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Alex Kuzelicki

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December 15th 2003
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Freeform View - Happy... then Sad! Can Anyone Make Me Happy Again?
by Alex Kuzelicki 6 months ago
Hi, I've just been playing with the new Freeform view and, for the most part, I LOVE it! For years I've wanted something just like it, a 'place' where you could just 'put stuff' and move it around int
Re: Freeform View - Happy... then Sad! Can Anyone Make Me Happy Again?
by Alex Kuzelicki 6 months ago
Yeah, I didn't think it would be a common workflow, haha, but for my particular job it would be amazing. I did play around a bit more and figured that if I Nest each each alternative edit and then dra
all frames not being rendered even if set to all
by Eugene Hooper 10 years ago
Hey, just a quick question in regard to rendering. I've got a short 65 frame animation that I want to output as individual jpeg frames. Even though I select "all frames" from the render settings, when
Re: all frames not being rendered even if set to all
by Alex Kuzelicki 6 months ago
Oh wow, this saved me too! Thanks John. :)
Camera mapping and texture UV relaxing
by Kristian Boruff 4 years ago
Hello! I'm wanting to camera map a shot, and UV unwrap the resulting geometry to do patching and cloning work in Photoshop or Bodypaint. I'm in R15. My steps thus far. 1. Photoshop out all the separat
Re: Camera mapping and texture UV relaxing
by Alex Kuzelicki 6 months ago
Hey Kristian, I know it's been a long time since you posted this... but the Internet is forever, haha. Was wondering if you eventually found a better solution to your problem I've recently been trying
Element 3D - Wacky Behaviour
by Alex Kuzelicki 1 year ago
Hi, Hopefully it's okay to post here about Element 3D, from Videocopilot I figure it's a popular AE plug-in so someone may have some helpful advice. I want to make a very simple yoyo model in Element
Re: Element 3D - Wacky Behaviour
by Alex Kuzelicki 1 year ago
Oh wow, I didn't even realise Element had that restriction. How bizarre, seems like something they'd want to fix after all this time. In the end, I got too frustrated and made the two cylinders in Cin
All Marker 'Info Boxes' Disappear in the Markers Panel Once One is Selected
by Alex Kuzelicki 2 years ago
Hi, Would love someone to explain the mysterious behaviour of markers and their 'info boxes' in the Markers panel. If I set markers on the timeline and name them, etc they show up as a list of info bo
Re: All Marker 'Info Boxes' Disappear in the Markers Panel Once One is Selected
by matt chapman 4 months ago
I'm also quite curious as to the behavioral explanation reasoning behind this. I'm experiencing the same issue. Seems like a back-asswards was of using the marker panel. Thoughts Comments Discuss! Cha
Clone effect not applying in Comp window
by Alex Kuzelicki 2 years ago
Hi, I just 'cleaned up' unwanted artefacts on some footage with the Clone tool but it's not showing up in my Comp. In the past, with using the Paint brush or Clone tool, I've always double-clicked a l
Re: Clone effect not applying in Comp window
by Alex Kuzelicki 2 years ago
Ah, you're right. I was so caught up with the problem I totally forgot to include those specs. MacBook Pro (Retina, 15- inch, Mid-2014) - 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7, with 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3, Intel Iris Pr
Paint - Alpha Turning Black
by Alex Kuzelicki 7 years ago
Hi, Have a weird problem: I used Paint to paint out 'stuff I don't want' on some video. I've done this a hundred times, setting it to Alpha and with the Brush set to Black, I just paint out - no probl
Re: Paint - Alpha Turning Black
by Alex Kuzelicki 2 years ago
Hey Jerome, Not sure if you've solved your issue, but for me it was actually that I was showing through the black background beneath the layer. The paint strokes were, in fact, working correctly. I wa
CC Mercury Not Keyframing
by Alex Kuzelicki 3 years ago
Hi, Wonder if anyone could help with this problem: I'm using CC Mercury to create a 'wall of water' type effect (by applying the effect on top of a Duplicate of the original footage). It works great b
What's the current version of Cinema 4D Lite in AE?
by Alex Kuzelicki 3 years ago
Hey, Just wondering what the current version of C4D Lite is I know that the current full version of Cinema 4D is R18. I have the latest version of Adobe CC 2017 but when I create a C4D Lite project it
Re: What's the current version of Cinema 4D Lite in AE?
by Alex Kuzelicki 3 years ago
Ah, okay, cool. Thanks for the info, Mike. Appreciated, ALEX
Keyboard Shortcut Frustration - Where have Source, Timeline and Program Windows gone?
