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Joseph W. Bourke

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I am a Multimedia & Graphic Design professional offering a full complement of animation and motion graphics. I also do quite a bit of contract animation/graphics work for production facilities who might have the basic graphics capabilites in-house, b... [more]
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Public Access Format with HD Jibberdy Jaberdy
by Mark Gilvey 2 weeks ago
Greetings, I have two questions: 1. What are the export settings in Adobe Media Encoder for a Public Access channel format. My client has been given some time to place a video on Comcast public access
Re: Public Access Format with HD Jibberdy Jaberdy
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 weeks ago
That's information you will have to get from the public access channel. Just about every television entity has a one-sheeter (usually a pdf they can email you) giving you the exact specs for spot subm
Animated Brand Reveal suggestions needed
by Joe Clark 3 weeks ago
Hello, I have a page that has several Animated Brand Reveal modals on it (one per employee) and it works fine everywhere except in Safari! The overlay happens, then you see a flash of white just slide
Re: Animated Brand Reveal suggestions needed
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 weeks ago
I would suggest that you go to Wordpress support, and more specifically, to the creator of the template you are using. Wordpress is a whole different animal than After Effects, and themes created for
Backup methods, advice
by Adam Lewen 3 weeks ago
Hi. Not sure this is the right forum, but Im used to this one, and the topic is so general, im not sure where to fit it... My long time backup service Crashplan, is changing its business plan... I am
Re: Backup methods, advice
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 weeks ago
And don't forget Adam - if you don't have a complete backup offsite, then you don't have a backup at all... Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
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Adobe error
by Alicia Moore 4 weeks ago
Hi, I'm having problem printing from Adobe products, it gives me the "could not print because of a program error" just for one of the printers. The other one is for the sales department, I can print o
Re: Adobe error
by Joseph W. Bourke 4 weeks ago
Without knowing anything about the brand of printer, whether your drivers are up to date, and other technical issues which could be causing the problem, I would suggest saving a .png or .jpg, and then
Naming Convention Advice
by Matt Dunne 1 month ago
Hey all. I'm in the middle of updating my companies post workflow document for freelance editors and have been doing some thinking into our naming convention for sequences and exports. I'm a huge stic
Re: Naming Convention Advice
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 month ago
To keep things straight in my head (I'm a one man shop), I generally use lower case letters (for example, "UMass_Medical_v1"), continuing on numberically. When the client has seen a version, I change
Animating ~1000 photos falling into a shape
by Anatoly Volnov 2 months ago
Hi, First of all, I have googled around for this issue and I have found very little relevant info, which is somewhat surprising. I need to animate about a thousand photos falling in 3D space from behi
Re: Animating ~1000 photos falling into a shape
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 months ago
Anatoly - This plugin might help you out, if you don't own Particular: http: aescripts.com pastiche Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
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Copy of Premiere Pro CC Certification test
by Adam Berch 2 months ago
Hi, Is there a way to get an entire practice test for the Premiere Pro CC Certification test Thanks
Re: Copy of Premiere Pro CC Certification test
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 months ago
Thanks Ann - I didn't run across that one. Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
Disk Catalog Software?
by Daniel Waldron 2 months ago
I posted this in the Backup and Archive forum, but wasn't sure how active that forum was... Anyone use any disk catalog software on a PC to keep track of archived files and projects We've used CD Find
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Re: Disk Catalog Software?
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 months ago
Hi Daniel - I've been using Gentibus CD for a number of years, and I love it. It's free, and it will catalog CDs, DVD's, Network Drives (I use it on my dockable drives), and thumb drives. Being able t
WHOLE Computer is crashing when trying to export
by Jesse Fernandez 2 months ago
I built a new computer and tried to export a project and multiple times it has frozen the whole computer. Even leaving it for an hour or so it does not fix itself. Have had to hard reboot it each time
Re: WHOLE Computer is crashing when trying to export
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 months ago
Jesse I had a really stupid one happen to me with overheating and crashing of my HP Z800. Turns out that when I had installed the Nvidia graphics card, I tucked the wire bundle into the hole where the
Arrrrgh. Also Off Topic - Photos. Grrrr.
by Bill Davis 3 months ago
Damn, Damn, Damn, I'm venting here because many of you know this story. (My long, sad, frustrating story about my battles with my now terminated Adobe Photo Subscription.) As many of you know, I final
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Re: Arrrrgh. Also Off Topic - Photos. Grrrr.
