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remove/attenuate white contour around the face and hair
by ling talfi 3 weeks ago
If you had a video containing images such as this one: How would you remove the white halo contour around the character's hair and face and shirt I'm not sure where to start. I've tried curves, but I
Re: remove/attenuate white contour around the face and hair
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 weeks ago
Have you tried using a Matte Choke plugin Tudor "Ted " Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
Text Reveal Effect Suggestion or Advice
by Rajarshi Basu 3 weeks ago
Hi, I am trying to this effect where, as a plane passes in the sky , a text gets revealed...I have attached the photo... I want to avoid any roto work if possible and would like a matte workflow...but
Re: Text Reveal Effect Suggestion or Advice
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 weeks ago
With motion blur taken into consideration and a slight feathered edge I bet a quick animated mask that approximates the shape as suggested should be good enough. Tudor "Ted " Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
Offset the time for particles in particular
by Josh Ruha 3 weeks ago
Hi all, Just wanting to know if any of you know how I can offset the time for my particles in particular. We are creating a pulsing starfield and are trying to get the stars to pulse at different time
Re: Offset the time for particles in particular
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 weeks ago
use a custom particle - create a layer that has the pulsating animation and then you can use the random loop to offset the various particles. http: www.trapcode-content.com help particular custom_part
Complex Logo Animation
by Brenden Younan 3 weeks ago
Hello, I'm really interested to know how this logo animation can be achieved inside of AE. Masking or is there a special effect that could replicate this sort of animation https: www.youtube.com watch
Re: Complex Logo Animation
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 weeks ago
You can easily use a plugin like ShapeShifter AE from Mettle to extrude the basic shape of the logo from a 2d file and add reflections by creating a animated reflection map and playing around with the
looking for similar tutorials to this
by hanna dean 4 weeks ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=iYwQwQKfXPU exploding buildings , so my goal is to blow a buildin up sounds easy but the effects am looking for is moderate . what am looking to do is have a simple vide
Re: looking for similar tutorials to this
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 weeks ago
this is a pretty advanced tutorial: http: www.videocopilot.net tutorials city_destruction Tudor "Ted " Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
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Laptop for Animation and Motion Graphics
by Mili Eugene 1 month ago
Hi, I use my laptop for 2D animation and usually have Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and After effects running simultaneously while I work. I'd like to explore 3D as well and have taken baby steps in ci
Re: Laptop for Animation and Motion Graphics
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 month ago
Macbook Pro is a great machine, however I switched to PC and never went back since. I used Alienware, Origin and now I have a 3XS and a MSI. Both great machines. However, they are more portable workst
Best way to do this in 3D?
by kit webster 1 month ago
I need to turn the 2d image into the 3d image Ive tried masking each section and rotating it in 3d but im finding it very difficult to make sure each section is on the correct axis and actually lining
Re: Best way to do this in 3D?
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 month ago
Think of it as "L" shapes instead of stripes. This way you can create a series of square pre-comps with the L shapes inside and position them in a zig zag (as seen from the top) and rotate the L shape
2D Layer cannot be seen after change to 3D
by Amanda Hong 1 month ago
My 2D layer disappear after being changed to a 3D layer. I have change all the camera views and It still can't be seen. Please help.
Re: 2D Layer cannot be seen after change to 3D
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 month ago
Create a second camera - this should show you your 2d changed to 3d layer, together with the first camera and the other layers. You can use this camera to position your missing layer in 3d space and t
How do you replace a shirt print in this situation?
by Igor Cumzik 1 month ago
Hey guys, I want to replace a logo on a shirt and tried to use techniques shown in tutorials like the one by Mikey . In my example, there are a lot of distortions and the logo (that has to be replaced
Re: How do you replace a shirt print in this situation?
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 month ago
It can be done, but with a lot of work. I have replaced logos on moving cloth before with a lot of hours of distorting frame by frame with the Mesh Warp a tracked patch. If you can re-shoot then I wou
Problem witj motion tracking
by Claude Rozsa 3 months ago
I have a problem which I cant solve. In the following clip, I want the appearing wall to diseappear in the left corner while the camera zooms. For the moment the wall stays at the same place which giv
Re: Problem witj motion tracking
by Claude Rozsa 3 months ago
Thanks Ted. I tried the 3D camera tracking without success but I made another attempt with Mocha and it worked fine. I made a mistake when I followed the tutorial, my picture did not have the same AR
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How to make those news shiny edges?
by Thanh Le 4 months ago
I have seen the programes introduce on our national channel and really want to know how they make those shine (or flare) edge on the boxes
Re: How to make those news shiny edges?
by Thanh Le 4 months ago
Thanks Ted, I think i figured out how to make it using Optical Flare and CC Light Sweep. The result is briliant. Here is it: Thanks guys!
