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Phil LeBeau

Member Since:
October 31st 2006
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Nashville, Tennessee
Material Doesn't Cover
by Phil LeBeau 5 years ago
Okay - So I know I am a complete noob to 3ds. I can't even figure out how to do basic texturing. Trying to put a texture on a scroll, but on the rolled up paper, it only covers the bottom part of the
Re: Material Doesn't Cover
by Joseph W. Bourke 5 years ago
I can point you to the places where you can help yourself. Here's one: http: waylon-art.com uvw_tutorial uvwtut_01.html You can also start working on the wealth of tutorials which come bundled with Ma
Working on PC no Animation Export
by Phil LeBeau 6 years ago
Working in AE CC 2014 on a PC. There is no Animation export setting in the Render Cue. I know there is one on the MAC. How do I get that on my PC Thanks! Phil LeBeau
Re: Working on PC no Animation Export
by Kevin Camp 6 years ago
make sure quicktime is installed Kevin Camp Art Director KCPQ, KZJO & KRCW
Adding Video to 3d Model using Video Copilot Element
by Phil LeBeau 6 years ago
I have green screen footage of 2 kids looking out of an airplane window. I need to start with the faces of the kids and pull out and reveal the plane in flight. When I add the video footage to the air
Re: Adding Video to 3d Model using Video Copilot Element
by Phil LeBeau 6 years ago
Thanks! I ended up creating a row of airplane windows - making that a composition and inside VC Element, I created a 3d null on the airplane. I copied the position data of the null to the airplane win
Keying in numerical values to change duration/move clips
by Bryant Stanton 6 years ago
Hello! Hopefully the title wasn't too vague. I've recently started the transition to Premiere from FCP7 and I've been very happy so far. My question is about a move I used quite often in FCP. If I wer
Re: Keying in numerical values to change duration/move clips
by Phil LeBeau 6 years ago
I think you are talking about the NUDGE tool Premier CC - Edit - Keyboard Short cuts - search for nudge. See if that is what you are looking to do. Phil LeBeau
Loose Shadows with Continuous Rasterize
by Phil LeBeau 6 years ago
Using AE CC I have an Illustrator file (of a map) It is scaled to 190% I have items on top of my map, like basic flags that are casting shadows on the map. When I ACTIVATE the Continuous Rasterize on
Re: Loose Shadows with Continuous Rasterize
by Phil LeBeau 6 years ago
Thank you so much! That did it! Phil LeBeau
How do I make a Growing Flower
by Phil LeBeau 6 years ago
I would like to make this. https: www.youtube.com watch v=G4ZPDR6TSIw I have 3d studio and Cinema 4d And after effects I can do after effects but 3d skills are enough to get me in trouble. Thanks for
Re: How do I make a Growing Flower
by Joseph W. Bourke 6 years ago
That animation requires may more skills in 3D than being dangerous around it - you could start with the tutorials which come with Max or C4D, concentrating on the areas which will get you to the solut
Motion Tracking layer object offsets
by Joe Parsons 6 years ago
I am getting up to speed with AE CS4. Up to this point, I have used only Premiere Pro. I am working through Adobe's tutorials (Classroom in a Book) and have had a problem with Motion Tracking. The exe
Re: Motion Tracking layer object offsets
by Phil LeBeau 6 years ago
Are you using the 3d Camera tracker Have you looked under Advanced and checked out the Average Error Message A good track is 1.0 pixel or below. Phil LeBeau www.phillebeau.com
what is the technique?
by Matta Roushdy 6 years ago
Hello Every Body, here the link for advert http: youtu.be TNmnB_2FUeI sorry the advert with arabic :) i need to know what is the technique that thy use it, and how i make it. is it After Effects or an
Re: what is the technique?
by Phil LeBeau 6 years ago
http: www.reallusion.com crazytalk Phil LeBeau www.phillebeau.com
Camera Tracking in CS 6
by Phil LeBeau 6 years ago
Why is it that when i do a tutorial or try something on my own, it never works out like it does for others For instance, when I add a camera and a null object to tracking points, my null is very tiny.
