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Tudor "Ted" Jelescu

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Alternative to Beauty Box?
by Jason McGillicutty 6 days ago
Just shot a bunch of interviews in less than flattering light. Would like to use Beauty Box by digital anarchy but in both Premiere and AE (CC 2014.2) it's crashing both programs. Essentially what it'
Re: Alternative to Beauty Box?
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 6 days ago
I use the Remove Grain filter by itself or if I need to isolate the skin tones only I use that applied on a duplicate of the layer with Keylight and Invert Matte. Pretty happy with the results. You ha
Using AE liquify tool on moving camera shot...?
by chris stabile 1 week ago
Does anyone know how I would use the liquify tool on a moving camera shot I've successfully used Andrew Kramer's awesome technique multiple times in my project, however only on shots with no camera mo
Re: Using AE liquify tool on moving camera shot...?
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 week ago
Isolate with a garbage matte the face part of body object you need to apply the liquify tool on. Precomp and stabilize that. This should give you a relatively steady object (depending on how good the
Element 3D layer centering issue for logo with multiple extruded elements
by Diana Gualda 2 weeks ago
Hi, I'm working on a logo containing multiple elements. In After Effects I created a mask path layer for each of the 3 elements, then a new Element layer. In the Element 3d controls I assigned each of
Re: Element 3D layer centering issue for logo with multiple extruded elements
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 week ago
Instead of having one layer of Element for all the parts of the logo, split that up in 2 or 3 separate layers of Element, each for one of the parts of the logo. This will give you better positioning c
Scaling a mask to match a layer shape.
by Dylan Hargreaves 1 week ago
Hey folks, a bit rusty with the old After Effects skills, so I thought I'd drop by to borrow your brains for a moment... I'm animating a title slate where I want to animate a comic-style speech bubble
Re: Scaling a mask to match a layer shape.
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 week ago
Create Speech Bubble as solid and animate. Duplicate layer and use as track matte for the Background layer, comped on top of Speech Bubble. Use Matte Choker to shrink the Background to reveal the outl
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Text Animation with multiple Compositions AE Tutorials
by Aaron Eisenberg 1 week ago
I've seen a lot of videos like this one this one and would love to find some tutorials on how it's done, specifically how it appears to seamlessly move through what seems to be different compositions.
Re: Text Animation with multiple Compositions AE Tutorials
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 week ago
Two things to consider: Planning is more than half of the work- storyboarding everything and making the flow clear from the beginning will help you plan your animation and will enable you to slice it
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How can I get this reveal effect?
by Tae Jun Kim 1 week ago
When you watch the video at 0:09 0:14, The logo of "snow drop engine" is revealed. I tried with plexus but, the points are drawn on outline of the characters, not inside of character. I've also tried
Re: How can I get this reveal effect?
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 week ago
It's not dots, rather rectangles. Use one instance vertical and one horizontal on a precomp of the logo you want to reveal. Animate masks and blurs inside the precomp to reveal areas of the logo in an
Is there anyway to improve my text being filled with milk
by Philing Films 1 week ago
Hey so I've been foolin around with my intro trying to make my liquid text. Welp I got it from this post. https: forums.creativecow.net thread 2 1059970 Anyway my intro doesn't look that great, and I
Re: Is there anyway to improve my text being filled with milk
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 week ago
Maybe this can give you some ideas: http: cgi.tutsplus.com tutorials simulate-intertactive-pouring-liquid-with-newton-for-after-effects--ae-27150 Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
Replacing white sky.
by Jason Flor 2 weeks ago
In the frame grab you can see a woman driving a car against a white sky. Note that the scene was shot with a Pro Mist filter which softens the edges. What is the best way to replace the white sky with
Re: placing white sky.
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 week ago
If the original footage is from a RED camera then you have plenty of color information to bring back details in the sky. Since you have clouds in the shot it will not be blue, but you'll get a lot of
Trying to create foam in AE.
by Stephen Pickering 3 months ago
Hi there, I am trying to create an effect of beer being poured into a clear cup with a black background. I started with a yellow orange BG, then added some bubbles which I managed to generate using th
Re: Trying to create foam in AE.
by Dave LaRonde 3 months ago
I'm with Ted: shoot it as a practical effect and use a track matte to create the letter containing the beer. It comes down to planning how wide tight to shoot the beer. The nice thing about shooting t
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OLD CRT shutoff FX
by Jon Doughtie 3 months ago
I have a spot client looking for a particular close to the commercial. Here the quote from their email: "Also in the last segment, is there any way to mimic the shut down feel of an old CRT, going to
Re: OLD CRT shutoff FX
by Jon Doughtie 3 months ago
Thanks gents - you guys know, of course, how painfully simple that was. For reasons beyond my comprehension, I was waaaaaayyyy over-thinking it. I have a look now I am pretty confident the client will
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Can't import mpeg's that AME CC itself rendered?!
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 9 months ago
So I started having this problem with the latest Premiere CC version- I render using AME CC a normal mpeg, like I did many times before, and Premiere will not read it back. I also started having this
Re: Can't import mpeg's that AME CC itself rendered?!
