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April 16th 2007
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How to stretch pixels across a page
by Justin Mettam 9 months ago
I would like to know how to stretch a hairline sample of pixels across a page. I hope this screengrab illustrates what I am trying to achieve. So eventually I would end up with a streak of color trave
Re: How to stretch pixels across a page
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 9 months ago
A simple method would be to make several copies (like 5) of the layer and then offset them horizontally progressively further from the original. Then merge those 5 layers, keeping the transparent back
AEcs6 not reading .depth files.
by Justin Mettam 3 years ago
I am using AEcs6 and Maya 2015 and Mental Ray. I rendered my beauty .exr files fine and AE reads them fine too. But the "name.###.depth.exr" files will not load into AEcs6. These depth files were gene
Re: AEcs6 not reading .depth files.
by Michael Szalapski 3 years ago
What sort of error message are you getting - The Great Szalam (The 'Great ' stands for 'Not So Great, in fact, Extremely Humble ') No trees were harmed in the creation of this message, but several tho
Quicktime: how to see multiple files playing in one frame.
by Justin Mettam 3 years ago
This post should really go into a quicktime group but since I couldn't find one I thought I'ld ask it here. Anyone know how to, or if its possible to play multiple movies at once with quicktime I basi
Re: Quicktime: how to see multiple files playing in one frame.
by Walter Soyka 3 years ago
Justin Mettam "I know you can offset a few at once but that's a manual process. I have about 20 that I want to see side by side. " Since you're asking in the Ae forum, throw them all in a comp, scale
Alpha needs to be solid and not look like RGB.
by Justin Mettam 3 years ago
I am trying to create a sphere by blurring a circular mask then using the same mask to cut out the blur. This works well in RGB but the Alpha looks the same as the rgb. How can I make the alpha a soli
Re: Alpha needs to be solid and not look like RGB.
by Justin Mettam 3 years ago
Thanks for responding Walter. Your ideas have given me something to work with. Is there a way to make a normal map (in AE) out of a photo or a grey shaded graphic I Justin Mettam PreViz & 3D-Generalis
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dry ice cascading effect using TC particular.
by Justin Mettam 3 years ago
I would like to create a dry ice cascading effect. I am using Trapcode Particular but maybe I should be using Trapcode Form First problem is I need the particles to flow over a long edge. Currently I
Re: dry ice cascading effect using TC particular.
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 3 years ago
Box emitter with proportions like 1000x10x10 would work for the emitter. Motion path (particle animation following the motion path of a light) is perfect for this type of animation. Also, a bit of a f
2D page sucks me in effect?
by Justin Mettam 3 years ago
I am trying this effect where I pan over the top of a graphic novel, then one of the frames spiral pulls me in (3D depth), like a tornado, and I (the camera) get sucked into it and flash to white. I a
Re: 2D page sucks me in effect?
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 3 years ago
I think it is more a question of how should it look rather than how to do it. In my view, the image would become 3-dimensional so that when the camera gets sucked in, it gets sucked in to a 3D space.
How to blend between to forms/shapes
by Justin Mettam 3 years ago
Hi, I am trying to create a mitosis effect where two spherical shapes blob together, then they pull apart and grow. I would like the color to also blend between the spheres. I've been trying to achiev
Re: How to blend between to forms/shapes
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 3 years ago
A simpler approach came to mind: Use the mesh warp effect to distort the two spherical shapes and blend them together with a soft mask during separation. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
How to create this effect.
by Justin Mettam 3 years ago
I need to recreate this effect (see image) Should I use trapcode Particular, Form or something else Does anyone know of a template that can get me close I have seen templates and tutorials that help m
Re: How to create this effect.
by Justin Mettam 3 years ago
Thank you so much Kalleheikki. Your advice helped me a lot. Justin Mettam PreViz & 3D-Generalist mettam@hotmail.com 415 261-7633 www.JustinMettam.com
Installing the Dojo tool kit script
by Justin Mettam 3 years ago
I downloaded the Dojo_tool kit scripts. I have never installed scripts before. The downloaded file once unzipped contains a folder structure with many scripts inside. I copied the main folder dojo rel
Re: Installing the Dojo tool kit script
by Jim Scott 3 years ago
Normally there should only be a .jsxbin file that goes in your ScriptsUI Panels folder. Are the other files that you say are "scripts" actually multiple .jsx files, or something else If you do have ve
Building a VR environment in AfterEffects
by Justin Mettam 3 years ago
Can I build a ethereal effect in AfterEffects that I can then bring into a AR VR environment and walk around Or would you suggest I use something like Unity or UE4 to achieve this I assume the answer
Re: Building a VR environment in AfterEffects
by Justin Mettam 3 years ago
Thanks for your advice, I figured I would end up using UNreal or Unity for this. Thanks for sending me the link to Mettle Skybox. Justin Mettam PreViz & 3D-Generalist mettam@hotmail.com 415 261-7633 w
Command Line render a Premiere file
by Justin Mettam 4 years ago
I would like to know if it is possible to command line render a Premiere file. AfterEffects gives me this capability but I havent found it with Premere. Thanks in advance. Justin Mettam PreViz & 3D-Ge
Re: Command Line render a Premiere file
by Justin Mettam 4 years ago
If I add a movie file in the watch folder it will start converting, but it won't render a premiere project file. Are you sure it was rendering a premiere project file Justin Mettam PreViz & 3D-General
Justin Mettam 5 years ago
I have imported multiple files (1000's) into my comp. Some I need to delete from the sequence. When I delete one how can I close the gap. Is there something like a ripple delete in AE?
See the attached image to get an idea of what I am talking about.
Magnify tool in premiere ?
by Justin Mettam 6 years ago
I have slate information burnt into the black mask at the top and bottom of my 3D footage, it's really small type, and the only way I can read it is by zooming in and sliding my frame around. I feel t
Re: Magnify tool in premiere ?
by Justin Mettam 6 years ago
Thanks for responding Jeff. Currently that is how I am zooming in. It's a two stage process for me. I switch the drop down from Fit to %100, then with the scroll bars I slide my frame around to find t
can I mute animation
by Justin Mettam 6 years ago
Is there a way to mute key frames rather than delete them For example on my still image I have a Scale and Position animation that I would like to deactivate but not remove. Justin Mettam PreViz & 3D-
Re: can I mute animation
by Robert d'Alexis 6 years ago
As Jeff suggested, just toggle the motion effect(s) on or off.
3D Generalist & Previs Artist looking for work
by Justin Mettam 7 years ago
I have many years experience working as a Maya 3D generalist and Previs Artist in both film and TV. I have also worked with many different CG software packages including Maya, After Effects, Premiere,
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