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Scott Green

Senior Motion Designer and Founder of Splurj Creative
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May 15th 2008
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How to apply the Plexus effect to cover the mainland of the earth
by Scott Green 2 months ago
What if you just wanted the Plexus effect to cover a sphere so it looks like the mainland of the Earth I just thought about creating a sphere in C4D with loads of segments, making it editable, applyin
Create an OBJ of the Earth mainland to use with Plexus in After Effects
by Scott Green 2 months ago
We all know that you can create points from an OBJ model using Plexus in After Effects right But what if you just wanted the Plexus effect to cover a sphere so it looks like the mainland of the Earth
Re: Create an OBJ of the Earth mainland to use with Plexus in After Effects
by Cassius Marques 2 months ago
import a vector as a path, extrude with regular grid creating the vertex density you need, delete sides + back then apply a sphere modifier.
Connect Layers to anchor point generated by Newton then apply a texture
by Scott Green 3 months ago
I want to animate a childs tree swing swinging using Newton, then using the AEscripts Connect Layers script with the 'Rope' option to join them. I then want to apply a realistic rope texture to it ins
Re: Connect Layers to anchor point generated by Newton then apply a texture
by Scott Green 2 months ago
That's the one key I didn't think of, thanks Jason :) Splurj Creative, Video Production, Motion Graphics & Animation in Manchester UK.
Sound Keys Expression - Change Color
by JoshW27 9 years ago
Hello, I'm a newbie w Sound Keys, and have had a lot of fun with it so far. I am stuck at this point trying to change the color of Text, or a particle to the beat of the music. I can change other valu
Re: Sound Keys Expression - Change Color
by Scott Green 2 months ago
Hi, I can't seem to get my head around how to affect colours using sound keys and I hope you can help. What I want to happen is: I have a set color to start with which is R=141, G=165, B=255, And then
Animating hair and then making it fall out naturally
by Scott Green 2 months ago
I've animated an object rotating and growing hair as it rotates before animating back out again, but, I'd like the hair to fall out and land on the ground (seamless floor) instead. I've tryied to foll
Re: Animating hair and then making it fall out naturally
by Scott Green 2 months ago
That works perfectly, thanks Adam. What would I need to look at in order to say make the hairs sort of 'explode' out from the S shape and then float down to the ground more naturally Like when somethi
File: Hair Fall Out
by Scott Green 2 months ago
zip file Project file to simulate hair falling out issues. http: f1.creativecow.net 8581 hair-fall-out
Created animated contour effects like those seen in Jupiter Ascending UI by Territory Studios
by Scott Green 2 months ago
I'm having a go at recreating some of the animated contour effects seen in the Jupiter Ascending UI motion graphics by Territory Studios seen here: https: vimeo.com 117188360 I thought I could achieve
Re: Created animated contour effects like those seen in Jupiter Ascending UI by Territory Studios
by Nik Hill 2 months ago
Hey dude, We used Cinema4D's mograph module along with standard emitter to achieve this look. Essentially we emitted particles that were driving a tracer object and manipulated the way particles moved
Is it possible to export an Illustrator files from C4D with with realistic shading/gradients?
by Scott Green 2 months ago
I'm aware that C4D requires the Sketch & Toon post effect to be applied to export and AI file from C4D but is it possible to export an AI file with a more realistic look or gradients instead of just a
Re: Is it possible to export an Illustrator files from C4D with with realistic shading/gradients?
by Brian Jones 2 months ago
the simple answer is no, you can do colors per polygon but not gradients. You'd have to do gradients in AI itself
Best affordable Nvidia graphics card for AE CS6 and above
by Daniel Futerman 2 years ago
Hey all, I'm planning to upgrade to After Effects CS6 CC and upgrade my graphics card. For the past 3 years I've being using AE CS5 + Nvidia GTS 250, and all in all I was happy with the workflow and s
Re: Best affordable Nvidia graphics card for AE CS6 and above
by Scott Green 3 months ago
Anything I can do in the meantime to check and solve any low clock speed issues Splurj Creative, Video Production, Motion Graphics & Animation in Manchester UK.
What's the best graphics card for Mac Pro?
by Robert Bracken 3 years ago
If price didn't matter, what's the best graphics card
Re: What's the best graphics card for Mac Pro?
