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Kalleheikki Kannisto

Senior Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Animator, Cinematographer, VFX Artist, Web Designer, Photographer
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Text Expression Question
by John Wooltorton 1 day ago
I came across this expression under the expression selector under a text layer and when I start offsetting scale, rotation and tracking amount, it has a sort of bouncing effect. I can't figure out how
Re: Text Expression Question
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 13 hours ago
I haven't tried to use the expression, so I can't tell exactly what it does, but from reading it I gather it moves the letters in the layer with a one-frame delay between each letter from one animated
When does one turn to Pro in AE?
by Katalin Kotcsei 1 day ago
Hey Guys, I have been using AE for a while now. There are many things, techniques that I know and I m confident about. Still, I find it there is a lot to learn, thus, when a Client asks which level I'
Re: When does one turn to Pro in AE?
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 1 day ago
Being "pro" can mean different things to different clients, so there's hardly a universal measuring stick for this. The level of skill should be judged first and foremost from the quality of work, i.e
Plugins
by Leke Mustapha 3 days ago
Do "i" need third-party plugins in adobe after effects
Re: Plugins
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 days ago
This discussion made me ask the question "is there a way to generate a z-depth map from the native AE layers to aid with compositing 3D effect layers " which lead me to this interesting post: https: w
Multicam edits lost
by Rob Romas 2 days ago
I was editing a 9 camera concert. I rendered the sequence and walked away. Came back and all my edits switched over to one camera. Every camera edit I made is now switched to Camera 4 Not sure if i cl
Re: Multicam edits lost
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 days ago
What I suspect happened is that you had the entire multitrack (all clips) selected and pressed 4 on the keyboard, thus changing the camera angle to camera 4 for everything. Camera switching with the k
File: Holographic reflection
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 days ago
zip file Faking a holographic reflection with a track matte and an image with rainbow gradients. https: f1.creativecow.net 12456 12456
Banknote/passport safety hologram style effect
by PJ Palomaki 3 days ago
Hey all, Can anyone think of a good way to achieve banknote passport safety hologram effect in AE, something like this (but animated in AE): https: www.bankofcanada.ca banknotes vertical10 It would ha
Re: Banknote/passport safety hologram style effect
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 days ago
Kinda like this, the basic idea without anything fancy. (You can't rotate it more than 90 degrees in the current form.) 12456_holographicreflection.zip Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
These Damn Tabs! Automatic First Line Left Indent
by Gordy Grundy 5 days ago
Thanks for your help! Laying out a simple novel. I import text from Word and paste it in. The first sentence of each paragraph is indented at .5" This is automatic. Note: Under the Paragraph settings,
Re: These Damn Tabs! Automatic First Line Left Indent
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 4 days ago
Step One: Don't copy-paste Word documents into InDesign, they come with too much garbage. Import them instead, which cleans out most of the unnecessary formatting. Step Two: If that alone doesn't hand
Mix down with metronome track
by Daniel Christie 5 days ago
Hi, I've searched this forum and google and only managed to dig up some very old posts, without any real solutions. Is it possible to create a mixdown with the metronome included By default it is mute
Re: Mix down with metronome track
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 4 days ago
The only two options that come to mind are 1) Record the analog output and add as audio track 2) Rewire (software), which I haven't worked with much, but which at least in theory can combine audio out
Coordinates 2D to 3D and back 3D to 2D in one expression?
by Mark Doctor 7 days ago
Hello! I've created a shiny 3D-tablet(shapes) and it should reflect the floor it sits on. The floor is actually a shadow-catcher placed by motionmatching the camera movements of the backgroundfootage.
Re: Coordinates 2D to 3D and back 3D to 2D in one expression?
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 4 days ago
Yes, I think perspective point values are just too extreme for corner pin to counter-act. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
Move an object from one null position to another null position with Slider Control
by Guido Giardino 4 days ago
Hi! I have a difficult one!! I'm trying to create an expression but I'm far from the goal. I explain what I'm trying to do: I have 2 null objects. Both are moving independently along the composition.
