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Layer Opacity
by sabah shahdi 10 months ago
Hi Dears, I need to know how to control a layer opacity with position of another layer. for example if layer A reaches B, opacity of layer B change to maximum value and if layer A is far from layer B,
Re: Layer Opacity
by Filip Vandueren 10 months ago
Looks like your post and my reply disappeared Not sure if you got the updated expression: You're using just 1 dimension (X) which makes things a lot simpler. The problem now is that you're doing a sim
Camera Dolly expression - not working?
by Mio Tanaka 10 months ago
Hi, I want to do gliding the sky kind of camera dolly animation above a lot of objects. Then I used the expressions at the end of this post: https: forums.adobe.com thread 1056970 However, it didn't w
Re: Camera Dolly expression - not working?
by Filip Vandueren 10 months ago
the layerspace transform should be this: fromWorld(toWorld(poi.position)); instead of fromWorld(poi.toWorld(position));
containingComp, could it work in expressions?
by Jim Huffaker 10 months ago
I know this is a long shot, but can you use the containingComp property in expressions to access the properties of layers in the parent comp Maybe with an index number to select which parent comp Some
Re: containingComp, could it work?
by Filip Vandueren 10 months ago
I think it's pretty obvious why it only works one way, ie down the hierarchy: a layer in a comp cannot know what it's parent comp is, because it could be uses in more than 1 pre comp expressions don'
File: country opacities
by Filip Vandueren 10 months ago
mov file demo movie of countries opacity reacting to null object soft collision detection using sampleImage() https: f1.creativecow.net 10107 country-opacities
Questions about the wiggle expression
by Sam Parker 10 months ago
With the wiggle expression, say it were to be wiggle(10,10) and the position of the object was at 960, 540, would it always be 10 pixels away from 960, 540 or does it move in any direction and doesn't
Re: Questions about the wiggle expression
by Filip Vandueren 10 months ago
Expressions are not very good at the type of thing you want, because while you describe it as "the expression needs to forget the initial position", it actually has to remember everything it has done
Centipede
by Jeff McBride 10 years ago
I'm trying to create a centipede in AE. I've created 12 body ovals which move at a constant rate on a mask path. Each body section has two legs, each with three sections. It's set up so that as the in
Re: Centipede - Recipe, preview and project file
by Filip Vandueren 10 months ago
I probably have some time this coming week to take a look at it, send me a link with your project files
File: Caterpillar video preview
by Filip Vandueren 10 months ago
mp4 file Caterpillar video preview https: f1.creativecow.net 10071 caterpillar-video-preview
File: Caterpillar automatic animation
by Filip Vandueren 10 months ago
aep file Project file for a self animating caterpillar with legs. https: f1.creativecow.net 10070 caterpillar-automatic-animation
Animating 3d Text Overlap
by Rex Polanis 3 years ago
Can anyone help me with this. I am working on a animation and I want my text characters animation to overlap rather than one after another. For example, I want the letter R to start moving into place
Re: Animating 3d Text Overlap
by Rex Polanis 3 years ago
I've done that too, with the same result. I'll upload some screen shots of my settings tomorrow when I get back to the office. I'm sure I'm missing something. One man with courage makes a majority. Ca
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File: Bouncing Character Preset
by Filip Vandueren 3 years ago
ffx file An Animation Preset for a Preston Blair-esque auto bouncing animation https: f1.creativecow.net 7596 bouncing-character-preset
Video: Bouncing O
by Filip Vandueren 3 years ago
Bouncing O Automatic Preston Blair squash and stretch test watch support
Video: Automatic Bounce example
by Filip Vandueren 3 years ago
Automatic Bounce example a screen grab of how the bounce expression adds leaps in-between set keyframes watch support
Removing flicker from high-speed video - footage embedded
by Graham Quince 8 years ago
Hi everyone, One of our science teachers recently shot some footage using the Casio EX-F1 camera, which can shoot up to 1200fps. The room was well lit, though we didn't bring in additional lights and
Re: Removing flicker from high-speed video - footage embedded
by Filip Vandueren 3 years ago
Funny how some solutions keep current 8-) I hope everyone realises that unless their slomo is as super-pronouced as in the original example, you can get away with much less than 6frames of Echo. In th
How to add frames/move keyframes?
by Raulio 10 years ago
Hi all, I am quite new to AE (was doing Flash animation before). There's something that I've been trying to figure out in AE: How can I add frames to a timeline If you're familiar with Flash, we can h
Re: How to add frames/move keyframes?
