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sergio juyak

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September 25th 2008
76 Posts
how might I generate this effect from the Google i/o event
by sergio juyak 7 years ago
My client is asking me to generate something like this spot from Buck. Basically it's just a lattice that slowly builds. It looks like something i might do with atom array, but the tricky part is gett
Re: how might I generate this effect from the Google i/o event
by Adam Trachtenberg 7 years ago
You can get something like that look with the X-Particles 2 plugin for Cinema by using the Trail object (like Tracer) in "All Points to All Points" mode, but I don't know how you'd do it in Cinema wit
convert all track-points to nulls?
by sergio juyak 7 years ago
I run the 3d camera tracker in AE, and now i would like a point cloud to bring into C4D. Is there a way to simply convert all the track points to nulls Manually creating them one by one is not practic
Re: convert all track-points to nulls?
by sergio juyak 7 years ago
Yes. You lasso select any (or all) the track points and then right-click and "create nulls."
change AE's Timestep default?
by sergio juyak 7 years ago
I have asked this question before and never found a solution. I'm working in a 25fps project and the 10-frame 'ctrl-shift-rightarrow' shortcut is prettymuch useless because it doesn't divide easily in
Re: change AE's Timestep default?
by sergio juyak 7 years ago
Hey thanks for responding Todd. Much appreciated. Will do.
how to 'bulge' a group of fracture objects?
by sergio juyak 7 years ago
I have a cube chopped up into fragments (blue image). I want the fragments to sort of bulge out as if something is erupting. I threw all my fragments into a fracture object and then experimented with
Re: how to 'bulge' a group of fracture objects?
by sergio juyak 7 years ago
Well I guess if I really want this effect I know it's possible. Thanks Adam. You guys always seem to have an answer for anything. btw - that guy *is* a genius.
Motion path visible even when not selected?
by sergio juyak 7 years ago
I'd like to have the motion path of my camera visible even when my camera is not selected. Is there a way to force C4D to show an object's motion path in this way
Re: Motion path visible even when not selected?
by sergio juyak 7 years ago
thanks Brian! Not as live as I'd like, but better than nothing.
adjust bezier point handle length while maintaining angle?
by sergio juyak 7 years ago
I have a bezier spline and I'm trying to adjust one of the points. I need to keep the ANGLE of the handles while I adjust the LENGTH of ONE of the handles. If I hold shift, it simply breaks the tangen
group multiple ojbects under separate nulls?
by sergio juyak 7 years ago
I have a poly mesh that is broken up into individual polys (thanks to the guy who showed me how to do this!). I nowb need to group each of these polys under it's own null. I did it once manually but I
Re: group multiple ojbects under separate nulls?
by Adam Trachtenberg 7 years ago
I don't know of any way to do that natively, but I'm sure that someone with a little scripting knowledge could write a script to do that. Unfortunately I'm scripting challenged so I can't help in that
how can i set the same axis for multiple objects?
by sergio juyak 7 years ago
I have a bunch of rectangles and i want to set the axis of each rectangle to a single coordinate. In this example I select my rectangles, i click the button to enter axis mode, and then I use the coor
Re: how can i set the same axis for multiple objects?
by sergio juyak 7 years ago
how can i thank you enough.
change default 10 frame time jump?
by sergio juyak 8 years ago
If I want to jump forward or backward in the time layout window, I hold shift-control-arrow. The same for nudging keyframes. This is great for 30fps comps, but currently working on a 24fps project and
Trapcode Particular layer emitter problem
by sergio juyak 8 years ago
I'm trying to emit particles from a layer with Particular. Everything looks fine at first, but when I turn on motion preview, I see that Particular is emitting particles at all points, not just from m
Re: Trapcode Particular layer emitter problem
by sergio juyak 8 years ago
Mr. Arora, Thank you for the link! I downloaded the project file form the tutorial and discovered that I could solve my problem by changing the Layer Emiter Sampling to "Particle Birth Time." Yay!
Photoshop smart vector objects > AE
by sergio juyak 8 years ago
I'm working with some layered PSD files with 'vector smart objects' in them. These are basically raster images that (i believe) have been converted to smart objects for non-destructive scale rotation
2d lookAt that 'flips' ?
by sergio juyak 8 years ago
I found a 2d lookAt expression here on CreativeCow, and i'm using it with shape layers to make a simple triangle. The problem is when I animate the triangle corners. When one corner crosses its opposi
Re: 2d lookAt that 'flips' ?
by sergio juyak 8 years ago
Here's a pic of what's going on. My fill disappears when the red markers crosses the side formed by the two other markers.
sourceText expression "hello world" > "h*e*l*l*o* *w*o*r*l*d*" ?
by sergio juyak 8 years ago
I'd like an expression that will insert a chosen character in-between every character in my text object. If my text was "hello world," the expression would replace the text with "h*e*l*l*o* *w*o*r*l*d
Re: sourceText expression "hello world" > "h*e*l*l*o* *w*o*r*l*d*" ?
by sergio juyak 8 years ago
I think a paypal tip jar is a *great* idea. Please find the time to set this up.
issue defocusing background
by sergio juyak 8 years ago
Hello, i'm trying to apply a lense blur effect to the background of a photo. I've cut out my foreground subject and composited above my background layer, but when I blur the background layer, the some
Re: issue defocusing background
by sergio juyak 8 years ago
oooo content aware fill! genius! Thanks Dmitry!
