Question about a text animation by Darell Nonis 2 years ago Hello there. This is my first post. I am trying to animate a text using the animation found in the video I have uploaded. I noticed that when the text animates in randomly, they follow the "protocol"
Quick Question about stroke effect by David Bralha 2 years ago Hi, Is there a way to add a stroke effect to only 3 of the 4 sides of an object, instead of all sides I don't want to mask one side out, because then I'm also loosing a part of the object. Thanks.
Re: Quick Question about stroke effect by Brian Charles 2 years ago If you use 3 open path masks on the layer then apply the Stroke effect 3 times, each instance set to use one of the masks. The trick is in the compositing settings or what the effect refers to as "Pai
CC 2015: Multiprocessing by Jonathan Lutjens 2 years ago I've searched briefly and didn't find any threads addressing this. It appears that Adobe has completely removed the ability to use multiple cores when rendering (or previewing). At first I thought the
Re: CC 2015: Multiprocessing by Brian Charles 2 years ago Walter Soyka "I see 13.5 is bumpy for many users, but I think it's necessary." I agree that evolution of the product is a good thing. What is not necessary is the premature release of an unfinished p
Puppet warp tool deforming layer too much by Emma Payne 2 years ago Hey guys, need some help. I'm animating this seal- and I want it to move like it's swimming. I've parented all the layers, changed the rotations, prepared them all but I'm having a lot of trouble with
Recovering a template for a Block Transition by Zane Gould 2 years ago I have been looking to create a digital transition, similar to the one being requested in this post: https: forums.creativecow.net thread 2 905093 User "Andra" supplied a solution. Unfortunately the T
More EDU sector software rental joy by Chris Pettit 3 years ago http: m.collegiatetimes.com news article_ac92dd80-53f6-11e4-af0c-001a4bcf6878.html mode=jqm If you have time, read and research for yourself how Adobe is "handling" students, but some choice selection
Re: More EDU sector software rental joy by Brian Charles 3 years ago Not wishing to add any more fuel to the CC or not debate it should be noted that students would have to pay for software one way or the other, its a cost of their education. Interestingly there is a f
And I fold. by Aindreas Gallagher 3 years ago I fold. transferred job from lappie to client machine - went from AE CS6 to AE CC 2014 - client machine suddenly had to go away. There followed a variety of mad glitches installing previous AE CC vers
Re: And I fold. by Brian Charles 3 years ago Aindreas Gallagher "Fight on you crazy diamonds" The poignant nod to Syd Barrett (arguably the maddest of the Floyd's) notwithstanding I'm sorry they got ya Aindreas. I'll miss your articulate Irish
Polls by Tim Wilson 3 years ago Threads with my name in them make me nervous, so I'm going to talk about polls here. LOL My first question is, what do you want a poll to tell Adobe that you think they don't already know Is your thin
Re: Polls by Brian Charles 3 years ago Tim thanks for a terrific thoughtful post, I would like to read the un-edited version. I agree with most of what you wrote. @ Aindreas the facebook giant so that's who's bellowing at us. We need to ci
Adobe booed at the NAB supermeet by Aindreas Gallagher 3 years ago might explain why some of the adobe reps were a bit rattled. https: twitter.com oddernod status 453734513193918464 to be fair, I don't think I'd go booing someone giving a presentation - that seems a
Re: Progress Window in CC by Todd Kopriva 4 years ago Nothing yet. It's residue of a work in progress. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Todd Kopriva, Adobe Systems Incorporated Afte
Project Manager.... by Brian Charles 5 years ago I'm an FCP user learning PP CS5.5. I've run into a problem with the Project Manager, no matter what settings I choose (Trimmed Project, Collect Files, Include exclude Preview files etc) I get this err
FCP7 vs. MC5 by james carey 6 years ago I'm as frustrated as the rest of the pro editors on this site over the current debacle. From the research I've been able to cobble together in the past two days it seems I will have to make a decision
Re: FCP7 vs. MC5 by Brian Charles 6 years ago Jerry Hofmann "Won't be opening FCP 7 files in it without a $500 piece of software." Not so. XML Import from FCP, not perfect but it work for most features that can be duplicated in PPro.
FCP End User License Agreement ? by Brian Charles 6 years ago In the past we were able to install FCP Studio on a desktop and a laptop, as long as we weren't running the apps concurrently. With an App store download, does this mean we're required to purchase a c
Re: FCP End User License Agreement ? by Russell Lasson 6 years ago That is the iTunes Usage Rules. Here is the Usage Rules that would cover FCP-X: MAC APP STORE PRODUCT USAGE RULES Except as otherwise set forth herein, (i) You may download and use an application from
Invigorator 5.05 Hangs by Brian Charles 6 years ago I've installed 5.05 on a MacPro and MacBook Pro. So far the MacPro is fine but it crashes as soon as I select options on the Macbook Pro. The crash occurs regardless of the type of scene I'm construct
Advice - Rather Long Post by Brian Charles 6 years ago For several years I've done the motion graphics for local awards ceremonies. The presentation formats are similar, for example: 1) The name of the award appears then the video stops 2) As each nominee
Re: Advice - Rather Long Post by Brian Charles 6 years ago Thanks Walter. The venue AV techs are difficult to deal with, I'm caught between them and my client who just "wants it to work". I'll keep looking for a solution.
Layer Control and Focus Distance by Brian Charles 6 years ago I've modified Dan Ebberts terrific Focus Distance expression so it can be keyframed, however it would be much easier if the Layer Control could be keyframed. Is it possible to do so, either through a
Re: Invigorator Pro CS5 Date??? by Brian Charles 7 years ago Edward, thanks for your reply. I understand how long it takes to develop stable software, particularly in ever changing OS, application and hardware environments. I hope it is released sooner rather t
Re: OK so where are the manuals! by Brian Charles 8 years ago Its infuriating not having printed manuals or pdf equivalents. At least Adobe product help page has links to current updated pdfs of their manuals. Perhaps I'm a dinosaur, but I prefer a paper manual.
Rotate away from Camera problem by Brian Charles 10 years ago I'm hoping that someone can spot the error in my script. I have series of layers that rotate as the camera approaches. Some should rotate clockwise others counter clockwise. The start and end rotation
HDV Capture (HDR-FX1) resolved with FW800 by Brian Charles 10 years ago A client sent me miniDV tapes recorded in HDV with a Sony HDR-FX1. I used the same camera to capture but experienced nothing but problems, FCP and my MacPro would routinely lose the Firewire connectio
Motion does not run on 10.4.8 by Brian Charles 11 years ago The computer lab at our school recently updated to 10.4.8 and neither DVD SP 3 nor Motion 1.0 will run. The applications open but do not display all windows, cannot open or create files and de not all
Continous Rasterization? by Brian Charles 12 years ago OK. I'm a relative newbie to Motion and an After Effects user to boot so I come armed with my preconceptions and prejudices. Is there a Continously Rasterize option for vevtor graphics
Field rendering in Motion 1.0 by Brian Charles 12 years ago Is it just me or is field rendering screwed up in Motion Footage is fine in FCP but motion shows terrible artifacts from incorrect field dominance regardless of the settig.