by Filip Vandueren 3 years ago
Since this thread has come to my attention again. a few caveats: The script doesn't actually move keyframes, it deletes all the keyframes and then makes new ones at a time + the interval. When it make
advice/ tutorials on animating a bird images wings?
by Jon Iverson 7 years ago
My next task will involve animating the wings using information from a still image. In other words, I have a still image of a robin and I want to make its wings move realistically (or as real as possi
Re: advice/ tutorials on animating a bird images wings?
by Filip Vandueren 7 years ago
I usually cut up the birds wings in 2 3 sectionsand parent them together. Then animate rotation by hand. Wasn't going for realism though.
How do I create a Water Colour paint on Effect?
by Rebecca Rumble 7 years ago
The Link below is what I need to create http: www.youtube.com watch v=U9p5df9sHs0&feature=related I'm guessing it uses a video layer which has been masked to reveal the layer. However I'm wondering ho
Re: How do I create a Water Colour paint on Effect?
by Filip Vandueren 7 years ago
It's a combination of filming greenscreen for the carefully lit characters, then color grading them to high contrast with a lot of white so they can be multiplied over the artwork. having an artist do
reversed shine effect ..like rays going from projector projecting to screen
by mirek 10 years ago
Hi , I am willing to make an effect simulating rays going from one point (cine-projector) and projecting an image. It might look like trapcode shine or light burst but reversed , I was trying to reach
Re: reversed shine effect ..like rays going from projector projecting to screen
by Filip Vandueren 7 years ago
All projects and images referenced here can now be found at: http: users.telenet.be Vandueren forumstuff volumetric
Video: Animated stroke and popups
by Filip Vandueren 7 years ago
Animated stroke and popups set a keyframe 0 for the completion slider, and a keyframe 100 about 2 seconds later. The different linear and easeOut functions in the three expressions each make sure ania
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Peter Müller liked this 7 years ago
my CC Sphere Earth Composition + project file
by Filip Vandueren 12 years ago
Hey all, I figured, why not have a go at this 8-) it's an earth with clouds, and withlights that go on when it's night-time here's a kinda complete earth model in After Effects. It doesn't render very
Re: my CC Sphere Earth Composition + project file
by Filip Vandueren 7 years ago
Dude, that link is five years old... That's a century in internet years ;-) and yet: it's still there though my provider accidentally changed one letter in the url to uppercase: http: users.telenet.be
The Expressions Box is broken
by Filip Vandueren 8 years ago
When I put some code in the special "expressions box" textarea in the After Effects Expressions forum, it's not rendered in the final html. BTW: the way it used to be was that this expression code was
Re: The Expressions Box is broken
by Filip Vandueren 8 years ago
Hi Abraham, last niggle about the expressions Box, all is well , except that single and double quotes are slash-escaped in the e-mails
Super wide video wall
by Leonidas Savvides 8 years ago
Hello After effects people ! I've been in the advertising field for almost 12 years now, and oddly enough i just got my first Digital Signage project 3 weeks ago.. so i'm relatively new to this. So..h
Re: Super wide video wall
by Filip Vandueren 8 years ago
Also, how are you going to split 1 player between 8 different outputs Are these DVD or BLuRay players or Macmini's
Video: Copy Paste Cycles
by Filip Vandueren 8 years ago
Copy Paste Cycles Copy Paste Cycles watch support
Video: Copy/Paste then offset rotation
by Filip Vandueren 8 years ago
Copy Paste then offset rotation This fixes problems on cyclical properties (liek rotation) you only notice with motionblur enabled. watch support
Video: Solids following scale and position
by Filip Vandueren 8 years ago
Solids following scale and position Solids following scale and position watch support
Lightning effect on body
by Joe Hathorne 8 years ago
Hey guys, hopefully you can clue me in. I am a total newb so bare with me. all i want to do is be able to add lightning to my body and then transfer it to a buddys body in a video i made. I have adobe
Re: Lightning effect on body
by Filip Vandueren 8 years ago
As soon as you set the Black solid to "Add" or screen, you can see through it
Colour is dim when rendered
by mike jones 8 years ago
I'm stumped, when I'm rendering my project, the white comes out quite dim. I've been unable to fix it by using different colour mode profiles. Anyone know why this is occurring My work space preview i
Re: Colour is dim when rendered
by Filip Vandueren 8 years ago
To what Codec are you rendering Where do you watch it. (eg. is it dim in Quicktime player, but maybe not when you import it back into After Effects)
File: Random Flashes project File
by Filip Vandueren 8 years ago
aep file Synchronizing multiple random properties https: f1.creativecow.net 211 random-flashes-project-file
Video: Pink Key
by Filip Vandueren 8 years ago
Pink Key Keying out a pink BG watch support
Video: Tall Grass
by Filip Vandueren 8 years ago
Tall Grass Waving in the wind watch support
Video: Random Flashes
by Filip Vandueren 8 years ago
Random Flashes Synchronizing multiple random properties at once. 211_randomflashes.aep.zip watch support
Video: soccer step3
by Filip Vandueren 8 years ago
soccer step3 Adding keyframes for varying the force of the kick watch support
Expression help needed
by Jon Smith 8 years ago
Not quite sure how to explain this so I made a diagram. http: foxbot.tv temp expression_diagram.gif I would like to add an expression to null c so that where ever I move points a and b, c is equal to
Re: Expression help needed
by Jon Smith 8 years ago
I now have a new problem. What If I don't want C to equal the distance betweem A and B. I want to be able to move C around but keep it at the correct angle
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washed out colours - please help me!
