frames, gone for 4 frames ?!?!?
by Scott Green 1 year ago
Thanks for the info, I just used expressions to do a quick test, the Strobe effect didn't work for me: http: www.youtube.com watch v=J8XT7Iq7gYU&feature=youtu.be there = 100; gone = 0; f = timeToFrame
Animating an illustrated pair of lips
by Scott Green 1 year ago
What would be the best way to animate this illustration of lips talking 6319_screenshot20130725at19.21.28.jpg.zip I tried to use the puppet tool but it didn't turn out very well: 6320_screenshot201307
Re: Animating an illustrated pair of lips
by Scott Green 1 year ago
I did plan to film a person speaking a few words and moving points on the lips to follow. Yes I imagine that being able to move such points in 3D space would be an advantage and look move natural. I'm
File: Lip animation
by Scott Green 1 year ago
jpg file The best way to animate this lip illustration http: f1.creativecow.net 6320 6320
File: Lip animation
by Scott Green 1 year ago
jpg file The best way to animate this lip illustration http: f1.creativecow.net 6319 lip-animation
Colouring video in Photoshop Lightroom 4
by Scott Green 1 year ago
First of all, is this where you post Lightroom topics because I can't find a Lightroom category in the list Thanks. Creative Multimedia, Video Production, Motion Graphics, VFX and Graphic Design by Sp
Re: Colouring video in Photoshop Lightroom 4
by Theo van Laar 1 year ago
Yes Scott, you can post your Lightroom questions here. Theo
Saving expressions as presets
by Scott Green 1 year ago
Is there an easy way to save expressions as presets within After Effects What I'm doing at the moment is keeping a text document with all of my expressions in where I copy and paste my expressions fro
Re: Saving expressions as presets
by Scott Green 1 year ago
That'll sure save me some time opening my text doc and scrolling through all the expressions I've got saved in there. Do you think anyone has saved any presets anywhere with all of their expressions t
Blog: The NEW Magic Lantern for Canon DSLR Video
by Chadwick Shoults 3 years ago
This is a quick 3 minute walkthrough of installing the latest (October 2011) version of Magic Lantern for Canon DSLRs. Magic Lantern has just gotten easier! With these more recent versions you DO NOT
Re: The NEW Magic Lantern for Canon DSLR Video
by Scott Green 1 year ago
Great, thanks for the link. I've just download Magic Lantern today for the first time, can't wait to get home and give it a whirl :) Creative Multimedia, Video, Motion, VFX and Design Productions
Trying to make an arrow head stick to the end of a stroked shape with trim paths
by Scott Green 1 year ago
I'm trying to figure out how to attach an arrow shape to a stroke on a shape layer which moves as the trim paths animation occurs Maybe not the best description but I've attached the project file anyw
File: Make an arrow head stick to the end of a stroked shape
by Scott Green 1 year ago
aep file Trying to make an arrow head stick to the end of a stroked shape with trim paths http: f1.creativecow.net 6232 make-an-arrow-head-stick-to-the-end-of-a-stroked-shape
free wiggle, rubber, bounce, throw, inertia expressions i find useful
by Chris Wright 5 years ago
These expressions save so much time, you might get home earlier tonight just by reading this post. If you've ever animated these sorts of things manually, you'll know what I mean. Most will need to be
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Layne Haacke liked this 2 years ago
Re: free wiggle, rubber, bounce, throw, inertia expressions i find useful
by Scott Green 1 year ago
The Calculation Overshoot expression worked a treat, many thanks :) http: www.motionscript.com articles bounce-and-overshoot.html Creative Multimedia Design Manchester S tt Green Splurj
AE CS6 - Incompatible Preview Mode: Multiprocessing Disabled
by Scott Green 1 year ago
Hi, I've recently upgraded to a 12 core Mac Pro, put a 512GB SSD in it and have 28GB of RAM. However, when I'm previewing my project I get a message saying "Incompatible Preview Mode: Multiprocessing
Re: AE CS6 - Incompatible Preview Mode: Multiprocessing Disabled
by Scott Green 1 year ago
Can anyone confirm that the Nvidia Quadro 4000 for Mac will support the 27" LED Cinema Display that I'm using with my MacPro The GPU spec says it has a 'DISPLAYPORT' connection but Apple call the conn
Can I apply Sketch & Toon effect to a 3D model using Element 3D in AE?
