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Scott Gaskin

Member Since:
November 9th 2008
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Puppet pin footage combined with Particular issues
by Scott Gaskin 10 months ago
Hello, Please see attached video example. I started with a simple crowd animation of around 7 characters and used the puppet pin to animate these. I made sure each character was pre-comped before I ad
Re: Puppet pin footage combined with Particular issues
by Max Haller 10 months ago
Hey it looks like the video didn't actually come through. Just a shot in the dark though without seeing what's going on- Maybe try rendering the animated people and use the rendered video instead of u
Animated number transition issue
by Scott Gaskin 3 years ago
Hi there I'm trying to create an animated number to show a large number of vehicle crossings on a particular road. The number is a huge 4,101,160 representing the amount of crossings in one particular
Re: Animated number transition issue
by Scott Gaskin 3 years ago
Thanks for this Scott, much appreciated Scott
Metaball issue
by Scott Gaskin 3 years ago
Hi guys I'm having an issue with C4D whereby I'm using metaballs to create a drip down the surface of my object. I firstly created 2 spheres and used a constraint tag so the spheres would follow the c
Re: Metaball issue
by Scott Gaskin 3 years ago
Thanks Adam
Running egg yolk!!
by Scott Gaskin 3 years ago
Hi guys, Please see the attached screen grab. I have an egg character in a motorcycle helmet (don't ask!) which gets cracked on the head by the spoon. I then want yolk to run down the eggs face undern
Re: Running egg yolk!!
by Scott Gaskin 3 years ago
Thanks for this Cassius. I'll look into it. I only really need for the yolk to run down the face of the egg though so doesn't need to come into contact with another object. I'm guessing the fluid simu
Constraint tag issue
by Scott Gaskin 3 years ago
Hi guys, Please see attached screen shot. I have added a constraint tag to the eyebrows of my character so that it fits flush to the face. Everything seems to work fine but when I re-open the file aft
Re: Constraint tag issue
by Jim Scott 3 years ago
If you are simply trying to attach the eyebrows to the head, just make them children of the head and they will move with it. Edit: Or put them all in a null.
Material problem
by Scott Gaskin 3 years ago
Hi, Please see attached screen shots. I have created a material for my characters eye and applied this to the object but when I move the eye to 'look up' this grey appears at the bottom where it is ne
Re: Material problem
by Scott Gaskin 3 years ago
Hi Jim, Thanks again for your time on this, it is very much appreciated and yes I am from the very cold and damp England! I added the extrude nurb previously to give the spline some geometry but was s
Maintaining Shape layer strokes when scaling
by Scott Gaskin 3 years ago
Hi there, Is there any way of maintaining consistent strokes on a shape layer when scaling independently on the X and Y axis Hope that made sense I have unlocked the chain icon on the scale property a
Re: Maintaining Shape layer strokes when scaling
by Roei Tzoref 3 years ago
Frank Feijen "Wouldn't putting the shape-stroke after the shape-transform (below) help " you can't in the same group but you can create a group from the path, and then it can work. Roei Tzoref After
Premiere and After Affects dynamic link issue
by Scott Gaskin 4 years ago
Hi, I have been editing a music video in premiere and brought all of the project into After Effects via the dynamic link to add the effects required to the footage. This is the first time I have used
Re: Premiere and After Affects dynamic link issue
by Scott Gaskin 4 years ago
Thanks for the response Alex. I guessed that maybe it wasn't the intended purpose to bring the whole project into AE. Thing is I also prefer to colour correct and grade in AE as i feel the built in to
Apple prores codec issue
by Scott Gaskin 5 years ago
Hi, I'm trying to find a way to install the apple prores 422 (HQ) codec for After Effects. When googling the question I am told to go to the apple website: http: support.apple.com kb DL1396 but I can'
Re: Apple prores codec issue
by Scott Gaskin 5 years ago
Thanks Dave, The page seems to have loaded correctly now. Originally I was getting that issue where the style sheets hadn't kicked in leaving an ugly html syntax looking page where I could only see th
Exposure question
by Scott Gaskin 5 years ago
Hi, Wondering if someone can give me any advice on exposure issue I have. I recently shot some footage that seemed to look fine on my monitor when recording but when viewed on my computer is way too d
Re: Exposure question
by Scott Gaskin 5 years ago
Hi Dave, Tried on two computers and looks the same. I just dropped the ball with this I think. Its not a problem recovering the image with a simple levels adjustment but there is quite a lot of noise.
