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November 22nd 2002
Arms and Legs Going Through Puppet by Nick Bruzek 3 days ago I've made a set of puppets and have been working to get some nice dangly limbs. I think I've got some nice ones from a spline and circle in a sweep. My question is, as you can see from my file, the li
Re: Arms and Legs Going Through Puppet by Jim Scott 3 days ago Normally you could use a polygon selection to distribute textures like you did with the body, but making the sweep object editable only results in caps and gets rid of the underlying spline, thus losi
How to add an image/video to a polygon? by Angel Alcantara 1 week ago Hello everyone, I'm new here, and I've been searching the internet on how to add an image or a video to a selected polygon from an editable object. The object I'm using is a Sphere. I gave it 50 segme
Re: How to add an image/video to a polygon? by Jim Scott 1 week ago It sounds like you just need to scale the projection. A quick way to get it close is to use the Fit to Region tag. With the texture tag selected go to Tags Fit to Region. When you select it the cursor
Advanced Render? by Eric Fitzgerald 1 week ago Apologies in advance if this is a really stupid question, I'm just getting back into C4D after a while. I have Cinema 4D Studio R15. I am trying to use Vector Motion Blur in Advanced Render. I've RTFM
Dangling limbs by Nick Bruzek 2 weeks ago I've set up a puppet on a popsicle stick. I'm looking to make his limbs dangle and wave around like they are loose cloth and just pinned to the body, if that makes sense. 12245_dude.c4d.zip
Re: Dangling limbs by Jim Scott 2 weeks ago The cloth belt tag is fairly simple. To attach cloth arms to a body as I did in my sample project: 1) move the arm into position and add the cloth and belt tags to the arm 2) drag the body into the "B
DVD authoring / Premiere CS6 by Rachel Ambrose 2 weeks ago Can I install Premiere CS6, so that I can create burn DVD's with Encore, while still keeping Premiere v12 active and running on my system. If not, any other software reccomendations for burning DVD's
Re: DVD authoring / Premiere CS6 by Jim Scott 2 weeks ago I don't remember where I got these instructions, and haven't used them myself yet, but perhaps they will be helpful: 12237_makingadvdwithadobepremiereproccandencorecs6.pdf.zip
After Effects CC 2018 - Glow Issue by Theo Droumpalis 1 month ago Hello, it's my first post here, there is a problem I have been encountering with the glow effect in AE since the 2017 version, and even though I searched a lot, I could not find anything to help me re
Re: After Effects CC 2018 - Glow Issue by Jim Scott 1 month ago I used your same settings with CC 2017 and got the result below... a nice, subtle glow. I'm on Mac whereas your using Windows, so perhaps there's an issue with Windows or with your graphics card.
Re: Is there an effect for this? by Jim Scott 2 months ago There is a script, Slice it Up for After Effects, that should do what you want if you don't want to do it manually: https: aescripts.com slice-it-up
simple shape question by chad demoss 2 months ago So I drew a rectangle and wanted to grab a corner point. I was under the impression that I could just grab the arrow tool hold down command (mac) and get the white arrow and then I can grab the corner
Re: simple shape question by Jim Scott 2 months ago It was just a friendly little jest, with no intent to upset anyone. You are absolutely correct that any forum is for questions, and I hope that no one turns you off to looking for answers here.
Cycle through a list?! by Maria Smith 2 months ago How do I cycle through a list in After Effects without having to open the list and then click for every option I thought I only had to have my cursor on the list and then scroll, but apparently not...
Particles start slow then speed up by Harry Hoag 2 months ago Hi, I want my particles to emit with 0 velocity then speed up in a chosen direction. Something like a velocity fade in or a wind fade in. I guess this is not possible, please prove me wrong! thanks H
Trapcode Installation by Dennis Squadrazzino 3 months ago Hi! Hope you are all having a good new year and this question is in the right category: I need no work on a Laptop with After Effects CS6 in the next months and can not work with Adobe After Effects C
Re: Trapcode Installation by Jim Scott 3 months ago I can't guarantee that all of Suite 14 will work perfectly in CS6, but after a few very brief tests I haven't found any issues yet. The problem, as I understand it, is that the installer is looking fo
using an older tutorial by Jim Williams 3 months ago In the latest version of Premiere Pro, how do you separate available files into separate folders The video I am using does not match up to what I have and I cannot see how to create bins for stills an
Re: using an older tutorial by Jim Scott 3 months ago Jim Williams "how to create bins for stills and video files." File New Bin, or CMD + B, or rt. click in Project window New Bin.
PIllusionRender MISSING? by Chris Mathews 3 months ago Recently I discovered my old version of particle illusion 3.0 and now I need to render in bigger size, but my PIllusionRender module is missing Was this option available with the 3.0 version.
Re: PIllusionRender MISSING? by Jim Scott 3 months ago Yes it was. Here's a download link for the latest installers but don't expect much, if any, help from GenArts. http: pair.genarts.com support downloads particleillusion
Upload capability inop by Jim Scott 3 months ago Uploading to COW seems to be broken, both via drag and drop into the message window and using the upload icons. When trying to do so I get the following messages: There was an error processing the fil
Get Additional Transitions by Lauren Kaiser 3 months ago I'm looking for a way to get more than just the standard video transitions that are included with Premiere. Something for creative fun projects, almost a long the lines of what's included in iMovie. I
Something like 'Color Efex' for video? by Geoff Johnston 5 months ago Hi, I've had Google Nik in Photoshop for a while now, and I've really gotten to like the Color Efex plugin with that big collection of looks it has for photos. Would anyone know of a plugin with a sim
Where is the world transform pivot point? by Oscar Gomez 6 months ago So I've got this particles which are exploding from a point emitter, using Disc as direction and a heavy air resistance to stop them after a second or 2. They look great and are stoping just as I want
Re: Where is the world transform pivot point? by Jim Scott 6 months ago As I understand it, if your emitter is at its default center position in the layer then the World Transform pivot point will be the same as that of the emitter. If you need the emitter to be at a diff
Faster way to cut clips in Premire? by James Agro 8 months ago Is there a faster way to cut a part of a clip out, and have the other clips trailing and ahead of it be put side by side I mean, So that I don't have to zoom out of my timeline, grab everything a head
Re: Faster way to cut clips in Premire? by Jim Scott 8 months ago Ripple delete. Once you have used the razor blade tool to establish both sides of your cut, right click on the section to be removed and select "Ripple Delete." That section will be deleted and everyt
Trapcode Particular 3.0 - .OBJ Sequences? by Charlie Knott 8 months ago I was wondering if Trapcode Particular 3.0 offers the ability to use .OBJ sequences. I saw in Red Giant's video that one can import a .OBJ and use it to emit particles from either verticies, edges or
Time of post by Jim Scott 1 year ago I can't find a setting for choosing a time reference for a post. It seemed that before it was always my local time, but starting today my posts seem to be referencing another time zone. I made a post
Various Movie Looks Plug in or software by Adam Berch 2 years ago Hi, Is there any type of software or plugin that you can choose for your project that will give you the Fight Club Look or the Se7en Look and many other looks that I can just choose, play with the set
Re: Various Movie Looks Plug in or software by Jim Scott 2 years ago Yes, there are many. Red Giant's Magic Bullet Looks comes to mind, but there are several others depending upon which version of Final Cut you are using. There are also many online tutorials which cove