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Joe Rodgers

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June 8th 2017
50 Posts
Parenting structure of Boole with 3 individual objects?
by Joe Rodgers 1 month ago
I have a cloud with 3 graph lines that need to appear from the bottom up. I have two of them working but cannot figure out how to add the third one. It would really help if someone could type in an ou
Re: Parenting structure of Boole with 3 individual objects?
by Joe Rodgers 1 month ago
Okay, for anyone searching same question, I figured it out. As long as the 3 objects are not intersecting each other at any point, you can put all of them in a null as if they were 1 object, underneat
After Effects Framerate/Preview problem
by Anis Hussain 1 month ago
Hello guys, basically when i edit, the preview itself changes framerates (like the transitions (scale) look too smooth for a 20fps video) and it looks like the framerate is on 60fps at certain times i
Re: After Effects Framerate/Preview problem
by Joe Rodgers 1 month ago
Is frame blending activated
Why is my composition background a frame from a previous project?
by Poppy Stone 1 month ago
Hello! I'm relatively new to after effects, and I have a question about my composition background. For some reason, whenever I make a new composition, it says my background is black, but when I make i
Re: Why is my composition background a frame from a previous project?
by Joe Rodgers 1 month ago
It sounds like you need to toggle transparency grid. In your composition window, just to the left of your camera view dropdown is a rectangular icon. Click on that and it should fix the problem.
Parent layer to another shape layer's path
by Joe Rodgers 1 month ago
I am using a lower third template where circle shape layers are animated along paths and I want to swap out the circles for clouds. I have tried using a basic pick whip expression to follow the trip p
Re: Parent layer to another shape layer's path
by Graham Quince 4 weeks ago
It s slightly hard to picture what you re trying to achieve. Can you post the project file or screenshots of the comp and timeline If you want to swap out the circles for Clouds, have you tried replac
Can't change keyframe values, keeps reverting back
by Joe Rodgers 1 month ago
Okay, I know I am really tired right now but I am all of a sudden, completely unable to change the scale values on an object. Every time I enter a new value and select "apply" or the keyframe button,
Re: Can't change keyframe values, keeps reverting back
by Joe Rodgers 1 month ago
I finally just restarted my system and the problem went away. I had been working for several days in several large projects in multiple softwares and I think something got hung up at some point. It is
Display tag not affecting X-particles
by Joe Rodgers 2 months ago
I have display tags on multiple x-particle objects that are not affecting the visibility one bit at render until I set to absolute 0. At 1 percent, everything is on 100 percent when I render. What am
Re: Display tag not affecting X-particles
by Joe Rodgers 2 months ago
Here is where I am. The center rays are supposed to fade so we can focus on the outer rays at this spot but the display tag is not affecting the opacity. croppercapture4.png
XParticles pulse spline not tapering emission
by Joe Rodgers 2 months ago
I have some rays pulsing from a tweeter and I need the beginning and end of the pulse to taper off but when using the pulse spline, I get no results. Anyone know what could be wrong 13573_croppercaptu
Re: XParticles pulse spline not tapering emission
by Joe Rodgers 2 months ago
That's exactly it Brian, thanks! I also had to lower the particle size and birthrate to get even more visibility but now I have it. Thanks again!
reflection fall off
by Donald Mitchell 12 years ago
I am creating a scene where an object is sitting in an all white environment on a white glass reflective floor. How do I get the reflection to gradually fade out the further it is from the object if y
Re: reflection fall off
by Joe Rodgers 2 months ago
Hey Adam, how do you go about using ambient occlusion in the reflection channel
Any Deformer like the Spherify deformer but with customizable shape?
by Pablo Robles 2 months ago
I'm having sort of a struggle here, I have a simple character subdivided and rigged that I want it to morph into a cube basically, but I can't find any ways to do it other than Spherify and, as you gu
Re: Any Deformer like the Spherify deformer but with customizable shape?
by Sam Treadway 2 months ago
Create a cube and size it, then hide it from the viewport and renders. Add a shrink wrap deformer as a child of your mesh. Reference the cube you just created as the target object. Set the mode to 'ta
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Joe Rodgers liked this 2 months ago
Why is this happening?
by Joe Rodgers 3 months ago
I have 15 or so planes lined up side by side with a png sequence of a sine wave animating outwards. I have set up the material properly using the color and alpha channels and with just a few of them s
Re: Why is this happening?
by Brian Jones 3 months ago
I broke the avi into a sequence of PNGs (which it appeared to be in the material) which took took it from 5.96 GB for the AVI to 15 MB for the 749 images (just a note for the future). The file is made
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Joe Rodgers liked this 3 months ago
Need formula for animating sound wave from a small point
by Joe Rodgers 3 months ago
My client needs me to animate a bass frequency wave emanating from a woofer and when it reaches a person who is seated in the room, their skeleton will light up with each wave peak that strikes it. Al
Re: Need formula for animating sound wave from a small point
by Brian Jones 3 months ago
15, falloff in a deformer arrives in R16 I think. Before that you'd have to use vertex maps etc. I don't have access to anything older than 19 at home (moved to PC) so I had to search and found this h
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Joe Rodgers liked this 3 months ago
Mask path keeps creating fill
by Joe Rodgers 1 year ago
I am working on a write-on animation using an animated stroke and one single letter (o) keeps creating a fill instead of a stroke and I cannot figure out how to stop it from happening. There is no opt
Re: Mask path keeps creating fill
by Joe Rodgers 1 year ago
Thanks for you help btw! I have done that already. The problem is that I am doing a reveal of a text layer beneath it (the solid with all of its individual letter mask paths) and the style of the font
Character Animator rear view/profile
by Joe Rodgers 1 year ago
Does anyone know where I can find puppets that include a rear profile view of the character I have some animations I need to do with people watching a sunrise and it needs to be a view from behind the
Re: Character Animator rear view/profile
by Joe Rodgers 1 year ago
Yeah, that is exactly what I did but I'm thinking forward and not wanting to have to do this every time.
Strange lines in png export
by Joe Rodgers 1 year ago
I am having issues with a simple isometric graph I created in Illustrator that upon export, additional lines are rendering in the image. In the attached image, it should only be the graph, not the hor
Centering anchor point on 121 Illustrator layers
by Joe Rodgers 2 years ago
I have an illustrator file with 121 individual squares that I want to animate in AE but I need each individual square to have its anchor point centered exactly on the square itself, NOT in the center
Re: Centering anchor point on 121 Illustrator layers
by Joe Rodgers 2 years ago
That is another very useful nugget, thanks!
DOF not giving me the depth I need, even at .01 f-stop
by Joe Rodgers 2 years ago
It's all in the title. I am still learning the DOF in C4D so surely I am missing a key setting.
Re: DOF not giving me the depth I need, even at .01 f-stop
by Brian Jones 2 years ago
what renderer what is the scale of the scene Can you post the file
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Joe Rodgers liked this 2 years ago
Trapcode Particular is repositioning my mask path
by Joe Rodgers 2 years ago
I am working on a logo animation where I have created paths on each letter and am using an Emitter to follow those paths. The problem I keep having is that when I paste the mask path to the emitter, t
Re: Trapcode Particular is repositioning my mask path
by Joe Rodgers 2 years ago
Okay, so I figured that out finally and found a way around it. I work with masks all the time and have never seen this before when scaling a layer. Is this a Trapcode Particular quirk Also, the text i
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