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Dave Shindo

Member Since:
October 27th 2004
300 Posts
100 posts
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Valencia California
.VOB import
by Dave Shindo 11 years ago
Hi there, I would like to know if .VOB import is possible with CS4. And if not, the reason for Adobe's not making this available. Thank you.
Re: .VOB import
by Dave Shindo 11 years ago
Well, simply changing the extension to .mpg worked but this means AE is only looking for extensions when importing this seems too blatant. Thank you for your inputs anyway.
Dropit Plugin
by Dave Shindo 13 years ago
Hi folks, could someone please direct me to a link where I can download the dropit v0.3 if it's free Thanks alot.
Re: Dropit Plugin
by Brian Jones 13 years ago
http: www.kuroyumes-developmentzone.com products_cinema_4d.html
Basic - Select / Hide / Show objects
by stanomatic 13 years ago
Where can I find a tutorial on the following What's workflow for selecting objects and polys and points. How do I switch tools quickly for selecting and hiding Object Manager hi-light Polygon Selectio
Re: Basic - Select / Hide / Show objects
by Dave Shindo 13 years ago
You forgot to say "please". Seriously, I know this is a forum, but you need ask for help, not demand for help.
COW Tutorials: After Effects Set Extensions
by COW Articles 13 years ago
Set ExtensionsIn this video tutorial, Creative Cow leader Andrew Kramer demonstrates how to extend a virtual set with custom Matte Painting. He also shows how to link several Motion Trackers into one
Re: COW Tutorials: After Effects Set Extensions
by Dave Shindo 13 years ago
Andrew, your tutorials are just joy to watch. I have to say that after having watched your tutorials over many years that you are becoming extremely good at presenting them. Things you talk about are
COW Tutorials: After Effects Day to Night
by COW Articles 13 years ago
Day to NightIn this video tutorial, Creative Cow leader Andrew Kramer demonstrates how to create a Day to Night effect. Click on the link above to find Andrew's latest tutorial.Kathlyn Lindeboom Creat
Re: COW Tutorials: After Effects Day to Night
by Dave Shindo 13 years ago
Another great tutorial. Many thanks, Andrew.
Bezier Nurbs object
by Dave Shindo 13 years ago
Hi folks, This must be such a simple thing, but I can't figure out this bezier Nurbs object. The manual describes this briefly, but for the life of me I can't find the bezier handles anywhere. I even
Re: Bezier Nurbs object
by Dave Shindo 13 years ago
Thanks for the quick reply, Nolan. Using the points tool in polygon tools never occurred to me simply because bezier nurbs object is not a polygonal object. (Am I right ) This is why I never bothered
Diffuse Channel Creation
by Dave Shindo 13 years ago
Hi there, I would like to know how to create the diffuse channel from a texture shot taken from a wall or a floor. I know how to create bump and couple of other channels, but haven't done a diffuse ye
Re: Diffuse Channel Creation
by Dave Shindo 13 years ago
I can do this with Genetica Pro. I just need to know how to do it in Photoshop. thanks.
Poser Mixer
by Y.D. 13 years ago
In R9.5, the poser mixer was located under mocca. In R10 it should be under characters, right I can't seem to find it although I don't do much character animation, but I sure can't locate it anywhere.
Re: Poser Mixer
by Dave Shindo 13 years ago
Thank you for your help, Adam. Best,
Render settings & Output module setting location
by Dave Shindo 13 years ago
Hi, I just wanted to know where the render setting and output modules are located for pc. I know it's in the programs adobe after effects somewhere. It's been a long time using AE, so I forget. Thank
Never mind, I just remembered it, you have to load it from the render Q
by Dave Shindo 13 years ago
Never mind, I just remembered it, you have to load it from the render Q.
Keyboard Shortcut
by Dave Shindo 13 years ago
Hey guys, just wondering in R9.5 I was able to hit enter on the main keyboard to select point, edges, and polygons in polygon mode, but I can't achieve the same on the R10. Anyone Thanks.
Re: Keyboard Shortcut
by Dave Shindo 13 years ago
I didn't have the main viewport selected. It's woking now. Thanks anyway.
