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Kalleheikki Kannisto

Senior Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Animator, Cinematographer, VFX Artist, Web Designer, Photographer
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Random order of the numbers 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8
by Steven Fokkinga 8 months ago
Dear all, I have a composition with 9 colored squares next to each other, and I want to randomly change the order of these squares every second. I've created nine expression sliders with integer value
Re: Random order of the numbers 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 8 months ago
In essence you need two loops, one that fills the array with a random number and another inside that which checks if that number has already been used and keeps adding one (or wrapping from 8 to 0) un
Special lightning effect?
by Chaernon Adrian 8 months ago
Hello everyone, basically I m trying to make a lyric video and I thought about filming me in front of a green screen or taking a still picture in front of a GS and after that make everything pitch bla
Re: Special lightning effect?
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 8 months ago
Lighting on vocalist: Can't find it anywhere but there was a thread somewhere with a video of a dancer interacting with virtual lights and light streaks that were lighting him up, twirling around him,
Opacity Question
by Robert Davis 8 months ago
Hello I was wondering if anyone could help me figure out how to add a partial opacity to a solid. I'm trying to create a concept for a Video Game UI and I'd like to use this technique It seems like to
Re: Opacity Question
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 8 months ago
Add a layer mask to the layer and fill the mask with a horizontal gradient. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
Size of the output file
by Ziyaddin Goyushov 8 months ago
Hello Not long ago i have been working on a small project. As i m just the beginner, i had to do only the transition animation between the videos. The full video will be shown on a big screen, so for
Re: Size of the output file
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 8 months ago
Yes: flat colors compress better than raster images. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
Remove finger from a video
by Manuel Alonso 8 months ago
Hi there! I have a problem with a video, there is a finger covering the top corner of the video, anybody knows a plugin oe how could i fix it Actually I have been trying to fix it using clone stamp an
Re: Remove finger from a video
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 8 months ago
You'll need a clean plate of the sky (still image) without the finger. Motion track the sky to the skyline. Create a mask for the sky from one of the footage channels, some curves and (animated) masks
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Writing on steamy glass/mirror
by Seth Brown 8 months ago
Hi how i can make steamy mirror and write text on it
Re: Writing on steamy glass/mirror
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 8 months ago
Make the background you see through the glass blurred and slightly whitish then mask off the areas where you write things on (or do a write-on effect for a mask) and show a clear version of the backgr
Any ideas on a pulsating grid of dots?
by noah campeau 8 months ago
Trying to work out how to create a grid of dots that pulsates in scale across the screen. Something like in this Apple animation... https: www.youtube.com watch v=nmV3KMniZuQ I thought Form might be a
Re: Any ideas on a pulsating grid of dots?
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 8 months ago
Dang, just the type of graphics I frequently do. Thanks for the tip! Added to acquisition list. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
Trigger stroke (or trim paths) after certain % of another stroke
by Chris Treen 8 months ago
I am currently animating the flow of hydraulic fluid through a path on a schematic. This path contains a main "trunk" with multiple branches going off at different points along its length. I usually u
Re: Trigger stroke (or trim paths) after certain % of another stroke
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 8 months ago
I'd recommend an overall slider for the fluid animation completion. Then you can set different trim path end values based on the slider value. You can use the linear() expression to control when the v
After Effects: Trapcode Form as a surface
by Chantal Gfeller 8 months ago
Dear Community Recently I'm creating some visuals for an event within Trapcode Particular and Form. Now there is an issue I couldn't solve until now, so I'd be really glad if you are able to help me.
Re: After Effects: Trapcode Form as a surface
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 8 months ago
If the particles are about 1 pixel size and in a perfect grid (not dispersed or affected by Fractal Field position), you should be able to fade in the original image in the same position. An animated
Element 3D After Effects Lighting
by Patrick Hough 2 years ago
I am fairly new to After Effects and am using it to do some basic 3D animation with the Element 3D plugin. I have loaded my 3D object into After Effects but it doesn't seem to be effected by lights. O
Re: Element 3D After Effects Lighting
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 8 months ago
If only ambient lights work after you do the above, your video card is probably not a supported for Element. See this list: https: docs.google.com document d 1kqQP_Okzn_PEJsn0_CstMJUKyXw3VUJPz9-zX85dD
Cleaning a garage door
by Rich Birket 8 months ago
I tried posting here last week, but I am not sure if I am still being moderated, so it didn't seem to appear. I have a short clip of some garage doors closing. I need to 'clean-up' the garage doors so
Re: Cleaning a garage door
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 8 months ago
Yes, you could track it as well, but it seems unnecessary in this case. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
Inverting layer with other noise layer?
by Eric Chamberlain 8 months ago
Greetings. I have a comp with three layers: Bottom layer: plate with footage Middle layer: adjustment layer with Invert effect, attached to alpha matte of top layer Top layer: animated shape that move
Re: Inverting layer with other noise layer?
