Peter Wu: Activity About Images
Peter Wu

Member Since:
February 23rd 2008
22 Posts
Recolor blurred black lines?
by Peter Wu 3 weeks ago
How can I change the black lines in the paper under the pen to green lines like the photo below I don't know how to select the lines and recolor them green because part of them are out of focus. I ha
Re: Recolor blurred black lines?
by Tom Van Damme 3 weeks ago
Hi Peter, you can actually adjust the colour of the black and white lines using an adjustment layer in Photoshop. Open the picture in Photoshop and check the Layer Panel: click on the "add adjustment
user defined scale?
by Peter Wu 4 months ago
Let's say I'm creating an inforgraphic showing world famous buildings in corrrect proportion. Perhaps each 1000 feet could be scaled to 2 inches in the infographic, but I don't want to do the scaling
Re: user defined scale?
by John Stanowski 3 months ago
You can enter simple mathematical formulas into the height and width fields and Illustrator will do the math for you. In your case, take the building that is 1000 feet tall. Pretend it's 1000 inches t
Why is the black in my fill palette not completely black?
by Peter Wu 7 months ago
When I create a new illustrator artboard, I select RGB as the color mode. Then, in the appearance box there is a fill box which when clicked, pops up a color palette. In this palette is a "black" colo
How to rotate part of an object?
by Peter Wu 8 months ago
Suppose I have an outline of a person in a T pose drawn as one object. I now want to rotate one of his arm to point in a different direction. The fastest way I can think of is to cut off the arm, rota
double click while editing mask exits pen tool; how to resume?
by Peter Wu 8 months ago
While editing mask using the pen tool, if I accidentally double click on a node, it exits the pen tool and switches to the selection tool. To resume editing the mask before the accidental double click
Re: double click while editing mask exits pen tool; how to resume?
by Greg Gesch 8 months ago
Hi. Click off the layer (de-select) and then click back onto the layer (re-select). With the pen tool or the selection tool, click on the vertex you want to move. Or if you want to continue drawing us
How to scroll vertically a paragraph of text?
by Peter Wu 1 year ago
Is it possible to scroll text like credit roll, except the text is a paragraph with no line breaks that I want to wrap automatically. Obviously I would define the horizontal width and then if font siz
Re: How to scroll vertically a paragraph of text?
by Peter Wu 1 year ago
Yeah, like star wars opening text except I don't need the perspective effect. IOW, text scrolls off the top of the screen instead of scroll off into the distance.
Work around a mp4 file that won't conform?
by Peter Wu 2 years ago
I'm using premiere cs4 and imported a bunch of mp4 files from a sony 4K camcorder. One of the files caused premiere to generate an error during conforming. As a result, the first portion of this clip
Re: Work around a mp4 file that won't conform?
by Peter Wu 2 years ago
I did not try handbrake because I found that VLC player, which I already installed, can extract video. It's not obvious but you need to create a new conversion profile (with audio unchecked) to do thi
command line audio stream selection?
by Peter Wu 4 years ago
I have an mxf file from a canon camcorder. It contains 1 video stream and 2 audio streams corresponding to left and right channel. My video editor (an old version of premiere) cannot read this file, s
Re: command line audio stream selection?
by Chris Oram 4 years ago
Hi Peter, MXF files are great because of the wealth of information that they can pack in to the metadata to describe the essence it carries however as a result there are a myriad of different ways of
How to avoid scaling twice after rotation?
by Peter Wu 4 years ago
I have to rotate a video by 1.1 degree because it is not level. Then I zoom in to 103% to crop out the black corners. The source is HD 1920 x 1080 and the output encoded video is 1536 x 864. This resu
Re: How to avoid scaling twice after rotation?
by Peter Wu 4 years ago
It's for youtube. I don't want to upload the full 1920x1080 for several reasons: - I want a smaller file size than HD so the upload go faster - after rotation, the video no longer has 1920 x 1080 effe
How to offer a dvd proof over internet?
by Peter Wu 7 years ago
Right now after creating a DVD for a client, I need to deliver a physical dvd to the client for proofing. Is there a convenient way to do this over the internet I tried to upload the dvd image file to
Re: How to offer a dvd proof over internet?
by eric pautsch 7 years ago
I use a Slingbox for just this purpose
removing objects (motion tracking) piecewise?
by Peter Wu 8 years ago
I have a minute long clip with a shoe falling off a dancer on the stage. I'm able to track the shoe and cover it with a clone of the stage for about 10 seconds when the camera pans around and the shoe
Re: removing objects (motion tracking) piecewise?
by Peter Wu 8 years ago
Jumping ahead of myself is right. I put a sample clip of the video here: http: youtu.be SP96aoMf1yg In the first few seconds, the shoe was moving but after that, it is stationery relative to the floor
Re-render a 2D bitmap logo in 3D with extrusion?
by Peter Wu 9 years ago
I have a multi color 2D bitmap logo with transparency (.png file). What are some ways I can re-render it in 3D with extrusion (viewed at an angle to show the extrusion) My understanding is that extrus
Re: Re-render a 2D bitmap logo in 3D with extrusion?
by Peter Wu 9 years ago
Thanks. Using artwork mapping I'm able to accomplish the task. However I still have to use photoshop because I don't know any other way to turn the logo into a single filled color (like a mask) that I
Wireless frequency in Seattle?
by Peter Wu 12 years ago
I want to get a wireless lavalier mic for wedding use. Perhaps the sennheiser EW100 set. What is the best frequency band to get I assume Band C (700Mhz) is no longer available due to the recent FCC au
First Wedding
by TaNeil Adams 12 years ago
I'm doing my first wedding(s). The first lady wants just footage for 3.5 hours. She wants the morning shoot which is three and a half hours and a reception with certain shoots. I'd be traveling from B
Re: First Wedding
by Peter Wu 12 years ago
The best way to label DVD is to (1) buy an Epson R280 printer (or other R series) that prints DVD CD directly (2) Taiyo Yuden Watershield hub printable DVD-R. They have shinny surface and is water res
Simplify alpha export?
by Peter Wu 12 years ago
Is it possible to simplify the alpha export options Options like shrink, remove bg black, non intense alpha, etc, could they be set automatically Do other sfx apps have these options If not, how do th
Re: Simplify alpha export?
by Alan Lorence 12 years ago
Don't use "shrink" -- it doesn't give great results, and is an older workaround. The "remove black background" is a way to make a "straight" alpha as opposed to "premultiplied". Here's a great video e
How to make a point size emitter larger?
by Peter Wu 12 years ago
I want to make a simple lower third by running a star trail across the bottom of the screen. This is easy enough. However, the resulting trail is a thin horizontal line too thin to cover up text. How
Re: How to make a point size emitter larger?
by Elvis Deane 12 years ago
If you right-click on the emitter in the stage window, you can choose a circle, oval, area or add a point to make it a line emitter.-- Elvis Deane! The Apprentice Magician's Guide to particleIllusion
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