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David Del

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August 11th 2005
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conforming cylinder to a path, not working...
by David Del 8 years ago
I am working through the tutorials included with 3Ds max and having an issue. There is a tutorial that has a scene with a pen and a path (and ink bottle, a piece of paper etc). The pen is attached to
Re: conforming cylinder to a path, not working...
by David Del 8 years ago
Here is a pic of what I am talking about. 3413_conformtopath.jpg.zip
3Ds Max - saving, but not saving the textures for the scene
by David Del 8 years ago
I am at a school that is teaching 3dS max 9 (ed version). When testing it out, I found that using the Tutorials (still life), that when I save the scene, it does not save the textures along with it. A
Re: 3Ds Max - saving, but not saving the textures for the scene
by David Del 8 years ago
When I look at the folder with the file in it (the one I saved), there are no jpg or textures. How can I make sure they are saved in the right location In Caligari Truespace, there was a way to archiv
which programs all importing AE camera tracking?
by David Del 8 years ago
I want to use a cgi character in a scene and want to know which programs can import AE camera tracking I was told by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu that Cinema 4D does, but what are the others
Re: which programs all importing AE camera tracking?
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 8 years ago
Here's a link that may give you some more info: http: www.aenhancers.com viewtopic.php f=3&t=983 Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
clean plates using AE
by David Del 8 years ago
Can you match move or track a scene with AE and use that information in AE to work on the clean plate process Will AE give you a 3D camera to work with in this case or do you need something like Mocha
Re: clean plates using AE
by David Del 8 years ago
Ok, I saw the Nuke could do some of that stuff, so I thought I would ask if AE was capable as well. Thanks
From CG to Aftereffects - what steps?
by David Del 9 years ago
Is there a tutorial with the steps to take 3D elements and bring them into AE, include passes, atmosphere elements, match moving etc
splash in the ocean emitter?
by David Del 9 years ago
Looking for a Splash emitter, like when something hits the ocean...any ideas which would be good emitters for this effect
District 9-like shot?
by David Del 9 years ago
I was trying to recreate the atmospheric fog air density that you see when showing the mothership from farther away. Any ideas how to achieve this It is not necessarily the DOF I am after, but rather
Re: District 9-like shot?
by David Del 9 years ago
Here is an example that looks somewhat like what I am trying to achieve: http: www.ctv.ca CTVNews SpecialEvent1 20100302 oscars_distric9_win_100304 s_name=oscars2010&no_ads=
flying through the air background.?
by David Del 9 years ago
At the very beginning of Scott Pilgrim VS the World, there is a scene in the interactive trailer here : http: screenrant.com scott-pilgrim-interactive-trailer-benk-72188 that shows with a moving backg
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Re: flying through the air background.?
by Michael Szalapski 9 years ago
There are several ways to achieve that effect. You could use a particle effect - such as CC Particle World - to shoot a custom particle in a rectangle shape. You could create a seamless image in Photo
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streak/fast background?
by David Del 9 years ago
Need help creating those old japanese cartoon background, where a character jumps and the background STREAKS (although the character does not move, it looks like they are travelling quickly). I hope t
Re: streak/fast background?
by David Del 9 years ago
I wish I could find the image I was looking for - but I remember in the old arcade games, with the cut scenes, the still image of a character would appear to jump because the background was zooming be
brief camera shake
by David Del 10 years ago
I need a brief intense camera shake for about 5 frames - like the impact of someone getting punched. Any ideas or should I just move the camera around in both x,y,z space Is there a way to get wiggle
Re: brief camera shake
by Todd Kopriva 10 years ago
See this page for an example of starting a wiggle at a set time and then stopping it at a set time. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Shooting star emitter?
by David Del 10 years ago
Suggestions on a shooting star emitter I just need one star to streak across the night sky. Any ideas
Don't mention it!
by Kurt Muller 10 years ago
You're welcome, any time, not a problem, think nothing of it, happy to help, no thanks necessary, forgetaboutit............
disintegration but into a wet mess?
by David Del 10 years ago
I was to be able to disintegrate someone, but rather than just disappearing particles, I was hoping for a wet mess on the floor, kind of like Watchman with Dr. Manhattan when he kills people, but more
Re: disintegration but into a wet mess?
by David Del 10 years ago
Thanks, I have that emitter already. I was hoping something that would look like paint being splashed from a bucket or something like that.
100 layers into 100 jpgs images at once?
by David Del 10 years ago
I have a file that has 100 images and I want to be able to save individual images as jpgs - I know I can do it manually by turn off on the eye and saving each file, but I didn't know if there was a ti
Re: 100 layers into 100 jpgs images at once?
by ronaldo montalvo 10 years ago
maybe look at FILE SCRIPTS export layers to files.
create a flag or ribbon?
by David Del 10 years ago
I want to create a lower third flag or ribbon that will move slightly, like in a breeze - is this possible with PI
Re: create a flag or ribbon?
by Miguel Fuertes 9 years ago
Sorry, I meant I bought it 2004-2005.
