chris forrester: Activity About Liked Images

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Adobe sweetens the deal - price break on Cloud subscription
by Joseph W. Bourke 7 years ago
Not only are the new features a game changer, they've also dropped the price on a Creative Cloud subscription for the first year: https: creativecloud-specialoffer.adobe.com special-offer promo.html p
Re: Adobe sweetens the deal - price break on Cloud subscription
by Tommy Campbell 7 years ago
What if you already have a Creative Cloud subscription Can you take advantage of the NAB special to get Creative Cloud for 29.99 month for your second year For me, if my second year of Creative Cloud
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chris forrester liked this 7 years ago
when would you use dancing dissolve mode
by Tylor Larson 7 years ago
can any one explain or give an example of when you should use the dancing dissolve color mode i just cant seem to find a point to it at all... Ty
Re: when would you use dancing dissolve mode
by chris forrester 7 years ago
Here it is http: chrisforrester.tv 2013 04 dancing-dissolve-tutorial Hope you all like it. Regards Chris Forrester demoreel www.chrisforrester.tv
Is there a way to simplify this line of code
by chris forrester 7 years ago
Hi all I have been playing around with some ideas and was looking for some advice on simplifying this piece of code (well expression) this is what I started of with a=transform.position, b=thisComp.la
Re: Is there a way to simplify this line of code
by Dan Ebberts 7 years ago
That's pretty much how I would do it, unless you know that the scale is uniform (same for x and y), then you could do this: c =a*b 0 100 Dan
problem importing SWF files
by Eliot Dewberry 8 years ago
I'm working with a Flash animator on a project right now, basically she creates animated characters in Flash and I bring them into AE to combine them with other motion graphics. However I've been unab
Re: problem importing SWF files
by chris forrester 8 years ago
Please check this follow up post regarding your problem http: forums.creativecow.net thread 2 1014734 Regards Chris Forrester demoreel www.chrisforrester.tv
Problems with .swfs files (72x72 pixels and a blank image)
by chris forrester 8 years ago
I am working on a mac os X lion 10.7.2 Mid 2010 Mac Pro. Using AE CS 5.5 with full updates. I am having swfs working occasionally and then sometimes when i reopen the aep file I get ALL of my swfs as
Re: Problems with .swfs files (72x72 pixels and a blank image)
by chris forrester 8 years ago
I came across something odd today regarding this issue. I had been using CS 5 for a while on the same machine which did not have all the plugins installed. The .swf files were working fine in this set
plugin or script that I can not find again..dynamic AEP linking/updating.
by chris forrester 8 years ago
Hi all, I saw this script or plugin recently I am sure it was in beta testing. It would let you import an .AEP into your project as normal, but after using the script plugin it would link the composit
Re: plugin or script that I can not find again..dynamic AEP linking/updating.
by chris forrester 8 years ago
I found it at last!! A search using reference instead of link helped me to find it. http: vimeo.com 27136137 is called project sync :-) Regards Chris Forrester demoreel www.chrisforrester.tv
CS3 Vector Paint
by chris forrester 9 years ago
For some odd reason the machine I am working, has suddenly decided not to show me the vector paint GUI. It did at one time, but now it just doesnt show up.. I have been careful to make sure the Vector
Color ID animation preset, and video on methods to extract them
by chris forrester 10 years ago
Hi there, I am hoping this has not been discussed before and is useful to some of the community. I have been using so called color ID passes from 3d artists and decided it was about time I streamlined
Re: Color ID animation preset, and video on methods to extract them
by chris forrester 9 years ago
Thank you for the kind response. Been nice to give back to the community here that have helped me so much during the years. If anyone has any other tips with these passes please do share :-D Regards C
Help choosing a good performing eSATA pc express card for MBP
by chris forrester 10 years ago
Hope someone here can help me with a new purchase :-) I currently own a macBookPro 17" (brought almost 3years ago). I wish to get a pc express card for it to connect an external esata hard drive (most
Re: Help choosing a good performing eSATA pc express card for MBP
by Gene Gilbert 10 years ago
Hi Chris, You are correct that the Pro version is nearly twice as fast as the standard version, and that speed is available for each port, so you will get 100MB s+ from each port. With RAIDED drives o
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chris forrester liked this 10 years ago
Unwrapped UV's wanting to save as a guide for painting in Photoshop
by chris forrester 12 years ago
I'm already half kicking myself as I came across a tutorial that had a really good tip of outlining the edges of the UVs in C4d and then saving a .PSD file which contained all the different channels y
Re: Unwrapped UV's wanting to save as a guide for painting in Photoshop
by chris forrester 12 years ago
Yes thankyou!! Was exactly what I was looking for. I still never found that tutorial but i'm making sure I bookmark any tutorials that I think might be interesting to me further down the line. :-P Reg
perhaps off topic : UK lad looking for advice/info for working in USA AfterEffects/compositing work
by chris forrester 13 years ago
This is something I have started to read into recently but I thought I would ask here in one of my favourite communities. My question is do many posthouses take on anyone from abroad If I wanted to wo
RE swapping with a USA artist
by chris forrester 13 years ago
I would definatly go with a suggestion of this sort, it'll be something I need to look into more. Im guessing it would be easier if I was at a large posthouse that had links in America or shared workl
Looking for comments on my reel :-D
by chris forrester 13 years ago
Well im pitching myself as a compositor more so than motion graphic design, so I hope this reel gives the correct impression. Being the way some jobs are you cant see what work has been done on some s
Re: Looking for comments on my reel :-D
by chris forrester 13 years ago
Thanks for the comments Midicon, Im definatly going to try and cut it down shorter. I have been watching alot of reels and some from the posthouses and they are all very quick punchy and to the point.
test
by chris forrester 13 years ago

Grabbing Color from solid layer to tint value on another layer
by Cwolfe 13 years ago
I'm looking for a way to get the color value from a solid to apply to the tint value on another layer. I've looked through the forum history and didn't see any6thing. Anyone have any ideas out there t
Re: Grabbing Color from solid layer to tint value on another layer
by chris forrester 13 years ago
Im glad it ll work for you :-D ...and woot another chris!!! lol there are loads of us :-P
Working with really large images ....
by nightdesigns 13 years ago
I have some aerials of the entire county and the files are huge. They are 20,000+x20,000+ pixels, 650+mb TIFF files. The file is too large for AFX to handle. I tried to use image ready to split it apa
Re: Working with really large images ....
by chris forrester 13 years ago
Couldnt help myself...with a bit of google(ing) I got it down to this col = 4 how many columns do you want rows are created by making more duplicates swaoic= (index-1)% col find which square we are on
Expression for setting timeremapping value to the layers index...
by chris forrester 13 years ago
I thought this would be as easy as just placing "index" in the expression panel after timeremapping had been activated...seems im wrong...or im doing something wrong. Anyone able to help me out with t
Re: Expression for setting timeremapping value to the layers index...
by chris forrester 13 years ago
fab! thanks to you both :-D
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