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Piotr Raczko

Member Since:
July 6th 2012
46 Posts
How to make a grid of objects/layers?
by Piotr Raczko 5 years ago
Hi Everyone, I'm working on a simple animated stick figure in AE. In the end of the animation I want the figure to be multiplicated in both X and Y both positive and negative values say 20-30 each dir
Re: How to make a grid of objects/layers?
by Piotr Raczko 5 years ago
Hi, I know what look I'm after. I will explain. I have a dancing stick figure. After a couple of beats a second figure joins from the left and dances synchronously, after a couple of beats a third fig
Vector Motion Blur not showing up.
by Piotr Raczko 6 years ago
Hi Everyone, I'm having trouble getting Vector Motion Blur. It doesn't show up in render. I have a position, rotation and PBlurp morph animation in my scene. I enable Vector Motion Blur in the Render
Re: Vector Motion Blur not showing up.
by Piotr Raczko 6 years ago
I just checked at home. Indeed it works. I'll double check at work tomorrow if I have the Post Effects turned on. Thanks.
How to encode an animation into Xvid?
by Piotr Raczko 6 years ago
Hi all, I have this problem. I need to encode an AE animation into specific windows friendly format (the animation will be played on LCD screens in trams). It has to be AVI container, Xvid codec, 25fp
clone tool affecting current and subsequent frames
by Piotr Raczko 6 years ago
Hi all, I have a serious problem with the clone tool. I have a render from Cinema 4D (it's a fly through clouds). It has a flaw, there is on many frames a horizontal rift, which I have to clone away.
precision and the slice tool
by Piotr Raczko 6 years ago
Hi, I'm using the Slice Tool and the Slice Select Tool for the first time. And I'm trying to precisely match a small piece of the artwork. Some 6 by 6 px (It's supposed to be a tiling background). But
how to "mask" 3D objects
by Manny Rellesiva 11 years ago
I have a 3D text and would like to animate each stroke of the letter so that it would appear as if it is being written. If this was done in After Effects, I could use paint effect, etc...In cinema 4D
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Re: how to "mask" 3D objects
by Josh Crews 10 years ago
I'm glad I found this post. I've been researching crazy for ways to animate text like this. Randy, you're a genius. Animate the gradient on the alpha channel. Why didn't I think of that Thank you.
how to pathfinder crop properly?
by Piotr Raczko 6 years ago
Hello, I have a problem with pathfinder cropping. I have a bunch of diagonal blue lines and I drew a transparent square on top of that. When I hit crop, I loose all the lines, and only the transparent
Re: how to pathfinder crop properly?
by Per Arne Sandvik 6 years ago
Vector lines won't crop like that, you'll have to make them filled objects. Highlight all the lines (but not the transparent square on top) and choose object expand. The lines are now filled objects a
Match colors across multiple photos
by Piotr Raczko 6 years ago
Hi, I have a very specific task. I have over 10 fine art photos of albino people in white clothes on a white background. Practically these are shades of white pictures. Problem is, they are all shot i
Re: Match colors across multiple photos
by Piotr Raczko 6 years ago
Exactly what I've been looking for. Cheers.
GREP question
by Piotr Raczko 7 years ago
Hi everyone, I have to swap many occurences as such: (180 x 130 cm) into 180 x 130 cm . So without the parentheses. In the GREP find field I type this equation: (.+ ) which finds the occurences correc
Creating steam effect
by Piotr Raczko 7 years ago
Hi everyone, I have a question on a particular effect. I need to achieve steam over a cup of coffee. I have the coffee cup rendered in Cinema 4D, there is liquid (coffee) pouring into the cup, filling
Re: Creating steam effect
by Piotr Raczko 7 years ago
Hi, thanks for the explanation. I will get back to this project soon and then try out your tips.