Re: Move an object from one null position to another null position with Slider Control
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 4 days ago
I think it should be as simple as this, expression applied to object position: linear(pick-whip-slider-value-here, 0, 100, pick-whip-null-1-position-here, pick-whip-null-2-position-here) Kalleheikki K
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After drawing a mandala path with Particular, is it still possible to keyframe its shape properties?
by Benjamin Sintemaartensdijk 4 days ago
First post after ma(aaa)ny anonymous visits, so thank you already for all the help you've been providing! Hopefully these screenshots help clarifying my issue. When I grab the particle emitter (Light
Re: After drawing a mandala path with Particular, is it still possible to keyframe its shape properties?
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 4 days ago
You will have to adjust the formula and re-render. But you might even be able to render the whole shape in one frame, which would give you the result you're after. If not, there's always time remappin
360° Image Loop
by Ivan Bobadilla 4 days ago
Hi, I've been breaking my head over this. I'm going to show you what I need to accomplish with this YouTube video: https: www.youtube.com watch v=0U5LZCJ0vYU Basically what I m trying to accomplish is
Re: 360° Image Loop
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 4 days ago
Haven't come across a plugin for that. Essentially you need three additional copies of any layer that is crossing over the edges, with the same animation, offset from the original by the height and wi
Is this icon animation had been done in Aftereffects or c4d?
by Mohammad_Rasool Namdar 5 days ago
Hi, I'm wondering how this icon animation has made := := := https: youtu.be VapGc5E2arc Do anybody has a tutorial or guide to make this kind of design regards
Re: Is this icon animation had been done in Aftereffects or c4d?
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 5 days ago
Could be any 3D program that comes with a cel shader (toon shader). Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
Using satellite images for maps (bing etc) - commercial use
by Sam Freeman 6 days ago
Hi everyone, I've been asked to put together a zoom-out animation of the UK using satellite images for a marketing video and I was wondering what people are doing about licensing for this I know you c
Re: Using satellite images for maps (bing etc) - commercial use
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 6 days ago
Haven't done so, but might be worth checking if any of the satellite image providers requirements are met by putting the attribution in the end titles. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
Illustrator isolation mode
by Onur Uygur 1 week ago
Hi everyone, Im using shutterstock illustrators for 2d animations in AE. To make a good animation, I need to make some layers in Illustrator. I have to seperate legs arms to the new layers. My questio
Re: Illustrator isolation mode
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 1 week ago
What do you mean by "getting rid of it" It is a program feature which you can't (to my knowledge) turn off. If you didn't have isolation mode, you couldn't edit anything inside a group or a clipping g
Expression happening *before* keyframe problem
by Mark Philip 1 week ago
Greetings! I was hoping you all might be able to help me with something that has made me tear my hair out. First a disclaimer: I am not very skilled at expressions. In any case, the problem. I have so
Re: Expression happening *before* keyframe problem
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 1 week ago
The first thing I would try is to make those keyframes linear rather than easy-eased. Take a look at the values in the graph editor, you will likely see unexpected overshoots and curvatures there. Kal
Layer Position Relative to Text Length
by Jason Smart 3 years ago
Hello, I am trying to find an expression that will move the position of a layer relative to the size or length of the text layer next to it. For example, I have a layer on the left and a layer on the
Re: Layer Position Relative to Text Length
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 1 week ago
Although I didn't read that very carefully, I expect it should work by changing the last line to x-gap-width 2,value 1 Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
beginner question InDesign
by Suzin Daly 1 week ago
Is it possible to type a resume in InDesign and have the background completely transparent I guess, make a png if that is possible in InDesign , bring it into my web site - the background to be seen,
Re: beginner question InDesign
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 1 week ago
Yes, you can export a PGN with transparency from inDesign. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
Curved Halftone
by Danielle Ranck 1 week ago
Hi! Does anyone know how to make a curved halftone in either Illustrator or Photoshop I'm looking to create a curved halftone that fits the curve of the rainbow below: So I made this: But its linear,
Re: Curved Halftone
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 1 week ago
That was Photoshop, forgot to mention. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
Is this a Quicktime issue?