Display in Editor Window
by Dave Shindo 13 years ago
Hi folks, I have baked a room with the bake object under render. Everything came out just fine and it only takes 2 secs to render instead of 10 minutes. Now, the problem is that the display in the edi
Re: Display in Editor Window
by Mylenium 13 years ago
Mmh, what part of the shading did you actually bake Mylenium Pour Myl
As an AE dude... 3DS Max or C4D?
by Noizzz 14 years ago
Yo, i know its an open question. But still... I 've ben trying to find my way into 3DS Max (had fun with those reactors). But these days, everything I find COOL is made in C4D. (Or so it seems.) Is th
Re: As an AE dude... 3DS Max or C4D?
by Dave Shindo 14 years ago
Personally, I agree with Steve on the interface issue. Coming from the AE world, the C4D has become a great addition to my digital arena. I had a chance to look at the Max's interface and it made me m
Clipping of Image
by Dave Shindo 14 years ago
Hi, there, I have created a rimlight body shadow on a 2D character using the matte choker plugin on the dup. layer on top of the orig. layer. Everything looks great, except for the clipping of the mat
Re: Clipping of Image
by Tobias Pfeiffer 14 years ago
i dont understand exactly what you mean, because i dont see your footage. but i think "grow bounds" will fix it. good luck, payton
Want to get and lurn a 3d application - NEED MORE OPINIONS
by tielman dewaele 14 years ago
Hey, Latetly some customers ask for more 3d in there commercials. Im not realy into 3d(only 3d in AEF) , but im willing to learn it. I used to work a little with c4d. But didnt make anything great and
Re: Want to get and lurn a 3d application - NEED MORE OPINIONS
by Dave Shindo 14 years ago
Couldn't have said it better myself.
COW Tutorials: After Effects Create 3D Reflections
by COW Articles 14 years ago
Create 3D ReflectionsIn this video tutorial, Creative Cow leader Andrew Kramer demonstrates how to create ray traced light reflections inside After Effects. Click on the link above to find Andrew's tu
Re: COW Tutorials: After Effects Create 3D Reflections
by Dave Shindo 14 years ago
Andrew Kramer "Great question. Don't worry about long posts so long as they help you and other people. Personally I appreciate people getting interested." Hey Andrew, I appreciate your quick reply. T
COW Tutorials: After Effects Create 3D Reflections
by COW Articles 14 years ago
Create 3D ReflectionsIn this video tutorial, Creative Cow leader Andrew Kramer demonstrates how to create ray traced light reflections inside After Effects. Click on the link above to find Andrew's tu
Re: COW Tutorials: After Effects Create 3D Reflections
by Dave Shindo 14 years ago
Andrew Kramer "Great question. Don't worry about long posts so long as they help you and other people. Personally I appreciate people getting interested." Hey Andrew, I appreciate your quick reply. T
Pivot point problem
by Rick McNealy 15 years ago
I can't seem to get the fap blades to spin on the z axis properly here is a link: http: clev17.com baseprod rix fan.mov How do I set the pivot here is the illustrator file: http: clev17.com baseprod r
Re: Pivot point problem
by Dave Shindo 15 years ago
Looks like the fan is not placed exactly 90 degrees perpendicular to the ground.
using 3D objects in AE without plugins
by basilisk 15 years ago
Strictly speaking this is not possible, but there is a limited and approximate way that might be useful in certain scenarios. This allows the AE camera to move round the object and view it from differ
Re: using 3D objects in AE without plugins
by Dave Shindo 15 years ago
Hey, this is real cool stuff. I love this sort of 3d simulation thing although the expression is way over my abilities. Thanks for the aep.
3D News Globe
by Jonathan LĂȘ 15 years ago
Was wondering if anyone could offer some advice on creating a globe in Invigrator. I'd like the land masses themselves to have some depth and oceans to be transparent revealing the backfaces of the ot
Re: 3D News Globe-Figured it out.
by Dave Shindo 15 years ago
All you have to do is: In the Invigorator setup window, double click on the material you applied(the one with layer mapping) turn on the transparency and choose the layer map just as you did for the l
Invigorator 4.0 user prefs
by Dave Shindo 15 years ago
Hello, I'd like to set the Y axis to "0" for the dupulicate offset. For some reason, it changes back to default (-50) after typing in 0 in the box. I clicked on save settings before hitting ok, but it
Re: Invigorator 4.0 user prefs
by Dave Shindo 15 years ago
Thank you very much, Serge. I will do as you suggest.