flowing sine wave
by Piotr Raczko 7 years ago
Hi, I have this task. I need to animate several sine waves as if they are flowing from right to left (this will be projected on a wall). Each should have a slightly different frequency and amplitude a
Re: flowing sine wave
by Piotr Raczko 7 years ago
Ah, nevermind. I did it in Flash. :-)
Color banding in exported movie
by Piotr Raczko 7 years ago
Hi, I have another problem. I edited 2 new clips in FCPX and I have a gradient which rendered smoothly. Then I had to re-edit 2 old clips in FCP7 and I got color banding on a gradient. I switched the
Re: Color banding in exported movie
by Piotr Raczko 7 years ago
It's ProRes 422 1280x720 50p. It's a simple intro, actually it's a render that comes from Cinema 4D and it is put together in AE. There is visible volumetric light (a gradient effectively) that shows
import FCP7 project into FCPX
by Piotr Raczko 7 years ago
Hi again. How can I import my FCP7 projects into FCPX Is it possible I can't find any open import project in the menu. Please help, thanks.
Re: import FCP7 project into FCPX
by Bret Williams 7 years ago
But don't expect too much from it. Any titles won't come across. Keyframing, cropping, etc. will sorta sometimes partially be ok. Transitions aren't always right or compatible. Speed changes can throw
Importing from camera
by Piotr Raczko 7 years ago
Hi, I have been redirected to post on this forum. I just got FCPX, I switched from FCP7. In FCP7 I could directly import from camera using Log and Transfer. It worked via USB with my camera, that is C
Re: Importing from camera
by Piotr Raczko 7 years ago
I installed the Canon plugin but I dont see any change. FCPX still doesn't see the camera. I'll try out XFCPX thanks for the tip.
Importing from camera
by Piotr Raczko 7 years ago
Hi all, We recently upgraded to Final Cut Pro X. I worked on FCP7 before. On FCP7 I could import clips directly from the camera via USB using Log and Transfer. Now on FCPX I can't import directly from
Re: Importing from camera
by Piotr Raczko 7 years ago
I'll ask at the other forum. Thanks.
playback freezes
by Piotr Raczko 7 years ago
Hi, I have a problem with playback in FCP 7.0.3. Whenever I hit spacebar to play, it goes for 1-2 secs and the video freezes, however I still can hear the audio. I can't work like that. Is my machine
Re: playback freezes
by Piotr Raczko 7 years ago
It seems I have a problem. I have the media on my System drive, I don't have an external drive at hand. I repaired permissions on the disk using DiskWarrior, but rebuilding directories is disabled for
FCP 7.0.3 crashes on render
by Piotr Raczko 7 years ago
Hi, I'm working on FCP 7.0.3. I have several interviews to edit. They all start with an intro. It's a graphical clip made in AE with some drums in the background. I edited 2 interviews and everything
Re: FCP 7.0.3 crashes on render
by Piotr Raczko 7 years ago
Arghh! I keep forgetting, good point. I switched to ProRes 422 and it works. Thanks.
Noise remover FCP 7?
by Piotr Raczko 7 years ago
Hi, I have a problem with audio. I have footage recorded with a semi-pro HD cam, the audio is recorded using the built in camera stereo mic. It is a sort of interview. The voice of the interviewed per
Re: Noise remover FCP 7?
by Piotr Raczko 7 years ago
Thanks very much for the answers, I can't reshoot the footage now. I think I'll try the multiband EQ and compression as Mark suggests. Cheers.
pro animated lower 3rd
by Piotr Raczko 7 years ago
Hi all, I need to add professional lower 3rds to some clips. Nothing fancy yet, but it has to be animated. A logo slides into the frame, a rectangular field stretches out to contain the text. If I can
Re: pro animated lower 3rd
by Mark Suszko 7 years ago
The Boris title generators included with your Final Cut system can do these things simply.
Slight flicker on Cross Dissolve
by Piotr Raczko 7 years ago
Hello, I have a problem with cross dissolve. I'm working in FCP 7. I have two clips and I apply a cross dissolve. The effect works, except there is a slight darkening happening for the length of the d
Re: Slight flicker on Cross Dissolve
by Piotr Raczko 7 years ago
Aha! I had different codec settings for the sequence than the clips. Now that both are H.264 the darkening is gone. Thanks very much!
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