by Alex Kuzelicki 3 years ago
Hi, I usually customise my workspace a little with keyboard shortcuts. For me, it's useful to assign the 1 key to the Project window, 2 key to the Source window, 3 key to the Timeline window, 4 key to
Re: Keyboard Shortcut Frustration - Where have Source, Timeline and Program Windows gone?
by Alex Kuzelicki 3 years ago
Okay, so after looking around on different forums online I found a solution. It's a bizarre one... but it works! For some reason, if you have the window open that you want to assign the shortcut to th
How to get a list of all individual marked clips?
by Alex Kuzelicki 3 years ago
Hi, Wondering if there's a way to get a marker list of all the individual clips (I have put markers on) to show up in the Markers panel If you put markers in the Sequence itself, you get a list of all
Re: How to get a list of all individual marked clips?
by Alex Kuzelicki 3 years ago
Update: With a little research I just found a solution. Might be helpful to someone else. So, if you enable Ripple Sequence Markers in the Markers Menu they will shift with your edits - much more hand
When 23.976 is not 23.976 even when it is?
by Alex Kuzelicki 3 years ago
Hi, I'm currently working on a high-profile feature (think 'thunder' and 'hammer') doing stunt-previz for the action sequences. Coming across a strange problem that someone may be able to help with We
AE failing with 4K files... and now smaller ones ???
by Alex Kuzelicki 3 years ago
Hi, I'm experiencing an 'out-of-the-blue' problem in AE that perhaps someone could help with Have been doing some VFX work with 4k (ProRes 422) files in AE and, after awhile (usually about five to ten
Re: AE failing with 4K files... and now smaller ones ???
by Alex Kuzelicki 3 years ago
Hi Frank, Thanks for your help. I'm on the very latest edition of Adobe After Effects. My OS is Yosemite 10.10.5. I don't think it's a drive issue as nothing else is playing up from my laptop, and the
Weird Extra Frame on In-Point Problem
by Alex Kuzelicki 4 years ago
Hi, Experiencing a strange problem where, when I set an In-Point from the Source window, the actual In-Point of the clip sent to the Timeline is one frame before the one I selected. This only seems to
Problems importing P2 proxy
by Robin Huisman 4 years ago
I'm having trouble importing AVC-G6 proxy files from a Panasonic AJ-PX270 in Premiere Pro CC 2015.0.2. Sometimes the files are imported without audio, but the duration of de videos is the same as the
Re: Problems importing P2 proxy
by Alex Kuzelicki 4 years ago
Hey Robin, I had a similar problem with P2 footage awhile ago. Posted here - https: forums.creativecow.net readpost 3 968671 - but, though there were some helpful suggestions, nothing worked. In the e
P2 footage - MXF's not including audio?
by Alex Kuzelicki 4 years ago
Hi, I've been shooting and editing the footage from my HVX 202AEN camera for years now and, just today, I'm experiencing a problem I've never had before. Wondering if anyone might have a possible solu
Re: P2 footage - MXF's not including audio?
by Rick Helderman 4 years ago
I am having a MXF file problem. and was hoping you or someone out there could help. I am using Final cut studio 2 on an imac shooting with a HVX200 and a HPX170. I record on to a focus enhancements fs
3D Text Not Showing Up?
by Alex Kuzelicki 6 years ago
Hey, I've just been diving into Element and find that 'sometimes' things don't show up back in After Effects, even though they are visible in the Element interface. This happens mainly with 3D text or
Brushes keep popping up???
by Alex Kuzelicki 10 years ago
Hi, I have a weird, out-of-the blue problem. Today... whenever I try to use a brush tool with my (Wacom) tablet, my brushes palette will pop up onto the screen making any work next to impossible to ac
Exact Placement of a Layer Map
by Alex Kuzelicki 11 years ago
Hi there, I'm very much a novice at 3D Invigorator Pro and would love some advice from the experts out there. Basically I would just like to know how I can exactly place a Layer Map to fit within an I
Re: Exact Placement of a Layer Map
by Alex Kuzelicki 11 years ago
Hey Serge, Thanks for the extra info - it's all slowly adding up to my understanding of Invigorator. As you say, the best way to learn is to just try things and see what happens. I have a big problem
Rotation point in Illustrator
by Alex Kuzelicki 11 years ago
Hi there, This may be a super-basic question but I haven't been able to find the answer yet. Just want to know if and how you can move the rotation point of an object illustration in Illustrator Basic
Re: Rotation point in Illustrator
by Alex Kuzelicki 11 years ago
Hey Vince, Thanks for the advice and leads. Appreciated, ALEX
Mr Wrong Button!