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 months ago
Yes. Adobe Bridge CC is free, and is also available as a free-standing install outside of the CC realm. In other words, you don't have to have Photoshop, AE, PPro or other products installed for it to
Easily splitting entire clip into single frames?
by philip janikowski 3 months ago
Hi there! Using the latest version of Premiere Pro CC, and AE CC. I was wondering if there was an easy way to split an entire clip into single frames without having to manually add an edit to everyone
Re: Easily splitting entire clip into single frames?
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 months ago
Look into "splitting clip into image sequence". I know you can do it in Photoshop quite easily, and I have also done it in Premiere Pro. Here's a link to the Adobe word on it: https: helpx.adobe.com a
3ds Max crashes whenever I try to start the program
by Ismail Ahmed 3 months ago
I recently got a new workstation and have installed 3ds max on it. But whenever I try to open it it just says 3ds max failed to open. I'm not entirely sure what's wrong and would love some help to fix
Re: 3ds Max crashes whenever I try to start the program
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 months ago
Did you do a license transfer You have to do that before it will run. There's a utility for it from Autodesk. Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
Changing a template layout
by Guilherme Carbone 5 months ago
Hello, I'm a total noob with AE and I don't know hoe to do anything besides the basic. With that in mind and the need of a new intro to my channel I digged all over internet for a nice template. And I
Re: Changing a template layout
by Joseph W. Bourke 5 months ago
It looks to me as if the controller is a 3D model, or at least a rendered clip containing a 3D model, which may have been done in Element 3D, 3DS Max, C4D, etc. Unless you know how to use one of these
3d element plugin error " element has encountered an unrecoverable error "
by ali brakat 5 months ago
Hi, does anyone here work with the 3d element plugin i keep getting the error message " element has encountered an unrecoverable error " capture.jpg i am searching every where but failed to fix it peo
Re: 3d element plugin error " element has encountered an unrecoverable error "
by Joseph W. Bourke 5 months ago
Here's some info from the Video Copilot support forum: http: www.videocopilot.net forum viewtopic.php f=42&t=125989 Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
editing and music (not a technical post)
by Bob Zelin 6 months ago
Hi - just watched a YouTube video of Alex Lifeson from Rush talking about the "excitement" of playing in open tuning on guitar - you know how to play the guitar, but all of a sudden, it's all differen
Re: editing and music (not a technical post)
by Joseph W. Bourke 5 months ago
As usual, that's the deal, Todd. Talent not included... Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
I would love to read your suggestions on how to make letters fly!
by Jacob Giacometti 6 months ago
Hey guys, I'm facing a bit of a challenge (relative to my skills at least!). I need to have a series of letters (not random, they form 4 specific words), slowly flying together horizontally like leave
Re: I would love to read your suggestions on how to make letters fly!
by Joseph W. Bourke 6 months ago
Jacob - Have you seen this relatively new script on AEScripts.com It might be just what you need: http: aescripts.com wind You might also be able to do what you're attempting with the AE text animatio
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Wind through a window, not possible or what?
by Don Jobs 6 months ago
Hello, this sounds very simple, but now that I have to create it I just can't. So, I googled it and still didn't find any answer. I just need a simple curtains waving on the wind with an open window.
Re: Wind through a window, not possible or what?
by Joseph W. Bourke 6 months ago
I assume that you've set up the Wind Space Warp in the correct direction, with a light force (like a breeze). Have you set up the wall properly in Reactor as a Concave Mesh Here's a walkthrough - you
Apple working on new Mac Pro
by Shane Ross 7 months ago
http: www.theverge.com 2017 4 4 15175916 apple-mac-pro-redesign-plans Rethinking the design, and admitting they painted themselves into a corner with the tube design. BUT...won't come out this year. L
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Re: Apple working on new Mac Pro
by Joseph W. Bourke 7 months ago
Microsoft is essentially a software company - they began moving into the hardware realm around 2011, and have not seen great success in that side of the business. According to their 10-K annual report
AE Plugin Particular
by Neil Beller 7 months ago
Hi, I pulled up a template I had purchased called Falling Memories and it seems to be missing the plugin "Particular". It is used to create the many, many layers of falling photos in the background. I
Re: AE Plugin Particular
by Joseph W. Bourke 7 months ago
Neil - This is something to be very aware of when buying templates. Usually, the template creator will put somewhere close to the top of the template page, "Requires Particular plugin", or whatever ot
Removing Light from scene
by London Jones 7 months ago
Hey guys, I need some help with removing a light from a scene. It's roughly a 10 second shot. I can't seem to figure a way to remove the light and blend the replacement mask. The tracking of the light
Re: Removing Light from scene
by Joseph W. Bourke 7 months ago
The good news here is that what's going to grab the viewers' attention is the kiss. If people are looking at his shoulder and the background, they're looking in the wrong place. You and the camera per
Clamp for Floresent softboxes to have 2 on a stand
by Ben Edwards 7 months ago
Hi. We use photo 'bulbs' (the curly ones) with soft boxes to light a greenscreen. currently we have 2 on stands (one each side). What we cant to do is have 2 softboxes on either atand (they are verry
Re: Clamp for Floresent softboxes to have 2 on a stand
by Joseph W. Bourke 7 months ago
Here's a very useful video on different ways to achieve this. Personally, I own a couple of Manfrotto super clamps (pricey), several of the mini-clamps (not Manfrotto and cheap) which are close to 2 i
OT: Time to say goodbye?
