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Gareth Hanks

Motion Graphic Designer based in Manchester, England. Done tons of graphics for a variety of clients: titles, info graphics, straps etc. built on solid graphic design practices. honest!
Member Since:
May 4th 2003
43 Posts
Location:
Manchester, England
Colour/Texture map advice needed
by Gareth Hanks 9 years ago
Hi People. I'm an After Effects user venturing into the world of 3DS & I'm struggling to find a solution to this problem: In the picture I have created a booleaned cube with a letter cut out. What I a
Re: Colour/Texture map advice needed
by Gareth Hanks 9 years ago
Thank you! Great piece of advice that works so well. This is likely to be part of my regular routine for 3D typography. Cheers. Home - QuickSilver Duel 1Ghz 10.5.8 - 1.5 GB DDR SDRAM - 120Gb HD - AE C
Card Dance clash
by Gareth Hanks 9 years ago
Hey guys Using the classic ayato tutorial for a news item we are doing but I'm getting a problem with individual cards in the final result. Some of them clash, so you have 2 cards over-lapping by vary
Re: Card Dance clash
by Gareth Hanks 9 years ago
Unfortunately the OpenGL didn't change the problem. I've added Force Motion Blur which softens the effect enough to make me happy to go ahead and use it for broadcast. As expected it increases the ren
Echospace headache
by Gareth Hanks 10 years ago
I am creating a web promo that's, ahem, inspired by the Apple iTunes 'flow view' look & i am using Echospace to create the reflection for each item. I only have one instance of each item, a video clip
Linking Mosiac Horizontal & Vertical Block controllers
by Gareth Hanks 11 years ago
I'll get my apologies out of the way with. I haven't done a search! I've used AE for over a decade but I've never 'done' expressions. It's a room that I have never opened the door too (well, I've kind
Re: Linking Mosiac Horizontal & Vertical Block controllers
by Gareth Hanks 11 years ago
It's that easy I'm shamed. Thanks for this. I am trying to distress some video to try to achieve a look of a bad encoding & splitting the RGB channels to bring colour into the piece. Tieing the H & V
Project Opinions - advice to build this sequence
by Gareth Hanks 12 years ago
Hello - I'm looking for advice & opinions on how best to build this sequence: The programme synopsis is about discussing newspaper's opinions on football - team, tactics etc. with a presenter & panel
Re: Project Opinions - advice to build this sequence
by Tim Vaughan 12 years ago
http: www.ayatoweb.com ae_tips_e ae50_e.html Card dance is a good way...--if in psd, convert the text layers in to editable text to maintain that vector base, non pixelated look with motion blur. But
Leave Colour - Keeping off the grass
by Gareth Hanks 12 years ago
Hello - I'm not as experienced in the colour correction side of our work & would appriciate some pointers on helping me around the following problem: Leaving junk matts & masks as a final option is th
Re: Leave Colour - Keeping off the grass
by Roland R. Kahlenberg 12 years ago
This one is near impossible without rotoscoping. The color at the bottom right of your car - the area between the front and back tyres are near identical to most of the grass. I managed to get everyth
The Plug-in, The Camera & his Motion Tracker
by Gareth Hanks 12 years ago
Hi guys, I'm looking for some advice & suggestion on setting up one of a range of shots. http: img259.imageshack.us img259 364 picture3ah9.png The enclosed grab is the start & end of one shot in quest
Re: The Plug-in, The Camera & his Motion Tracker
by Gareth Hanks 12 years ago
Thanks for the advice & direction. The project in general is back with the client for overall approval so I have time to think about how to approach this specific section before sitting back in front
Repeater Delay
by Gareth Hanks 12 years ago
Oh, such a simple thing (well I'm no technical expert, but I am guessing it could be) but why is there no Delay function in the repeater aspect of 3D Stroke I am trying to create a field of soundwaves
Re: Repeater Delay
by Gareth Hanks 12 years ago
Actually while we are at it, can I request that the Repeater feature also contain a control that allows you to affect the colour of the repetitions as well as the opacity. This plug-in offers quick re
What causes this clash?
by Gareth Hanks 13 years ago
I have six objects for 3 words. Respectively the fill (black - to be used as a cut-out later) & the outlined stroke (the reflective silver) & I am animating the Depth Scale of each object. The interio
Re: What causes this clash?
by Zax Dow 13 years ago
I also wonder why you have this green background. Are you going to key it out You don't need to use a greenscreen background in order to create a mask channel. The software will create a perfect alpha
Basic Gfx card question
by Gareth Hanks 13 years ago
Hello. I need some help & advice on getting a graphics card for my system. My main drive actually is to join the Second Life community. There is a local organisation that has set up in there & it woul
Re: Basic Gfx card question
by Gareth Hanks 13 years ago
Fantastic info both of you, thanks. I am still non the wiser with gfx cards. I do have that G4, the mirror door version. One card I have in at the moment is used to drive my dual screens a ATY RV250,
Pointers - re-making effect seen in Motion
by Gareth Hanks 13 years ago
I have seen this on the front page of Motion (top pic) & it would be perfect to adapt to a project I am currently working on. It's the circle of Xs I refer too. I have some chevrons (bottom pic) that
Re: Pointers - re-making effect seen in Motion
by Mylenium 13 years ago
The simplest way would be to use expressions. Define a circle, then for each element add an increment in angle, so it forms a spiral and not a circle. Try the following code: angle=5; basic angle betw
Pointers - re-making effect seen in Motion
by Gareth Hanks 13 years ago
I have seen this on the front page of Motion (top pic) & it would be perfect to adapt to a project I am currently working on. It's the circle of Xs I refer too. I have some chevrons (bottom pic) that
Re: Pointers - re-making effect seen in Motion
by Mylenium 13 years ago
The simplest way would be to use expressions. Define a circle, then for each element add an increment in angle, so it forms a spiral and not a circle. Try the following code: angle=5; basic angle betw
Showreel for site - Best output for file size?
by Gareth Hanks 13 years ago
Apologies if this should be in the Basics Forum but I have a question regarding a movie I will host on my web-site. My current showreel: http: fieldandpost.tv workmotion.htm is just under 30 secs long
Re: Showreel for site - Best output for file size?
by Gareth Hanks 13 years ago
Right, er.... thanks for that. I'll bear that in mind. Thanks for the heads-up Steve on where to look. I only come here for the AE forum (shame on me!) so it's just knowing where to turn & what to sea
UK Freelance rates
by Gareth Hanks 14 years ago
Hello, I need some advice pointers on what would be acceptable rates terms for some freelance design work produced on PS Ill for web design. I have produced some work for a coder & he likes what he ha
Expanding 3D / Extrude-Bevel Effect
by Gareth Hanks 14 years ago
Okay, finally got a basic 3D tool in CS, which is nice. I've already found the need for it a couple of times on some straightforward illustrations. One thing I can't do is 'fix' the effect. Say I crea
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