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Order of layers, animation, puppet, duik
by Kseniya Shirokova 1 week ago
Hi, i'm a newbie in animation and trying to make a little cartoon, all by myself. Found a thing i can't cope with. There is a character consisting of few layers. He should perform an action - from sta
Re: Order of layers, animation, puppet, duik
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 7 days ago
Animate the puppet using Duik. You will have the issue you mentioned - do not worry. Render the animation with the left leg hidden, then with the right leg hidden (both with alpha). Now you can sandwi
Lines Creator?
by nick van horn 1 week ago
Can some one identify the line effect used to create and transition between shapes used in this video https: youtu.be Z6nQ8zD8qOw I was wondering if it could be done with Lines Creator or if there is
Re: Lines Creator?
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 7 days ago
I am not aware of a plugin that can do the complex transitions in your example. Most likely it was done using well planned elements and animated masks or wipes. Tudor "Ted " Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
Shake effect
by Anton Kolosov 1 week ago
Hi guys, please could someone say me how to create this shake effect it's not an ordinary shake effect that you can apply in AE. at 2:01 and it repeats several times. https: youtu.be WcUhj04oo5c Thank
Re: Shake effect
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 7 days ago
For a more organic shake you need to shoot some footage of a solid light color background with some dark crosses on it and shake the camera to your liking. Then you can track the camera shake in AE an
Software suggestions for this style of animation
by Graeme Coop 1 week ago
Hello all, Just wondering if anyone had any suggestions as to the best software to create something along these lines https: vimeo.com 74395297 (Dave Gorman, Modern Life is Goodish - Opening Titles) I
Re: Software suggestions for this style of animation
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 week ago
This plugin and technique can work: http: www.mettle.com dan_gies_free_puppet_download also, there's a lot of stuff you can do just in AE - an example of a much more simpler 2.5 D animation, all in AE
what are plugins for character rigging? and which one is the best?
by Jolian Nic 2 weeks ago
I'm searching google and there are many tools for character rigging for animation, but which one combine simplicity and powerful features and which one just do the job with least headache possible
Re: what are plugins for character rigging? and which one is the best?
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 weeks ago
The newer AE versions come with Character Animator- pretty amazing tool. I would recommend looking into that first. Tudor "Ted " Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
How to make text or png logo look like its really on the object of airplane fuselage
by hanna dean 2 weeks ago
1: how do i make the text round so it looks like its on fuselage the body of airplane , as it is rounded. 2:how do i make text or logo png there like its really on it , because all i use is the guassi
Re: How to make text or png logo look like its really on the object of airplane fuselage
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 weeks ago
Depending on the shot you can go about it a few different ways. If the distortion you need to make the logo text look like it's on a slightly curved surface (airplane body) you can track the logo on a
Add a photo to a video by special effects
by Hussein Fardinfard 3 weeks ago
Hello guys! Please first have a look to this 8 second video: https: youtu.be Z0h3RpEWJ_k Now I need to use this photo: https: drive.google.com file d 0B0kIa5kqOVFLR1RtUU44M0F0eU0 view usp=sharing in t
Re: Add a photo to a video by special effects
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 weeks ago
I think you can do all of it with standard AE plugins. First you need to do a 3d camera track and solve the camera. This will give you a AE virtual camera that will move the same a s the real camera.
Animating a wavy line
by Max Pinton 3 weeks ago
Nina Paley has some really interesting vector animation techniques and one that caught my eye is a kind of waving tapered line. I've attached an example from her blog. She uses Flash for this but I'm
Re: Animating a wavy line
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 weeks ago
Have you tried a ripple distort on a adjustment layer with a masked middle Tudor "Ted " Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
Making a logo appear our of water...
by Mike Haines 3 weeks ago
Experts... could you give me some general guidance as how I might make a logo appear from a small pool on a beach I have just 2 layers, the footage of the beach pool and the logo. I have played around
Re: Making a logo appear our of water...
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 weeks ago
For the most realistic effect you need to have your logo interact with the water somehow. I used Mettle's FreeForm Pro to create water and a logo coming out of it. You could use the same technique and
remove/attenuate white contour around the face and hair
by ling talfi 2 months 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 2 months ago
Have you tried using a Matte Choke plugin Tudor "Ted " Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
Problem witj motion tracking
by Claude Rozsa 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 9 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 9 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 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 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 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
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