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
Hi guys, As of about 2-3 weeks ago, I have not been able to convert a .mov (animation 100% quality) of over 2GB file size in Media Encoder to H.264, not even by bringing the video in to Premiere and e
Re: Is this a Quicktime issue?
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 1 week ago
The drive is NTFS formatted. It seems to only affect Quicktime with Animation codec (that I've noticed so far). Other codecs are working fine with over 2GB file sizes. This also happens on exporting a
Audio Noob With Voiceovers
by Luke Woosley 1 week ago
I m an amature video guy that doesn t have a good understanding of audio. Now I have a project in front of me with which the audio is a significant component. In a nutshell, it s an animated monthly n
Re: Audio Noob With Voiceovers
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 1 week ago
Not exactly the place to begin if you need to learn Audition, but this describes the multitrack features of the software. You will want to use this to edit together the three separate pieces of audio.
Wiggle Expression for 2 dimensions with If Else Checkbox control and else animation
by Manuela Williams 1 week ago
Hi, I am using this code in order to randomly scale my layer and then use a checkbox control to turn the expression animation off. My question is, when I set the keyframe with the checkbox control unc
Re: Wiggle Expression for 2 dimensions with If Else Checkbox control and else animation
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 1 week ago
Attach the wiggle amount to a slider, animate the slider from 0 to (amount) for on and from (amount) to 0 for off over the number of frames you like. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
Producing randomly sized squares that must correspond to an underlying grid?
by Stuart Reid 2 weeks ago
Hello all, long time lurker, and grateful recipient of lots of second-hand information from this wonderful site! Now, I have to produce some gfx for a company who like random squares. (!) However, the
Re: Producing randomly sized squares that must correspond to an underlying grid?
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 1 week ago
Those requirements are going to make it tricky no matter how you approach this. What I would probably do, if I were tasked with such, would be to animate a few single squares in their own comps, follo
move on event
by Alex Weil 2 weeks ago
hey, is it possible to move an layer if something happens, for example, when my solid is higher than wide, layer 2 should move from p1 to p2 and vice versa. i coded something like that, but its not mo
Re: move on event
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 1 week ago
From the looks of it you're attempting to apply the expression to time remapping. That could be done, I guess, but it would make more sense to apply an expression to the layer position. What the probl
File: Trim paths line length
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
aep file Using sourceRectAtTime and trim paths to adjust line length based on text length. https: f1.creativecow.net 12430 trim-paths-line-length
How to fix shadow/light areas on a face
by Darin Eisenhut 3 weeks ago
Hi Everyone, I'm looking for some advice on how to deal with shadows and light on a face. headshots for a high school baseball team, the day was partly cloudy with the sun coming in and out. Anyone kn
Re: How to fix shadow/light areas on a face
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
There's no easy way to fix that. Helps if you have the RAW versions of the files available,as you can minimize the damage when opening the raw. Use 16-bit color mode for better results. One thing you
Eyedropper picking wrong colors
by James Strecker 2 weeks ago
Yo. I've looked all over the internet for an answer to this, and it seems it's never been resolved. So I'm HOPING someone else here has dealt with this before and knows what to do... Long story short,
Re: Eyedropper picking wrong colors
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
This begs the question: Why use color management If you set it to "no color management" it should default to monitor RGB and you wouldn't have to use proof colors at all, methinks. Kalleheikki Kannist
Scale/rotate of specific points (direct selected)...
by Christof Van Niekerk 2 weeks ago
Seems like the simplest thing to accomplish & I'm just not winning with it: I want to use direct selection and grab 2 or 3 points of my shape & then get a transformation box to scale, rotate, move ONL
Re: Scale/rotate of specific points (direct selected)...
