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Arvin Bautista

Member Since:
July 20th 2008
63 Posts
Location:
Los Angeles, CA
Wiggle frequency based on velocity
by Arvin Bautista 2 years ago
Love Dan Ebbert's explanation for why wiggle and sine expressions go weird when you keyframe them: http: www.motionscript.com articles speed-control.html However, his solution (the linear keyframe int
Re: Wiggle frequency based on velocity
by Arvin Bautista 2 years ago
I think I got it to work, but as you warned in your article, it's just way too slow to do it using the frame by frame integrator. I'm just going to take the camera's speed value and convert it to keyf
R15 GI Flickering
by Chris Pettit 6 years ago
Hi. I've been very impressed with the improvements to the GI render engine in C4D R15. Until today. First true complex scene with camera animation rendered using the new GI - I now have flickering aga
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Andy Henik liked this 6 years ago
Re: R15 GI Flickering
by Arvin Bautista 5 years ago
I just wanted to reply to this and thank Adam for his suggestion. My renders are flicker free and rendering even faster than the default setting. Arvin Bautista Greasy Pig Studios Los Angeles, CA http
GPU selection for Dell Precision 490
by Thoreau Bakker 6 years ago
hey Guys, sorry for the lame question, but I've been scanning data for hours and am requesting a simple answer push in the right direction. After a week and 20 hours troubleshooting why my PC wasn't b
Re: GPU selection for Dell Precision 490
by Arvin Bautista 6 years ago
Cinema 4D uses the CPU for rendering, not the GPU. A faster GPU would help in the viewport when using "enhanced Open GL," but it wouldn't lead to faster render times. Arvin Bautista Greasy Pig Studios
Trying to bake environment map reflection with pyrocluster/TP
by Arvin Bautista 6 years ago
Hey all, I made essentially a scene with volumetric clouds created with Thinking Particles and Pyrocluster. Since the scene is static, I want to just bake it as a reflection map, but whenever I try to
Creating a person that passes by my camera
by Sebastian Lee 7 years ago
And the person must be black a.k.a. silhouette because there isn't any light source shone on him from the direction of the camera. To aid your imagination, I am recording a machinima (music video usin
Re: Creating a person that passes by my camera
by Arvin Bautista 7 years ago
if the person doesn't need to be moving other than passing the camera you can find silhouettes here: http: all-silhouettes.com Arvin Bautista Greasy Pig Studios Los Angeles, CA http: www.greasypigstud
How to use the Light layer that acts as a light that shines on my face but not make the whole video dark
by Sebastian Lee 7 years ago
I went through a lot of trial and error but still not getting what I want. I want to make, umm.. let's say a torch shine on my face (in the footage), so I put a Light layer on top of that footage laye
Re: How to use the Light layer that acts as a light that shines on my face but not make the whole video dark
by Arvin Bautista 7 years ago
Make one ambient light to lighten the entire scene to normal brightness, and then make another light that will add extra light to just the part you want. Arvin Bautista Greasy Pig Studios Los Angeles,
Compositing with ProRes 4444 log space
by Arvin Bautista 7 years ago
Hey all, I feel stupid in this being the first time I've worked in this situation but I wanna make sure I do it right after having done some research around here. I have to composite some shots in Aft
Re: Compositing with ProRes 4444 log space
by Arvin Bautista 7 years ago
Thanks! When I do the log to linear conversion the first time around, should I have that as an adjustment layer and do my compositing under that, or do I just apply it to the source footage and do the
Final Cut Pro - MultiClip - Audio not syncing
by Jaqai Mickelsen 10 years ago
Ok, so I'm in a lil' bit of a pinch here. FCP vs 6.0.6 I'm trying to create a multiclip from 3 different media sources. Camera 1, camera 2, and an audio source. The video footage from both cameras are
Re: Final Cut Pro - MultiClip - Audio not syncing
by Arvin Bautista 7 years ago
I just encountered this problem myself and the easiest solution I could think of, quicker than out points, was to mark in and outs of the audio file and make a subclip. Then you can multiclip that sub
AE comp freezing on render with imported .SWF
by Arvin Bautista 8 years ago
AfterEffects is crashing for me whenever I use a .swf in the comp, usually during render (long ram previews will crash me also). SWF is essential for me to have vector animations done in Flash, render
Re: AE comp freezing on render with imported .SWF
by Arvin Bautista 8 years ago
All that says about importing and using .swfs in AfterEffects is that it is supported, it does not supported scripted and interactive animation (which my files do not have), and can be rendered contin
Custom filenaming in Compressor Droplets?
by Arvin Bautista 8 years ago
My compressor droplets names files like "filename+setting." Instead I'd like to have it be filename+date (the date needs to be a custom format, specifically 20110711, or yearmonthday). Is this possibl
Faster/Automatic media import into AfterEffects?
by Arvin Bautista 8 years ago
Is there a faster way to import media into an AfterEffects project Something like, say, a watch folder where if I put media into a folder called "media" it would automatically import into AE Or an alt
Re: Faster/Automatic media import into AfterEffects?
by Arvin Bautista 8 years ago
I meant more like as I'm adding and finding new media, say images from the web, I'd love a quicker solution than "save file to folder, drag file into AE". If there was a way for AE to automatically se
What is the MOST convincing way to simulate a tracking shot with a 2D element?