by David Mathis 7 months ago
For the last several weekd the "other" debate forum has grown silent. There have been no sightings of angry village people with torches and pitchforks. Even the intoxicated laced rants and diatribes h
Re: OT: Time to say goodbye?
by Joseph W. Bourke 7 months ago
Well put, Tim. It appears that the naysayers (anti-subscription)have realized that Adobe is not going to change direction, and the prosayers are happy with the subscription model, and have moved on. W
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How hard would be to achieve this with no experience?
by Adrian Chircu 7 months ago
As the title says how hard would this be to achieve, at least on a simpler level with no experience whatsoever in drawing no talent either https: www.youtube.com watch v=YnhDimOnIsc While this does lo
Re: How hard would be to achieve this with no experience?
by Joseph W. Bourke 7 months ago
Hi Adrian - There would be no need to shoot the actor over a greenscreen, since the artist would just be selectively rotoscoping the talent on a new layer, which would be keyable. The actor shoot woul
How?
by Jim Williams 7 months ago
I made a sound recording in a room with flourescent lighting, and the transformer noise got in my sound. How might I mark the audio to point out the sound before the speaking begins
Re: How?
by Joseph W. Bourke 7 months ago
Well, Jim, some of them will, some of them won't - I think Stefan was just trying to be helpful. In Audition I generally find a clear spot where there is only noise, then use Capture Noise Print, whic
Plotting client locations on a map?
by Mike Little 8 months ago
Hi! I have been asked to create a map of the United States and drop pins on all of our clients. Infographic style. Here is a very rough proof of concept I did in After Effects in 5 minutes: https: vim
Re: Plotting client locations on a map?
by Joseph W. Bourke 7 months ago
There are a number of "looks" which you can get from the plugin, only one of which is the satellite view. There are several you can use which run the gamut from a flat looking Google type map, to much
AutoCAD crashes with error 977
by Ted Pratt 8 months ago
Hi, I have AutoCAD 2015 on Windows 8.1 When I try to open .DWG format file, AutoCAD crashes and the error the Error 977 Overlapped I O operation is in progress appeared. Can someone please help how to
Re: AutoCAD crashes with error 977
by Joseph W. Bourke 8 months ago
This is not an AutoCAD forum, but the following might help: https: knowledge.autodesk.com search-result caas sfdcarticles sfdcarticles Install-Failure-Error-997-Overlapped-I-O-operation-is-in-progress
XMP / Metadata from Adobe Bridge - How to make searchable in Windows
by David Parkison 11 months ago
Hey everyone. This is my first post, so hopefully, I'm handling this properly. I was wondering if I could ask you for your expertise in solving a challenge regarding creating a digital asset managemen
Re: XMP / Metadata from Adobe Bridge - How to make searchable in Windows
by Joseph W. Bourke 8 months ago
Looks as if the freestanding Bridge CC is still available for download: http: blogs.adobe.com vikrant 2013 06 how-to-install-adobe-bridge-cc Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkem
Prem vs FCPX - Panels
by Oliver Peters 8 months ago
Since this is a debate forum and it's a Friday, what are your thoughts about Adobe's Premiere Pro panels architecture This seems to be a key enabler for many third party developers building add-ins to
Re: Prem vs FCPX - Panels
by Joseph W. Bourke 8 months ago
Chris - I'm sorry to hear about your father. My thoughts are with you. Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
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What apps are best for what tasks?
by John Heckt 8 months ago
Hey everyone, I am trying to create a logo for my YouTube channel. I do not have a graphic design background but have a knack for learning Creative Cloud Apps. I've worked with people who use differen
Re: What apps are best for what tasks?