COW Tutorials: Zaxwerks 3D Object Tracking: Part Two
by COW Articles 15 years ago
3D Object Tracking: Part TwoOver the next few weeks, CreativeCOW and Zaxwerks will be presenting video tutorials to help you learn some of the great features of the 3D Invigorator. In part one, we loo
Re: COW Tutorials: Zaxwerks 3D Object Tracking: Part Two
by Dave Shindo 15 years ago
You are a modest, John. I'd rather watch one good turorial(like yours) than read some wordy tutorials that are sometimes difficult to grasp. We absolutely love them, john. Please keep them coming.
Using slider control
by Dave Shindo 15 years ago
Hello, I am using just a basic expressions to control color changes of a solid layer with cc toner. I have activated the midtones and typed in wiggle(3,20) and works just fine. However, I need to add
Re: Using slider control
by Mylenium 15 years ago
Has been explained a million times. use the "Search Posts" function. Mylenium Pour Myl
Drizzle/Rain drops
by Dave Shindo 15 years ago
Hello, I am having a hard time locating the drizzle rain drops effect. You know, the white rings in random size and drops. I've seen it before in one of the libraries, but I can't find it now. Could s
Re: Drizzle/Rain drops
by kim 15 years ago
Look in the 05-05 library.
Best particle emitter software?
by Sahaba 15 years ago
Guy whats the best particle emitter software
Re: Best particle emitter software?
by Dave Shindo 15 years ago
I agree and agree. Trapcode particular is so versatile that I can't think of anything elso that comes close. And the particles are generated in 3d; you can't ask for more.
3D Orientation
by michael 15 years ago
hello all I am working on a project where I need to move a camera with 3D-Auto-Orientation on a coil. It moves from outside to the center. Everytime the camera is crossing the middle (Y) of the comp t
Re: 3D Orientation
by Dave Shindo 15 years ago
Simply speaking, I say the camera flips over because the camera body has crossed over the POI; the POI is located halfway inside the coil. Look at your comp from multiple views and you will see the pr
library backups
by Dave Shindo 15 years ago
Hi, I just need to know if I have to keep the library backup files or can I trash them Thank you
Re: library backups
by Dave Shindo 15 years ago
Thank you for the reply. I will do as you recommended. Dave
May emitter library released
by Alan Lorence 15 years ago
I've released the May emitter library. Has some neat ideas in it I think, and one of my favorite new emitters: rain streaks with puddle splashes. http: www.wondertouch.com downloads new_libs emitters_
Re: May emitter library released
by Dave Shindo 15 years ago
This is like waking up to a gift from someone.
Rumor?
by Bernardo Gortaire 15 years ago
Hi, Finally I'm upgrading to Tiger. A person from an Apple Store in Miami told me that After Effects will not work under 10.4. Is that true Is it just he's trying to sell me Motion Thanks
Re: Rumor?
by Dave Shindo 15 years ago
This is so ridiculous but funny. I guess we need something to laugh about sometimes.
in your opinion...
by hobz 15 years ago
is abode after effects any good I want to expand my collection of movie altering programes but I don't waste money
Re: in your opinion...
by Dave Shindo 15 years ago
In my opinion, After Effects is like the foundation of your effects and compostie life. If you haven't used it, you don't know what you are missing. PI is like suppliment to After effects. Knowing Aft
Tracking and Scaling
by John Flynn 15 years ago
I'm tracking footage and the points are a little bit inside of the actual area needing to be covered. Not at the actual corners Basically 90 percent of the area that needs to be covered is actually co
Re: Tracking and Scaling
by Dave Shindo 15 years ago
Are you stablizing the footage for smoothness if this is the case, the whole footage will move around anchored to the point of stabilization and you will end up having gaps in every direction. To reso
Pause Comp Timeline with an Expression?
by Tim 15 years ago
Hi, I am working on a software tutorial in AE and I was wondering if there is a way to pause the playback on the timeline. I need to pause it for the voiceover to finish. I am hoping there is a way to
Re: Pause Comp Timeline with an Expression?
by Dave Shindo 15 years ago
Tim, just remember that you want to keep 1st and 2nd keyframes as a group and same for the 3rd and 4th keyframes. You can space out betweem the two groups to whatever length you need for your proj. Go
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