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 9 months ago
This is weird- did not sign out or re-start, I worked in CS 55, then opened CC again and even if this happened several times before (could not import mpeg files that were rendered from PPro CC in AME
weird MXF behavior in CC
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 year ago
I use a lot of MPEG2 footage (.MXF) from a Canon XF300 and I never had issues before with this. I just imported some .MXF files from a shoot and I created a sequence with all clips. The whole shoot wa
Re: weird MXF behavior in CC
by Andie Moonie 1 year ago
As previous posters said always use media browser and not the import command. However, I have noticed an issue when trying to use footage on the NAS storage device with it jumbling up the clips with s
Premiere CC keeps crashing after latest update
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 year ago
I updated my Premiere CC recently and after that I can't use it at all as it crashes - I get a message telling me that " Adobe Premiere CC stopped working. Windows is looking for a solution"... I unin
Re: Premiere CC keeps crashing after latest update
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 year ago
Seems to work now- thanks mate! Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
New Character Animation Tutorial Series coming.
by Chris Bobotis 1 year ago
Overview - Character Animation in After Effects by Dave Legion Look for this 8 part series on Character animation using Mettle's FreeForm, MamoWorld's Auto Lip Sync and built-in After Effects features
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File: shape layers logo design
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 year ago
aep file replicating the design for the BBC logo background http: f1.creativecow.net 6663 shape-layers-logo-design
Re: shape layers logo design
by David Garcon 1 year ago
Hello sir I didn't know how to send a message to you but I wanted to ask you for a favor. I know nothing of editting and I was wondering if you would take time off your busy schedule and help me with
File: gears rotation test cs6
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 years ago
zip file test project http: f1.creativecow.net 6365 gears-rotation-test-cs6
File: gear roattion test
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 years ago
zip file test project http: f1.creativecow.net 6364 gear-roattion-test
File: FlashTestProject
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 years ago
aep file Quick test for flash http: f1.creativecow.net 5776 flashtestproject
Mettle Products for After Effects - Demo Reel
by Chris Bobotis 2 years ago
Some client work created entirely in After Effects using, FreeForm, FreeForm Pro + ShapeShifter AE. Enjoy! Mettle Products - Customer Samples 03 2013 Cheers, Chris mettle.com
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Re: Mettle Products for After Effects - Demo Reel
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 years ago
Good stuff! Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
Newton 2.0 and ShapeShifter V2 test
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 years ago
Here's a test I did using the new versions of Newton (2.0) and ShapeShifter AE (V2). I used the physics from Newton and SSAE to bring in the 3rd dimension. http: www.youtube.com watch v=GrvX5OMuSqI Tu
Re: Newton 2.0 and ShapeShifter V2 test
by Chris Bobotis 2 years ago
Excellent Tudor! Cheers, Chris mettle.com
File: TextLightEmitter
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 years ago
aep file Project file CS55 http: f1.creativecow.net 5008 textlightemitter
File: ColoristaIIgrading ExTJ
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 years ago
aep file Test Grading with ColoristaII http: f1.creativecow.net 4963 coloristaiigrading-extj
COW Newsletter: Ronald Lindeboom retires from Creative COW
by Creative COW 3 years ago
Ronald Lindeboom retires from Creative COW
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Re: COW Newsletter: Ronald Lindeboom retires from Creative COW
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
I only touched basis with Ron on e-mail, but I know him more from the result of his work. I found the Cow to be a creative place, a hang out place, a community of my kind of people, a place where I ca
The Expandables ;-)
by Chris Bobotis 3 years ago
The Expandables ;-) Tutorial coming soon. Stay tuned. Cheers, Chris mettle.com
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Re: The Expandables ;-)
by Chris Bobotis 3 years ago
Thanks Tudor :-) Cheers, Chris mettle.com
AquaPack Demo Reel V1
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
Here's a short demo reel for AquaPack enhancement pack for FreeForm Pro by Mettle. I would love to see examples from you. http: www.youtube.com watch v=PXGMOE7PtwY Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artis
Re: AquaPack Demo Reel V1
by Roland R. Kahlenberg 3 years ago
Good stuff Ted! Cheers RoRK Intensive AE & Mocha Training in Singapore and Malaysia Adobe ACE ACI (version 7) & Imagineer Systems Inc Approved Mocha Trainer
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AquaPack Demo Reel V1
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
Here's a short demo reel for AquaPack - enhancement pack for FreeForm Pro. I would love to see some examples with what you do with it. http: www.youtube.com watch v=PXGMOE7PtwY Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Sen
Re: AquaPack Demo Reel V1
by Chris Bobotis 3 years ago
Looks good Tudor. Just uploaded it to our website as well. Cheers, Chris mettle.com
Precious Mettle?
by Chris Bobotis 3 years ago
ShapeShifter AE Precious Mettle Tutorial coming soon. Cheers, Chris mettle.com
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Re: Precious Mettle?
