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Text Animation following turbulence displace with expression look like Kiel Danger
by Paskah Manalu 9 months ago
I want to make text animation like Kiel Danger: https: www.instagram.com p BhjleCEjUYv how I can make the animation with expression if I use turbulence displace effect for the text animation
Re: Text Animation following turbulence displace with expression look like Kiel Danger
by Filip Vandueren 9 months ago
You would need to sampleImage() your noise and use the value as a selector. If you don't really need the actual turbulent noise as a texture somewhere else, this might be faster to do with the noise()
Follow the x position of the layer above.
by Ranveer Singh 9 months ago
Hey there people, I am trying to animate a list where I have animated the X position of the top layer and want all the other layer to follow the position of the layer above it. I am using this express
Re: Follow the x position of the layer above.
by Filip Vandueren 9 months ago
You should put the 0 at the end of the first statement. Long story: As soon as it encountered the 0 , the expression did an implicit look up of the value() of transform.position, which returned a 2 or
How to have text conform to a shape
by Rudolf Bohmer 9 months ago
Hi all, New to the forums, i wanted to know if there is a way to have text conform to a custom shape I want to have text conform to a diagonal line but cant seem to find a way to do it. Any help would
Re: How to have text conform to a shape
by Filip Vandueren 9 months ago
Do you mean text on a path, that's possible on a text-layer, or should the height also conform to a guide path Then maybe one of the BAO-plugins can do what you need.
How to Add Bounce to a Text Animator Expression with Timing
by Garret Brubaker 9 months ago
I m trying to figure out how to add bounce overshoot to text animations while maintaining the ability to control their timing with keyframes. The goal of this is to be used when a person is talking, a
Re: How to Add Bounce to a Text Animator Expression with Timing
by Filip Vandueren 9 months ago
Try this: Duplicate the range Selector for the duplicated range Selector 2, add this expression to "End": text.animator("Animator 1").selector("Range Selector 1").end.valueAtTime(time-0.2); change the
Interpolating animation
by Nick Kennedy 9 months ago
Is it possible to interpolate between three values using ease() or linear() expressions. Or what expression could I use to move an object between three values I can't use keyframes alone because the t
Re: Interpolating animation
by Filip Vandueren 9 months ago
Maybe you can be clever and use position keyframes expression for 1 part of the animation, and anchorpoint keyframes for the other It depends on your animation if that's a feasible route, but it's alw
Getting Velocity from a layer that's parented to a layer, that is also parented.
by Meng Zhiqun 9 months ago
Hi, If A is parented to B, I know how to get B's velocity, However, if A is parented to B and B is parented to C, and if C is the layer that has animations, is there any way I can get B's velocity's v
Re: Getting Velocity from a layer that's parented to a layer, that is also parented.
by Filip Vandueren 9 months ago
Hi Meng, it'll work because this is precisely what the layer space transform functions such as toWorld() are designed for, to bypass the relative position (to parents, to scaling etc.) and get the raw
Replacing text with images?
by Stephen Daniels 9 months ago
This is what I am working with: I have 26 letters, in 26 comps, each comp named simply after the letter, A is "A", B is "B", etc. These letters (comps) are animated (bulbs chasing). I'm willing to ren
Re: Replacing text with images?
by Filip Vandueren 9 months ago
Hi Stephen, if animating typefaces is something you plan on doing more often, it might be worth checking out this plugin: https: aescripts.com font-manager the folks at animography.net have tried to m
DVD Logo Style Bouncing Layer Expression
by Mark Bellsmith 10 years ago
I'm looking for an expression to do a super basic "dvd logo" style animation, where a layer floats around the screen forever, bouncing off the edge of the comp at a complimentary angle. This type of t
Re: DVD Logo Style Bouncing Layer Expression
by Filip Vandueren 10 months ago
The best way to loop it is to find hSpeed and vSpeed such that they eventually wind up at the same place again. Here's the expression changed so you can set it to loop at a certain time and a certain
link counter and shape layer to change the color of this shape layer sequentially.
by Vladimir Ryzhov 10 months ago
I'm new to programming. Please help me with writing an expression. I need to link a text layer where there is a time counter to the shape layer so that the color of the shape layer changes when the co
Re: link counter and shape layer to change the color of this shape layer sequentially.
