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Brad Hodgson

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June 12th 2008
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Displacement round geometry affecting all geometry not just selection
by Brad Hodgson 6 years ago
Hey there, I have 2 textures. Both are using displacement, 1 rounded. The rounded geometry has a selection tag. The problem is, With round geometry on for that one texture, it ignores the selection ta
Re: Displacement round geometry affecting all geometry not just selection
by Brian Jones 6 years ago
the texture tag with the rounded displacement (it doesn't matter if it's rounded or not) should be left of the texture tag which is using the selection
Circle origami unfold together
by Brad Hodgson 7 years ago
Hey all! I've done many unfolding animations, but I was asked about this and I can't figure an easy way to do it. In fact, I initially thought I'd have to figure out how to do it in C4D... but I gave
animating on/writing on shapes/text
by Brad Hodgson 7 years ago
Heya, So, I've worked as a motion designer for awhile... and I haven't found the most efficient way to animate and or morp shapes and masks into new objects. A lot of times this translates to animatin
Re: animating on/writing on shapes/text
by Andrey Sibiryakov 7 years ago
Hi Brad. Awesome video... I think, this is not morph. Seems to me, letters was divided on simple shapes, which was animated with a help of masks and alpha mattes.
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Brad Hodgson liked this 7 years ago
animating on/writing on shapes/text
by Brad Hodgson 7 years ago
Heya, So, I've worked as a motion designer for awhile... and I haven't found the most efficient way to animate and or morp shapes and masks into new objects. A lot of times this translates to animatin
Re: animating on/writing on shapes/text
by Andrey Sibiryakov 7 years ago
Hi Brad. Awesome video... I think, this is not morph. Seems to me, letters was divided on simple shapes, which was animated with a help of masks and alpha mattes.
mobile graphics with IO XT
by Brad Hodgson 7 years ago
Hey all, I will be creating motion graphics with the occasional online assemble on a Macbook Pro with Thunderbolt. Just verifying that all I need is my Thunderbolt Macbook Pro, an AJA IO XT and an HDT
AEtoC4D plus The Foundry CameraTracker
by Brian Baldwin 8 years ago
I'm curious to know if anyone has used The Foundry's CameraTracker in AE to track a scene and create a camera, then used the "AEtoC4D" plugin to export the camera into C4D I've been getting familiar w
Re: AEtoC4D plus The Foundry CameraTracker
by Brad Hodgson 8 years ago
Hey Brian, Did you ever find an answer to this I've got a track per Cameratracker in AE that sticks well, but exported to C4D the axes are completely off and it's completely wonky. Brad Hodgson
Cameratracker export from AE to cinema4d axis all wrong
by Brad Hodgson 8 years ago
Hey all, I've been trying out The Foundry's Cameratracker in AE with great success for a project I'm doing now... tracking green screen footage in AE, exporting to Cinema4d by way of the new C4D expor
Re: Cameratracker export from AE to cinema4d axis all wrong
by Brad Hodgson 8 years ago
Thanks Jim. I have seen that... lucky for him, unfortunately for me, he doesn't have the same problems. Ha! Brad Hodgson
Cameratracker export from AE to cinema4d axis all wrong
by Brad Hodgson 8 years ago
Hey all, I've been trying out The Foundry's Cameratracker in AE with great success for a project I'm doing now... tracking green screen footage in AE, exporting to Cinema4d by way of the new C4D expor
Visuals for music - Bladerunner/Kubrick
by Brad Hodgson 10 years ago
Hello, If you have any time, please visit the link below to download the audio-only version of our album for free: http: biarchy.com download.htm Burn it, share it... hopefully you enjoy the music. If
Re: Visuals for music - Bladerunner/Kubrick
by Brad Hodgson 8 years ago
Hey all, If you liked the Biarchy full-length "Strength In Numbers", we have an EP you can download for free. You can get it here: http: www.biarchy.com Enjoy. If you don't like it, trash it. Brad Bra
3d layer positions delay to a null
by Brad Hodgson 8 years ago
Hey all, I'm not sure how best to describe what I'm speaking of, but in the past if I'd like to create a stagger in animation of a group of objects in After Effects, I would parent say 1 3 of the imag
Re: 3d layer positions delay to a null
by Brad Hodgson 8 years ago
Thank you, Dan... I had not seen this. This should be perfect. Brad Hodgson
AE tracker bug/error?
by Brad Hodgson 9 years ago
Ugh. Okay, thought problem was fixed... it's not. I lock a decent track on track marks on source footage... I apply to a Null that the BG is parented to... when the scrubber lands on the second set of
Particular - Stop birth but still scale
by Brad Hodgson 9 years ago
Hey guys.. posted this is Trapcode forum, but also thought I'd post here: I'm sorry, I don't know how to word this best for the search... what I tried brought nothing relevant up.. I need to have a cl
Re: Particular - Stop birth but still scale
by Walter Soyka 9 years ago
Brad Hodgson "This all works fine if birth rate stays a positive number... if I keyframe birth rate from say 5 to 0 to stop new particles from being born, I can no longer animate the size or size ove
Particular - stop birth but still scale
by Brad Hodgson 9 years ago
I'm sorry, I don't know how to word this best for the search... what I tried brought nothing relevant up.. I need to have a cloud of floating particles... that have a longer life but that don't have a
Re: Particular - stop birth but still scale
by Harry Frank 9 years ago
I think you just need to adjust the Size Over Life graph. Once a particle is born, you can't animate its size in the Size property itself.. but ALL particles are affected by the Size Over Life graph.