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
Looks really cool! Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
File: sky replacement project file
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
aep file sky replacement project file http: f1.creativecow.net 4058 sky-replacement-project-file
File: sky replacement test
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
mp4 file sky replacement test http: f1.creativecow.net 4051 sky-replacement-test
AE vs Smoke
by Richard Cardonna 3 years ago
Can someone list the features in smoke that are not in AE Richard C
Re: AE vs Smoke
by Todd Kopriva 3 years ago
It should come as no surprise to anyone that I'm reading this and taking notes. ;-) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Todd Kopri
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File: DoorGrade
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
jpg file Door - Pass 01 -Levels, Pass 02 - MB Looks Grand Sunset http: f1.creativecow.net 4028 doorgrade
Podcast: FreeForm Pro and Aqua Pack: Basic introductory series Part 3
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
FreeForm Pro and Aqua Pack: Basic introductory series Part 3 by Tudor 'Ted' Jelescu (00:18:18) -- 03 27 2012 Part 3 of the basic introductory series describes a water replacement technique using one o
News: mettle + mamoworld = Amazing New Products!
by Cow News Droid 3 years ago
(March 26, 2012) Mettle, creators of Next-Gen 3D plug-ins for After Effects, and mamoworld, developers of MochaImport+ and iExpressions, are pleased to announce they re joining forces. An agreement ha
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Re: News: mettle + mamoworld = Amazing New Products!
by Chris Bobotis 3 years ago
Thanks guys. We are soooooo honored... Mathias is a real gentleman and scholar :-) Cheers, Chris mettle.com
Podcast: FreeForm Pro and Aqua Pack: Basic introductory series Part 2
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
FreeForm Pro and Aqua Pack: Basic introductory series Part 2 by Tudor 'Ted' Jelescu (00:19:03) -- 03 20 2012 The second tutorial from the series describes techniques for manipulating the depth map and
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Podcast: FreeForm Pro and Aqua Pack - Basic introductory series. Part 1
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
FreeForm Pro and Aqua Pack - Basic introductory series. Part 1 by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu (00:16:36) -- 03 13 2012 Introductory series (first in a set of three) for simulation of large bodies of water, wa
Video: Cool Clapperboard based on CPT America Tutorial
by Eric Kirk 3 years ago
Cool Clapperboard based on CPT America Tutorial Just a little test run based on the Eran Stern tutorial for CPT America. Eric Kirk watch support
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Re: Cool Clapperboard based on CPT America Tutorial
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
Looks good! Did you finish the water Abyss project Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
Video: JWC Intro - 3D in AE
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 years ago
JWC Intro - 3D in AE Intro animation for JWC. Heavy duty 3d in AE. Matching the camera move and figuring out how all the plugins work together was a challenge. FreeForm Pro, Zaxwerks Invigorator Pro,
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@Garry Beattie
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
One step at a time- it will all come together. Tutorials and resources like the Cow will help for sure. Keep at it and have fun! Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
Video: Crazyface spot
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
Crazyface spot Hey guys, many of you know that I like to experiment with the new 3d plugins for AE. Here's my latest, using FreeForm Pro and ShapeShifter AE. The budget was low, the client wanted big
After Effects Key Light - Some Spilling Occuring - How Do I Get Rid of it?
by sarmen sarimazi 3 years ago
HI there; I've been doing some after effects key lighting work, and i'm having a bit of issue that i was hoping someone can help me out. my subject shows a bit of green spillage on the top right corne
Re: After Effects Key Light - Some Spilling Occuring - How Do I Get Rid of it?
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
You can color correct the spill- choose within KeyLight interface to remove the green (it is set by default to none). Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
Canon XF 300 - can the software be changed
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
I just got a couple of Canon XF 300 cameras. The purchasing department did not think to specify that we need the European model, with 25fps frame rate. So right now we can shoot only 60 30 24. My ques
Video panel collage/montage
by Alex Jarvis 3 years ago
I am trying to replicate this comic panel effect but I don't know what it is called: http: www.youtube.com watch v=DXpJyUPN9BI Notice that the video zooms out to different panels at the end of each cl
Re: Video panel collage/montage
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
The transitions between the clips can be done with simple animations in AE- no plugins involved. You need the comic book pages templates with alpha for the frames. Best to create those in vector forma
How to make this effects in AAE?
by Spyridwn Arvanitakis 4 years ago
Hi, i watched a youtube video last day and i'm wondering if i can make this effects in AAE and how Video: http: www.youtube.com watch v=Y515Ydg7kjE Effects: 1:21sec 1:24sec 1:27sec It would be much ap
Re: How to make this effects in AAE?
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 years ago
You can just copy the link and paste it in a new browser window- it works this way. My problem is identifying which effect you're talking about, since there are several things going on at the same tim
Registration
by Ronald Rodgers 4 years ago
Bought your excellent plug-in on Friday (8 19 2011). When I select the Shape Sifter effect on a text layer, I get a demo mode www.mettle.com watermark sitting in the background. I received the order #
Re: Registration
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 years ago
I would try to contact Mettle on their site, but maybe Chris Bobotis will see this and give you an answer. Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist


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