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Cassius Marques

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How do you make a video rock?
by Jacob cullen 2 days ago
Hi, I m trying to make a video rock side to side like it does with trap city or nightcore videos. I tried to find tutorials but I don t know the exact words for what it s called. Thanks!
Re: How do you make a video rock?
by Cassius Marques 2 days ago
So you're trying to link a position to a sound Try searching for that. Cassius Marques www.zapfilmes.com
Dots Audio React
by Yanda Satria 6 days ago
Hi, so, this is the 3rd time i asked about after effect techniques, and the last time was also about visualizer and thanks to you guys i finally able to solve the problem...yay... but now i have anoth
Re: Dots Audio React
by Cassius Marques 6 days ago
More or less. I'm saying the author had a single emitter that randomly emits particles in that area. (Like a layer emitter). One output from whichever he used to generate the beats (could be soundkeys
3D Extrusion from Image
by Chaz King 6 days ago
One of our graphic designers used the "New Mesh from Layer" 3D effect in photoshop to extrude an image based on the colors of that image as shown in the image below. I am wanting to do the same thing
Re: 3D Extrusion from Image
by Cassius Marques 6 days ago
You'll need something that could take a height map from luma. You could get that to some extent with Trapcode's Form. Or go for a 3d ap, like cinema 4d that does that easily. Cassius Marques www.zapfi
X-rotation in 3D
by Gabriel Aronson 6 days ago
Hi all, I've been using AE for years I feel like I'm going crazy. As of cc2019 when I'm rotating layers in 3d space using the rotations in the layer panel, y and z rotations seem to do it along the lo
Re: X-rotation in 3D
by Cassius Marques 6 days ago
That seems to be the normal behavior. I'd suggest you parent it to nulls. Use one for each axis, and rotate just that axis in each null. Cassius Marques www.zapfilmes.com
Particles interaction (See video)
by Jayson O'Connor 1 week ago
Anyone has an idea on how he's making the particles from different emitters interact with one another, I'm guessing he is using trapcode particular but I really don't understand how he is doing it Tha
Re: Particles interaction (See video)
by Cassius Marques 1 week ago
Jayson O'Connor "What's wierd is that his oldest video dates from 2016 and he has the same effects, I don't think Trapcode fluid dynamics was available back then" That is a correct assumption. I
Easy Easing, but not to a complete stop
by Tyler Lynn 1 week ago
I have a few position and rotation keyframes set out where I have long, slow movements separated by fast and drastic movements. I want to easy ease them, but I don't want the ease to end on a stop, bu
Re: Easy Easing, but not to a complete stop
by Cassius Marques 1 week ago
What you did is exactly what one should do. So I'm not sure how to help. Maybe post a simplified project A duplicated comp before and after your changes so I can visualize the whackness Cassius Marque
Duplicate footage in precomp not syncing in composition
by Ian Harper 1 week ago
So I have a piece of footage that I motion tracked, then added a billboard with copy on it, and then I duplicated the footage to mask some people who cross in the foreground. I used Mocha to track the
Re: Duplicate footage in precomp not syncing in composition
by Cassius Marques 1 week ago
well, from your description you seem to have already considered the basics. So I'll go with the possible "its a bug" approach. You can try to force it to respect the frame rate going into the advanced
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Forming logo from particles in far off vanish point
by Tim Wickham 2 weeks ago
Afternoon! I have a logo that i need to "fill" with photos of staff members. Thats easy enough, have used particular and thats all fine, however, i need to make the photos zoom in and create the logo
Re: Forming logo from particles in far off vanish point
by Cassius Marques 2 weeks ago
Well, I can think a couple of things that may or may not help. But It all depends on what exactly you're going for. So I just put up an example that you can consider. Take a look: 13092_particularlogo
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File: Particular Logo Formation
by Cassius Marques 2 weeks ago
aep file Particular Logo Formation with a vanishing start and stop. https: f1.creativecow.net 13092 particular-logo-formation
Spreadsheet -> AE
by Adam Lewen 2 months ago
Hi! I know about a couple of scripts that help with several tedious tasks. I am looking for something that could really cut down some tedious work: To simplify- I have a spreadsheet (Excel) with 50 ro
Re: Spreadsheet -> AE
by Walter Soyka 2 months ago
This sounded useful, so I wrote one: 12936_keenmakemanycomps.zip.zip You will need a six-column Excel grid with header rows for Comp Name, Width, Height, pixel aspect ratio, time, and frame rate: The
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Looking for this result
by jano sempere 4 months ago
Hi, I'm trying get this result, Workflow at this moment has been cloner of rounded edges cubes, soft body tag, and random effector, but I need to give unique shape deformation for each one. Does anyon
Re: Looking for this result
by Cassius Marques 4 months ago
I'm not so sure that jano sempere "I need to give unique shape deformation for each one." giving that automatically will get you that desired pattern, since every time they have a triangle shape the n
Engine Updates Abandoned
by Craig Wall 4 months ago
Another year of meager 'updates' and again Adobe's once-promised fully mutli-threaded support still no closer to reality. I think it's safe to say at this point that it won't ever happen. Life is full
Re: Engine Updates Abandoned
by Walter Soyka 4 months ago
Craig Wall "Another year of meager 'updates' and again Adobe's once-promised fully mutli-threaded support still no closer to reality. I think it's safe to say at this point that it won't ever happen.