by Scott Green 1 year ago
I've only recently started exploring Element 3D but I have a project that I've been working on in C4D using the Sketch & Toon effect. I was planning to bring footage of my rendered objects into AE and
Re: Can I apply Sketch & Toon effect to a 3D model using Element 3D in AE?
by Darby Edelen 1 year ago
Sketch & Toon in Cinema 4D has a very specific set of rendering parameters and capabilities that are not mirrored exactly by any other software I'm aware of. Element 3D renders using OpenGL and is muc
Missing strokes using Sketch & Toon
by Scott Green 1 year ago
I've just started exploring Sketch & Toon in C4D to create a technical drawing and export it to Illustrator, however I've just come across a problem and no matter what settings I've changed nothing se
Re: Missing strokes using Sketch & Toon
by Scott Green 1 year ago
OK, so I've managed to sort out of the parts of my model using Sketch & Toon. I just have one part of it where it's not quite rendering the same as the rest of the parts. I don't want to see the creas
File: Mechanics Model using Sketch & Toon
by Scott Green 1 year ago
zip file A project exploring sketch and toon in Cinema 4D. http: f1.creativecow.net 6160 mechanics-model-using-sketch-toon
File: S&T test
by Scott Green 1 year ago
c4d file Sketch and toon test file with line missing where the objects join each other. http: f1.creativecow.net 6110 6110
Re: S&T test
by Scott Green 1 year ago
Sketch and toon test file with missing line where the objects meet each other. I've just started exploring Sketch & Toon in C4D to create a technical drawing and export it to Illustrator, however I've
Making a balloon react to wind
by Scott Green 1 year ago
Hi, I'd like to use an object that is connected to the ground by a string but have it affected by a slight breeze but i don't know where to start. I have the object with is an object in the shape of a
Re: Making a balloon react to wind
by Scott Green 1 year ago
I found that it's because the animation was baked. Creative Multimedia Design Manchester S tt Green Splurj
File: Balloon, String and Wind
by Scott Green 1 year ago
c4d file C4D file for a ballon, attached to the ground with a string that reacts to a slight breeze - Not working! http: f1.creativecow.net 6033 balloon-string-and-wind
Re: Balloon, String and Wind
by Scott Green 1 year ago
I've attached the project file if anyone can help me figure this out, many thanks. 6033_beachtracker.c4d.zip Creative Multimedia Design Manchester S tt Green Splurj
A rubber band effect expression?
by Scott Green 1 year ago
Hi, I'd like to recreate this rubber rand type effect similar to the line that appears under the name Simon Troncoso a couple of seconds into this video: https: vimeo.com 64141088 Is there an expressi
No QT / PR422 option exporting via Media Encoder?
by Sangye Ince-Johannsen 2 years ago
Hi all, I'm the videographer on an extended video project for a local theatre production, and I'm working out a good workflow with the editor. She's working in FCPX, but I use Premiere CS6 to do initi
Re: No QT / PR422 option exporting via Media Encoder?
