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Michael Becke

Member Since:
November 6th 2002
239 Posts
100 posts
Location:
London
C4D background image is distorted
by Michael Becke 9 years ago
Hi guys, I've looked high and low for a solution to this simple problem and no luck. I'm adding a backgound image so that I can composite some text onto it in C4D but it get's squashed. The image is 2
Re: C4D background image is distorted
by James Grubb 8 years ago
HI an answer two years later. You need to set the render viewport size to the same size as the image you are using for the background material
matte effect to make an object appear cut out with scissors
by Michael Becke 9 years ago
Hi all, I'm having some trouble trying to achieve a certain effect. I have some footage of a person shot on green screen and I am going to make it look like stop motion cut out pieces of paper. I have
Re: matte effect to make an object appear cut out with scissors
by Michael Becke 9 years ago
This solution isn't a magic bullet, but it is so much better than doing it all by hand. It requires quite a lot of tweaking, but the outcome looks very good. I had to get the amount of keys used in th
3d strokes between two 3d layers
by ronenshaya 12 years ago
Im trying to build a 3d complex with 3d text connected to each other by strokes(might be 3d strokes or stroke made by the particular plugins or maybe way else if you have any suggestion). I need an ex
Re: 3d strokes between two 3d layers
by Michael Becke 10 years ago
Brilliant, thanks Dan, that worked a treat. And for anyone else who finds this useful. Copy that expression into the "starting point" and "ending point" The "layer1" = "the layer that you're moving ab
Imporing illustrator assets get chopped
by Michael Becke 10 years ago
Hi all, I do quite a lot of animations involving assets from illustrator. I import them cropped and it crops past the border of some layers and not others, thus chopping some of my graphics in half. I
Re: Imporing illustrator assets get chopped
by david bogie 10 years ago
Works a charm for me. You are likely seeing a disconnect between the comp's dimensions and the AI file dimensions. I have my AI designer work with a document size that is slightly larger than the form
Pagination - sort pages for printing
by Michael Becke 11 years ago
Hi all, I had a search for pagination, but couldn't find anything. I'm making a small handbook which will be A4 folded and stapled, giving me an A5 book. I'm laying it out in Indesign and heard there'
Re: Pagination - sort pages for printing
by Mike Moqu 11 years ago
Michael, Look up InBooklet in your indesign help menu, should do the trick. If you are looking to export as eps or pdf as individual files try inExport - think its available free from apple software d
color change from illustrator to AE
by Michael Becke 11 years ago
Hi all, I'm making some artwork in illustrator. RGB document with adobe RGB 1998 color profile. I import the artwork into AE CS3 and set the color management to adobe RGB 1998. I'm working with a blue
Re: color change from illustrator to AE
by Michael Becke 11 years ago
I'm not sure, how do I check these two things Many thanks, Michael
Colours change when importing illustrator documents into AE
by Michael Becke 11 years ago
Hi all you experts ;) I've always had trouble with colour changes when I import an illustrator file into after effects and usually just adjust the files in illustrator until I get what I need, but I h
Re: Colours change when importing illustrator documents into AE
by Michael Becke 11 years ago
The Illustrator files are RGB, and we're using "adobe RGB 1998" in illustrator. (under Edit color setting ) now that you asked what color profile I'm using in AE I found it in project settings. (I did
plugin for LED screen
by Michael Becke 13 years ago
Hi all, I've done a search, but can't find any comments on making an animation look like it's on an LED screen. I'm making some simple two color animations, and wanted to get the LED (dots) screen loo
Thanks, I'll try that
by Michael Becke 13 years ago
Thanks for the tip :)
rotating a layer in 3D - AE is no good?
by Michael Becke 13 years ago
Hi all, I'm setting up a few layers in 3D (after effects 3D) and am rotating them. Is the following normal for AE or is there a way to get it to behave properly EXAMPLE: I have a 3D layer rotate by 45
Thanks - problem solved
by Michael Becke 13 years ago
Thanks for the tip
Maintaining opacity during cross dissolves
by Gerard Hughes 13 years ago
I'm trying to sequentially cross dissolve between various photos without the background becoming visible through the overlapping portion of the images during the transition. They have motion key frame
Re: Maintaining opacity during cross dissolves
by Michael Becke 13 years ago
I'm not sure what you mean, so I'll check with you. You have multiple photos. (which don't fill the screen look like they're floating sitting in the composition) You have them moving rotating on the s
illustrator - moving multiple paths into new layers
by Michael Becke 13 years ago
Hi, I have a group with about 800 paths inside. I need each path on it's own layer, but the only way I know how to do this is to make new layers and drag the paths into the new layers. Seeing as this
Re: illustrator - moving multiple paths into new layers
by Tim Boknecht 6 years ago
Ok, figured it out. The trick is to click on the layer or group NAME in the layers window, then select Release to Layers (Sequence) from the fly out. Tim Boknecht Media Producer Bravo Productions
DV Date
by Michael Becke 13 years ago
Hi, I downloaded the trial for this programme to get timecode in Premiere Pro 1.5. It works great except for the fact that I have to render my sequence after I put the effect on a clip. For 1 hour lon
Re: DV Date
by Mike Cohen 13 years ago
http: forums.creativecow.net cgi-bin new_read_post.cgi forumid=3&postid=859334 I have used the small AVI of timecode as an overlay on the top track of the sequence. It needs to render, but does play b
Incompatible compression settings FCP5
by Pete Sake 13 years ago
When I edit to tape using FCP5 to Betacam 2800 deck. I get this message. "Incompatible compression settings. You may have attempted to output a clip with compression settings that do not match the cu
Shane you rock
by Michael Becke 13 years ago
I love you Shane... ok, maybe just like would be more appropriate. ;) I tried so many compression settings that I almost went mad! and it seems that the way apple word their error messages need to be
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