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Glowing/Luminous material
by Benedict Hein 5 months ago
Hi Folks, I am trying to achieve an effect as the attached image shows. The "glowing" lines in the middle. How is this achieved Especially the bright, white middle with light blue shine. Do I need Glo
Re: Glowing/Luminous material
by Cassius Marques 5 months ago
I usually achieve that in post. A little glow on that object id. If you pay close attention, the reflection of that is not as bright as the lines itself. So I'm guessing that they changed something in
How can I do this effect in Cinema 4d? (Connect dots effect)
by Peter Midtvedt 5 months ago
I saw this on Vimeo and I wanted to try to make it myself. https: vimeo.com 153415667 How is it possible
Re: How can I do this effect in Cinema 4d? (Connect dots effect)
by Cassius Marques 5 months ago
Try the mograph's Tracer object. You can add objects to the trace link property and change the mode to Connect All Objects. Cassius Marques www.zapfilmes.com
Unwanted movement/noise on Objects
by kale collins 6 months ago
Apologize for the newbie questions, just learning through the web currently. Once animated my objects noise moves as though your old TV had static covering the screen. Would rather not smooth the obje
Re: Unwanted movement/noise on Objects
by Cassius Marques 6 months ago
If the noise you're talking about is the noise I'm seeing in the lower side reflections of your cogs. You will be right about kale collins "Or switching the sampling sub division on the reflections ta
Importing AE Comps with animation into Cinema 4D
by Nathaniel Barr 7 months ago
How can I bring in an AE comp into Cinema 4D with an alpha channel and animation I'm very new to Cinema 4D, so sorry if this is a stupid question. I animated an image with the puppet tool in AE with a
Re: Importing AE Comps with animation into Cinema 4D
by Cassius Marques 7 months ago
You can't bring it as a comp with assets and such. You'll have to render it out and import it in... Import to a texture, apply to a background object. Of a foreground object if you're saying you've go
Displacement Map confusion
by Filip Stillerska 8 months ago
When using the Displacement Map-effect there are several options to choose from when specifying input channel. I would assume that "Luminance" is the most useful, or at least the most used alternative
Re: Displacement Map confusion
by Walter Soyka 8 months ago
Displacement Map is a compound effect that can use one layer to warp (displace) another. First, it maps the pixels from the Displacement Map Layer onto the pixels of the layer it's applied to. Then, f
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Pixel Format Issue
by Nick Doyle 10 months ago
Hi there, Would really appreciate some advice on this problem. I'm producing an animation for a client and they've given me the spec they want said animation to be produced in. It all makes sense apar
Re: Pixel Format Issue
by Walter Soyka 10 months ago
Let's break "planar 4:2:0 YUV pixel format" down. First, a "pixel format" defines the way the computer will use numbers to encode the pieces of a digital image, and the way it will store them in memor
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Cassius Marques liked this 10 months ago
"Position X, Y" not showing up in Particular
by Robert Duncan 10 months ago
I'm trying to change the xy position of the source point in trap code particular v2.6, except the option just isn't there It normally appears between 'emitter type' and 'position subframe'. I am on th
Re: "Position X, Y" not showing up in Particular
by Walter Soyka 10 months ago
Dave LaRonde "Could this be something ELSE that the latest AE update (version 15.1.0 as opposed to the one before it, version 15.0.1) has broken " Let's stay informative, rather than speculative, on
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Cassius Marques liked this 10 months ago
Puppet Pins Inconsistent on Loop
by Thomas Newton 11 months ago
Hi Guys, I'm trying to do something fairly straightforward, but I'm at the end of my tether with this one and need some serious expert-level help! Bascially, I'm trying to animate a long thin dragon g
Re: Puppet Pins Inconsistent on Loop
by Thomas Newton 11 months ago
Thanks Cassius, Omino Snake worked (almost) perfectly with my CS6 comp. The only limitation was that my 4000px dragon was too long, so I ended up having to cut it into two sections to work with Omino
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Intersecting Circles
by Matthew Severin 11 months ago
I want to create an animation where 2 (or more) circles intersect and a shape is created at the cross section. As the circles move, and the intersections change, the shape should always update with th
Re: Intersecting Circles
by Kevin Camp 11 months ago
ok, so i had some time to work this out (and found some good info online)... you could use the circle effect, but i figured i'm the only one who ever uses that old effect these days, so i set this up
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Cassius Marques liked this 11 months ago
Texturing issue
by João Oliveira 12 months ago
Hey all! I need to recreate this kind of animation: https: www.instagram.com p BXkwlh5AnAP taken-by=xaviermonney I'm having trouble attaching the same texture perfectly as the video above. What am I d
Re: Texturing issue
by Brian Jones 12 months ago
since you haven't said I will assume you are trying to use a circle spline swept on a helix spline I will also assume you are trying to use an image of text... Rotate the text image 90 so it's running
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Cassius Marques liked this 11 months ago
Smoothing a position, after expression.