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 8 months ago
You'll have to precompose the layer moving all effects in order for track matte to see the effects. Without precomposing, it only uses the layer, not the applied effects. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior G
would like to add realistic waterfall to existing image
by Jon Iverson 8 months ago
I recently visited a well known grist mill waterfall in the US, but sadly the main waterfall was almost just a dribble and not at all like I wished it would be. It's been awfully dry in the NE US, so
Re: would like to add realistic waterfall to existing image
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 8 months ago
If you have several shots from the place where the better waterfall is shown from a different angle, you could composite that into your shot. Getting something realistic any other way can be very tric
Halp. Any way to fix AI Servo gone mad in post??
by dorland riz 8 months ago
I shot video and it turns out that the AI SERVO is continuously auto focusing because the subject is moving around a bit. Any way to at least minimize the effect in post so that people don't notice
Re: Halp. Any way to fix AI Servo gone mad in post??
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 8 months ago
Nothing you can do on the footage itself. You have to figure out how to cleverly edit it so it isn't obvious. You didn't say what the footage is all about, but for instance if it is a speech, you migh
Variable frequency for a sinusoidal movement
by Sam Beckett 8 months ago
Hi I would like to simulate the butterfly flight with its chaotic changes. For this I wrote the following code into the Y Rotation of the left wing (the right one behaves the exact opposite way). Freq
Re: Variable frequency for a sinusoidal movement
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 8 months ago
You might consider wiggling the Time Remapping Effect for the wing animation. If you have the butterfly wing animation in a precomp it should speed up and slow down the wing motion only, not the overa
change the color on stock photo on Photoshop cs4 after I placed the image
by Penne Swingle 8 months ago
Hello. I have a stock photo of a lizard I have through stock.adobe.com that I downloaded (so I have permission to use this). I just want to change the color from black to green (simple right ). I have
Re: change the color on stock photo on Photoshop cs4 after I placed the image
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 8 months ago
That sounds like the correct handling. Placing the image generally means you're planning on editing the original in a different program and have it automatically in the program you place into -- which
Possible to gradually warp video using keyframes in Ps cc?
by Signe Österlund 8 months ago
Hello! I'm making a stop motion animation, but the loop I'm after isn't really matching up precisely enough. I've attempted to transform warp batches of the later photos of the image sequence in Ps, b
Re: Possible to gradually warp video using keyframes in Ps cc?
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 8 months ago
Yes, the PS warp tool is much more use-friendly. There is another effect that has just the corner points, i.e. four points to deal with instead of nine, in AE, called the bezier warp. Maybe that one w
problem with white background
by Aleksandar Ivić 8 months ago
hello as you can see in the photo my problem is that when i copy thins food with white plate on white background you can see some idk like dots between edges of plate and white background and i dont k
Re: problem with white background
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 8 months ago
Hi Aleksandar, The pen tool isn't one of the easiest tools to use well. You have to have plenty of practice with it to make it look right. Here I cut the plate out with the pen tool, adding a 1-pixel
Way to choose which page of a PDF to "place" onto a page of a multipage In design document?
by Scott Clements 8 months ago
Hi, I've been given the job of coming up with a way to take PDF documents and selectively place pages from those documents into new pages of a "digital book" (with two page display). Does anyone know
Re: Way to choose which page of a PDF to "place" onto a page of a multipage In design document?