by Alex Kuzelicki 11 years ago
Hi there, I am Mr 'Press the Wrong Button'. It's common for me to somehow press 'something, somewhere' and activate 'something' that I have no idea how to change back. Today's example: I'm in Photosho
Mr 'Don't Check the Menu before posting on Creative Cow'
by Alex Kuzelicki 11 years ago
Hi again, Forget my former post. Just found the SCREEN MODE menu... right in front of my eyes!!! Let frustration blind me. Sorry 'bout that. Cheers anyway, ALEX
Trim Window - Make up your mind!
by Alex Kuzelicki 11 years ago
Hey there, Have a simple problem that someone may be able to help with: I use two (computer) monitors and an video monitor to edit with FCP. Thing is, when I open the Trim Window it always opens 3 4's
Re: Trim Window - Make up your mind!
by Martin Baker 11 years ago
Sounds like your Viewer is a different size to the Canvas. The Trim Edit window makes both viewers match the current size of the Canvas and it opens from the top left of where the Viewer window is on
Log and Transfer Deletes P2 Contents folder!
by Alex Kuzelicki 11 years ago
Hey there, I just noticed something scary with Final Cut Pro's Log and Transfer window. As I was deleting imported files from the main Log and Transfer window I was also (unknowingly) deleting them fr
Re: Log and Transfer Deletes P2 Contents folder!
by Alex Kuzelicki 11 years ago
Hey, Yeah, that's what we thought too. But what we're doing does 'seem' to work ie. it makes two drives appear as one. But later the footage only seems to show up on one drive. Here's our process, cou
Duel Adaptor problemo
by Alex Kuzelicki 11 years ago
Hey, Recently bought a HVX200a - love it! I use a Duel Adaptor to offload the P2 cards to my MacBook Pro which has worked fine... until just a couple days ago. Of course, we have a huge shoot this wee
Ridiculous!
by Alex Kuzelicki 11 years ago
Hey there, Have just spent hours trying all sorts of ways to get this working. Simply put though - it doesn't! Every single time, about half way through, it crashes. Don't think it's a HDLog Duel Adap
Ghost Lines in EPS format
by Alex Kuzelicki 11 years ago
Hey there, I'm pretty much a novice with Illustrator - though learning all I can. I still get caught out by technical things all the time though (pretty frustrating). Just made a logo for someone (on
Re: Ghost Lines in EPS format
by Vincent Rosati 11 years ago
I'm not sure what your issue actually is, I haven't seen it.. I assume these 'Ghost Lines' don't show up on the preview of other AI files Maybe try carefully selecting each all components of the logo
Mirrored RAID?
by Alex Kuzelicki 11 years ago
Hey there, I have a question about the P2 workflow that I would love some help with. I recently watched Noah Kadner's great video on the HVX200 and the P2 workflow. He talks about creating a mirrored
Re: Mirrored RAID?
by Jeremy Garchow 11 years ago
What Nate says. I use a sonnet esata card and a starcase enclosure (it was $60 US). I then use Shotput P2 which will put your footage in two or three different directories at the same time. You won't
Same edit duration across multiple clips?
by Alex Kuzelicki 11 years ago
Hey there, Anyone know how to set the same edit duration across multiple clips in the Timeline Basically, I placed about three hundred still frames (that make up a rough animatic) to the Timeline. Whe
Re: Same edit duration across multiple clips?
by Alex Kuzelicki 11 years ago
Ahhhh. Thank you, Russell. So simple (like me :) Appreciated a lot. ALEX
What the... ? Half-vertices???
by Alex Kuzelicki 11 years ago
Hey, I'm experiencing a weird problem in Illustrator that hopefully some kind soul can help me with. 'Suddenly'when I draw a line with the Pen tool I'm getting 'half-vertices' (sorry if that's not wha
Re: What the... ? Half-vertices???
by Alex Kuzelicki 11 years ago
Hey Jeff, Thanks for responding. I'm probably just not explaining things very well. Basically, I click and make a point then when I click to make the next point (and hold the mouse button down) I don'
Lost my monitoring in Final Cut
by Alex Kuzelicki 11 years ago
Hey there, I've had a Blackmagic DeckLink HDPRO(Dual Link) PCIe installed on my Mac for some time now. Also a HDLink that feeds from it to a separate monitor via HDMI. Basically, a technician set it a
Re: Lost my monitoring in Final Cut
by Alex Kuzelicki 11 years ago
Hey Callum, Thanks for the excellent information. Went through the process you described and got my monitor back. You rock! Very much appreciated, ALEX
Hey! Where'd Ctrl & V go?
by Alex Kuzelicki 11 years ago
Hi there, I've been using Final Cut Pro for many years now and I'm a big fan of the using Ctrl & V keys to quickly lay down cuts on the fly. Today, however, my Ctrl & V key combination suddenly doesn'
Re: Hey! Where'd Ctrl & V go?