by Joseph W. Bourke 8 months ago
If you're creating a logo for broad usage, and aren't sure whether it might be placed on large signage, or on a banner at a trade show, you would want to create it in a vector-based software package,
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Smelly Case
by Todd Terry 8 months ago
This is not remotely business or marketing... but I consider B&M sort of my "home forum" on the COW and know most everyone here... and figured some of my friends here might have run across something l
Re: Smelly Case
by Joseph W. Bourke 8 months ago
Another very good remedy for noxious smells is coffee beans. They really soak up odors, plus they smell pretty nice themselves. The beans, not ground coffee. Just make sure you toss the beans when you
Dealer Show Recap Video Tips
by Boe Beito 8 months ago
Hi folks, I'm an internal, one-man-band video guy at a medium sized company that makes snowmobiles. I generally shoot interview and instructional content. We have a dealer show at a convention center
Re: Dealer Show Recap Video Tips
by Joseph W. Bourke 8 months ago
Boe - Here's a very useful look at a bunch of on-camera video lights: https: www.youtube.com watch v=kwrGLPi6qb4&t=531s Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
Screencaputre
by Marten Köpp 9 months ago
Hello guys, I don't know if this is the right forum but I ask it anyway. I am working on some productmovies and need to capture some screens. To get this done I am looking for portable screencapture s
Re: Screencaputre
by Joseph W. Bourke 9 months ago
While it's not free, Camtasia is pretty much the best screen capture tool for the PC side. You don't say whether your captures need to show an interface in motion, with moving cursors, etc.; Camtasia
A little OT: Asset Managers
by Jeff Markgraf 11 months ago
Looking for some thoughts on assent management systems. Here's the catch: must be Premiere Pro compatible. I know, it's an FCP group. And I dearly wish I were looking for a setup for an FCP X facility
Re: A little OT: Asset Managers
by Joseph W. Bourke 11 months ago
Jeff - Have you taken a serious look at Adobe Bridge It sounds like just what you need, and you already have it if you have Premiere Pro. I ran the art department of an ABC affiliate, supplying projec
Reconstructing audio
by Jim Dockery 11 months ago
This is from a location shoot where only one mic on the camera was working. 10825_joannelou.wav.zip I'm trying to remove the room noise and bring up the voices as the overall recording is poor. I appl
Re: Reconstructing audio
by Joseph W. Bourke 11 months ago
Hi Jim - The following Audition help file will get you at least part of the way: https: helpx.adobe.com audition using noise-reduction-restoration-effects.html Normalizing may help in bringing up the
Green video in Program Monitor
by Kevin Ike 11 months ago
Engels (Google Translate) Hello readers! Another question, if I have a .mp4 file import in Premiere, I see a green screen in my program monitor. I've tried to customize the extension to .mpg but it do
Re: Green video in Program Monitor
by Joseph W. Bourke 11 months ago
It is most likely a codec from a camera or output source which is not installed on your system. I just ran into this last week - the footage was from a Blackmagic Ursa camera and it would only display
Mic pops in my audio
by Alan Balch 11 months ago
Greetings, In my interview the other day, my mic was going out at the top of the interview. I caught it early, I thought, and switched mics. However, my first sot is pretty thrashed. I've attached a f
Re: Mic pops in my audio
by Joseph W. Bourke 11 months ago
Glad it worked. Sometimes the simplest solutions take the longest amount of time to find. Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
New Mac Pro "three years ahead of it's time"
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
At least that's how long it took a certain company to catch up https: www.cnet.com products samsung-artpc-pulse preview
Re: New Mac Pro "three years ahead of it's time"
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 year ago
Yes...and the color of the flames can be changed via an iPhone app. Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
Adobe CC - positives and negatives?
by D j Harris 1 year ago
Hi, We are on the verge of switching to Adobe CC and I just wanted to ask those with experience of it about it's highlights and drawbacks. I've done some research but as with anything you find reports
Re: Adobe CC - positives and negatives?
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 year ago
You're on the right track, I'd say. File and project naming and folder structure are the keys to finding archived projects. The rest is just faster ways of finding things when the first steps are less
Work on the same project with different computers
by Niclas Werres 1 year ago
Hello there, I'm new here and since the adobe forum isn't replying to anything, I hope to find some help here. Here's my question: Is it possible to work on the same project with different computers s
Re: Work on the same project with different computers
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 year ago
Hi Niclas - I'm a one man shop, so I have not done this, but here's a link to an in-depth article on the workflow used for Deadpool: https: blogs.adobe.com creativecloud putting-deadpool-into-practice
Should I charge client to convert old FCP7 project to Premiere Pro?
by Mel Matsuoka 1 year ago
I have a client that I worked for many years ago, back when we did everything in FCP7. I had nearly forgotten about them until they called me recently because they wanted to revise a ton of those old
Re: Should I charge client to convert old FCP7 project to Premiere Pro?