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 8 months ago
This can all be done in Acrobat, no need for InDesign. You can create a blank page in Acrobat, or alternatively you can delete all the content from an existing page to create a blank page from it. Wit
Edited Color in Layer Style (Gradient Overlay)
by Liberi Bram 8 months ago
Hi! can i edit the color in gradient overlay with color control Example: i have linear color, the first color is red and the second color is blue i will make 2 color control, 1 for red color and 1 for
Re: Edited Color in Layer Style (Gradient Overlay)
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 8 months ago
Alt-click the start color stopwatch and pickwhip the color control, same for the end color. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
Photoshop CS6
by Kelly Whitaker 8 months ago
Hello everyone. I need help with Photoshop CS6. When I try to open Photoshop psd file I receive this error: Could not load actions because an unexpected end-of-file was encountered and the program wou
Re: Photoshop CS6
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 8 months ago
There are various programs that claim to fix corrupted Photoshop files, such as this: http: www.psd.repair psd Almost all of the problems I have with Photoshop files comes from transfering them by ema
Particle Tree Efficiency
by Lucas Hitchcock 8 months ago
So I have been given the project to design a poster where I need to create a "Career Tree". The client wants the trees to look like this image. She wants them to be similar but have variation in the d
Re: Particle Tree Efficiency
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 8 months ago
Vincent's method is definitely the way to go. That's how I would do it too. Plus you have arrowhead styles of open and filled circle you can use for the ends so you don't have to draw them separately.
Change stoke or fill simultaneously
by andy baumgartner 8 months ago
Hi, does anyone know of a way to change the stroke and fill simultaneously, depending on whether a stroke or fill exists For example, I have a graphic with a type label, and an arrow coming out. The t
Re: Change stoke or fill simultaneously
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 8 months ago
If you make the color a custom color, you can change it in the color palette. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
New Pocket Cinema Camera Owner! :)
by Jon Metallo 8 months ago
Yay! I am excited! I have had a Canon XHA1 for the longest time and it is starting to drop frames when recording, so I will use that as my backup b-roll second camera. I just got one of these yesterda
Re: New Pocket Cinema Camera Owner! :)
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 8 months ago
Not really an expert at this, but I do have both the 2.5K Cinema Camera (EF) and the Pocket Cinema camera (MFT). Since I'm using 2.5K camera as the main camera with a range of Canon lenses and the Poc
How to send a video clip from premiere pro timeline to photoshop and edit it frame by frame?
by Steve Marce 8 months ago
Hey guys, How do i send a video clip from premiere pro cs6 timeline to photoshop cs6 to edit the clip frame by frame, like a still, and thereby harnessing and enjoying the incredible tools and power t
Re: How to send a video clip from premiere pro timeline to photoshop and edit it frame by frame?
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 8 months ago
File format seems to be a matter of opinion. I use TIFF for the most part. All three formats export as a lossless sequence, just make sure it is progressive, not interlaced. To edit frame by frame you
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Expression for Percentage Counter with Commas for Hundredths
by Carlos Leite 8 months ago
Hello everyone! Hope you're all having a good evening. I've been trying an expression for a counter with percentage signal at the end of it. With both the slider.counter or linear function methods it
Re: Expression for Percentage Counter with Commas for Hundredths
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 8 months ago
You can use string.replace("." , ",") where string is your string variable. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
Parametric city lights at night problem
by David Fleury 8 months ago
black-marble-2-us.jpg Trying to figure out the path of least resistance with this situation. I need a way to animate city lights into place like the image from this link. I really need a way to affect
Re: Parametric city lights at night problem
by Roei Tzoref 8 months ago
I would approach it this way: 1. clean the already lighted map. make it dark. I have managed to do something pretty fast with a dark blur solid set to darker color mode you can work on it in photoshop
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time remapping with expression (?)
by ido shor 9 months ago
Been trying to link the position of an Emitter (light) to a slider value, which changes every 25F. (getting it's value from a random expression) I need to use the Linear expression so the value I get
Re: time remapping with expression (?)