by Scott Green 3 months ago
Hi Thomas, very informative post. I have a 2012 12 Core Mac Pro, 64GB RAM and doing a lot of work in AE using Trapcode and a little bit of C4D but After Affects CC is starting to struggle in some of m
Expressions or plugins that attract or repel objects to another object
by Scott Green 3 months ago
I'm interested in creating an effect where a big circle attracts surrounding smaller circles to it (like gravity to a planet) and sit on it's surface and react naturally to each other as they would in
Exporting tracking data of an object from C4D to After Effects
by Scott Green 3 months ago
There are loads of tutorials on how to export tracking data of a camera between C4D and AE but I can't find anything on how to export the tracking data of an object from C4D to AE. I have a bunch of s
Re: Exporting tracking data of an object from C4D to After Effects
by Scott Green 3 months ago
I didn't need to bake them when I tried it, I think by checking the 'Solids' in the compositing tag took care of that for me and it just created a solid in my AE file with the key frames already appli
Shadow Catcher Question
by Scott Green 4 months ago
There's something I want to achieve that I just can't seem to using Shadow Catcher. What I want to achieve is: Where everything that is orange in the image I want to be Alpha. The spheres bob up and d
Rendering a plane object as transparent
by Scott Green 3 years ago
Hi, I'm animating these objects: And outputting a Quicktime movie with alpha but all I want it the objects and the shadows and for the plane (floor) to have alpha transparency but I can't figure out h
Re: Rendering a plane object as transparent
by Scott Green 4 months ago
Wow, it's been a while since I first wrote this post, but I today I'm still having trouble with outputting shadows and alpha with Shadow Catcher. What I want to achieve is: Where everything is orange
Service: Splurj Creative
by Scott Green 4 months ago
Manchester Lancashire, United Kingdom Animation   Design   Post Production Splurj Creative Motion Graphics     Graphic & Motion Design     Post Production Splurj Creative
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Scott Green liked this 4 months ago
Scale Expression with inertia bounce - start from zero
by Justin Alexander 4 years ago
Hi everyone, I have been using these forums for a long while and found them to be immeasurably helpful. What I am trying to do now is get a layer to scale in and scale out at its in and out points, al
Re: Scale Expression with inertia bounce - start from zero
by Scott Green 4 months ago
I've been a big fan of this expression for some time now I'm just wondering if there's a way that something can be added to it to make it scale back down to 0 after a set amount of time I've only been
Taper stroke effect for Shape layers?
by bart stevens 7 years ago
I've been recently playing around with Shape Layers in CS3, an was wondering if there is any way to get a taper effect for the stroke I can get satifactory results with Trapcode 3d stroke, and Trapcod
Re: Taper stroke effect for Shape layers?
by Scott Green 6 months ago
7 years on from the original post and still no easy solution to make a tapered stroke line, very disappointing. Music Videos, Motion Graphics, Creative Multimedia, Video Production, VFX and Graphic De
Motion tracking and Plexus
by Stephen Brooks 1 year ago
Hi I wonder if you guys can help me. I'm a film maker, not really a motion graphics artist however I am always super keen to learn and have always been very interested in the capabilities of Plexus. I
Re: Motion tracking and Plexus
by Scott Green 8 months ago
Is it possible to use this technique for what I'm trying to achieve here I want to track some nulls (with graphics attached to those nulls) to specific points on my Plexus sea that I'm creating. The s
Rigging a full suspension mountain bike for animation
by Scott Green 10 months ago
Hi, I'm about to start putting together an animation of a mountain bike that reacts to bumps on a road and I'd very much like to set it up so that I don't have to move all the parts manually if possib
Re: Rigging a full suspension mountain bike for animation
by Stephen Smith 10 months ago
This tutorial could be of help: http: library.creativecow.net articles larsen_carl vehicle_rig.php Stephen Smith Utah Video Productions Check out my Vimeo page
Making the speed of moving footage consistent
by Scott Green 11 months ago
I've taken some footage using a camera slider that was operated by hand, and upon viewing the footage it appears to change speed slightly - it goes faster, slower, faster, slower etc. as the camera is
Re: Making the speed of moving footage consistent
by Todd Kopriva 11 months ago
The Warp Stabilizer effect can help with that. In this video, I show how to smooth out an abrupt camera move: https: www.video2brain.com en lessons stabilizing-motion-with-the-warp-stabilizer-effect -
Question about what the selections do on the visual and audio channel in Premiere
by Scott Green 11 months ago
I've noticed that these different areas of the visual and audio channels in a sequence can be highlighted but I have no idea what they do or what their use is, can anyone tell me Thank you. Music Vide
Re: Question about what the selections do on the visual and audio channel in Premiere
by Joseph W. Bourke 11 months ago
Alex's info is right on the money - you should also take a look at this video on the Adobe help site: http: helpx.adobe.com premiere-pro using source-patching-track-targetting.html Joe Bourke Owner Cr
Group anchor points for easy selection
by Scott Green 1 year ago
This may be a stupid question but I thought I'd just check incase there's a solution that I don't know about. I wondered if there's a way to group anchor points so that they can be easily selected. Th
Re: Group anchor points for easy selection
by Scott Green 1 year ago
That's where I got the idea from too form C4D and the selection tools they have. I knew there'd be a simple solution, don't know why I didn't think of using outlines :) Just out of interest while we'r
File: continually rasterise
by Scott Green 1 year ago
jpg file screenshot from after effects http: f1.creativecow.net 6982 continually-rasterise
visible for 2 frames, gone for 4 frames ?!?!?
