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Adam McEwen

Member Since:
May 7th 2007
52 Posts
Location:
London
Animating a beer bottle
by Adam McEwen 9 years ago
Hi everyone, I am creating an animation involving a bottle of beer which will be animated using a simple skeleton rig. I need the liquid inside the bottle to very simply animate as if it is rocking fr
Re: Animating a beer bottle
by Adam McEwen 9 years ago
Thanks for the suggestions guys. I've sorted the issue I was having with the boolean now so I am going to go with my original planned method. The problem was that I was using planes instead of cubes t
Maya expressions
by Adam McEwen 9 years ago
Hi, Im fairly new to expressions in Maya although iv had some experience of them in After Effects. Im trying to make an objects incandescance flicker in a controled but random way, i.e I'd like it to
Rendering pain
by Adam McEwen 9 years ago
Hi, I am putting together my showreel in AE and my renders keep on failing. PC specs below. I began thinking it was because of some kind of ram issue and have tried the secret prefs purge option descr
Re: Rendering pain
by Adam McEwen 9 years ago
So is this safe to do Would it be wise to back everything on the drive up or would that not be needed
is there any one in this world "good" in after effects???
by usama kamil 9 years ago
HI i was looking for designers for part time .. to do ae ready templates for me .. i offered 2000$ per month for part time job ..i am also ready to buy separate projects.. i posted this job in odesk ,
Re: is there any one in this world "good" in after effects???
by Adam McEwen 9 years ago
500 responses and not one was decent... wow, you were either seriously unlucky or you are one tough guy to please! My hope is the latter and would like to put myself in the firing line. Can I get your
Rendering problem
by Adam McEwen 9 years ago
I am having trouble rendering out from maya. When i select batch render the command prompt at the bottom tells me that the render is starting, then the next thing which comes up is the render complete
Re: Rendering problem
by Adam McEwen 9 years ago
Iv figured what was causing the issue so i thought id post back in case anyone has the same problem and doesnt know what is causing it. I know how frustrating these things can be. Like i said in my or
Layered glass texture
by Adam McEwen 10 years ago
Hi all, I am making a glass bottle in maya which includes the glass, a label and also condensation. I am having trouble getting all 3 elements to work together properly. I have created a separate uv s
Earth
by Adam McEwen 10 years ago
I am modeling earth and have managed to come up with a fairly good base. I am having trouble with maping the clouds and was wondering if anyone could help me out with a few other bits if pos too. The
Re: Earth
by Adam McEwen 10 years ago
Good news, iv managed to sort the clouds out! Here is how its looking so far: vid: https: download.yousendit.com TTZrYUozQzNTRTUzZUE9PQ pic: http: i218.photobucket.com albums cc163 AdamMc85 Earthprevi
Condensation on a bottle
by Adam McEwen 10 years ago
I am working on creating a bottle which needs to look cool and refreshing, i want to create condensation and water drops running down its side. This is the look i am after: http: forums.cgsociety.org
Re: Condensation on a bottle
by Adam McEwen 10 years ago
Brilliant, iv solved it. I just needed to make the surface live by going in to Modify Make live. Just a case of making the blobby particles look like condensation now!
Linking a camera to null
by Adam McEwen 10 years ago
I am creating a stormy scene using the psunami plugin. I am animating the view using the bobbing platform in psunamis settings. This leaves me without any camera data for use when compositing other fx
Re: Linking a camera to null
by Adam McEwen 10 years ago
It is possible to link the psunami's camera to the comp camera via expressions, but the thing is i am using a setting in psunami called 'bobbing platform' which animates the view according to the surf
Psunami - Depth of field
by Adam McEwen 10 years ago
I am currently working on a project using Red Giants Psunami plugin. Am i right in thinking the plugin allows depth of field From the documentation and pictures on the Red Giant website it looks as if
Re: Psunami - Depth of field
by Adam McEwen 10 years ago
Thanks for that Brian, the depth map feature is still there, that works nicely. Fantastic work on the plug in by the way, very powerful tool. Its people like you which make us AE monkeys look like we
Motion Tracking in After Effects
by Dylan Evans 10 years ago
Hey, I'm a relative newbe to after effects but have managed to get decent amount of knowledge about particles and motion tracking out of the past few weeks. I seem to be completely stumped on one prob
Re: Motion Tracking in After Effects
by Adam McEwen 10 years ago
Dylan, Im assuming you are working at 25 frames per second for this, if not try this but use numbers which apply to you. So make your comp 99fps (which is the max after effects will allow) in your com
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Psunami and particular
by Adam McEwen 10 years ago
I'm working on a stormy scene using Psunami for the sea and if possible particular form for the rain and effects. I cant think however of a plausible way of compositing the fx with psunami in terms of
Wiggler to emulate stop frame
by Adam McEwen 11 years ago
Hi, I am wanting to create an effect similar to the one in the link below (great video btw!) http: blublu.org sito video muto.htm If you cant see the vid for whatever reason it looks like it is stop f
Re: Wiggler to emulate stop frame
by Adam McEwen 11 years ago
Excellent, worked a treat, thanks very much!
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