Video codec advice Please!!
by Scott Gaskin 5 years ago
Hi there, I am new to DSLR video and will be shooting a music video in the next 2 weeks (personal Project) and I'm trying to understand the best way of preparing the video once shot for post productio
Re: Video codec advice Please!!
by Scott Gaskin 5 years ago
Thanks again for your help Peter. Appreciated! Scott
Slow motion question
by Scott Gaskin 5 years ago
Hi there, I am going to be shooting a music video soon and want to include some slow motion footage. I am shooting on a Canon 7D and will be using 24fps for most of the shoot. I'm just wondering wheth
Re: Slow motion question
by Scott Gaskin 5 years ago
Thanks so much for your time to send me all this info Marta. Very good of you. Seems I have a lot to get my head around! Much appreciated Scott
Camera tracking question
by Scott Gaskin 5 years ago
Hi, Wondering if any of you AE experts can give me some advice. I am shooting a music video and want to create some cgi whereby 2 of my actors will be set on fire in the same scene. I have seen a tuto
Re: Camera tracking question
by Scott Gaskin 5 years ago
Thanks for the message Daniel. Good idea to test out before Scott
Canon 7d recording time
by Scott Gaskin 5 years ago
Hi just wondered if anyone knew if there was a way to increase the continuous recording time of the canon 7D It only records 12 mins of HD footage at a time. I have heard of some firmware called 'Magi
Re: Canon 7d recording time
by Scott Gaskin 5 years ago
Thanks for the info JP Scott
Compression question
by Scott Gaskin 6 years ago
Hi, I am trying to compress a quicktime video with Quicktime Pro. I need the video to be no larger than 22-23mb but still retain the quality. is this possible The original file is around 1GB. The vide
Re: Compression question
by Craig Seeman 6 years ago
File size is data rate times duration. You know the size you want and you know the duration, solve for data rate. Quality will also depend on frame size (bit per pixel) and duration. H.264 is the code
loop expression for walk cycle
by Scott Gaskin 6 years ago
Hi there, I have created a character and animated him doing a walk cycle and want to loop this walk cycle. I have always used the 'loopOut("cycle")' expression successfully before but as I have create
Re: loop expression for walk cycle
by Scott Gaskin 6 years ago
Thanks for the info dude! Really appreciated Scott
Optical flares and AE Camera question
by Scott Gaskin 6 years ago
Hi, Wondering if anyone can help me with an issue I have using Video Copilots optical flares in AE. I have created a scene with a skyscraper and the camera pans from the bottom of the skyscraper to th
Re: Optical flares and AE Camera question
by Scott Gaskin 6 years ago
Hi Michael No it wasn't attached to a light. I did try but found it difficult to place my light where the flare was. I presumed it would just work as other 3d objects do in AE and follow the camera mo
Mask question
by Scott Gaskin 6 years ago
Hi, Wondered if someone could help me. Please see my attached image. If you look at the top window above the door there is a mask I created which is feathered to give the glow of light that I like the
Re: Mask question
by Darby Edelen 6 years ago
Think of the masks as alpha mattes with blend modes instead. When you have a mask set to 'Add' and Invert it you are essentially telling AE "fill my alpha with white except inside this mask." As soon
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Scott Gaskin liked this 6 years ago
Colour inconsistencies
by Scott Gaskin 6 years ago
Hi guys, I'm not sure where to start with my issue as I think these forums are more dedicated to technical software issues rather than rookie design issues it may not be the best place. However, I'll
Re: Colour inconsistencies
by Scott Gaskin 6 years ago
Thanks for your reply. Its frustrating as the blueish purple is very subtle on my computer and looks nice. But it looks too purple viewed on the others. I didn't want pure grey as it looks too dull. :
Aspect ratio problem
by Scott Gaskin 7 years ago
Hi there, I am new to Premier and I have imported a video shot on my DSLR at HD widescreen and it is showing in the source sequence window in the proper ratio but in the other window called 'Program'
Re: Aspect ratio problem
by Scott Gaskin 7 years ago
Thanks for the response Ryan, I will give it ago Best regards Scott
Crowd scene
by Scott Gaskin 7 years ago
Hi there, Does anyone know a quick way of creating a stadium crowd scene (Just the crowd) Nothing too complicated as it will be viewed from distance. i know they just look like multi-coloured blobs bu