by Mike Armstrong 8 years ago
I'm not sure if this is an AE question specifically but I hope someone can help me. I've been doing some wire removals in AE recently. I had been editing in FCP, so exported my clip into AE and did th
Re: washed out colours - please help me!
by Mike Park 8 years ago
For whatever reason, h.264 compression out of AFX seems to have that problem. There is somewhat of a fix, however. If you open your 264 clip in quicktime and go to the tab "window" and click "show mov
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Filip Vandueren liked this 8 years ago
3D Warp modal window hangs Multiprocessor instances
by Filip Vandueren 9 years ago
Hi, this is abviously because I only have the temporary serial# but I see there are 7 modal windows stacked on top of each other, and I can't hit OK, so I have to resort to "killall aeselflink" instan
Blog: Ideas for old LaCie Drives?
by Mark Maness 10 years ago
I just had yet another LaCie drive die on me this week. That makes four this year. All of the drives were at least 2 years old with the oldest being 4 years old. Ok.... the four year old drive I can u
Hi Wayne, I just stopped
by Filip Vandueren 10 years ago
Hi Wayne, I just stopped buying LaCie, don't know anyone who hasn't fried at least two. Anyway; you wouldn't happen to have a Canon dv camera Apparantly having a LaCie on the Firewire 800
Blog: Motion 3 vs AECS3
by Filip Vandueren 10 years ago
My my, the public beta of After Effects CS3 gets released AND Apple anounces Motion 3.Go feast your eyes !I've never played with Motion (I bought FCP & DVDSP, and never felt the need to upgrade to the
real quality of lights & 3D on Motion?
by Andrius Simutis 10 years ago
I think the real test will be how good the lighting and 3D effects look on Motion. Maybe it's the Motion users who are to blame thus far, but I can always spot the use of Motion in low budget videos..
Blog: Apple Event Notes from 4/15
by walter biscardi 10 years ago
My notes from the Apple Event today at the Venetian: Statistic: 2005 - 250,000 Registered Final Cut Pro Users Today - Over 800,000 Registered Final Cut Pro Users. Final Cut Studio 2 priced at $1,299 U
Thanks
by Filip Vandueren 10 years ago
Thanks for the post, Walter. Some helpful insights from someone who was there.The Color app and other stuff that's borrowed from Shake etc. to me looks very interesting, a clever move on their par
Blog: Clockwork: An Introduction
by Sterling Glass 10 years ago
Verified for enough clarity When does awesome become a nightmare So, there I was. Just over a year left to graduate with a Bachelor's in Fine Arts from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Most
Will it blend ?
by Filip Vandueren 10 years ago
They're a grunge-y band (I gather from your site) and they don't want to be in their own video Points for them ! Here's my plan for the look and feel of the video: get a handful of A Scann
Special characters in scripts and expressions
by Filip Vandueren 10 years ago
Hi there, a technical question, check out this thread: http: forums.creativecow.net cgi-bin new_read_post.cgi forumid=227&postid=7182 It contains an expression that uses greater than and lesser than s
Re: Special characters in scripts and expressions
by Filip Vandueren 10 years ago
Hi Eric, I'm coming back (again) to the problem of lesser than open html tag characters in javascript snippets. I was researching CMS's and found the following module for Drupal: http: drupal.org proj
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