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Tudor "Ted" Jelescu

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Trapcode Particular: how can I make this water fountain look more realistic?
by Sam Baker 23 hours ago
https: www.dropbox.com s cftsl4xersz9txd fountain11feb.mp4 dl=0 I have added water to the fountain on the right, it's made up of 5 streams as separate layers. It looks quite cartoonish and static at t
Re: Trapcode Particular: how can I make this water fountain look more realistic?
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 13 hours ago
It looks pretty good as is, but it needs to be softer and have some light modeling the volume. A secondary spray of smaller particles would help and a variation in emission gravity would help. Tudor "
Paint dripping effect
by Kuljeet Singh 2 days ago
hi, i'm trying to achieve paint dripping transition. So that in the end paint covers all the screen. I've used CC mercury on solid layer, but unable to get what i want. please help to achieve bumps &
Re: Paint dripping effect
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 days ago
I aready replied to your other post, so please take a look there. Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
Paint Drip Bumps
by Kuljeet Singh 2 days ago
hi, i'm trying to make Paint drip transition, so that in the end paint covers all the screen. I used CC mercury on solid layer to create this effect, but cant achieve what i want to achieve. Please he
Re: Paint Drip Bumps
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 days ago
FreeForm Pro can be used to achieve this effect. You can displace your animated paint layer in 3D space. This will enable you to use Lights and have control over the texture of the paint, also you can
Tracking, Compositing and Removing Objects in After Effects
by Hunter Hanson 3 days ago
So I have this video here Sign Track Cleanup_For_Reddit_CreativeCow I want to track this sign I remade with Illustrator better on the original sign but at the same time I want to get rid of all of the
Re: Tracking, Compositing and Removing Objects in After Effects
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 days ago
Simple solution- re-shoot. It seems to me that it's too much work involved for a simple shot like this. Next level of involvement- keep the scum dirt on the windshield and just replace the sign - it a
how do I render in slow motion in after effects or Quicktime ?
by Bobby singer 5 days ago
i have 30 seconds of animation in maya how do i render it slow to around 1 minute in after effects or quicktime .. Anybody having done this please help .. or post any links to online video tutorials o
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Re: how do I render in slow motion in after effects or Quicktime ?
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 days ago
You can use the methods described in the previous answers, but I would render out of Maya a high frame rate- 120 or 240 fps. This way you have all you need for slow motion without quality loss when pl
Animated Filigree for Projection Mapping Project
by Travis Oswald 4 days ago
Hello all! I am extremely new to the Adobe Suite (currently using CS6) and I am teaching myself as much as I possibly can in order to create some unique designs for a projection mapping project I'm wo
Re: Animated Filigree for Projection Mapping Project
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 days ago
http: all-free-download.com free-vector filigree-flourish.html There are other sites as well. You need to do some work and separate the vector drawings in layers. You can also use Autotrace in AI to u
Mountiains on a PNG Map
by Jaron Pulver 1 week ago
Okay so I'm trying to take a PNG Image of a map and basically pick points on the map and create extruded mountains. Hope that makes sense. See the attached image and it will make a little more sense.
Re: Mountiains on a PNG Map
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 7 days ago
Fastest and easiest way I found is to use FreeForm Pro (or the cheaper Free Form V2) from Mettle. It allows you to use displacement and 3d distortion. You can use black and white images as displacemen
How to project 3d (layer) Mask onto 2d surface?
by Jeff Cottle 1 week ago
Hello, and thanks for all your productive help. I have some 3d layer Masks (clouds and landscape) that need to be used as 2d versions in a 2.5d relief program. Is there any way: 1) in AE to project th
Re: How to project 3d (layer) Mask onto 2d surface?
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 week ago
What do you mean by projecting the 3d masks Wouldn't a rendered out image sequence with an alpha be what you need Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
2D layer in 3D
by Mir de beer 1 week ago
Hi everyone, I hope you can help me out with this; I want to make a spinning chair like in the tv program "the voice of holland". I have a front and a back chair that I linked and made 3d layers. The
Re: 2D layer in 3D
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 week ago
If you're not familiar with a 3d app, you could try to build an approximation of the chair from 2d cards. It will look pretty angular, but if you will end up on the front side after a quick turn, you
Basic Green Screen Question
by Tara Sennott 1 week ago
Hi I'm building a set out of theater flats, and one of the flats will have a window in it. I'm hoping to put a green screen behind the window so I can later add some stock footage. We will be shooting
Re: Basic Green Screen Question
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 week ago
No pic attached- without seeing it though I can suggest you make sure you can get some good track points and then you can use AE's 3d camera tracker to get a camera solve and use that to comp in your
Agent Dodge
by Paul Fisherman 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 3 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 3 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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Comp camera not working with Freeform pro
by Richard Travers 4 months ago
Hello. I am following the video tutorial from the Mettle website on basic lighting and cameras, i have added freeform pro to a solid layer, a light and a composition camera, however the camera is not
Re: Comp camera not working with Freeform pro
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 months ago
Are you using the camera controls from the camera layer and the FreeForm Pro object does not react to the camera Post a screen grab of your AE screen and details of your system, OS, AE version and FF
How to make a stopwatch that can be controlled
by Dave Martin 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 11 months 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 10 months 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 2 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 2 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 2 years ago
Seems to work now- thanks mate! Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
New Character Animation Tutorial Series coming.
by Chris Bobotis 2 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 2 years 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 2 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 http: f1.creativecow.net 6365 gears-rotation-test-cs6
File: gear roattion test
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
zip file test project http: f1.creativecow.net 6364 gear-roattion-test
File: FlashTestProject
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
aep file Quick test for flash http: 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
Newton 2.0 and ShapeShifter V2 test
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 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 3 years ago
Excellent Tudor! Cheers, Chris mettle.com
File: TextLightEmitter
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
aep file Project file CS55 http: f1.creativecow.net 5008 textlightemitter
File: ColoristaIIgrading ExTJ
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 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 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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AquaPack Demo Reel V1
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 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 4 years ago
Looks good Tudor. Just uploaded it to our website as well. Cheers, Chris mettle.com
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 http: f1.creativecow.net 4058 sky-replacement-project-file
File: sky replacement test
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 years ago
mp4 file sky replacement test http: 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 http: 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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Re: News: mettle + mamoworld = Amazing New Products!
by Chris Bobotis 4 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 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


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