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Garret Layman

Member Since:
July 2nd 2012
14 Posts
Element 3D Lighting Issues
by Garret Layman 2 years ago
I'm trying to do something in Element that I've done in the past and should be a simple technique. Basically I just want 3D text to fly into the frame past the camera and go from black blocking out th
Re: Element 3D Lighting Issues
by Michael Szalapski 2 years ago
Could you share a stripped down version of your project that demonstrates the problem - The Great Szalam (The 'Great ' stands for 'Not So Great, in fact, Extremely Humble ') No trees were harmed in th
Making several small shapes "fly off" of a larger shape
by Garret Layman 2 years ago
I've got a large square shape with a bunch of smaller square shapes in a grid on top of it. I'm trying to animate it so that the large square spins 180 and in the process throws all of the smaller squ
Re: Making several small shapes "fly off" of a larger shape
by Garret Layman 2 years ago
Thanks Richard. Using some of your advice I was able to come up with a satisfactory solution for the time being. Fortunately I'm only working with 20 squares instead of 100. Directly parenting the sma
Changing the color of flowers in a long tracking shot
by Garret Layman 3 years ago
I'm working on a shot and need to change the color of a lot of small white flowers to assorted colors. The shot is almost 15 seconds and has a lot of motion. There doesn't need to be a rhyme or reason
Re: Changing the color of flowers in a long tracking shot
by Garret Layman 3 years ago
To follow up on this, I ended up using the 3d camera tracking data to apply to solids that I placed in 3d space around the scene (pre-comped and set to color transfer) and used the procedural matte as
Mocha Tracking Problems
by Garret Layman 7 years ago
I'm having an issue with tracking data in Mocha. I've tracked a clip and in Mocha the track looks fine but when I export the tracking data (transform, not corner pin) and paste it to a null it inevita
Re: Mocha Tracking Problems
by Garret Layman 7 years ago
The in points are the same between programs. As I mentioned the track works fine up to a point and then gets way off. After further experimenting I noticed that the master clip reference points under
Dragging mask vertices without adjusting bezier curves
by Garret Layman 7 years ago
I'm having an issue with animating mask vertices. I tend to animate masks in transitions and while doing so click and drag the vertices to move an entire side of the mask at once. Most of the time it
After Effects CS5.5 freezes on render in multiproccessing mode
by Garret Layman 8 years ago
I get the beachball a few seconds after I click render on any comp in any project no matter how simple or complex if multiprocessing is turned on. I have used multiprocessing with no problems up until
Re: After Effects CS5.5 freezes on render in multiproccessing mode
by Garret Layman 8 years ago
Thanks Dave. I appreciate the responses and the information. I guess at the very least we have something to look forward to, right Let's hope anyway. Mac Pro 2x2.66 GHz 6-Core Intel 64 GB 1333 MHz DDR
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