by Clay Vernon 8 years ago
OK, I know that the simple answer to this is: no. But how about: What is the MOST convincing way to simulate a tracking shot with a 2D element This is especially difficult because it has to fit with o
Re: What is the MOST convincing way to simulate a tracking shot with a 2D element?
by Arvin Bautista 8 years ago
Cut the 2d elements into various layers, as many as you're able to, and then reposition them into 3d space from background to foreground. This tutorial (and its 2nd part) teaches you the basics, even
Taking variables from a parent comp
by Arvin Bautista 8 years ago
I have 32 lower thirds that all animate the same way but have different text and color combinations depending on which of 8 categories it fits in. The client is picky about how the lower thirds animat
Re: Taking variables from a parent comp
by Arvin Bautista 8 years ago
Figured out a solution for myself, though it's not the proper solution to this issue. What I needed to do was change the two colors that make up the graphic part of the lower3rds, the ones that I want
Motion tracking/rotoscoping person holding gun in C4D?
by Arvin Bautista 8 years ago
Hey all, I recently got offered a gig to fix up some live action shots of a person holding a gun, pointed at an angle. The original gun has a plug covering the muzzle and they want that replaced with
Re: Motion tracking/rotoscoping person holding gun in C4D?
by Adam Trachtenberg 8 years ago
You'll probably need to use 3D tracking software like Syntheyes or Boujou. They can export tracked scenes cameras to Cinema.
Material on the convex edges (like worn edges)
by Arvin Bautista 9 years ago
I've looked for this for a good long time, but I still haven't found it: anyone know how to create a procedural material that adds worn edges on the corners of a model Something like the opposite of a
Re: Material on the convex edges (like worn edges)
by Brian Jones 9 years ago
you could also use Proximal with the object the material is on for a target as the layer mask in a Layer shader or in the Alpha channel if mixing more than one texture.
CS5 crashes on Snow Leopard... fonts
by Arvin Bautista 9 years ago
Just installed CS5 Production Premium and AE and PS crash because of fonts, apparently. AE won't start at all and PS either crashes at startup or when I use the text tool. I know it's a font compatibi
Rendering a collection of comps into their own quicktimes?
by Arvin Bautista 9 years ago
I'm dealing with having to render a multitude of different comps, that will be getting numerous revisions. Sadly if one comp gets changed I have to render new versions of all the comps, and they all n
Re: Rendering a collection of comps into their own quicktimes?
by Walter Soyka 9 years ago
Arvin Bautista "It doesn't scale very easily (it's yet another precomp I need to remember to make that's unique to each render, and if the durations were to change I'd have to remember to change the
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Arvin Bautista liked this 9 years ago
Limiting Slider Values from 1-100 to 1-10
by Arvin Bautista 9 years ago
The slider expression control goes from 0-100, I'd like it only go from 1-10. I can go without it but since I only need to slide between 9 values I don't need such a large scale. I feel like I've seen
Re: Limiting Slider Values from 1-100 to 1-10
by Arvin Bautista 9 years ago
Oop, figured it out. You can right click on the slider control and click "Edit Value." Now to figure out how to only handle integers...
Linking layer styles across compositions
by Arvin Bautista 10 years ago
I have more than a few compositions that all have layers that are different from each other except for their layer styles and effects (like they all should have the same drop shadow). I now need to al
Re: Linking layer styles across compositions
by Dan Ebberts 10 years ago
I'd set up a master layer somewhere with all your settings. Then just use the pick whip to link all the other settings to the master. You'll want to have the timelines of both comps open at the same t
repeat radially, like sun rays?
by Arvin Bautista 11 years ago
Hey guys, I know there's a quick and accurate way to repeat an image around a circle, like to create cartoony sun rays, but I don't know what it is off the top of my head. Can you help out Something l
Re: repeat radially, like sun rays?
by Keith Thomason 11 years ago
Find the exact center of your circle and mark it with guides. Then select the ray you want to copy rotate and pick the rotate tool. Click the rotate tool once in the center of your circle. Then move y
Export Premiere Pro to FCP?
by Arvin Bautista 11 years ago
I'm making my transition from PC to Mac, and I've got just one non-essential project that I edited in Premiere that I'd like to move into FCP. All the footage I used is non-captured DV avi's (it's my
Re: Export Premiere Pro to FCP?
by walter biscardi 11 years ago
Arvin Bautista "Is there any way to move it over If not I'm just gonna totally finish the project on the PC and just be done with it." that's the fastest and easiest way. FCP does not play nice with
3d Invigorator Pro CS3 INtel?
by Arvin Bautista 11 years ago
The Zaxwerks site claims that 3d Invigorator Pro is compatible with CS3 and Intel Macs, but the plugin itself doesn't have the .plugin extension that UB plugins usually have, and doesn't appear on my
Re: 3d Invigorator Pro CS3 INtel?
by Matt Rhodes 11 years ago
Hi Arvin. What extension does your plug-in have Be sure you've downloaded the correct (and current) version: http: zaxwerks.com download Let us know if you have more questions. Matt Rhodes Zaxwerks, I
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