Audio mixing in PPr CS6 Causing Crashes
by Kenji Ito 7 years ago
Hey guys, I have been mixing a 2 hour long conference within Premiere Pro and it's gotten to the point where it crashes every time. First, this is the error i get Volumes BuildDisk builds slightlybuil
Re: Audio mixing in PPr CS6 Causing Crashes
by Phil LeBeau 7 years ago
I'm glad it worked. Someone might have another solution. But at least its working:-) Phil LeBeau www.phillebeau.com
XDCAM in Premiere Not Working
by Matt Caruso 7 years ago
Hi all. I'm running Premiere CS5.5 on Mountain Lion. I had a lot of issues installing it for some reason with Premiere not unlocking all of its codecs. After a lot of trouble shooting, I finally got i
Re: XDCAM in Premiere Not Working
by Phil LeBeau 7 years ago
Did you get your footage re-linked Phil LeBeau www.phillebeau.com
SWITCHING FCP to PREMIERE... multiple formats... native or transcode?
by Katy Garton 7 years ago
Hi. I'm in midst of the switch- from FCP to Premiere... I have been reading creativecow forums to get my basics down. I have a specific question regarding a project I started in FCP and now want to co
Re: SWITCHING FCP to PREMIERE... multiple formats... native or transcode?
by Phil LeBeau 7 years ago
If you have a powerful enough machine and most of all a powerful graphics card. I would just do a XML export from FC and import that into PPro and edit in native. Just a thought Phil LeBeau www.phille
Hot Spot on Video
by Phil LeBeau 8 years ago
This footage was shot with a Canon 5D and of course I need to see how I can make the left side better. This is a screen shot of the footage. I am using Premiere CS6 to edit. Thanks for your thoughts a
Re: Hot Spot on Video
by Kevin Monahan 8 years ago
You'll need to do secondary color correction. Check out this video tutorial by Andrew Devis on the COW: http: library.creativecow.net articles devis_andrew Premiere-Pro-CS6-Basics_55 video-tutorial Ke
Need to get info off a home made DVD!
by Phil LeBeau 8 years ago
I am doing a memorial video for a friend. They have a dvd that has vhs footage on it. I need to get part of the video off the dvd (with audio) and put it on a new dvd with a photo montage. I think it
Re: Need to get info off a home made DVD!
by Phil LeBeau 8 years ago
I think that will do it. I had to open stream clip first and then pick Open DVD. I was looking for files on the dvd but nothing was showing up. Thanks for the help! Phil LeBeau www.phillebeau.com
Re-editing footage from a variety of sources.
by Jonnie Lewis 8 years ago
Hello all, I'm going to be editing a "launch" video for quite a big client. They have had editing done for them in the past, and want some old edits pieced together into another reel. The video files
Re: Re-editing footage from a variety of sources.
by Phil LeBeau 8 years ago
Once you have your standard screen sized established, ie 1920x1080 or 1280x720... whatever that is... you can add in your smaller footage and enlarge the same footage behind it with a slight blur effe
Need advise on a HDTV for Viewing Video
by Phil LeBeau 8 years ago
I am looking for a new HDTV. I am editing with Premiere CS6 and I currently have a 5 year old 42inch Panasonic LCD TV hooked up to a Kona 3 card out of my MacPro. I am looking to retire the Panasonic
Re: Need advise on a HDTV for Viewing Video
by Phil LeBeau 8 years ago
Thanks for your reply. Can you recommend a broadcast monitor and a good consumer TV monitor. Is there anything in the consumer line that you can calibrate to color bars from your computer Thanks! Phil
Rotoscope Disappears after Making Movie
by Phil LeBeau 8 years ago
OK - So I used the rotoscope tool to crudely cut out this baby swimming and put it in with a shark. In AE6, when I preview the time line everything looks relatively fine, but when i render it out it c
Re: Rotoscope Disappears after Making Movie
by Phil LeBeau 8 years ago
Well... I hit the Freeze Roto button before I rendered, that seemed to fix it. Thoughts Thanks! Phil LeBeau www.phillebeau.com
Headphone Recommendation?
by Phil LeBeau 8 years ago
Can you recommend a good set of headphones to use while editing video 1 4 jack preferred, headphones that have a great feq response, surround the ear, and maybe noise canceling. Thanks for your time!