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 year ago
I can't give you advice on whether or not you should do it, but here's a pretty good walk through of the process of doing it: http: www.shirleythompson.net 2015 12 05 fcp-to-premiere It shows a long f
The iBag
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
Here's what Apple has been spending time on instead of FCPX or the next Mac Pro :) It s hard to believe this is even true. So sad. http: www.gizmodo.co.uk 2016 09 apple-unveils-bag https: www.theguard
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Re: The iBag
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 year ago
Yes, certainly...an opposing opinion on a bag design certainly makes sense to me... Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
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the "sad" state of our industry
by Bob Zelin 1 year ago
I guess this is for old timers. Today, with free editing software, quality cameras built into our CEL phones and iPads, free streaming software, free color grading software, free data transmission sof
Re: the "sad" state of our industry
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 year ago
Well put. I have a former client who, after several rounds of attempted knock downs in my pricing, decided to go the "cub scout" rout. Instead of hiring me to do custom motion graphics work, he hires
Glass material issue
by Peppe Hall 1 year ago
Hi there I set myself up for a big task, at least for a noob :) I want to create a logo in red transperent glass, i followed several tuts on the "glass subject" both in Vray and Mentalray with caustic
Re: Glass material issue
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 year ago
Are you putting elements in the scene which will reflect on the logo And also lights which will the illuminate the reflection objects That could be making a difference. Joe Bourke Owner Creative Direc
fast architecture script
by Sidali Zrk 1 year ago
hi, fast architecture is script that allows you to work quicker when modelling architectural scenes, i have searched a lot for it, but i didn't find a free version, so if someone has a link please sha
Re: fast architecture script
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 year ago
Sorry to hear that, but I'm sure that no one on this forum will send you a pirated version (or their own one that they paid for). Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
Project Management
by Matt Dawson 1 year ago
Hello, we work in Creative Services at a TV station. We handle Local Commercial Production & Promotions for hundreds of clients. As you can imagine, the organizational habits we stepped into are a nig
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Re: Project Management
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 year ago
Yes there is: Adobe Bridge. As Art Director at an ABC affiliate in New Hampshire, I was in charge of digital assets for News, Commercial Production, and Promotions. I used Bridge to manage upwards of
How to use Audition to remove Audio Frequency Interference
by Mark Nox 1 year ago
Hello all, I recorded a wedding and the DJ arrived late to setup his equipment right before the ceremony and had his microphones on the same frequency as I had mine wireless lapel mic. I was trying an
Re: How to use Audition to remove Audio Frequency Interference
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 year ago
I'm glad that worked out Mark. It's a tedious process, but often hand work is the only way to do it. Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
Softboxes for LED panels like Aputure Amaran 672w or Yongnuo Y600/Y900
by David R. Falzarano 1 year ago
Hi there, I have some LED panels that I use frequently for videography and I'm wondering if there are softboxes that fit them. I saw the very cheap but useful Neewer 32x32" but it only comes with bowe
Re: Softboxes for LED panels like Aputure Amaran 672w or Yongnuo Y600/Y900
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 year ago
I don't know whether these could be adapted to your panels, but they sure look like a good idea, and I'll bet there will be a generic version around soon: http: cheesycam.com tag led-softbox Joe Bourk
ShapeMerge on two side of 3ds model
by behdad Boujari 1 year ago
Hi. I want use shapemerge for two side of 3ds model. I can merge a shape with 3ds model but when I try to add two shape merge, it only work on one side of 3ds model. like this picture: https: s32.post
Re: ShapeMerge on two side of 3ds model
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 year ago
The link goes nowhere, but if I get what you're looking to do, you may want to use Mirror (if your object is symmetrical) to achieve what you're trying to do. By splitting your object in half and mirr
Drone, Shmone.
by Mark Suszko 1 year ago
I'm showing a little bit of my cranky acerbic side, I guess. But it is the hot part of the year and what news editors call "silly season", so it might be the right time to put on a fresh Onion Belt an
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Re: Drone, Shmone.
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 year ago
There is a toll charge, Mark. The production house which doesn't know how to tell a good story, and instead relies on the hottest new FX Techniques, doesn't get results and thus, doesn't get the clien
Map on Beveled Text
by Chris Mathews 1 year ago
Can you please tell how can I achieve this effect. I have beveled text and I want to add a gradient map from black to white, but i want the beveled edges to be pure white even in black area of the gra
Re: Map on Beveled Text
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 year ago
Convert the beveled text to a Poly, then use a multi-sub map to assign the textures you want (2 in this case). Here's some info on it: http: help.autodesk.com view 3DSMAX 2015 ENU guid=GUID-4DDA8C87-8
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