by Filip Vandueren 10 months ago
The expression would need to go on the colour-property you want to change and could be something like this: red= 0.8,0,0,1 ; r,g,b,a gray= 0.6,0.6,0.6,1 ; r,g,b,a triggers = "1", "3&quo
trigger animation with marker on a different layer
by Nate Biehl 10 months ago
Hello, I have an animation on a layer that works well with this expression: L = thisComp.layer("Text Movement"); if ((L.marker.numKeys 0) && (numKeys 0)){ t1 = key(1).time; t = Math.max(time - L.marke
Re: trigger animation with marker on a different layer
by Filip Vandueren 10 months ago
Sorry I didn't test the code This should work. But perhaps you'll need to change the s,s to s,s,s for a 3D layer. L = thisComp.layer("Text Movement"); if ((L.marker.numKeys > 0) &&
Oil Paint effect in AE: is there one like Photoshop?
by platon malakhov 10 months ago
Does anyone know if there's a descent third-party Oil Paint filter in AE that can match the Photoshop CC Oil Paint Would greatly appreciate any link info, thank you! here's the quality i'm aiming for:
Re: Oil Paint effect in AE: is there one like Photoshop?
by Filip Vandueren 10 months ago
If you would want to recreate the effect by yourself, a good basis in After effects might be the CC Vector Blur effect, with type set to "Direction Fading"
After Effects and Photoshop
by John Heckt 11 months ago
Hey guys, I'm sure this is common knowledge to a lot of you. I'm by no means an expert yet....new to After Effects and only Intermediate in CC in general. I recently was given a few logo files, but I
Re: After Effects and Photoshop
by Filip Vandueren 11 months ago
There wasn t really a need to export each am nent to a separate file, After effecst can read a photoshop file with all of its layers intact as a composition, if you then update your photoshop file, AE
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How to create Google Earch parth following look and Animated Graphs?
by Sa Dilshan 11 months ago
Something like this. - https: www.youtube.com watch v=O0jUayya0lM (animated graph in the bottom)
Re: How to create Google Earch parth following look and Animated Graphs?
by Filip Vandueren 11 months ago
Google Earth Studio will get you very far; https: www.google.com earth studio
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jagged edges when using alpha matte
by Wouter Dijkstra 11 months ago
Hi Guys, I'm having a mouth shape and use an alpha mask to mask out the teeth. But I see (even at 100% jagged edges. I tried suggestions from only fora like "Add Alpha" "Increasing from 16 to 32 bit"
Re: jagged edges when using alpha matte
by Filip Vandueren 11 months ago
If you look at that against a non black background, haven't your create actually jagged aliased lines at the black border with this method
BPM based markers: a script
by Filip Vandueren 14 years ago
Hey all, once again a happy new year. Very often I edit to music, and tend to do effects on the beat of the piece. Often it's a drag to keep scrubbing through the audio to pinpoint the position of a b
Re: BPM based markers: a script
by Filip Vandueren 11 months ago
UPDATE 2019: a link to nearly all of my old dead links, now hosted on the cow: 13354_vanduerenforumstuff.zip
Question for the scripting wizards...
by Ruediger Chmielus 15 years ago
I am looking for a script that will do this: Slice a composition in 1 pixel wide "Stripes". ( a comp 758*576 would result in 576 stripes) Now each of this "Stripes" will get an offset of 1 frame. I kn
Re: Question for the scripting wizards...
by Filip Vandueren 11 months ago
UPDATE 2019: a link to nearly all of my old dead links, now hosted on the cow: 13354_vanduerenforumstuff.zip
3D Sound Plugin/Script?
by Tyler Ammons 11 months ago
Hi there! Are there any scripts or plugins out there that can simulate a 3d sound environment and allow the editing of "positions" of different sound layers As of now, I have just been using the stere
Re: 3D Sound Plugin/Script?
