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Special lightning effect?
by Chaernon Adrian 4 days ago
Hello everyone, basically I m trying to make a lyric video and I thought about filming me in front of a green screen or taking a still picture in front of a GS and after that make everything pitch bla
Re: Special lightning effect?
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 days ago
You could shoot your actor in full light on green screen and then use masks and Levels to simulate darker areas. Do a few tests and see how that works. Tudor "Ted " Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
Writing on steamy glass/mirror
by Seth Brown 5 days ago
Hi how i can make steamy mirror and write text on it
Re: Writing on steamy glass/mirror
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 days ago
Also adding some real water drops sliding down from the area where the letters are revealed will add to the realism of the shot. Something like this: https: www.youtube.com watch v=ksaovTzrvGg Tudor "
Speed variation in a 2d roller coaster
by Chris Gallego 5 days ago
I'm having troubles to manage and understand how to do to get acceleration and deceleration with a shape following a path using the speed graph. I understand what a curve means when it's going up or d
Re: Speed variation in a 2d roller coaster
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 days ago
There are several ways of doing this, but my favorite one is to animate at constant speed, pre-compose and then apply Time Remap on the pre-comped layer. Now you have the ability to set keyframes wher
Important issue
by Vahan Setoyan 4 days ago
HELP !!! ...to solve this issue..please !
Re: Important issue
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 days ago
For error code interpretation myleniumerrors.co is a great resource. https: myleniumerrors.com 2011 08 09 25-37 Tudor "Ted " Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
Preview in timeline goes low quality when previewing, very frustrating
by Glen Perez 6 days ago
Hello, im using after effects 13.7.1.6 and when i hit space my preview goes low quality, and when its stopped it goes to full quality again. i want to play my timeline at full quality, but is not poss
Re: Preview in timeline goes low quality when previewing, very frustrating
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 6 days ago
You need to have preview set to full and enough RAM to be able to handle the length of your comp for a full quality preview. Tudor "Ted " Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
Why multiple looping remap elements can't play all together ?
by Franck HĂ©rouard 1 week ago
Hi There ! I did a comp with several instances of the same png sequence (12 frames for a cycle) (lets say "rotors") I need to use 10 "rotors" in three "packs" (different colors and sizes). The speed o
Re: Why multiple looping remap elements can't play all together ?
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 week ago
If I understand correctly your issue, you have to import the png sequence with the loop option selected and a high loop number that will cover any changes in length done with Time Remap. It would be b
How to film 1 person twice in the same scene...
by dallas kruse 1 week ago
I have this idea for a music video where the actor is 2 characters. Its been done so much but I'm not sure how to pull it off. In the attached scene mock-up, I'd like to film the scene twice. Once wit
Re: How to film 1 person twice in the same scene...
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 week ago
One other trick that may help is to use a body double - someone that is the same height and body type as the actor, dressed exactly the same- in the shots where the two characters are supposed to inte
Time indicator jumps ahead
by Kent Wallis 1 week ago
I'm trying to create a video loop to match a piece of audio. Usually I can just change the duration of the video to half the audio length, duplicate and reverse it to loop. For some reason I can't tim
Re: Time indicator jumps ahead
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 week ago
What frame rate are you working at It seems to me you are describing various frame rates 05:29 to 06:00 would be a 30fps (29.97) and 05:24 to 06:00 would be a 25fps. Tudor "Ted " Jelescu Senior VFX Ar
drown in a simulated liquid surface
by Hussein Fardinfard 2 weeks ago
Hello guys! Please have a look to this 20 sec video: https: youtu.be 1yHs6z8udnY How can simulate her drowning in a black water, something like oil. We will have green screen of this scene later, but
Re: drown in a simulated liquid surface
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 week ago
For something like this you can either go the 3D way with Blender like it was suggested or another 3D package and build a 3D body double, match the moves of the actor and have that interact with the 3
Problem witj motion tracking
by Claude Rozsa 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 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 8 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 8 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 10 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 10 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 12 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 12 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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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