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Eugene Hooper

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January 25th 2009
113 Posts
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create a polygon mesh from several thousand nulls?
by Eugene Hooper 6 years ago
Hey guys, I'm attempting to create a polygon mesh from A LOT of nulls I've exported out of boujou. Trouble is I can't find a simple way of doing so. I found a "Nulls2PtCloud" plugin here http: www.kur
Re: create a polygon mesh from several thousand nulls?
by Eugene Hooper 6 years ago
thanks for that! I'll give it a crack. Cheers Eugene
tips to reduce flicker in renders?
by Eugene Hooper 6 years ago
Hey guys, I'm having trouble with getting flicker-free renders when I output a TIF sequence. Basically it's a realflow mesh import so it's an organic shape thing that's continually morphing. ya know,
Re: tips to reduce flicker in renders?
by Eugene Hooper 6 years ago
ohh nevermind. think I got it. sweet I'll test out outputting double the number of frames then conforming it back to 30fps. unsure if it'll improve it though as it seems to spike quite erratically wit
trouble importing illustrator spline
by Eugene Hooper 7 years ago
Hey guys, I'm having trouble importing an illustrator file into my max scene. I've used a project file from digital tutors and that imports fine. I'm aware that I need to convert the illustrator file
Re: trouble importing illustrator spline
by Eugene Hooper 7 years ago
great, thanks for the advice. cheers Eugene
rayfire plugin issue
by Eugene Hooper 7 years ago
Hey, I just started playing around with Rayfire plugin for Max. I thought I'd get started with this basic tutorial on the Video Copilot site http: www.videocopilot.net tutorial epic_shatter basically,
simple inset question
by Eugene Hooper 7 years ago
Hey guys, new to 3ds max here. I've got what should be a simply task but the inset function under polygon modeling isn't behaving the way I'd like it to. I've got these 4 polygons I'd like to inset: h
Re: simple inset question
by Eugene Hooper 7 years ago
holy f***ing s***. you sir, are a genius. inset function is now working perfectly. I cant thank you enough. I can now resume my 3ds quest I had so easily given up on. cheers man, Eugene
option to turn off materials in render settings?
by Eugene Hooper 9 years ago
hey, just wanted to know if there's a quick way of disabling materials from being rendered out I've got a scene with a couple of main materials - one of them being a simple orange material with slight
Re: option to turn off materials in render settings?
by Eugene Hooper 9 years ago
thanks heaps! exactly what I was looking for. I'm surprised this option isnt standard in c4d. thanks again! Macbook 2.4Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo, 4GB RAM
Trouble with flash (.swf) files in AE
by Eugene Hooper 9 years ago
Hey, I'm having trouble getting a .swf file to animate in AE CS5. I'm working on a templated company project and the existing comps have swf files that animate within AE. The swf files ive imported fa
Re: Trouble with flash (.swf) files in AE
by Eugene Hooper 9 years ago
thanks for the info. that sounds like the most likely problem. but right now I only have the swf as it was provided to me as an asset. just wandering if there are any other possible causes for this pr
timeline scrubber lags with audio
by Eugene Hooper 9 years ago
hey guys, just wandering how I can change the timeline-line (the red vertical line) to playback smoothly frame by frame in real time when previewing Right now it previews and the red line moves along
Re: timeline scrubber lags with audio
by Eugene Hooper 9 years ago
ok, that doesn't really help my situation I'm sorry to say. Yes, I realise that final cut (which I have) would be a better application to use for straight forward editing but I wish to use after effec
colours desaturate after saving as PDF format?
by Eugene Hooper 9 years ago
Hey guys, I'm just wandering why my image comes out all desaturated after I've saved something out of photoshop as PDF It's bugging me quite a bit as I have quite a bit of specular, shading, variation
Re: colours desaturate after saving as PDF format?
by Holly Medway 5 years ago
Hi there. I was having the same problem.... You need to rasterize each image. So selected the image object rasterise hope this works
making certain layers an exception to adjustment layers?
by Eugene Hooper 9 years ago
Hey guys, just wandering whether there's a way of making certain layers below an adjustment layer immune to its effects For example's sake let's say I have 3 layers: an adjustment layer, then a text l
Re: making certain layers an exception to adjustment layers?
by Eugene Hooper 9 years ago
yea I've considered both the slider and a matte before but like you said, the matte wont work with a warp type effect and parenting stuff to a slider was too much work for my liking. yea the 2 comp vi
C4D plugin error at startup
by Eugene Hooper 11 years ago
Hey guys, just recently I did the VideoCopilot "The Bullet" tutorials where a major part of the training was to integrate elements from 3D programs outside of AE- My choice of 3D was Cinema 4D and in
Re: C4D plugin error at startup
by Eugene Hooper 9 years ago
you sir, are a freaking genius. I can't believe it was that simple...after all that time. thank you. Macbook 2.4Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo, 4GB RAM
trapcode particular 2 is.... 1.5?
by Eugene Hooper 10 years ago
Hey guys, recently I've seen some amazing videos using trapcode particular 2. Interested, I went onto the Red Giant website to download me a trial version to play around with. After installation and f
simple primitive question
by Eugene Hooper 10 years ago
okay, this seems to happen at random but when I create a new primitive object, I'd like to use those special handle points to scale distort the object. However, sometimes they are inactive and I'm una
Re: simple primitive question
by Adam Trachtenberg 10 years ago
In my experience it's usually a result of trying to grab a handle in an orthographic viewport where the movement would be perpendicular to the view plane. For some reason Cinema won't let you do that.
preview render faster than specified fps
by Eugene Hooper 10 years ago
Hey guys, I've been working with syncing sound in my project and randomly it had started to render out my quick preview renders at a faster frame rate than what is specified. I've calculated that its
Re: preview render faster than specified fps
by Eugene Hooper 10 years ago
thanks for the quick response. cant believe I missed that, what's weird was that it was rendering at 25 fps before and I don't remember ever going into QT prefs and changing things in the first place.
selected brush size appears bigger than actual stroke width
by Eugene Hooper 10 years ago
Hey guys, I dont know why PS is doing this but when I select the eraser tool, the circular area represented as the cursor is not actually the size it erases when clicked. Sorry for misleading subject
Re: selected brush size appears bigger than actual stroke width
by Richard Harrington 10 years ago
In preferences, you have several options on how brush preview behaves. Experiment and find one that works for the way you think. Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: Video Made on a Mac, Photoshop for V
newbie query: capturing footage
by Eugene Hooper 10 years ago
Hey guys, I'm new to Final Cut Pro but I have used it before but remember virtually nothing. I hope for my sake it is a simple fix, I'm using a PD150 camera and would like to get the footage taken on
Re: newbie query: capturing footage
by Shane Ross 10 years ago
Make sure you have chosen the DV NTSC Easy Setup first, so that FCP knows what sort of camera to look for. Shane GETTING ORGANIZED WITH FINAL CUT PRO DVD...don't miss it. Read my blog, Little Frog in
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