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Nolan Scott

Member Since:
July 13th 2005
381 Posts
100 posts
Location:
New Zealand
How to apply a color gradient to height/altitude of an object
by Gregory Musch 2 years ago
Hi Does anyone know how to apply a color gradient to the altitude of an object I have a landscape and want the low points brown and high points white. Thanks!!!
Re: How to apply a color gradient to height/altitude of an object
by Nolan Scott 2 years ago
Try a 3D-Linear Gradient and play with the Start and End settings. Adjust the Gradient Slider to your liking
Cake icing texture?
by Daniel De Silva 2 years ago
Hi, I'm trying to achieve the type of look as below for a cake i'm trying to replicate for a client and wondered if anyone had any tips on how to do it using materials Thanks, Dan.
Re: Cake icing texture?
by Nolan Scott 2 years ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=B0zrySe3t1w
Potential customer. Stability Cinema 4d?
by Michael Johnston 3 years ago
How stable is Cinema 4D I'm asking that after reading this thread: http: forums.cgsociety.org showthread.php f=47&t=1215144 Yes, Maxon released a hotfix, but with this comment: "Hence we are publishin
Re: Potential customer. Stability Cinema 4d?
by Nolan Scott 3 years ago
Well, I am using the NVIDIA 346.02.03f01 Driver Cinema R17 OS X 10.10.5 Yosemite. So far, everything works pretty marvellous. The odd freeze with some Materials. Specially the Concrete Materials from
Can't find sound layer in timeline
by Jon Simpson 3 years ago
I added a sound track but when I open the timeline, I cannot find it. It is playing, but not showing, and I have everything enabled to show.
Re: Can't find sound layer in timeline
by Nolan Scott 3 years ago
Might be hidden somewhere between or in your objects
Warp Tunnel Effect
by Dominik Dursch 4 years ago
Hello everybody, a friend of mine asked me if i can make him an about 5 sec long animation of a warp tunnel , something like when you respawn in borderlands or when a spaceship gos into lightspeed tra
Re: Warp Tunnel Effect
by Nolan Scott 4 years ago
If you like, here is a very simple example of a Wormhole (sort off). http: www.nolanscott.co.nz dreaming_of_speeding.mov Using a Sweep NURBS The Material is a Noise Shader with a Wavy Turbulence. Rega
Jump start in C4D
by Ben Watson 5 years ago
Greetings! I've been an editor and graphic artist for years, and I'd like to expand my repertoire to include 3D animation. I've use d AE for some stuff, and would really like to begin in 3D with C4D.
Re: Jump start in C4D
by Nolan Scott 5 years ago
You might like and start with those: http: www.3dfluff.com http: greyscalegorilla.com blog http: www.c4dcafe.com ipb http: www.cineversity.com http: library.creativecow.net tutorials cinema4d There re
How Can I Make A 3D Chilli Pepper In Cinema 4D?
by Chris Price 5 years ago
Hey there, Me and my dad are starting out a business selling chilli's. He needs me for advertising and all that technical stuff. Basically, I need to know how I can make a 3D chilli pepper in Cinema 4
Re: How Can I Make A 3D Chilli Pepper In Cinema 4D?
by Nolan Scott 5 years ago
http: www.c4dcafe.com ipb files category 4-modelling http: www.digitaltutors.com tutorial 286-Introduction-to-Modeling-in-CINEMA-4D http: www.turbosquid.com 3d-models 3d-model-chili-pepper 603004 http
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Metal texture to follow circle?
by Josh Pigford 5 years ago
I'm trying to create a brushed metal where the "brushed" part follows the circle of the metal. Example: And likewise, the brushed part of the metal in that star in the middle. So far I can only get th
Re: Metal texture to follow circle?
by Nolan Scott 5 years ago
In the Preset Folder Prime Materials Misc... Try the Anisotropic Radial 1 2 3 4 Materials... If necessary, customize their settings in the Attributes Manager...
