Script question by Mike Park 10 years ago While I know this is really not an expression question per se, I thought this would be the best place to post. I am trying to cobble together a script to duplicate a selected layer and then automatica
Re: Script question by Mike Park 10 years ago I have narrowed the problem down to the "else if" statement at the end of the LinkAll function.
AE forum "move to Basics" option? by Dave Johnson 10 years ago Does anyone have any idea why there's no "this post should be moved to the Basics forum" option in the After Effects forum like there is in the FCP forum ... especially considering the AE forum has be
Re: AE forum "move to Basics" option? by Mike Park 10 years ago I agree that the same questions get asked a bunch in forums. A FAQ makes sense, but it is sometimes difficult for people to navigate and find answers to their question. Perhaps in addition to moving t
3d falling coin with Particular by Jonas Kruger 11 years ago Hi I am doing an animation of falling coins with Trapcode Particular. So far doing fine, they rotate random and bounce off a solid, but I also want the the coins to have a bit of depth (thickness) or
Re: 3d falling coin with Particular by Mike Park 11 years ago the easiest way is to make sure your animation loops in the precomp and then choose the random loop option under particular. Then the particles will all have a random start time within the precomp ani
Colorama by Derek Volz 11 years ago Hi everyone on Creative Cow I am new to this forum, although I have used several podcasts of Creative Cow for learning After Effects. At the moment I am trying to get the design look of the recent FIF
Re: Colorama by Mike Park 11 years ago I think you are making it harder than it really is. Just make the picture black and white or posterize it and then add the colors you want over top using solids and use the pen tool to cut out the col
Particular 2 by Jason Benjamin 11 years ago Does Particular or Particular 2 render faster when you have 1300 particles per second or 130 particles per second with an Aux system running an additional 10 particles per "Master" particle per second
Re: Particular 2 by Mike Park 11 years ago Havent tested it, but I use Particular A BUNCH and it appears that it is the total particle count, normal and aux, that matter. I dont see much difference in speed one vs. the other. BTW, remember tha
Ring Warp effect by Nick Hill 11 years ago Hi Is there such a thing as a Ring Warp effect anywhere Imagine you have a cartoon sun and you want the rays to sort of wiggle back and forth in a sinewave. I know you can get close by doing polar to
Re: Ring Warp effect by Mike Park 11 years ago Why not use a displacement map made from a layer, circle effect and animated turbulent noise layer. It will get you pretty close. Just mask out what you don't want effected.
Wedding Rings Animation by Lamont Bigham 11 years ago Does anyone know how to animate two wedding rings. The animation can be really anything. Example, two rings connecting together. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks
Re: Wedding Rings Animation by Mike Park 11 years ago Hey Lamont, Never heard back from you. Do you still want the animation I have it already rendered in HD format with Global Illumination. I am sure we can work something out. Mike