Re: Headphone Recommendation?
by Chris Tompkins 8 years ago
While it's generally not recommended to edit with headphones... These will do the job for you nicely: http: www.amazon.com Sony-MDR-V6-Monitor-Series-Headphones dp B00001WRSJ ref=sr_1_10 ie=UTF8&qid=1
Frustration with Puppet Tool CS 5
by Phil LeBeau 8 years ago
I am having a few issues with the puppet tool. MAC 8 core, 16gig ram I tried to use the tool on a character and got an out of memory error. I deleted the puppet tool and that "fixed" the problem. I ha
Re: Frustration with Puppet Tool #AfterEffects CS 5
by Angie Taylor 8 years ago
Hi there, You have to be a little bit careful with the Puppet tool. The Puppet tool adds a mesh to the Alpha channel of the layer and fixes that mesh on top of the image. Therefore, if the image's alp
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Phil LeBeau liked this 8 years ago
Puppet Tool Problem Looses its Points
by Phil LeBeau 8 years ago
I have a simple arm with a hand reaching. I need to have the hand reach out and grab a flower. When I add the puppet tool to the fingers to make them move that works - BUT the moment I move the arm, t
Re: Puppet Tool Problem Looses its Points
by Michael Szalapski 8 years ago
According to this page in the AE help link : Note: Don t animate the position or scale of a continuously rasterized layer with layer transformations if you are also animating the layer with the Puppet
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Phil LeBeau liked this 8 years ago
Clock Hands Rotating but I need a Slider Control or something to control speeds
by Phil LeBeau 8 years ago
I have a basic whimsical clock that has all 3 hands that will rotate from normal speed to as fast as I need it to go. I can parent the hands together but what if I wanted to have a slider control that
Re: Clock Hands Rotating but I need a Slider Control or something to control speeds
by Paul Roper 8 years ago
Yes, you CAN link all three hands to the one slider: Create a null called controller_null with an angle control on it. On your hour hand's rotation, put: thisComp.layer("controller_null").effect("Angl
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Phil LeBeau liked this 8 years ago
Easiest way to make this? Maya 7
by Phil LeBeau 9 years ago
I have Maya 7 and I am trying to make this logo in 3d. The PETRA would be separate letters and the cross or sword would be another element with the word classic embossed. I am trying to use a boolean
Re: Easiest way to make this? Maya 7
by Phil LeBeau 9 years ago
Thanks again - I will check it out
Can anyone explain this to me?
by Phil LeBeau 9 years ago
I did a simple tutorial on how to do a texture just so I can get familiar with it and this is what happens when I render it I know it is not a perfect match up but the render is not even close as you
Re: Can anyone explain this to me?
by Steve Sayer 9 years ago
My guess is that you have multiple UV sets on the object. For some reason one is showing up in your viewport, but the other gets used at render time. Use the Relationship Editor to connect the texture
I cant upload pic
by Phil LeBeau 10 years ago
I posted a question on one of the forums - but i cant upload any pics. I tried Safari and FireFox. The uploader says it was uploaded but it doesn't show the embed code and it doesn't show the pic in t
Re: I cant upload pic
by Abraham Chaffin 10 years ago
Hello, It could be because you are naming everything picture and then a number. When you remove the file it simply hides it from your list since we don't want files that are embed on the site to be re
What to expect from your Clients or Contractors
by Phil LeBeau 10 years ago
I am doing some research and wondering what your thoughts are on these two questions. 1. As a CONTRACTOR FREELANCER, what information or materials would you like to have from your CLIENT when acceptin
Re: What to expect from your Clients or Contractors
by Chris Blair 10 years ago
1. As a CONTRACTOR FREELANCER, what information or materials would you like to have from your CLIENT when accepting a job For example, Is there a script Budget amount Provided art work, and so on. Lik
Moving Expression or Turn on at a certain time
by Phil LeBeau 10 years ago
I have found some help on this but I cant get it right. I am new to expressions and quite honestly I should stay away from them - make my head spin:-) I need to have 3 words cascade down from each oth
Re: Moving Expression or Turn on at a certain time
by Phil LeBeau 10 years ago
Thanks a million! I'm really new to this - Thanks for your time.