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 8 months ago
I think you'd get that if you change the posterize time value to 2, at which it would interpolate for 25 frames and hold the value for another 25 frames for a total of 50 frames per step. Kalleheikki
Illustrator BMP export of black shapes contains random white pixel
by Anne Linner 8 months ago
Hi, I could not find my problem in any forum so I try to explain my problem here and hope for help (I use AI CS6): I created a new file with width and height of 48px (yes I want it this small, its for
Re: Illustrator BMP export of black shapes contains random white pixel
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 8 months ago
The other possibility is that the shapes are not on pixel edges, so you get the antialiased soft edges adding up to less than 50% at some corners where several shapes meet, and these convert to white
Letters "Blowing Away"
by Scott Gillies 8 months ago
I'd like to have a block of text on the screen, looking 2D, head on. Then, I would like it to look like a gust of wind from a fan comes from off camera left and blows the individual letters away towar
Re: Letters "Blowing Away"
by Kevin Camp 8 months ago
I'd try the shatter effect. apply it to the text layer and then set the pattern to custom and set the custom shatter map to the text layer. then try animating the position and or radius of force 1 to
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Wiggle with fixed intermediate values
by Alexey Bobrovsky 10 months ago
Hello! I need some help in my current project. I'm making a cg semi-realistic eye that has to look from side to side randomly. So I try to use "wiggle" for this purpose. But the actual eye works you k
Re: Wiggle with fixed intermediate values
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 9 months ago
It's certainly eye catching... Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
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Profile image gone
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 10 months ago
Hi, I accidentally deleted my image from the authors while trying to switch forum. Can the image be recovered
Re: The disappearing act
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 9 months ago
Hi Tim. Great, thanks. Licence to fiddle :) Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
3D Text/Shapes without Ray Traced 3d
by Liberi Bram 9 months ago
Hi! Can i extrude text or shapes without Ray Traced 3d or maybe have some script expression for it Thx
Re: 3D Text/Shapes without Ray Traced 3d
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 9 months ago
Use Cinema 4D lite or Element 3D. And there's a "3D Extrude" AE Script, but the AEScripts site wasn't responding, so I can't see what it does exactly. (Or you can make multiple duplicates of the layer
Number counter with comma
by Adam Zygadlo 9 months ago
Good morning everyone, I wonder if anyone can help out with this issue. At present, I have built a number counter that builds up from 0 to 150k. I sent the animation to the client for review and they
Re: Number counter with comma
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 9 months ago
Perfectly valid solution. Yes, you could do it without the intermediate slider, but hey, where's the fun in that Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
Trapcode Particular - Sprite Loading Error
by Evan Case 9 months ago
Whenever I try to use a sprite, this happens. I can load the 2D particles just fine, but when I try to load any sprite, it breaks like this.
Re: Trapcode Particular - Sprite Loading Error
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 9 months ago
Based on that error message it seems your files are an unsupported .mov format. Try converting to .avi or some other format with Media Encoder. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
InDesign won't Open my Files
by Liz Manns 9 months ago
Hi all, I'm having problems opening up jpg's and pdf's in InDesign. I get a message saying "InDesign may not support this file format, a plug-in that supports the file format may be missing, or the fi
Re: InDesign won't Open my Files
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 9 months ago
You don't open jpeg and pdf files in InDesign, you place them. A different command in the file menu. You need to have a document open to place them into. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
Text Wrap
by Jimmy Harper 9 months ago
I am a newbie with InDesign and was wondering how to insert an image then use text wrap to surround it. Any help is appreciated. Thanks. Jimi
Re: Text Wrap
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 9 months ago
See here: https: helpx.adobe.com indesign how-to wrap-text-objects.html Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
Character Side View Design - Not getting it right - Please point out where I'm going wrong
by Arjun Murali 9 months ago
I've put together the front view of a character and am now designing the side view so that I can animate a run cycle using After Effects. I've got all the proportions and everything based on the front
Re: Character Side View Design - Not getting it right - Please point out where I'm going wrong
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 9 months ago
You're welcome. Good luck with your animation project! Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
DoF problem with Particular
by Scottie Haines 9 months ago
I'm having a problem with Particular that seems to be plug-in related. (I also tested element 3D without problems.) I can't seem to focus on particles that are within 100 pixels or so of the camera. T
Re: DoF problem with Particular
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 9 months ago
Particular seems to have its own method of generating depth of field. Weirdly enough, near particles are more in focus when the focal depth is in the distance! I don't see any way of getting particles
Problem printing white > transparent gradient
by Tom Hawcroft 9 months ago
Hello there, I'm having trouble printing a white to (white) transparent gradient layer on a map project in CS6. This is how it SHOULD look (screenshot from the PDF): But when printed, the map detail t
Re: Problem printing white > transparent gradient
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 9 months ago
Which printer are you printing this out on currently If it is not a postscript printer, you might be seeing artifacts that don't appear with a proper, high resolution postscript printer. You could ask
How to have text standing instead of laying down in 1 point perspective grid.
by Kimmi Traeger 9 months ago
I've got some text I want to move in '3D-space' looking at it straight and standing. I've created a 1-point grid, but my text only 'lays down' instead of standing up. Is there a way I can have the tex
Re: How to have text standing instead of laying down in 1 point perspective grid.