by Filip Vandueren 11 months ago
Ha! Found it... https: forums.creativecow.net thread 2 868656#868891 13 years ago (!) Here are the project files since those links are no longer active: https: www.dropbox.com sh ns1ghybcc1owcop AABFA
Scale 4 different sized circles with slider with delay
by David Gabriel 11 months ago
Hi there, I have four coloured circles on top of each other. Each upper layer circle is slightly smaller than the one below (so all circles can be seen). Picture is attached. I am scaling the circles
Re: Scale 4 different sized circles with slider with delay
by Andrei Popa 11 months ago
For the delay you should use valueAtTime function: delay = 0.1; slid=thisComp.layer("Scale Slider").effect("Slider Control")("Slider").valueAtTime(time-delay); temp = slid*1.2+75; temp, temp As for al
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Filip Vandueren liked this 11 months ago
Dots and distance
by Joel Witmer 11 months ago
I've created a dotted, curved line using the spline tool. It has X number of dots. If I adjust the curve the line changes length, which creates more dots. But is there a way to keep the number of dots
Re: Dots and distance
by Walter Soyka 11 months ago
After Effects added expression access to path properties in Ae CC v15.0 (2018). With that, we can use expressions to position shape layers at specific points on the path. We can get those points by pe
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Filip Vandueren liked this 11 months ago
Animating 3d Text Overlap
by Rex Polanis 6 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 6 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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Filip Vandueren liked this 6 years ago
The Expressions Box is broken
by Filip Vandueren 11 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 11 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
Expression help needed
by Jon Smith 11 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 11 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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Filip Vandueren liked this 11 years ago
washed out colours - please help me!
by Mike Armstrong 11 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 11 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 11 years ago
3D Warp modal window hangs Multiprocessor instances
by Filip Vandueren 12 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
Special characters in scripts and expressions
by Filip Vandueren 13 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 13 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
Some "target" problems with the new layout
by Filip Vandueren 13 years ago
Hi guys, I like the new layout, very fresh outdoors vibe 8-) There's a frame target related problem though. In the 'read entire thread' view when I click on Bessy to go to the homepage, the homepage l
Re: Some "target" problems with the new layout
by Ronald Lindeboom 13 years ago
Hi Filip, Thanks for the feedback. We are aware of the issue. I told Eric to take the new interface live knowing that the "View Entire Thread At Once" mechanism was broken. We will have it fixed this
What's the fastest way to import footage with an Alpha Channel ?
by Filip Vandueren 14 years ago
Hi there, I was doing some graphics work for a corporate video in after effects, and saw that the edit had a lot of greenscreen talking heads, so I offered to key them using keylight in AE. Keylight d
Re: What's the fastest way to import footage with an Alpha Channel ?
by Filip Vandueren 14 years ago
True, but it seems like it takes longer to render an animation codec in than doing a basic FCP color key on Blackmagic footage. Or is that a misconception
Sweep Growth % and Align to Spline % don't match ?
by Filip Vandueren 14 years ago
Hi all, i'm working on a project in 9.1 with a growing whirlwind-spiral, that has an arrow attached to the end. like this: to animate it I thought it would be simple to Grow a Sweep Nurbs, and have th
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Re: Sweep Growth % and Align to Spline % don't match ?
by Jeffrey LeJune 2 years ago
Oldie but a goodie. I was having this problem. I needed to keep the sweep's spline in subdivided intermediate points to keep it looking good. Xpresso wasn't allowing the align to spline % to match wit
hangs
by Renjith 15 years ago
I recently upgraded to OSX Tiger. Ever since that when ever i tries to open Qtime or safari my G5, 2GB mac Hangs. Why...am spinnig my head.... any clues
Re: hangs
by Filip Vandueren 15 years ago
Looks like you'll need to do a full re-install of the OS. Once some little file somewhere get's corrupted in an upgrade, it's quasi-impossible to fix just that one file, if you don't know exactly what
mouse stuck in corner??????
by Justin Gray 15 years ago
Lately when I boot up my dual 867 G4 the mouse is stuck in the upper left corner. I cannot get it to respond. My desktop appears to be operating fine but the mouse aint workin' Any ideas -J
Re: mouse stuck in corner??????
by Filip Vandueren 15 years ago
Seems like a stupid low level corruption, something like 1 byte in some mouse driver software that's gone kaput. If you try to boot from an OS CD, and don't have the same problem (so you're sure it's
.max to .3ds conversion
by Filip Vandueren 15 years ago
Hi there, I bought this little model of some car-spoiler wings online (turbosquid), however it's in .max format, and as i'm working in C4D, I can only import .3ds files. Could anyone open it up in max
Re: .max to .3ds conversion
by Filip Vandueren 15 years ago
OK, problem solved, thanks to Frank!