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Create An Object With Edges, No Faces
by Ace Billet 5 years ago
I'm trying to create a pyramid that's built only of its edges, like a tent frame. How do I remove the polygons and create a frame Is there a way to make the edges width controllable this is a referenc
Re: Create An Object With Edges, No Faces
by Nolan Scott 5 years ago
Either, use an Atom Array... Or, make your Pyramid Editable select all edges Edge to Spline. Create a Rectangle (or else) in a suitable size. Drag the Rectangle (first position) and the Pyramid.Spline
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Rounded Bevels
by Paul Hailing 5 years ago
Hi guys. I've constructed a box like product which I'm very happy with. I've made it editable but now I'd like to round off the edges without using hypernurbs as this didn't work. Any ideas for the mo
Re: Rounded Bevels
by Nolan Scott 5 years ago
With your Edges selected, try Bevel , Subdivision to 5, Type to Convex...
Photoshop elements
by Chris Ruckert 9 years ago
Is Photoshop elements just like the full version of PS, just with less features meaning, that the menus are the same, and the general user interface is the same
Re: Photoshop elements
by Nolan Scott 9 years ago
Please, have a look at Richard Harrington s free Photoshop CS4 Videos, introducing among other things the new User Interface: http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 203 872027 For comparison here is an
BW pic with one other color in it
by coach 11 years ago
Hello, Trying to create a picture that is B and W and then add one color back to it. I am sure this is simple and many of you have seen the look. Can someone please post the steps. Much appreciated. C
Re: BW pic with one other color in it
by Nolan Scott 11 years ago
Well, I presume you
HELP! Adobe won't help....
by Mark Maness 11 years ago
I installed CS3 Production Premium about a month ago and have issues that are keeping me from doing my job properly. Buggy software....! I emailed Adobe about an issue with Flash on September 5th - no
Re: HELP! Adobe won't help....
by Nolan Scott 11 years ago
Please have a look here: http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 58 858907 Cheers Nolan
CAn someone point me in the right direction?
by Jon Kuritz 11 years ago
I really want to learn how to create graphics like this: www.istockphoto.com www.istockphoto.com www.istockphoto.com but i don't know where to go to find tutorials and i also don't know what program
Re: CAn someone point me in the right direction?
by Nolan Scott 11 years ago
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Matte Paintings?
by snicket 11 years ago
Hey I really want to get into Matte Paintings and was wondering if anyone knows where I can find Matte Painting Tutorials Thanks!!!
Re: Matte Paintings?
by Nolan Scott 11 years ago
Please have a look here: http: www.mattepainting.org index.php categoryid=13&p16_sectionid=23 and check out the new book by Deke McClelland
epson scanner in CS3
by ronaldo montalvo 11 years ago
i just installed CS3 photoshop but my epson perfection 1250 scanner no longer shows up as a twain import. i got the latest epson scan (2.73) from epson and their standalone scan app works fine and the
Re: epson scanner in CS3
by Nolan Scott 11 years ago
Using Photoshop CS3 OSX 10.4.10 Well, I am using an
Installing CS3
by Mike Willcox 11 years ago
I have a power mac g5 and am running version 10.3.9 and over the weekend I tried to install CS3. I put the disc in and could see the icon for it, but it would not start to install. So then I clicked o
Re: Installing CS3
by Nolan Scott 11 years ago
As far as I know
Cleaner Way to Select and Cut Out a Logo
by livetypeeditor 11 years ago
I'm a beginner Macintosh Photoshop user still in 7 who uses the program only to transfer title cards and graphics into Final Cut Pro, so please bear with me. I have a 1640 x 820 high quality 300 dpi c
Re: Cleaner Way to Select and Cut Out a Logo
by Nolan Scott 11 years ago
Please have a look here: http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 203 871183 Cheers Nolan
running into a roadblock
by nick ito 11 years ago
i have switched over from pc to mac for all my adobe software... one of the first things i noticed is that in windows version of illustrator i can easily duplicate a layer by using a keyboard shortcut