Odometer Numbers need to stop - Help!
by Phil LeBeau 10 years ago
I went thru the tutorial on making an odometer - but I need my numbers to stop. Aharon hinted about in the tutorial that would force the numbers to hold position until the 'ones' column activates the
DVDSP DVD plays in my MAC but not in a DVD Player
by Phil LeBeau 10 years ago
Don't know where to start but I created a DVDSP project with a main menu and it has lots of other videos and menus added to it. Once I burned it to a DVD - it will play on my MAC but will not play in
Re: DVDSP DVD plays in my MAC but not in a DVD Player
by Phil LeBeau 10 years ago
I figured it out - Crazy HD DVD button was pressed - Arg - back to the drawing board.
Changing the Corner Radius
by Phil LeBeau 10 years ago
Hi - I am wondering if there is a way to adjust the Rounded Rectangle Tool Radius. I am using the rounded rectangle tool to create a mask around my photos. But some of the corners are small and some o
Re: Changing the Corner Radius
by Todd Kopriva 10 years ago
Instructions are here. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Todd Kopriva, Adobe Systems Incorporated putting the 'T' back in 'RTFM'
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Phil LeBeau liked this 10 years ago
Need to make Balls Orbit
by Phil LeBeau 13 years ago
I need to make 3 balls orbit around text. A soccer ball, basketball and baseball. The 3 balls will orbit around the " S and P" of the word "Sports" Each ball needs to spin individually and they all 3
Re: Need to make Balls Orbit
by John David Hutton 13 years ago
Just make a NURBs circle around the letters you want the balls to spin around and do a "attach to motion curve" after selecting both your object (the ball) and the circle. You'll probably have to do a
Sequences - Double Vision
by Phil LeBeau 13 years ago
I am using media composer 11. I backed up my main sequence and over the weekend came back to edit and found out I had edited on my backup and not my original. Basically I have 3 copies of my sequence
Re: Sequences - Double Vision
by Phil LeBeau 13 years ago
Thanks - I ended up scaling the sequences the same size and toggling between them in different sections. Worked out ok. Next time my backup sequence wont be in the same bin as my master sequence. Than
Animate Clock Hands
by Phil LeBeau 13 years ago
Can you please help me animate hands of a clock. Im kinda new to Maya 7. I try to keyframe the rotate and it doesn't work. Thanks in advance
Clock Hands Animated
by Phil LeBeau 13 years ago
If I simply key frame the rotation I cant rotate it more than 180 degrees. I want to simulate the hands of a clock moving in fast motion. Like a time lapse of the clock
Animated Extrude
by Phil LeBeau 14 years ago
I need lots of help... with Maya too. I am trying to do a 3d graph, where the arrow animates up and down over a period of time (45 seconds) For example, The rise and fall of the stock market. As the c
Re: Animated Extrude
by Phil LeBeau 14 years ago
I mean a LINE GRAPH not a bar graph
How Do I Make a Bar Graph
by Phil LeBeau 14 years ago
I am trying to make an arrow go up and down on a graph. As the camera dollies along the grid, the camera moves up and down as it moves along the grid. How do I do that with Maya Some sort of motion pa
Re: How Do I Make a Bar Graph
by Phil LeBeau 14 years ago
Thanks for replying - Here is a better idea of what I am trying to do, arrow animates up and down over a period of time (45 seconds) For example, The rise and fall of the stock market. As the camera d
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