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 9 months ago
Yes. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
Particular: emit same particles from several layers collectively
by Neil Hammers 9 months ago
Is it possible to emit particles from multiple 3D layers in one go, like from lights, where user can manipulate each emitting layer's scale size individually Lights unfortunately don't have a scale pr
Re: Particular: emit same particles from several layers collectively
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 9 months ago
This type of idea (with one layer). The layer emitter would be white and transparent (and hidden). If the camera moves, the emitter layer has to follow, so it's always right in front. Like a camera pr
Acid artwork problem
by Kimmi Traeger 9 months ago
I've been trying to make similar style pattern as the background of the attached picture without much luck. I assumed it would be fairly easy just using Zig Zag effect on a circle, user some gradients
Re: Acid artwork problem
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 9 months ago
In Photoshop: 1. Create a spectrum gradient. Copy it a few times so it repeats. 2. Use Wave warp to roughen it vertically. 3. Use polar coordinates (rectangular to polar) and scale up so the warped ar
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Best approach for tracing an old logo (car)?
by Joachim Sffans 9 months ago
Hello I'm in a car remodeling club, specially an old car, that has an acrylic top. The logo does not exist anymore, and we would like to convert a picture of it into vector, as high of a quality as po
Re: Best approach for tracing an old logo (car)?
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 9 months ago
Tracing is always a compromise in quality. Best to hire someone that can use Illustrator professionally to draw the logo. Should cost you $50-100. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
Trapcode 3D Stroke - Move point in z-space
by Baard Kolstad 9 months ago
I'm trying to use Trapcode 3D Stroke to move a certain point further back in z-space, but the controls remain flat. I have made an example to demonstrate my problem. So this is the how I want it to lo
Re: Trapcode 3D Stroke - Move point in z-space
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 9 months ago
You'll need to construct it from two 3D stroke effects with their own paths and with the second one rotated 90 degrees, transfer mode set to normal: 10423_3dstrokeconstruct.aep.zip Kalleheikki Kannist
Trapcode Particular - Response to footage
by Micky Sabat 9 months ago
Hey all, I'm working on a project that involves First Person footage on a green screen to portray them in an alternate, psychedelic world. I am using trapcode particular to stylise the effect and was
Re: Trapcode Particular - Response to footage
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 9 months ago
If you mean just the particular particles (the floating spheres), you can give them some interaction with the spherical field. It's pretty primitive, and there's only one. A better option would be Tra
Text wrap in columns instead of having to read over the image
by Oliver Behrensdorff 9 months ago
Hi! I have no problem using the text wrap feature to wrap the text around the image, however as it is a big picture it's quite annoying that the text continues in a straight line. Example: This car ha
Re: Text wrap in columns instead of having to read over the image
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 9 months ago
I haven't seen that type of text flow in a single-column layout. Ever. But if you really want to do it, you'll have to break the column into two columns where the image is. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior
Using Mir as Height Map for Particular
by Scottie Haines 9 months ago
Is there a way to use Mir as a height map for Particular I've made hills for a landscape situation using Mir that I want Particular to create tall vegetation on. I'm shooting for the illusion of rolli
Re: Using Mir as Height Map for Particular
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 9 months ago
No, but you can use the same height map for Mir and Form and get that type of result. Both can use height maps for displacement. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
How to create this effect.
by Justin Mettam 9 months ago
I need to recreate this effect (see image) Should I use trapcode Particular, Form or something else Does anyone know of a template that can get me close I have seen templates and tutorials that help m
Re: How to create this effect.
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 9 months ago
Probably not. I don't have the plug-in, but I doubt it is a 3-dimensional fractal. What you could do, however, is render some still images of the fractal and put them on different 3D layers, with some
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Re:Flex - morphing from a masked area in the 'From' video to an empty area in the 'To' video
by Mitz Mootz 10 months ago
Hi there, My question relate to the orell fuessli morphing billboard video: https: www.youtube.com watch v=ZbeXctJ3MZg How do you morph between the first lady with a lot of hair to the bald guy You pr
Re: Re:Flex - morphing from a masked area in the 'From' video to an empty area in the 'To' video
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 10 months ago
Looks like her hair gets shorter during the morph transition like it pulled up to the top of the head. The question is whether there is any actual morphing there or if these sections have been manuall
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