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Greg Gesch

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Constant speed along one axis. More complex than it seems...
by James Hamilton 3 months ago
Hello I am trying to replicate an ECG heart monitor that displays cardiac rhythms. I have an object moving from left to right along a motion path resembling a graph. As the object travels from left to
Re: Constant speed along one axis. More complex than it seems...
by Greg Gesch 3 months ago
Hi. May not be the quickest easiest method ( ) but... create a vertical stroke line at the beginning of the graph and keyframe it's X position to travel to the end in the time you need. Now keyframe t
Equalize color and brightness
by Jonas Schweizer 3 months ago
Hello everyone, I have a question which drives me to desperation. In a video I have imported in After Effects there is an animation of text. This text changes its color throughout the video. Now I wan
Re: Equalize color and brightness
by Greg Gesch 3 months ago
Hi. If your text has an alpha background create a white solid, place it under the text and set its Track Matte setting to Alpha (if you can't see the TrkMat box on the layer press the Toggle Switches
Arranging a 3D camera? Or basic infinite zoom? (Novice question)
by Kasey Gay 3 months ago
Hey team, I've been doing basic editing for a long time, but I'm trying to sharpen up and deepen my knowledge a bit. https: www.youtube.com watch v=suA2i73vvgU The opening to this video (0:11 and on)
Re: Arranging a 3D camera? Or basic infinite zoom? (Novice question)
by Greg Gesch 3 months ago
The simplest way to do this is to turn your elements into 3D layers and position them in Z space. Create a Null, make it 3D, parent the other layers to it then keyframe the Null's Z position. Leave yo
Rotoscoping quick question
by Manu Bo 4 months ago
Hi everyone, Just a quick question, I know it's stupid, but I'm not very proficient with After Effects yet. How come that after I finish rotoscoping, effects are applied to the whole shot instead of j
Re: Rotoscoping quick question
by Greg Gesch 4 months ago
Hi Manu. If you have rotoscoped something then you should only be able to see the thing you have rotoscoped, so that's the only thing you will see with the effect applied. What do you mean "the whole
Rotating and png's
by David Allan 4 months ago
Hey gang! I have a problem I can't seem to find a solution for after trying numerous angles to come at it with. I am having a problem mixing a .png with a shape. Ultimately the shape will be rotating
Re: Rotating and png's
by Greg Gesch 4 months ago
Hi David, what is your exact problem in detail ie. I presume you have selected your shape layer and then dragged the png onto it (thus replacing it but keeping its movement) or copied the keyframes on
Nonlinear movement
by Yushi Ouchida 4 months ago
Hello, I'm begginer on After Effects and not flluence to English. I want to know how to make not straight move like this https: dribbble.com shots 3873122-Shapes utm_source=Clipboard_Shot&utm_campaign
Re: Nonlinear movement
by Greg Gesch 4 months ago
Hi Yushi. As Richard suggest "typography" (he made a mistake in spelling it) would give you a lot of information on how to do things like that. It deals with text but shapes can use similar techniques
Adding "one" stroke around multiple shape layers
by Luiz Cruz 4 months ago
Hey, everyone. There's a similar topic to what I'm looking for here but that didn't help me because some weird artifacts begin to show up when I do what was suggested there. I have 2 shape layers. One
Re: Adding "one" stroke around multiple shape layers
by Greg Gesch 4 months ago
Hi Luiz, you could precompose the layers and then use Layer Styles Stroke in the initial composition.
Is this possible to do? Alpha Channel related
by Christopher Stewart 5 months ago
Hi all, So I'm wondering if there is some cool effect or plugin that can be applied to a layer that will make it act as hole to the alpha channel punching through everything below it. So far my approa
Re: Is this possible to do? Alpha Channel related
by Greg Gesch 5 months ago
Hi Chris, I think you need a Track Matte. Lots of tutorials around to check to see if that's what you want.
Remove text from a bus, suggestions on how to approach?
by Anthony Sneed 5 months ago
Hi, I have some text on the side of a bus that I'm trying to remove. I'd love to hear your suggestions on how to approach doing it. I've tried making a solid patch that I motioned tracked but the ligh
Re: Remove text from a bus, suggestions on how to approach?
by Greg Gesch 5 months ago
Hi. I downloaded the file but my machine won't recognise it ( ). However my thought would be to make a mask around the text, set it to subtract. Then add a copy of the footage underneath and repositio
Creating a reusable Train Ticker split flap effect.
by Kevin Reiner 6 months ago
I have been tasked with creating a transition resembling an old train ticker similar to below, but wiping on with only one rotation for each tile: https: www.youtube.com watch v=8OqmAaCp_Q8 and then h
Re: Creating a reusable Train Ticker split flap effect.
by Greg Gesch 6 months ago
Hi Kevin, you might look at the Card Dance Effect (or the Card Dance Transition for that matter).
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