Character separation in text by Alejandro Benavente 10 years ago Hi! Sorry if this has been already discussed, I haven't been able to find a solution via search. I'm working on a simple logo animation in which I have a string of characters. I have animated them so
Re: How about center? by Jason Milligan 10 years ago Alejandro Benavente "I might be mislead because my AE interface is in Spanish, but under Animation Range Selector, the only properties showing up are Start, End, and Offset, all of them percentages..
Stroke on green screen material by Niklas Welander 10 years ago Hi folks, this is my first entry, not that it matters. I'm working in After Effects (CS4) and I have recorded good quality green screen material. With this I of course want to key light away all the g
HDV in AE by Sandy Buller 11 years ago Rendering out an avi (std. def. size) to use in AE from a sequence in PPro was like render sequence to an AVI and import the AVI file in to AE, do the AE stuff Plug-ins and render out of AE again, the
Adding color to grayscale in real time. by Justin Sharick 11 years ago Hey everyone, I have an idea for a music video that my friend and I are thinking about making and I was wondering if anyone could give me a head start on how to do a certain effect I have in mind. I'm
piercing an arrow in After Effects by tejal shah 11 years ago hi everyone, I am working on a period project, where I need to have n arrow pierced through a character. - A arrow is shot - The arrow hits the character - pierces through his body - and we can see th
Re: piercing an arrow in After Effects by Jason Milligan 11 years ago Here is a popular way of doing this type of shot: Shot 1) Character fires an arrow off camera Shot 2) Comp shot of an arrow flying over a blurred background (Motion tile and directional blur can get y
Re: how do I create this in vector?? by Mike Gondek 11 years ago This can be done by drawing 2 paths with the bezier pen tool. Then apply a blend to this and set the specified steps to a low number (eg: 4 steps would give you 6 total lines). Since blends are live,
Impression of a Diorama by Brian Tetamore 11 years ago I discovered this guy on Adobe and wondered if anyone knows how he is able to create the impression of a diorama using still photos. As for me, I'd love to be able to port this to After Effects. Here'
Re: Impression of a Diorama by Jason Milligan 11 years ago What you are looking for is called "Tilt-shift photography." Here are two links you'll find useful: http: en.wikipedia.org wiki Tilt-shift_miniature_faking http: www.tiltshiftphotography.net
Bend text in IA by Lasse Haslev 11 years ago Hi! How do i bend text like the sunday in this picture here http: assets.espn.go.com photo 2007 1029 tmq_sunday_ticket_300.jpg It is bend different at the top than in the bottom! Not just type on path
Re: Bend text in IA by Jason Milligan 11 years ago Look up "Distortion Envelopes" in the help files. It should explain how to go about using a custom shape to reshape text or other elements.
Color lost in translation by Lacette Price 11 years ago I used to edit photos on a pc with CS2 and I recently switched over to a mac with CS3 and I am having trouble with the colors and contrast getting lost from photoshop to posting on the internet. When
Re: Color lost in translation by Jason Milligan 11 years ago When do you notice the color shift When you open the image in PS, after you save it and open it in a browser or preview, only after upload Please explain the process you are using to prepare these ima
Photoshop CS3 oddity by Wayne Vollweiler 12 years ago Photoshop CS3 on a WinXP machine (hp desktop supplied by company) is not displaying white (255,255,255) as white. It looks beige. All other applications are displaying white as white. CS3 WinXP Pro, S
files compatible with InDesign by Sally Skinner 12 years ago I am creating a document in Adobe InDesign. I have CS3, and I'm learning InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop via the "Classroom in a Book" series. My document will have spaces for advertisements. I n
Re: files compatible with InDesign by Jason Milligan 12 years ago PSDs are also and option, the latest versions of InDesign have some new features to make using PSDs even more versatile. The following info regards working in print (if your work is for web, this may
RGB or CMYK? by John Gunselman 12 years ago I am working on a book idea which will be a number of quite old B&W photos that I am colorizing. The original photos are B&W TIFF files about 20 megs per image and the end result will be a professiona
Re: RGB or CMYK? by Jason Milligan 12 years ago I'm surprised more people haven't posted in this thread. This question is one of those "hot-button" issues like "Mac vs. PC." I'm generally part of the work in CMYK camp. I've never heard a convincing
White Fringeing by Anthony Dupsta 12 years ago When I save out a layer from CS3 Photoshop as a tiff, with an ebedded alpha, The saved out layers all have frindges around them when comped in Nuke. I need to save out a layer from PS with an alpha. I
Re: White Fringeing by Jason Milligan 12 years ago I am AE guy and haven't used Nuke, but I assume it gives you options for interpreting your footage. In AE, changing that interpretation to "premultiply" matted with white would probably solve that pro
Vectorize PSD? by Jason Acquilano 12 years ago Hi guys, totally new here. Just wondering if there is a way to vectorize a psd file I've live trace but it caps colors at 256. I want to keep all gradients colors, these are drawings I did in photosho
Re: Vectorize PSD? by Jason Milligan 12 years ago Did you work at a really low resolution I don't understand why your raster would have so much stair-stepping otherwise. Is it a painting or colored ink drawing Live Trace will do a great job of conver
Fill a distorted image by Matthew Joal 12 years ago I am trying to put an image on a car hood. I can do it manually by distorting the image by dragging the corners and then changing the blending options, however, I am going to try to take this into an
Re: Fill a distorted image by Jason Milligan 12 years ago I am assuming you are working in Photoshop. I am also assuming you are working in CS2 or CS3. If you convert that square layer into a smart object before distorting it, you can accomplish what you are
create holes in text w/illustrator by brad nall 12 years ago I know I am missing the obvious here! I am trying to punch holes in the middle of each letter. Using Arial Black impact I am want the letters to appear to have holes in the fat part of the txt. I just
Re: create holes in text w/illustrator by Jason Milligan 12 years ago Okay, then create a number of circular fills and arrange them on top of the text where you want there to be holes. Shift click all of the circles to select them all and go to Object Group. Go to windo
Unable to print by Arnljot Bringedal 12 years ago Hey! Unable to print from indesign..... Actually: Unable to print from all adobe products, except acrobat.... Printer : Samsung cl-550n - I am on the mac. The printer works in all my other apps. Does
Re: Unable to print by Jason Milligan 12 years ago Your printer probably does not support Adobe Postscript. Without that option, you'll need to convert most Adobe formats into PDF before printing. Read more about it here: http: desktoppub.about.com cs
Where'd that handy shortcut go in CS??? by joseph wilkins 12 years ago It used to be I could hit apple, enter and PS would select the layer with marching ants around the alpha channel of my selected layer's contents... now it does not work in CS 3... How do I select the
Boot Camp vs Parallel vs a PC by Martin Sterling 12 years ago I have heard of a lot people having problems with Parallel especially while running high end programs in background. I've experienced problems without running background programs. Is this common with
Re: Boot Camp vs Parallel vs a PC by Jason Milligan 12 years ago Do you run anti-virus and anti-spyware software The pop-up issue sounds like you have spyware on your Windows side. I don't know if that is causing Parallels issues also (if it even can).
Re: Centering object in workspace. by Jason Milligan 12 years ago This assumes you are using one of the more recent versions of the apps- In Illustrator: In the ALIGN panel, choose "Align to artboard" Then click the horizontal and vertical align buttons In Photoshop