how to colorize raster element?
by sergio juyak 9 years ago
I have a black and white texture that I've cut and pasted from photoshop into Illustrator (the texture is RGB). I want to tint it a different color. I can't. I've tried "Edit Colors" but there's nothi
Re: how to colorize raster element?
by David Cabestany 9 years ago
Save the image as a tiff bitmap file, which is going to make it very high contrast, and then import it on Illustrator, everything white will be gone, everything black you can colorize it any color you
symbol spayer tool really slow?
by sergio juyak 9 years ago
I hadn't used the symbol sprayer tool for quite a while, and when used it today it was atrociously slow. I thought my symbol might be complicated, so i tried simple circle symbols, same result. I can'
Making text layers individual layers and importing them into ae
by meilliona truong 9 years ago
So for a motion graphics class we had been assigned a project where we had to make our own text animation. We were suppose to import the fonts from AI into AE (after effects). Somehow my layers are st
Re: Making text layers individual layers and importing them into ae
by sergio juyak 9 years ago
My layers were all 'released to layers (sequence) and made their own layers As i said, AE does not recognize sub-layers. You need to drag your 'released layers' out of their parent layer before AE wi
art brush question
by sergio juyak 9 years ago
I want to apply an art brush to line-art, but i'm having a problem where the brush doesn't give a consistent look when applied to long and short paths. In the image below, i have a circle with tick ma
Re: art brush question
by Cassius Handoyo 9 years ago
Can you edit the brush that you are using Just double click on the brush and tick the proportional check box. however, it will make short brushes look smaller than longer ones. Well, hope this helps..
slate example?
by sergio juyak 10 years ago
hello. I need to make a countdown slate for this little studio i started working for and i don't remember all the info and what they typically look like. Does anyone have an example slate i can look a
Re: slate example?
by Mark Suszko 10 years ago
...which we call the 2-pop. It is there to ease transitions between sources, since a mismatched dissolve between two black sources is almost invisible. Where a tape has to be fired off on or just ahea
Duik IK handle script problem
by sergio juyak 10 years ago
I've been trying to use this Duik script for creating IK solvers for a stick figure, and it's not working. According to the tutorial video, I'm supposed to: A) set up the anchor points and parent the
Re: Duik IK handle script problem
by Gal Narunsky 10 years ago
Got the answer for you! It doesn't work like it should on illustrator layers or ae shape layers. Use either psd layers or masked solids :-)
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how to Live Trace with transparency?
by sergio juyak 11 years ago
I am unable to use live trace to trace an image in black and white while still retaining the alpha. I have tried pasting and placing the image and no luck. "The ignore white" checkbox doesn't get me a
Re: how to Live Trace with transparency?
by Vincent Rosati 11 years ago
I just read your post again. Another part of your issue is that you're losing the inner and outer shape. correct You could redraw those elements after the trace. Or, adjust the trace setting, so you d
importing AI vector artwork?
by sergio juyak 11 years ago
I have an Illustrator file of a large city landscape with a bunch of ojbects that i want to set up in a Maya scene. Everything is going to be flat 2d style. The problem is that all the vector objects
Re: importing AI vector artwork?
by Alvaro Castaneda 11 years ago
hi maya always imports AI files as curves, what you could do is a script to select a bunch of files and apply planar to each one, or you can do it by hand. I would go for the script ------------------
Release to Layers doesn´t work
by sergio juyak 11 years ago
I have autotraced a number of objects in AI. I expanded the trace and ungrouped them, so they are all individual path layers. I need to bring them into AfterEffects so I select them all and "Release t
Re: Release to Layers doesn´t work
by Carlos Alcala 2 months ago
Thanks a bunch! No matter how long it can take, is always great to have people like you around!
reverse Corner Pin for PS
by sergio juyak 11 years ago
I have a photo of a sign shot in perspective, and i need to return it to it's original non perspective form... that is to say, i need to get it back to a perfect rectangle with 90degree angles... when
Re: reverse Corner Pin for PS
by Jeff Kelley 11 years ago
Why does it do you no good. Just drag the handles until you image is straight.www.willinois.com
demo reel format
by sergio juyak 11 years ago
I have my reel in a quicktime h.264 format... some people can load it, others can t. A number of my friends use it so i figured it would be pretty standard, and that any real client would have the app
Re: demo reel format
by Stephen Smith 11 years ago
Is this posted on your website Stephen Smith Money Making Graphics & Effects for Final Cut Studio 2
run expression every 2 frames.. every 3 frames etc?
by sergio juyak 12 years ago
I have a very simple expression for the position prop that makes a layer jump around: x = random(500, -500); y = random(500, -500); position + x,y ; This makes my layer jump around every frame really
Re: run expression every 2 frames.. every 3 frames etc?
by Dagur Maunason 3 years ago
Flawless! Thank you so much Dan :)
can't view avid QTs
by sergio juyak 12 years ago
I have a bunch of spots from a couple years ago that i cannot open up. Many are quicktimes and the info box tells me they are encoded as such: 16-bit Integer (Big Endian), Stereo, 48.000 kHz Avid Meri
Re: can't view avid QTs
by Michael Hancock 12 years ago
Yeah, you're missing the Meridien codecs. Mac and PC versions are here. Scroll to the very bottom of the page. Michael.
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