I have been doing web design since 1999. I got my big break when I was hired as a cartoonist/flash animator for www.regards.com. I was responsible for ever phase of the creative process in designing the e-greeting cards.I came up with the characte... [more]
I have been doing web design since 1999. I got my big break when I was hired as a cartoonist/flash animator for www.regards.com. I was responsible for ever phase of the creative process in designing the e-greeting cards.I came up with the character development, the story line and the flash animation.
Since then I have been designing in Flash for such large corporations as Stryker and Mercedes-Benz. Currently, I am a full time designer for a prestigious blue ribbon school in New Jersey.
August 15th 2005
Can I nest a video in a video? by Chris Lupetti 11 years ago Hello, I am using Adobe Premiere Pro. I also have an older version of Final Cut on my Mac. I need to nest a video clip that is masked inside another video clip. Is this possible Thank you.
Re: Can I nest a video in a video? by Vince Becquiot 11 years ago In CS4, you highlight the clips you want to nest and right click "Nest". In previous version, it's a bit more complicated. Just look up "nest sequence" in help file, it'll make more sense than if I tr
Purchasing Maya by Chris Lupetti 12 years ago Hello everyone, I want to purchase the latest version of Maya. I have a Dell Inspiron 9300 laptop. Will this computer handle the latest version of Maya I would rather purchase a new Mac, but I simple
Re: Purchasing Maya by Jim Jones 12 years ago Hi Chris, Probably not, from what these specs show ( http: www.notebookreview.com default.asp newsID=2369 ) You should better Specs to run Maya, there is a Maya 2008 System Requirements here http: usa
Best Video Capture for Tutorials? by Chris Lupetti 12 years ago Hello, I want to create online video tutorials. Can anyone recommend a good video capture software I am looking into Camtasia or Adobe Captivate 3. I own Adobe Creative Suite Master Collection. I don'
Listen to this PodCast! (Excellent!) by Chris Lupetti 12 years ago This Creative Cow Podcast is a masterpiece! It answers so many questions on the business of new media and how to handle non creative clients. If I had had this knowledge when I started out I would hav
Printing Centered? by Chris Lupetti 12 years ago Hello, I am printing posters that are 24 inches wide by 36 inches high. These are designed in Adobe In Design CS3. After I print they won't print perfectly centered on to the HP Design Jet 5500PS prin
Re: Printing Centered? by Kelly Johnson 12 years ago We have the same set-up but it seems to work. Are you sure under the Setup options within InDesign's print and then page positions in the bottom under Options has been set to centered If that isn't wo
So I am a complete Illustrator noob... by Devon Brown 12 years ago Are there any good FREE training sources online that can walk a total beginner (with basic graphic knowledge in photoshop)through what needs to be known I have CS2 currently and want a working knowled
Adding HTML info to photoshop slice by DVillasmil 12 years ago Hello everybody and thanks for taking the time to read this post. i am using Photoshop to prepare newsletter HTML email that i send using Entourage. i am trying to simplify the way i do it. Right know
Re: Adding HTML info to photoshop slice by Chris Lupetti 12 years ago I hope I understand your question correctly. If you have a image that you want to change just get the exact width and height of the photoshop file in pixels. Design what you want and rename it exactly
digital camera in for immediate feedback by Gloria Joseph 12 years ago am looking to set up a camera studio where I can see directly what was just shot; I'm NOT looking to download and preview, but, a situation where I can shoot, and see the shot immediately on my comput
PS Color Settings Error? by ieatgraphics 12 years ago Hey guys, for some reason i cant seem to get rid of these weird lines, i don't think i set up my Photoshop CS3 properly. But it was like this when i installed it. Does anyone know how to get rid of th
Font/Word adjustment in Illustrator by Christopher Bagnall 12 years ago I'm trying to morph a word in to the shape of a footprint. So for instance, the word FOOTWEAR would be in the shape of a footprint instead of it just the normal font. I am assuming this is a Illustrat
Re: Font/Word adjustment in Illustrator by Chris Lupetti 12 years ago Create a footprint outline in Illustrator. Then type out the word footwear. Make it an outline text for footwear. Choose both and create a mask. If you want to morph it, in addition to After Effects y
Best way to learn Maya 8.5? by Chris Lupetti 13 years ago Hello I want to learn Maya 8.5 for work. Does anyone know any good DVDs or books to learn this software How about online tutorials Thanks for your help.
Re: Silent Movie look with Adobe Premiere Pro? by shacky 13 years ago I have just started creating a similar project, and found that a good effect is to use a number of keyframes to change the 'Fast Blur' blurriness settings from zero to around 10-20 and then back again
Learning Maya on Mac Pro or Mac Book Pro? by Chris Lupetti 13 years ago I want to get into Final Cut Pro. I also want to start using Adobe CS3. I am a Flash designer. I may want to get into Maya as well. Can a Mac Book Pro handle all of this Or should I go for a Mac Pro A
Final Cut Pro vs Adobe Premiere? by Chris Lupetti 13 years ago Hello group, How does Adobe Premiere hold up in comparison to Final Cut Pro I have Adobe Premiere but am thinking about purchasing an Apple to start using Final Cut Pro. Any help would greatly be appr
Online Video and Nasdaq effect? by Chris Lupetti 13 years ago Hello Everyone, I'm wondering if I can get my online video to look like the NASDAQ sign in NYC; you know, that 3d look. Should I use a plug in for Final Cut Pro, After Effects, or Adobe Premiere Is th
Canon Elura 80? by Chris Lupetti 14 years ago Hello, I just purchased a Canon Elura 80 for doing video that will be uploaded to a website. This will mostly be done by converting the digital video to FLVs and playing it in Flash. However, I will b