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Agent Dodge
by Soham Jani 6 months ago
Hi, so I was wondering what's an effective way to re-create the Agent Dodge effect from the Matrix Perhaps use green screens and put them on top of each other, enable motion blur on the selected layer
Re: Agent Dodge
by Dave LaRonde 6 months ago
For those of us who haven't committed every scene of the Matrix series to memory.... ....nor who can quote the entire list of characters in reverse-alphabetical order... ...perhaps you can locate a bi
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Pulling out this shot -newbie
by Tibi Iorga 8 months ago
Hello guys, I was astonished by the community here, so I decided to create an account. Nice to meet you all ! So, I am a relatively new user of Adobe AE, because I mainly work in Premiere. But I am lo
Re: Pulling out this shot -newbie
by Tibi Iorga 8 months ago
I have the whole thing story boarded and I really wanted this shot. Now I have a lead, so thank you so much for your help. I was thinking of the same sort of transition, I want it to be subtly visible
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How to make a stopwatch that can be controlled
by Dave Martin 10 months ago
Hi there, Part 1. I need to make an on-screen timer that I can start & stop by key-framing a null - E.G. When the null is at x=0 the time is stopped but, if x 1 the timers runs. However, Once stopped
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Re: How to make a stopwatch that can be controlled
by Walter Soyka 10 months ago
The old-school approach is nice here, because expressions live in the moment. Expressions are evaluated for a given point in time, and have no "memory" of what's happened earlier on the timeline. This
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After effect workstation for Raw, Your thoughts?
by Dror Heller 10 months ago
My computer is no longer strong enough for my Raw full hd footage. Im trying to build a new pc, my main work is in after effects, the most important thing is that the software will be very responsive
Re: After effect workstation for Raw, Your thoughts?
by Chris Wright 10 months ago
hey tudor check out the new samsung 950 pro. It outperforms SATA SSDs by over 4.5 times in sequential read and by over 2.5 times in sequential write, delivering the speeds of 2,500 MB s and 1,500 MB s
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Sneak Peak at some new stuff for AE
by Chris Bobotis 1 year ago
Mettle Products - V 1.75 Teaser Cheers, Chris mettle.com
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Re: Sneak Peak at some new stuff for AE
by Chris Bobotis 1 year ago
You are correct Tudor. The background is done with the new "Sky BG" feature we added in the "Environment" Section of FreeForm Pro and Shapeshifter AE. Think Trapcode Horizon (kinda). This clip also sh
Trying to create foam in AE.
by Stephen Pickering 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 3 years 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 2 years 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 3 years 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 3 years ago
Seems to work now- thanks mate! Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
New Character Animation Tutorial Series coming.
by Chris Bobotis 3 years 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 3 years ago
aep file replicating the design for the BBC logo background https: f1.creativecow.net 6663 shape-layers-logo-design
Re: shape layers logo design
by David Garcon 3 years 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 3 years ago
zip file test project https: f1.creativecow.net 6365 gears-rotation-test-cs6
File: gear roattion test
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
zip file test project https: f1.creativecow.net 6364 gear-roattion-test
File: FlashTestProject
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
aep file Quick test for flash https: f1.creativecow.net 5776 flashtestproject
Mettle Products for After Effects - Demo Reel
by Chris Bobotis 3 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 3 years ago
Good stuff! Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
File: TextLightEmitter
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 years ago
aep file Project file CS55 https: f1.creativecow.net 5008 textlightemitter
File: ColoristaIIgrading ExTJ
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 years ago
aep file Test Grading with ColoristaII https: f1.creativecow.net 4963 coloristaiigrading-extj
COW Newsletter: Ronald Lindeboom retires from Creative COW
by Creative COW 4 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 4 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 4 years ago
The Expandables ;-) Tutorial coming soon. Stay tuned. Cheers, Chris mettle.com
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Re: The Expandables ;-)
by Chris Bobotis 4 years ago
Thanks Tudor :-) Cheers, Chris mettle.com
AquaPack Demo Reel V1
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 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 4 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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Precious Mettle?
by Chris Bobotis 4 years ago
ShapeShifter AE Precious Mettle Tutorial coming soon. Cheers, Chris mettle.com
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Re: Precious Mettle?
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 years ago
Looks really cool! Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
File: sky replacement project file
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 years ago
aep file sky replacement project file https: f1.creativecow.net 4058 sky-replacement-project-file
File: sky replacement test
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 years ago
mp4 file sky replacement test https: f1.creativecow.net 4051 sky-replacement-test
AE vs Smoke
by Richard Cardonna 4 years ago
Can someone list the features in smoke that are not in AE Richard C
Re: AE vs Smoke
by Todd Kopriva 4 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 4 years ago
jpg file Door - Pass 01 -Levels, Pass 02 - MB Looks Grand Sunset https: f1.creativecow.net 4028 doorgrade
Podcast: FreeForm Pro and Aqua Pack: Basic introductory series Part 3
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 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 4 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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@mettle + mamoworld = Amazing New Products!
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 years ago
Good news indeed! Looking forward to interesting products. Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
Podcast: FreeForm Pro and Aqua Pack: Basic introductory series Part 2
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 4 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 5 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
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