by Alex Kuzelicki 11 years ago
Problem solved. It turned out that I had turned off Auto Select on the track I was trying to use Ctrl & V on. Der. Thanks to you both. Help very much appreciated. Saved me lots of frustration. Cheers,
Is it CS3 or me?
by Alex Kuzelicki 12 years ago
Hi, Forgive this basic question but I'm having a problem turning the most basic of shapes into a 3D object in Invigorator. I'm not sure but I'm thinking it might have something to do CS3 Illustrator (
Re: Is it CS3 or me?
by Alex Kuzelicki 12 years ago
Hi Jon, Your offer is very much appreciated. Will send a file now with a description of every step. Hopefully, you can spot something amiss. You are the king! Cheers, ALEX
Intensity Pro - to buy or not to buy?
by Alex Kuzelicki 12 years ago
Hi, I'm thinking of taking some 'online advice' and buying this package - a Benq FP241W monitor and an Intensity Pro card. Apparently, I can then output via HDMI for a truly accurate view of my HD foo
Re: Intensity Pro - to buy or not to buy?
by Adam Portnoy 12 years ago
As long as the analog and HDMI outputs are in sync from the card, you just need to be able to hook up the analog audio output to your speakers through a mixer or switcher. When I had the Kona card, al
Help with install?
by Alex Kuzelicki 12 years ago
Hi, I've just downloaded the Invigorator Pro demo, with the mind to buying it, and have followed the download instructions but it's not showing up in my After Effects effects menu. I've put the Zaxwer
More info
by Alex Kuzelicki 12 years ago
Hi again, I notice that the plug-in symbol in the Zaxwerks folder looks different than all the other plug-in symbols I have installed. It looks like a "treble cleff" rather than the "plug" symbol that
Mail Starts Up When Computer Does
by Alex Kuzelicki 12 years ago
Hi, I have OS 10.4.9. For some reason, my Mail program starts up when I start up the computer now. It's no big deal but I have no idea why it's started doing that or how to stop it happening. Would ap
Re: Mail Starts Up When Computer Does
by Alex Kuzelicki 12 years ago
Thanks Jeff. Much appreciated. ALEX
How to Resize a Background Image so it's workable?
by Alex Kuzelicki 13 years ago
Hi, I have Particle Illusion Se. I've imported a 1920 x 1080 pixel video as a background to which I'd like to match up some effects to. Unfortunately, bringing the video in at this size makes it way t
Re: How to Resize a Background Image so it's workable?
by Fred Olen Ray 13 years ago
I'm struggling with the same thing... I have an 1920x1080 uncompressed clip and have a hard time seeing the area I'm working on cause it's at the bottom, and like the man said, once you drag the stage
Copying a layer with Alpha Channel
by Alex Kuzelicki 13 years ago
Hi, I'd like to copy a .tif of a image, that has an embedded Alpha Channel, from one project to another. When I copy it though the Alpha Channel doesn't copy over. So, how can I copy the Alpha Channel
Re: Copying a layer with Alpha Channel
by Alex Kuzelicki 13 years ago
Thanks kindly, Adi. Helps a lot. Regards, ALEX
Creating Vectors from B&W Artwork
by Alex Kuzelicki 13 years ago
Hi, I have a bunch of images created in another program that I would love to 'bulk-vectorize'. Can I do this in Illustrator, without having to trace all the images. If so, how Thanks in advance, ALEX
Re: Creating Vectors from B&W Artwork
by isotrope 13 years ago
Hi Alex, if you have access to Adobe Illustrator CS2, you can simply open up Adobe Bridge. Browse to your files and you'll be able to "batch LiveTrace" all of them. Unfortunately, it will only let you
Invalid JPEG Markers?
by Alex Kuzelicki 14 years ago
Hi, I made some JPEG's in a friend's Photoshop recently that now won't open in my Photoshop. What the... If I click on the file, Photoshop opens and says "Could not complete request because an unknown
Screen Resolution / Aspect Ratios in PAL?
by Alex Kuzelicki 14 years ago
Hi, I'm about to make an animation (on my computer) that will have final output in PAL DV. I'm a bit confused over aspect ratios, screen resolutions and square non-square pixels. Hopefully, someone wi
Re: Screen Resolution / Aspect Ratios in PAL?
by Neil Ryan 12 years ago
Alex, did you get any answers to this post Are you still unsure What drawing applications are you using cheers, Neil. - - - - - - - - - Neil Ryan Post Production The Pod Multimedia www.the-pod.com.au
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