HTML in posts/emails
by Filip Vandueren 15 years ago
Hi All, I like to post stuff wit HTML in it, but unfortunately it shows up in the e-mails, so it makes After Effects expressions and such less 'copy-pasteable' Also, Sometimes the < character show
Re: HTML in posts/emails
by Filip Vandueren 15 years ago
Hi Eric, as for the Website, If you could do a grep-replace like this on the text: (this is in BBEdit's Grep dialect, which is I believe based on Perl) Find: ( * s*) r+ r( s* * s*) r Replace by 1 2 (h
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10.3.9 made my G5 into an air conditioner!
by BeeLaster 15 years ago
I wish it wasn't so, my Mac is not the chill box it was back when I was 10.3.8. How do I quiet the fans Thanks :) G5 dual 2.0 2gig sonnet allegro FW800 PCI 3X250 LaCie FW800 extreme AJA Io Horita BSG-
Re: 10.3.9 made my G5 into an air conditioner!
by Filip Vandueren 15 years ago
search on apples site for "CHUD tools", they may also be on your installation disk and be installed if you install xcode and all developper files. Anyway, CHUD ads a control-panel to the system prefer
OS X password
by Tim Clemons 15 years ago
Occasionally, when I first power up the machine, or bring it out of sleep mode, or even out of the screen saver...when it asks for my password, the keyboard (and mouse) will be non-responsive. I then
Re: OS X password
by Filip Vandueren 15 years ago
Try un re-plugging the USB lead of your keyboard, possibly even to another USB-port.
Discarding data outside the canvas
by Brent Warwick 15 years ago
Is there an easy way to discard data on a layer that is outside the size of the canvas If I have a graphic layer I imported from a digital photograph, I can scale and position it as necessary, then I
Re: Discarding data outside the canvas
by Filip Vandueren 15 years ago
You can simply "select all", then crop. It will cut off all exces graphics on all layers. If you want to do it on only 1 layer, I think the easiest way would be select-all, then Float the layer with c
Is it possible to do an ALPHA MATTE in photoshop?
by Daniel Haskett 15 years ago
hi there basically i have a black line drawing and a green background, i want the black line drawing on the green background and i know that in after effects you could do this by copying the black lin
Re: Is it possible to do an ALPHA MATTE in photoshop?
by Filip Vandueren 15 years ago
Hi Daniel, you can also double-click on your background-layer, so it becomes 'layer 1'. The background layer cannot have transparancy, but layer 1 can. Now select your Alpha Channel like before, so yo
Importing photos from digital camera for photoshop.
by ted_kazear 15 years ago
Hello, I took some still photos on a Cannon GL2 and wanted to work on them in photoshop. My question is what application would you use to get the photos onto your machine. I tried dragging the files,
Re: Importing photos from digital camera for photoshop.
by Filip Vandueren 15 years ago
I believe Image Capture adds a Color Profile while importing, iPhoto does not, that would account for the slight difference. (in color presumably) There is an option to override this in Image Capture.
problem moving text on a path in Photoshop CS
by DVGuru 15 years ago
I have some text going along the edge of a dvd template. I was able to get the text positioned where I want it, but now I'm having a problem. I went to go back to move the text, but I'm no longer able
Re: problem moving text on a path in Photoshop CS
by Filip Vandueren 15 years ago
Not sure, but if you have weird settings like a very high baseline on every character or a lot of left-margin before your paragraph, it get's very non-intuitive to select characters. Try double-clicki
Parent Child Compositing
by Joost 15 years ago
This may be a silly question for some of you experts, but OK, I will ask it anyway... For video editing I work with Sony Vegas, and I love the parent-child compositing technique. I want to do somethin
Re: Parent Child Compositing
by Filip Vandueren 15 years ago
Hi Kim, If both layers were fully opaque to start with, there's no need to do it for the bottom layer too. Because at a input value of 50% grey, both layers would be at 50 % opacity, wich does not add
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