by Cassius Marques 12 months ago
Hey guys. The summary: I have a 3d spline. In c4d I used an align to spline so I'd get the 3d position of a layer running along this spline. I baked this to actual position and exported to AE. Now in
Re: Smoothing a position, after expression.
by Cassius Marques 12 months ago
Yeah, I know that. But since I'm doing the bulk of the animation now I need to be able to do the smoothing on the fly along with the velocity changes. So keep going back and baking everytime I change
Cogwheels Problem (doesn't rotate, only jittering)
by Lex Iñosa 1 year ago
I made a mechanical structure with 3 cogwheels but each one of them has a different design. I placed the motor in the middle cogwheel but the problem is that all of them are having a hard time to rota
Re: Cogwheels Problem (doesn't rotate, only jittering)
by Cassius Marques 1 year ago
The problem is that if you manually rotate the cogwheels, you'll notice that on the lowest point they would intersect. That collision is whats causing the bounce back with the rotation. You're forcing
Is it possible to change the saturation using the curves adjustment?
by David Adler 1 year ago
I'm curious if this is possible, and if yes, how to do it. How to change the saturation of an image video by only using the Curves effect
Re: Is it possible to change the saturation using the curves adjustment?
by Kevin Camp 1 year ago
use a channel combiner sandwich... add the channel combiner effect to a layer. by default it's set to cover the footage from RGB to HLS (hue, lightness, saturation) and the image looks crazy... duplic
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Cassius Marques liked this 1 year ago
Realflow: liquid splashing around sphere
by Miamo Kotallebi 1 year ago
Hi! I am working with real flow and want to make something that looks like this: https: www.shutterstock.com video clip-28393105-stock-footage-black-paint-oil-petroleum-flows-with-splashes-around-sphe
Re: Realflow: liquid splashing around sphere
by Cassius Marques 1 year ago
What does yours look like now Because that example looks pretty straightforward (By realflow standards I mean). The hard parts with oils and paints is to get the tendrils. There's almost none there. I
Glow Not showing up
by Nick Bruzek 1 year ago
I have a scene with a spotlight that flickers for a bit and then goes out. I have a logo I'm working on for a friend with eyes that glow when the light goes out, and I have text that has an almost ide
Re: Glow Not showing up
by Cassius Marques 1 year ago
how are you adding the glow by cheating some global illumination or by the post effect glow If the latter, have you realised that the post effect analises a threshold in pixel value that computes the
cel render style?
by Steve Renard 1 year ago
Can anyone suggest how to get this look in Cinema https: www.travelers.com resources home safety generator-safety.aspx I'm a relative newbie in the 3D world - I've done some modeling and animation, bu
Re: cel render style?
