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Jason Mettler

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January 11th 2011
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Bezier Handles
by Jason Mettler 8 years ago
This may be a dumb question but I can't seem to re-grab the tangent handles after I click off a bezier spline point. How can I go back and rework the curves of the individual points Thanks!
Re: Bezier Handles
by Jason Mettler 8 years ago
Thanks!
Enlarge pixel animation
by miguel jara 8 years ago
Hi all, I have another question. I have an 200x100 pixel animation, and I want to enlarge it preserving the pixel texture, i.e. I want that the enlarged animation looks like the little one so squary.
Re: Enlarge pixel animation
by Jason Mettler 8 years ago
You can always change the composition setting resolution after making your scene. Then highlight all layers, right click on them and under "Transform" choose 'fit to comp'
Animate background for text in After Effects CS3
by Jon huseby 8 years ago
I am trying do do some simple animation on some text. My AE CS5 crashed so I am using CS3 at the moment and I don't have that many plugins for it yet. Basically I just want some shining sparks behind
Re: Animate background for text in After Effects CS3
by Jason Mettler 8 years ago
Use a solid with a mask feather out quite far. Use the 'wiggle' expression on the Opacity. To get there, highlight the layer, Alt + click on the stopwatch, and then type the expression: wiggle(1,5) Ex
Timeline - Scene Deletion
by chase russell 8 years ago
Hi guys, im new to after effects and was wondering if somebody could help me with an issue im having. I bought a video intro template and the video has 20 scenes in it, each have text and a placeholde
Re: Timeline - Scene Deletion
by Jason Mettler 8 years ago
Click the mouse and drag the highlight square over all the layers you want to select. Simply, then, click on one of the layers in the view with the colored bars. Don't let go, and drag them all over t
Just starting out
by Robert Foote 8 years ago
I am just starting with AE and i was wondering if anyone could tell me what they think is the more useful thing to master, such as 3D, simple effects, lighting tools, etc. any help would be appreciate
Re: Just starting out
by Jason Mettler 8 years ago
Check out: videocopilot.net AE.tutsplus.com sternfx.com graymachine.com motionworks.com.au redgiantsoftware.com mamoworld.com That will keep you busy for at least a year!
After Effects - How do I make a 3d animated plane?
by Chris Pownall 8 years ago
I'm trying to recreate something similar to what occurs on at the 3sec mark in this video: http: vimeo.com 26776166 I want to make a similar shape appear in 3d space with text on it. Can someone help
Re: After Effects - How do I make a 3d animated plane?
by Jason Mettler 8 years ago
Make the angled plane and spin it 90 degrees. Make the front plane. To get them to touch move each planes axis point (with the pan behind tool) to the touching edge. Then, under the layer property 'tr
saving presets??
by Jason Barton 8 years ago
i'm trying to create a presets folder that holds only my favorite presets that i use the most will save me a ton of time having to go thru all the folders to reach the same 10-12 presets all the time
Re: saving presets??
by Jason Mettler 8 years ago
You can create a special folder and move the effects into it. Find 'Computer Program Files Adobe Adobe After Effects CS* Support Files Presets' Put folder in here. You can run into trouble if you move
After Effects paper fold.
by Alistair Gallop 8 years ago
I am looking to achieve a folding paper effect in after effects such as the one in the video (0.40 onwards). http: www.youtube.com watch v=ClSGnEy-3dI&feature=player_embedded Does anyone know a tutori
Re: After Effects paper fold.
by Jason Mettler 8 years ago
Yep. The easy way to set that up is to create a new camera and a new null object. Parent the camera to the null and then only animate the null. The reason for this is that the camera has two parameter
New to AE, need to understand rotation
by Aras Kanani 8 years ago
Im going to make a wheel of fortune animation, and when i use rotation it doesnt look the way i want it to. Im probably not doing it right due to being a newbie. What i do is set a key frame for like
Re: New to AE, need to understand rotation
by Jason Mettler 8 years ago
Did you set the rotation to a negative number when you slowed it down An easier way may be to set your rotations and then pre-compose your scene. In the new comp, use time remapping keyframes to slow
Frame Size in AE
by Jason Mettler 8 years ago
Hey guys, New one for me. I'm doing an ad for a digital billboard (never done that before) and the specs are weird. 192 x 80 for size in an uncompressed avi. 24-bit they said, which I found an old thr
Re: Frame Size in AE
by Jason Mettler 8 years ago
Thanks guys! I'll submit what I got and if there're issues I can't resolve I'll come a-knockin'
Adobe Editor Wanted for Shorts
by Dave Navarro 8 years ago
Looking for an editor with Adobe Premiere After Effects to help with production of some shorts. These are typically 6 minutes in length for several web series. The plan is to use Dropbox to deliver th
Re: Adobe Editor Wanted for Shorts
by Jason Mettler 8 years ago
Hi Dave, I'm looking for work to increase my experience and opportunity. I'd be glad to offer my help. My email is houseofmirrors@sbcglobal.net I am currently laid off but I made produced edited all t
Render giving me a Teal Screen
by Jason Mettler 9 years ago
I haven't encountered this before. I'm doing a 5 sec clip in Premiere. It's a QT mov file I'm working with. After I rendered the clip, the preview window went teal with no video in it at all. It was f
Re: Render giving me a Teal Screen
by Jason Mettler 9 years ago
I should add that it exports fine. I get the proper clip after I export.
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