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
No problem. Sometimes it's the simple things that get you :D Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
update Dynamic link to a "Converted" AE project
by Daniel Burrell 2 weeks ago
I have an old project that has dozens of lower third and side third graphics that were built in after effects. The client has a new logo and color scheme and wanted all of the graphics updated. This w
Re: update Dynamic link to a "Converted" AE project
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
Did you try renaming the converted project to the original name (You can move the original for safekeeping to an "outdated" folder). It likely also requires that both projects (AE and Premiere) are of
Dynamic scaling and relative positioning Lower Third
by alek Ivanov 1 year ago
Hello, I would be very grateful if someone can help me out with a problem I 'm trying to solve. I have a bar which is divided in two and in each of the areas I want to have a text which stays centered
Re: Dynamic scaling and relative positioning Lower Third
by Dan Ebberts 1 year ago
Assuming that nothing is parented, the anchor point of the bar is on its left edge, and the two text layers are center-justified, the expressions could look something like this: bar scale margin = 90;
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Remove everything, but leave drums
by Bogdan Marculescu 4 weeks ago
I have an alternative rock song I want to sync with a short film, but I have some problems matching the song drums to the video cuts. I am using the audio waveform in Premiere to help me understand be
Re: Remove everything, but leave drums
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
I would play the song quietly in the background and record myself tapping the (snare drum) beat newly on top of it. Then align this reference track on the timeline for editing. Kalleheikki Kannisto Se
Copy and paste drifting in Photoshop
by George Rupp 2 weeks ago
Hi there, Im relatively new to Photoshop, though do have a lot of experience with regards to video editing using adobe software (after effects , premiere etc.) Up until now I haven't really had the in
Re: Copy and paste drifting in Photoshop
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
Without getting into a deep explanation* of why this happens, the better way to accomplish this is to select something and choose from menu Layer New Layer via Copy. This keeps the copy in the same ex
remove white line around outside of figure
by Beverley Boorer 2 weeks ago
Hi, I embedded an image onto a background. The image (from Pixabay) was on a transparent background. That part is ok, but there is a fine white line around some parts of the image of the soldier that
Re: remove white line around outside of figure
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
While the image is still on it's own layer, select the transparency of the layer by ctrl-clicking on the layer thumbnail. The choose select modify contract and contract by one pixel. Click on the laye
How to efficiently switch back and forth between 2 cameras?
by Robert Maric 3 weeks ago
I have a scene with multiple camera angles and I want to switch between them many times. Layers only have 1 in and 1 out point that I'm aware of so I don't know how to achieve this without adding a ne
Re: How to efficiently switch back and forth between 2 cameras?
by Dirk de Jong 3 weeks ago
Robert Maric "I have a scene with multiple camera angles and I want to switch between them many times. ...I don't know how to achieve this without adding a new layer each time I want to switch to a c
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sync audio challenge
by Jon Hornbacher 1 month ago
I have what I think is a pretty difficult post challenge that I'm wondering if folks out there have a solution. Two cameras, one sound recordist, following a couple around all day in many different se
Re: sync audio challenge
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 3 weeks ago
I tried it with a new project. I see where it went wrong. I was used to having the different cameras in different bins in preparation for PluralEyes. That doesn't work for Premiere multicam, the clips
Trapcode Particular : Physics Time Factor Render Problems
by Gilles Simon 4 weeks ago
Hey guys! I've been working with a record label lately, and they're trying to release some podcast episodes into youtube renders. Now, I've always been able to create some cool visuals from sound keys
Re: Trapcode Particular : Physics Time Factor Render Problems
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 3 weeks ago
Would the two-pass method of rendering without tying to Particular physics time factor and then using Soundkeys output to time warp the Particular output result in anything vaguely similar to what you
The best way to deliver pdf resumes to clients? Embedded fonts or outlines?
by Emily Burrow 3 weeks ago
Hello! I'm a graphic designer that has recently started a business designing resumes. When I finish a resume, I'm confused on how it should be delivered to the client. A few years ago, with one of my
Re: The best way to deliver pdf resumes to clients? Embedded fonts or outlines?
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 3 weeks ago
Yes, embedding fonts is the right solution. They will definitely display right in the free Acrobat Reader. I can't really vouch for every PDF viewer out there, but most of them should display correctl
Make circle thinner to thicker
by Pedro Santos 1 month ago
Hello I need to make a circle that starts thin and gets thicker as it "turns around". It seem pretty simple to make, but I really don't know how. Like this: Thanks already!