Collapse Transformations and Continuously Raster problem
by Scott Gaskin 7 years ago
Hi, Can someone please help Hope i can explain this properly. I have attached 3 screen grabs to try and show problems I am encountering. Example_1 shows a character designed in illustrator that I am r
Re: Collapse Transformations and Continuously Raster problem
by Jon Bagge 7 years ago
Regardless of whether you use precomps or not, your main problem is with Collapse Transformations. In most cases you don't want to use it since it changes the AE render order. It causes transformation
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Scott Gaskin liked this 7 years ago
Video camera reccomendation
by Scott Gaskin 8 years ago
Hi, I wasnt quite sure where to post this question but I'm wondering if anyone can reccomend a good all round prosumer video camera that gives me manual control that doesnt cost the earth. Say around
Re: Video camera reccomendation
by Steve Crow 8 years ago
I think its the T3i or 660 That has a swivel screen similar to what you are talking about. I dont see that feature as very useful for outdoors where you will need a loupe to see the screen which will
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Scott Gaskin liked this 8 years ago
pathfinder tool
by Scott Gaskin 8 years ago
Hi, I am trying to make a cut in a circle within Ai. An example in what i'm trying to achieve is shown in the attached image (Top image). I have created 2 small white rectangles that you can see in th
Re: pathfinder tool
by Scott Gaskin 8 years ago
Thanks for your help Vincent. Job done! There's still lots to learn with this program! Appreciated Scott
Capturing video
by Scott Gaskin 9 years ago
This is not a direct FCP question but what I want to know is, do you lose quality when capturing video into FCP or any other editing software for that matter if the footage is being captured from a ch
Re: Capturing video
by Everest Mokaeff 9 years ago
Technically yes but difference is negligible - no one will ever notice until you have a problem with cleaning heads. Sony PMW-EX3, Canon Mark II 5D, FCS3 in Moscow www.mokaeff.com
Audio and Video out of sync
by Scott Gaskin 9 years ago
Hi, I have captured video from my canon camcorder mini DV into Final Cut pro. It has captured the video but audio is out of sync. i have tried exporting to quick time and that is out of sync too. Can
Re: Audio and Video out of sync
by Scott Gaskin 9 years ago
Hi there, Thanks for your reply. I noticed a msg on 2nd attempt when capturing saying that the audio sample rate captured does not match that on my source tape. I went into my audio settings on my cam
Clipping mask problem
by Scott Gaskin 9 years ago
Hi, I have produced a logo that incorporates a gradient shine. I created the gradient using the pen tool that creates a curved shine effect and used a clipping mask crop the design and to tidy everyth
Re: Clipping mask problem
by les nemeth 9 years ago
I'm sure you did something wrong when you performed the masking. That's how it's done, using a clipping mask on the hilite. See the attached CS4 example. Link to CS4 file: 1633_logowithhilite.zip
De-interlacing problems?
by Scott Gaskin 9 years ago
Wondering if anyone could help me. I am new to FCP, i have finished putting together a video but when exporting to quicktime movie I am getting that 'combed teeth' effect which I believe is a problem
Re: De-interlacing problems?
by Scott Gaskin 9 years ago
Thanks for your help Michael, Sorry for all the questions but new to this. I take it I export as quicktime movie first and then bring into compressor and then export from there Or do I export using co
aspect ratio problem
by Scott Gaskin 10 years ago
Hi, I am very new to FCP so I may just being a bit stupid here. I have imported my footage from mini dv camcorder which was filmed wide screen yet the footage has been pinched and distorted, basically
Re: aspect ratio problem
by Scott Gaskin 10 years ago
thanks for the response Scott
Problem Manually re scaling in Illustrator
by Scott Gaskin 10 years ago
Hi, I have a problem with Illustrator where all of a sudden I cant manually re size objects. I must have hit a shortcut accidentally or something but where as normal when selecting an object you have
Re: Problem Manually re scaling in Illustrator
by Scott Gaskin 10 years ago
Your a life saver Thanks a million! Scott
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