How can I create a smooth dashed line?
by David Del 10 years ago
I am trying to make a nice smooth line that I want to turn into dashes, like on a treasure map - how would I go about doing this
Re: How can I create a smooth dashed line?
by Rick Wise 10 years ago
Photoshop doesn't (yet ) make dashes. It does make strings of dots. To find out how to work around the dash problem, do a Googlesearch for: photoshop draw dashes Rick Wise director of photography and
Snow sticking to words?
by David Del 11 years ago
Just wondering if there is a way to get snow particles to stick to words as they are falling and hopefully pile up like real snow. Thanks
Re: Snow sticking to words?
by Alan Lorence 11 years ago
I forgot to say, you may want to do a forum search on "sand pile".Alan. www.wondertouch.com
Simulating water over the sand? How to?
by David Del 11 years ago
Any good particles for use of water over sand (see through) like on the beach I have the background for sand, I just need the water over top, coming in and out like the tide (from a bird's eye view).
lower thirds with PI?
by David Del 11 years ago
Just curious if anyone has some examples of lower thirds created with PI or has a tutorial on it I am looking for something like they do on ESPN or news programs where the lower third also looks like
Re: lower thirds with PI?
by David Del 11 years ago
That is my goal, to do it all in PI and an NLE. If anyone has some success, please post! Thanks
Gunfire Emitters
by Lee Brennan 11 years ago
Hi, I recently read in this forum a reference to a Gunfire Library. I tried using Particle View to find it but nothing came up. Would anyone know where that is I am using version 3.03. Thanks.
Re: Gunfire Emitters
by David Del 11 years ago
The link doesn't work for me...corrupt rar file.
Looking to simulate a reflection
by David Del 11 years ago
I have a scene where a space captain is looking out the window of his ship. It is shot from outside the ship and I want the reflection of stars to be on the glass in front of him. So here is the view
Re: Looking to simulate a reflection
by Gary Brown 11 years ago
Perhaps a masked copy (pan Crop) of your starfield media (moving or static) that is croped to fit just the window, it is on it's own track for positioning and then reduce to 36 to 45 % opacity. It wor
Can I burn out a camera from a laptop running live video?
by David Del 12 years ago
Can I burn out a camera from a laptop running live video I am curious if there is a possibility of burning out circuits in a camera if I am running THREE live to a laptop - 2 - on a PCIMIA card 1 - in
Re: Can I burn out a camera from a laptop running live video?
by Vince Becquiot 12 years ago
I would say you'll probably burnout the laptop before you burnout the cameras. But, if there is a defective part somewhere, anything can happen. Vince
Chroma keying to transparency for an alpha channel?
by David Del 12 years ago
Chroma keying to transparency for an alpha channel Is there a way to chroma key to alpha I have a clip I rendered out in Vegas that I want to take over to AE for some 3D enhancements. Some of the FX I
Re: Chroma keying to transparency for an alpha channel?
by David Del 12 years ago
Nevermind, found it. I had to change the properties panel of the media to Straight Alpha channel.
Paging Mark Raudonis about wirecast
by David Del 12 years ago
I was unable to find your email for a personal chat, so here is the question : You have Wirecast running at your studio, correct Do you have the specs of the cameras and computer you have it hooked up
Re: Paging Mark Raudonis about wirecast
by Mark Raudonis 12 years ago
Cameras are Sony DSR-PD-170. We've used both a Mac G5 (with an additional firewire card) and a Windows box. We're currently hooked up to the windows box (I forget the exact specs 'cause I'm not in the
Anyone get three cameras to work with Wirecast?
by David Del 12 years ago
Just wondering if anyone has had a chance to use Wirecast by Varasoft for a 3 camera shoot and whether it worked out not
Re: Anyone get three cameras to work with Wirecast?
by David Del 12 years ago
Yeah, but I guess extra buses for Laptop is probably not going to work because most only have one Card bus slot. Are you using a tower
Shannon W. Rawls? Does he post here anymore - looking for info on CF24 conversions
by David Del 13 years ago
I saw a post in the archive about Shannon conversion from cf24 to 24p and I had a couple of questions : He says : 1) start with "Downconverted CF24 footage". What does this mean Is this the m2t video
Audio warbles on DVD - needs some immediate help please!
by David Del 13 years ago
I am in a last minute bind here. The audio for this DVD is fine, I listened to it with my media player - but when I burn it to DVD it warbles - like a puttering of a motor. I have tried several types
Re: Audio warbles on DVD - needs some immediate help please!
by David Del 13 years ago
Fix it, took out the original and re-added - did a preparation again and it seems to work. Scary though...
Working with audio to make all levels the same?
by David Del 13 years ago
I recently completed editing a video for a client - all talking heads. When I filmed it, I had to increase the volume gain on the camera to compensate for the individual talking heads depending on the
Re: Working with audio to make all levels the same?
by Doug Graham 13 years ago
"Normalize" can be tricky. What it does is bring the audio uniformly up, until the loudest sound in the clip is at 0dB. If there is any audio in the clip that's ALREADY at 0dB, Normalize won't do a th
How do I make snapshot images of chapters?
by David Del 13 years ago
I want to make each chapter button into a snapshot of the beginning of the chapter (video image). How can I go about doing this
Re: How do I make snapshot images of chapters?
by David Del 13 years ago
I cannot find this : START TIME. I see MEDIA : thumbnail, masking but not START TIME as you have said. Can you point out specifically where it is
Rendering out to DVD from HDV - I want to preserve black bars - but DVD in encore?
by David Del 13 years ago
I want to render out a project to DVD, but in Encore and not DVD architech (for some reason using DVD architech to burn DVD's doesn't work, it only burns the boot sector or something and leaves the re
Re: Rendering out to DVD from HDV - I want to preserve black bars - but DVD in encore?
by David Del 13 years ago
I am just discovering that rendering it out Widescreen 16:9 24p doesn't give me widescreen with DVDA. What should I do then Render it at 4:3 instead that will give me the black bars
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