Genarts Sapphire license question
by Brad Hodgson 9 years ago
Hey all, So, I'm gearing up to purchase Genarts Sapphire... there is the non-floating license for $1699 and a floating license for $2499... It's a lot of money for a plugin either way, but I really th
Re: Genarts Sapphire license question
by Brad Hodgson 9 years ago
Great, thanks Michael... I'll contact you. Brad Brad Hodgson
Random Shuffle from both sides
by Brad Hodgson 9 years ago
Hey all, This seems like a very simple problem, but I'm having trouble making it happen easily. I need text to randomly fly in horizontally (by character or word... not sure yet) from both sides to en
Re: Random Shuffle from both sides
by Brad Hodgson 9 years ago
Hmm... I guess I wish I could keep the randomness of the letters scooting on, but decrease the end value so all the letters land at their destination closer to the same time... as of now, some letters
Random shuffle in from both sides
by Brad Hodgson 9 years ago
Hey all, This seems like a very simple problem, but I'm having trouble making it happen easily. I need text to randomly fly in horizontally (by character or word... not sure yet) from both sides to en
Re: Random shuffle in from both sides
by Brad Hodgson 9 years ago
Thanks, Roland... I need it to look pretty much like the "Random Shuffle" effect, except be able to adjust that animation so the words characters come in from both sides instead of one side. Speed nee
Need 3D Deer for short film
by Brad Hodgson 10 years ago
Hey all, I am in pre-production for a short film and need help with one scene. A girl stands at the top of a set of apartment stairs and looks down at a dead deer fallen at the foot of the stairs. The
Help capturing 1080psf 23.98
by Brad Hodgson 10 years ago
I'm sorry all, I've had this problem before. I'm a motion graphics guy who is a little new to some of this stuff. I'm onlining an edit from an Avid sequence. Used Automatic Duck to pull the Avid proje
Re: Help capturing 1080psf 23.98
by Brad Hodgson 10 years ago
Arnie, deck is HDW-M2000 Brad Hodgson
HELP PLEASE. Timecode breaks every time trying to capture 1080 material.
by Brad Hodgson 10 years ago
I've got 1080 23.98 footage on a DVCPRO HD 60i tape. When I set my easy setup to HD 29.97, Jona LH 1080 60i Prores. When I JUST try and capture now then through log and capture, the capture pauses wit
Re: HELP PLEASE. Timecode breaks every time trying to capture 1080 material.
by Brad Hodgson 10 years ago
Hey Shane, Yea... with Auto Duck, I tell it to use a pro res timeline at 23.98 as yes, it was cut at 23.98. Problem is, I can't capture the material at 23.98... we have a trilevel sync here but I'm a
Making work mobile between two towers
by Brad Hodgson 10 years ago
Hey all, I was hoping I could get some advice from people who do this... work with media projects assets at work, take things home to work from there,and vice versa. My living situation will be changi
Re: Making work mobile between two towers
by Brad Hodgson 10 years ago
Lovely! Thanks, Matt. That sounds like it would work well... I'll check it out. Brad Hodgson
Visuals For Music
by Brad Hodgson 10 years ago
Dark visual music ala Kubrick or Bladerunner. Need interesting, fresh animations videos to provide visual counterpart. Your work will be projected in guerilla-style installations and if chosen, featur
Addendum
by Brad Hodgson 10 years ago
The songs are unmastered... they are however completely representative of the final versions.
Grid with squares organic motion in Z space
by Brad Hodgson 10 years ago
Hi all... can anyone help me with an expression Should be fairly easy I'd think... I have a grid of 9 squares. I need an expression tied to a slider to make it easy for those 9 squares to float back a
Re: Grid with squares organic motion in Z space
by Brad Hodgson 10 years ago
Great. Thank you, Filip! Brad Hodgson
Animation/film/video for music project
by Brad Hodgson 10 years ago
Hey all, Just wanted to see if anyone would be interested in contributing any visual video animation for an audio visual musical project. The music is inspired by late 70's early 80's films... Bladeru
Re: Animation/film/video for music project
by Brad Hodgson 10 years ago
Hello Subramanian, Thanks for the interest... I will contact you in the near future about the project. If you would, please send me an email to: brad@biarchy.com So I have your contact info. Thank you
Edit to tape just plane funky
by Dave Gorrie 10 years ago
Hi All - I figured I would check here to see if anyone has the same issues as I do! Here are my system specs: MacPro - dual 2.8 quad, 10GB Ram OSX 10.5.6 FCP Studio 2(ver 6.0.5 foar FCP) Kona3 running
Re: Edit to tape just plane funky
by Brad Hodgson 10 years ago
Hi Ramona, Thanks for the answer... yea, I know... sorry for the dumb question. I'm a motion graphics guy who is doing much more editing and delivery now, so I'm still learning things about the broadc
Scanned Image in Photoshop Video Setting
by Brad Hodgson 11 years ago
Hello, I have a scanned image at 300dpi that looks good when I open its .psd. I create a new NTSC D1 video preset... I've tried it both at 72 dpi and 300dpi. Anytime I bring the image into my video co
Re: Scanned Image in Photoshop Video Setting
by Brad Hodgson 11 years ago
Thank you, Richard! I'll pick up the Video for Photoshop book...
New Post Production Boutique in Kansas City is looking for full time Motion Graphics Designer.
by Joy Moeller 12 years ago
New Post Production Boutique in Kansas City is looking for full time Motion Graphics Designer. Must know After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop. Salary and benefits. Years of experience is not as impor
Re: New Post Production Boutique in Kansas City is looking for full time Motion Graphics Designer.
by Brad Hodgson 11 years ago
Hello Joy! I'm not sure if you have found your artists yet or not, but I am a recent graduate from UMKC looking for work. I graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor's in Communications Emphasis in Me
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