by Scott Green 1 year ago
This helped me get the Quicktime presets into AME, so thanks for that. But, when I've imported ProRes 422 HQ Presets from Adobe and try to use them I get "Preset Error: Incompatible Video Codec found
Syncing animated text with song lyrics
by Elorah 9 years ago
I'm working on a specific project and need some specific instruction. I'm fairly new to After Effects so I don't know what all it's capable of, but, basically, I'm needing to create compositions with
Re: Syncing animated text with song lyrics - with SWF en Projectfile
by Scott Green 2 years ago
I've managed to open the file, how can you make the words so that stay the colour that they are spoken ie. make then stay white when they move on to the next word Creative Multimedia Design Manchester
Time, freeze, sequence, effect
by Scott Green 2 years ago
I'm sorry, I don't really know how best to describe this effect that I'm looking for which is why I'm struggling to to find a tutorial or forum posts, but I have found this sample video that will expl
Re: Time, freeze, sequence, effect
by Stephen Smith 2 years ago
Here is a tutorial right here on the COW: http: library.creativecow.net articles larsen_carl analyzing_motion.php Stephen Smith Utah Video Productions Check out my Motion Training DVD Check out my Vim
Newton and the illusion of a cube
by Scott Green 2 years ago
Hi, I have an effect in mind that I want to recreate but I'm not sure how I can achieve it. I want to create a couple of dice that drop, bounce off some type and land on the floor. I'm thinking of usi
Re: Newton and the illusion of a cube
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 years ago
Dave is right - a dedicated 3D app is going to get you there a lot faster and better. While I've seen some of the Newton demos in which there appears to be some 3D going on, it's basically a parlor tr
How to isolate my yellow colour from everything else in the footage?
by Scott Green 2 years ago
OK, so I've managed to highlight a particular colour in my footage for this music video and turn it to yellow. And now what I want to do isolate the yellow from everything else to use as a matte alpha
Following a road with hills that goes into the distance
by Scott Green 3 years ago
Hi, I'm struggling to find the answer to this question - can I create a road (just a solid coloured shape) that a camera can follow in 3D space but also adjust the shape of the road to have bends, hil
Re: Following a road with hills that goes into the distance
by Chris Bobotis 3 years ago
Another option is FreeForm V2. Same features as the bundled version (Digieffects FreeForm - we did that too). BUT FreeForm V2 is 2 to 8 times faster than the bundled version(depending on your system).
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Scott Green liked this 3 years ago
Snap guides equally between guide lines
by Scott Green 4 years ago
I've just been adding 4mm wide guidelines to a grid system I'm making in indesign. I started adding central guide lines in between the 4mm guidelines at 2mm. For a while the central guide line was sna
Re: Snap guides equally between guide lines
by Scott Green 4 years ago
Oh, it's OK, I had to drag my lines between the objects not the guides, sorry to waste your time :) I really do love good design - http: www.splurj.com
Can TC Sound Keys be used to affect the movement of a 3D object in AE
by Scott Green 5 years ago
OK, so I've made a 3D block in After Effects that I want to react to sound using Trapcode Sound Keys. I only want it to move along the Z axis though, not the X or Y axis. Can it be done and how do I d
Re: Can TC Sound Keys be used to affect the movement of a 3D object in AE
by Mike Park 5 years ago
I have uploaded a simple comp for you as an example. 312_soundkeysyonly.aep.zip The music I used can be downloaded for free here: http: www.sound-effect.com sounds1 MMM_Loops Happy_1.wav Best, Mike
Camera position moves when 2 keyframes are set at the same position?
by Scott Green 5 years ago
I'm finding using cameras a bit frustrating lately, especially when working in 3D space in After Effects. Here is what I'm struggling with, hopefully you can help me understand what's happening. I set
Re: Camera position moves when 2 keyframes are set at the same position?
by Todd Kopriva 5 years ago
from "Controlling change with interpolation": "In some cases, the Auto Bezier spatial interpolation for Position keyframes can cause undesired back-and-forth (boomerang) motion between two keyframes w
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Scott Green liked this 5 years ago
Syncing sound keys with movement of a 3D object
by Scott Green 5 years ago
I'm planning to create some objects in Cinema 4D, one of them which has characteristics of a beach ball with speakers embedded into it. The object will rotate slowly (lets say 1 rotation over 10 secon


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