Re: running into a roadblock
by Nolan Scott 11 years ago
In Illustrator: In the Layer-panel drag your Layer to the
Cutting frizzy haired Pics
by Lee Eric 11 years ago
I am trying to remove a child from a picture. His hair is curly and frizzy and a big problem. I read through one tutorial for this type of issue that used the color channels and levels but I could not
Re: Cutting frizzy haired Pics
by Nolan Scott 11 years ago
Well, you might like and have a look at the latest issue (138) of
automate batch
by Larry Watts 11 years ago
Why cannot get the "automate"-"batch" utility in PS I'm a video editor and pretty savvy computer user. It seems so non-intuitive, and when I go to help, I'm always lost. I really need to batch process
Re: automate batch
by Nolan Scott 11 years ago
Using Photoshop CS OSX 10.4.9 First record your action create new set and action. Then got to File Automate Batch select your set and action Source-folder and Destination-folder (you might like to cre
illustrator text and distort
by David Goldschmidt 11 years ago
can someone help me figure something out. i know how to add a distort effect to text. It all works well.... but as soon as i rotate the text, it becomes more of the flag effect. i dont get the results
Re: illustrator text and distort
by Nolan Scott 11 years ago
Using Illustrator CS OSX 10.4.9 Well, as far as I know, delete the
How can I get the look of a felt marker?
by Sal 12 years ago
I'm starting to think the easiest way to achieve this is to use a real felt marker on real paper, then scan it in. Is there a way to get the same look digitally using Photoshop and or Illustrator You
Re: How can I get the look of a felt marker?
by Nolan Scott 12 years ago
In Illustrator try some of the
[AI] Gradient / Color to transparency
by diegooriani 12 years ago
Hi, I would like to know if is possible to have a gradient process on Illustrator like on Flash Macromedia. A color to transparency. If is it possible, how can I do ... Oi, Gostaria de saber se e poss
Re: [AI] Gradient / Color to transparency
by Nolan Scott 12 years ago
Draw your colour shape or object. Draw a gradient in nearly the same size. Select them both. Select the Transparency-Tab and from the drop-down (little triangle) choose
tool option bar missing
by Erez G 12 years ago
I'm not sure what's it's properly called, but the tool option bar that runs across the top of the illustrator document isn't there in any document I open. I've tried scrapping the illustrator settings
Re: tool option bar missing
by Nolan Scott 12 years ago
As far as I know Illustrator has no Horizontal Toolbar (please have a look under Illustrator Help... Looking at the Work Area about the Work Area) I presume you're talking about Photoshop. Cheers Nola
Export to Photoshop Problem
by Jeff Cochran 12 years ago
Hi all, I'm trying to export a layered Illustrator file to Photoshop. I really need to keep the layers separated ounce it gets to Photoshop. When I export the file I get this message: Some containers
Re: Export to Photoshop Problem
by Nolan Scott 12 years ago
Try File Export in the Export-Options choose Write Layers and check Maximum Editability. Cheers Nolan
Typing text in a circular path
by Wes Kane 12 years ago
Designing a logo for a company and I'm trying to type the company's name inside a circle. Similar to the Smith & Wesson Logo, how they have the text. Well, I am not able to get the text to follow a ci
Re: Typing text in a circular path
by Nolan Scott 12 years ago
Sorry, I was referring to Illustrator
Illustrator text
by Alicia 12 years ago
I am trying to get create an extrusion on text. I have tried outlining the text but I do not see 3d under the effect menu. Can you please talk me thru it Illustrator 10 Tiger 10.4.5 Thanks for your he
Re: Illustrator text
by Nolan Scott 12 years ago
Well, select your text either with one of the selection tools, or select the little
Newbie Illustrator question RE: Shapes and transparency
by shyguyjay18 12 years ago
This should be so easy but I can't figure it out. Say you are making a box that you want to cut a hole out of in the middle so it is transparent to use in after effects. I want the border of the box t
Re: Newbie Illustrator question RE: Shapes and transparency
by Nolan Scott 12 years ago
Draw your outer and inner shape in any colour select them both . Open the
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