by Cassius Marques 1 year ago
you need 3 passes, a two step cel shading with the sketch and toon renderer (there is plenty of tutorials on that, see greyscale gorilla and eyedesyn) a regular standard render beauty pass with just t
moving multiple polygons at once
by Luis Florez 1 year ago
HI. a question friends. hope you are having a great day. I have been trying with no luck to achieve an, what I think is an easy, animation. I need to make the faces of a soccer ball to be out and then
Re: moving multiple polygons at once
by Cassius Marques 1 year ago
...and you beat me by 40s ;) Cassius Marques www.zapfilmes.com
Is there anyway to get AME to inherit the bg colour of a comp from AE
by Sean Cox 2 years ago
Hello! So, I'm on a job where I have a huge number of png sequences with alpha channels. I have to render each of these as a new png sequence with a gray background. If I had less to do, I would bring
Re: Is there anyway to get AME to inherit the bg colour of a comp from AE
by Walter Soyka 2 years ago
Dave LaRonde "Sometimes I don't get peoples' obsessions with automation." I love automation. I believe computers should do repetitive things so I don't have to... but I agree 100% that oftentimes, el
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Adobe After Effects Forum
by Creative COW 3 years ago
https: forums.creativecow.net adobeaftereffects
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Scale expression based on rotation
by Chris Smith 2 years ago
I have a logo that a client wants me to animate. It's a ring of figures around a central figure. I can make the ring and make it spin around the central figure easy enough, but the problem is that who
Re: Scale expression based on rotation
by Darby Edelen 2 years ago
Assuming that the layers are parented to the center rotator I think you could use something like this expression on the scale: center = parent.toWorld(parent.anchorPoint); p = toWorld(anchorPoint); v
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Volunteers for Lightsabers Rotoscoping
by Tomy Alcayaga 2 years ago
Hello CCow Community! I have to present a proyect for my school on saturday, it s a collection of shots with different vfx shots to show my work, I have been working almost all year on this, but I hav
Re: Volunteers for Lightsabers Rotoscoping
by Tomy Alcayaga 2 years ago
And seriously, I am not trying to take advatage of anyone, actually I rethought several times before to post this because i was afraid of people getting this wrong, I am a very responsible student, to
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Linear space and alpha channel output
by Andrew Somers 4 years ago
I am wondering if there is a plug-in to handle this: When working in a linearized color space but outputting to a gamma encoded space such as Rec709, the ALPHA channel is not output correctly - the al
Re: Linear space and alpha channel output
by Darby Edelen 4 years ago
Here's a test image with a 100% Red solid blended with a 100% Green solid, the blend is a linear ramp. Here's the resulting blend in a linear working space: Here's the resulting blend in a gamma encod
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Cassius Marques liked this 3 years ago
toWorld.valueAtTime
by ben rollason 10 years ago
Is there a workaround to get a toWorld.valueAtTime or toWorldVec.valueAtTime Expressions don't understand the above syntax.... but I'm thinking a workaround's going to be quite a long winded process o
Re: toWorld.valueAtTime
by Dan Ebberts 10 years ago
The layer space transforms all take time as an optional second parameter: toWorld(point,time) Dan
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Cassius Marques liked this 4 years ago
Null Object 2.0
by Carlos Zapater 6 years ago
This post is more a suggestion than asking for a solution. I often come to a situation where my compositions begin to be full of layers. Yes, I can precompose to make it all tidy but most of the times
Re: Null Object 2.0
by Darby Edelen 6 years ago
Cassius Marques "I understand and agree with you Darby, we can almost allways do it differently and get close results. Though it will take us more time, unless we had plenty of time to think it throu
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Cassius Marques liked this 6 years ago
Anyone familiar with TotalCode for Premiere?
by Tom Daigon 7 years ago
Anyone familiar with TotalCode for Premiere http: www.rovicorp.com products distribution content-production-tools totalcode-for-adobe-premiere-pro.htm#overview Tom Daigon PrP After Effects Editor www.
Re: Anyone familiar with TotalCode for Premiere?
by Cassius Marques 6 years ago
Yes I did, I've actually tried every permutation possible... The file comes out with 4 audio channels...but the third and fourth are muted instead of having the 1 and 2 mirroed.
Change the default Influence of aa easied keyframe
by Cassius Marques 7 years ago
Hey guys, I'm posting here hoping that someone in here would save me hours of digging into AE's programming language. So I'm asking for a script that would let me change the influence of a selected ke
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Re: Change the default Influence of aa easied keyframe
by Cassius Marques 7 years ago
nope... sorry, still doing it the hard way...will post if I ever find something
Increase Motion Blur Sampling Range
by Jordan Montreuil 8 years ago
I am wondering if there is any way I can increase the distance that AE looks forward and backward to calculate motion blur. From what I can tell, it analyzes just the previous and next single frame an
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Cassius Marques liked this 8 years ago
Re: Increase Motion Blur Sampling Range
by Dave LaRonde 8 years ago
Here's the straight skinny on motion blur: http: help.adobe.com en_US aftereffects cs using WS3878526689cb91655866c1103906c6dea-7d5ca.html Plenty of useful information throughout, so read carefully an
text field changes every frame
by Andrew Ibarra 8 years ago
Hi, I'm planning on creating a field of words using trapcode particular. Is there a script that will take words from a text file or from wherever, and break it up so that one word appears every frame
Re: text field changes every frame
by Cassius Marques 8 years ago
Hey Andrew... Maybe you can paste everything in a single text layer, then use http: aescripts.com decomposetext to break it in layers. Trim them to 1 frame long and use after's build in "sequence laye
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Digital Clock with variable rate
by Cassius Marques 8 years ago
Is there a way to modify Dan's clock expression so I could animate the "rate" through a slider control perhaps I'm on a project that I need to timelapse things, and show the hours. So I wish I could i
Re: Digital Clock with variable rate
by Cassius Marques 8 years ago
Hey Kevin, thank you for the tips, but that won't work for me. setting the rating to 0 and animating the clockStart through a slider would require me to calculate all the times. Since it is a bunch of
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