Re: Make circle thinner to thicker
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 3 weeks ago
The method that comes to mind is a bit complex: You create a straight-line version of that "brush stroke" and turn it into an art brush, then apply it to the stroke of a circle. That's a really basic
Layer Behind Another Showing Outline
by Jeffrey Call 1 month ago
Hello, I'm hoping someone in this forum can help me. I'm not the most experienced user of Photoshop, but I know enough to get myself in trouble. Here is the issue I'm trying to resolve. I have a compo
Re: Layer Behind Another Showing Outline
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 1 month ago
Photoshop: The problem is the edge pixels are semi-transparent, so the other layer shows through the semi-transparent pixels. However, you don't need to worry about that in this situation, since all y
Accessing uploaded files
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 1 month ago
Hi, I couldn't find a way to locate my uploaded files (not images, but other file types). Is there a way to see them in one place Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
Crazy blue shimmer with Lumetri Black level
by mark thompson 1 month ago
I've had a problem for a while that I've only just managed to nail down. When a relative noisy part of the image where Lumetri is being asked to darken the blacks contains dark blues or any dark color
Re: Crazy blue shimmer with Lumetri Black level
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 1 month ago
Although not related to Lumetri (I don't use it that much for color correction), shadow areas have that issue on some of my projects as well. What I usually do is one (or more) of the following: - ton
Order of effects
by Tom Galli 1 month ago
Aloha all! So I find myself commonly using Noise Reduction, Normalization, and Compression on, well, just about everything. My question is, which is the best order I go back and forth on whether Noise
Re: Order of effects
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
This is the order I do my audio for film. I put effects in order of non destructive. 1. dc offset - offset power errors affects dynamic range so this goes first, a critical pre-alignment step 2. match
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Computer stopped working and .psd file was spoilt
by Summer Clarke 1 month ago
My friend and me created .psd file that we have been working during some hard months. Today we've almost done, we've changed some moments in .psd file, when we tried to finish our long time project co
Re: Computer stopped working and .psd file was spoilt
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 1 month ago
I believe your best bet is a hard-disk recovery tool of some kind. The file may still be there, just inaccessible. I've used RescuePro from SanDisk with success on deleted image files, but that may no
Some trouble with Glyphs
by Marina Plotzki 1 month ago
Hello everyone, I m confronted with a very specific Glyph problem to which I cannot find a solution. So I m working on some books which are partly in Spanish and partly in an indigenous language from
Re: Some trouble with Glyphs
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 1 month ago
You might have more luck importing the text into InDesign rather than pasting it. On import InDesign will try and parse all useful information from the source file, whereas you are likely to lose more
Adding colour inside a pattern brush applied to a path
by Chris Wood 1 month ago
Hi all, I'm really struggling with this. I created a pattern brush that is a blank fill with a black outline. It's of a shower-hose pattern, so I can draw a hose and have it connect from the shower un
Re: Adding colour inside a pattern brush applied to a path
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 1 month ago
The white fill will need to be already included in the path pattern when you define it. So you can either fill the insides of each of the pieces that have black outlines in white or create a single wh
Using offset path to make a bevel
by Gary Rice 1 month ago
I'm trying to create a bevel effect by using the offset path approach. I looked at the 3D approach but found it difficult to control. Here is a picture of what I'm trying to achieve: Note the chiseled
Re: Using offset path to make a bevel
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 1 month ago
Nothing particularly wrong with your approach, so the question of why you can't select the other paths remains. I would make the two paths into a combined path so that the inner shape creates a hole (
Particular layers lock z position
by Ari Grunzeweig 1 month ago
Hi, I have a simple particular animation of 4 square particles move around with a bit of rotation. Everything is working great, except once in a while, the layers subtely shift in z space, causing a l
Re: Particular layers lock z position
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 1 month ago
Also, with just four particles, you could make it four different layers with a single particle on each, then they would retain the stacking order. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
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