by florian herweg 5 years ago
i try to get a expression together that modifies the opacity of a layer. 100% for 2 frames. 0% for 4 frames. a good starting point was the searching the cow of course. i found this expression from dan
Re: visible for 2 frames, gone for 4 frames ?!?!?
by Scott Green 2 years ago
Thanks for the info, I just used expressions to do a quick test, the Strobe effect didn't work for me: http: www.youtube.com watch v=J8XT7Iq7gYU&feature=youtu.be there = 100; gone = 0; f = timeToFrame
Animating an illustrated pair of lips
by Scott Green 2 years ago
What would be the best way to animate this illustration of lips talking 6319_screenshot20130725at19.21.28.jpg.zip I tried to use the puppet tool but it didn't turn out very well: 6320_screenshot201307
Re: Animating an illustrated pair of lips
by Scott Green 2 years ago
I did plan to film a person speaking a few words and moving points on the lips to follow. Yes I imagine that being able to move such points in 3D space would be an advantage and look move natural. I'm
File: Lip animation
by Scott Green 2 years ago
jpg file The best way to animate this lip illustration http: f1.creativecow.net 6320 6320
File: Lip animation
by Scott Green 2 years ago
jpg file The best way to animate this lip illustration http: f1.creativecow.net 6319 lip-animation
Colouring video in Photoshop Lightroom 4
by Scott Green 2 years ago
First of all, is this where you post Lightroom topics because I can't find a Lightroom category in the list Thanks. Creative Multimedia, Video Production, Motion Graphics, VFX and Graphic Design by Sp
Re: Colouring video in Photoshop Lightroom 4
by Theo van Laar 2 years ago
Yes Scott, you can post your Lightroom questions here. Theo
Saving expressions as presets
by Scott Green 2 years ago
Is there an easy way to save expressions as presets within After Effects What I'm doing at the moment is keeping a text document with all of my expressions in where I copy and paste my expressions fro
Re: Saving expressions as presets
by Scott Green 2 years ago
That'll sure save me some time opening my text doc and scrolling through all the expressions I've got saved in there. Do you think anyone has saved any presets anywhere with all of their expressions t
Blog: The NEW Magic Lantern for Canon DSLR Video
by Chadwick Shoults 4 years ago
This is a quick 3 minute walkthrough of installing the latest (October 2011) version of Magic Lantern for Canon DSLRs. Magic Lantern has just gotten easier! With these more recent versions you DO NOT
Re: The NEW Magic Lantern for Canon DSLR Video
by Scott Green 2 years ago
Great, thanks for the link. I've just download Magic Lantern today for the first time, can't wait to get home and give it a whirl :) Creative Multimedia, Video, Motion, VFX and Design Productions
Trying to make an arrow head stick to the end of a stroked shape with trim paths
by Scott Green 2 years ago
I'm trying to figure out how to attach an arrow shape to a stroke on a shape layer which moves as the trim paths animation occurs Maybe not the best description but I've attached the project file anyw
File: Make an arrow head stick to the end of a stroked shape
by Scott Green 2 years ago
aep file Trying to make an arrow head stick to the end of a stroked shape with trim paths http: f1.creativecow.net 6232 make-an-arrow-head-stick-to-the-end-of-a-stroked-shape
free wiggle, rubber, bounce, throw, inertia expressions i find useful
by Chris Wright 6 years ago
These expressions save so much time, you might get home earlier tonight just by reading this post. If you've ever animated these sorts of things manually, you'll know what I mean. Most will need to be
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Arturo Torres liked this 8 months ago
Re: free wiggle, rubber, bounce, throw, inertia expressions i find useful
by Scott Green 2 years ago
The Calculation Overshoot expression worked a treat, many thanks :) http: www.motionscript.com articles bounce-and-overshoot.html Creative Multimedia Design Manchester S tt Green Splurj
File: Mechanics Model using Sketch & Toon
by Scott Green 2 years ago
zip file A project exploring sketch and toon in Cinema 4D. http: f1.creativecow.net 6160 mechanics-model-using-sketch-toon
File: S&T test
by Scott Green 2 years ago
c4d file Sketch and toon test file with line missing where the objects join each other. http: f1.creativecow.net 6110 6110
Re: S&T test
by Scott Green 2 years ago
Sketch and toon test file with missing line where the objects meet each other. I've just started exploring Sketch & Toon in C4D to create a technical drawing and export it to Illustrator, however I've
File: Balloon, String and Wind
by Scott Green 2 years ago
c4d file C4D file for a ballon, attached to the ground with a string that reacts to a slight breeze - Not working! http: f1.creativecow.net 6033 balloon-string-and-wind
Re: Balloon, String and Wind
by Scott Green 2 years ago
I've attached the project file if anyone can help me figure this out, many thanks. 6033_beachtracker.c4d.zip Creative Multimedia Design Manchester S tt Green Splurj
No QT / PR422 option exporting via Media Encoder?
by Sangye Ince-Johannsen 3 years ago
Hi all, I'm the videographer on an extended video project for a local theatre production, and I'm working out a good workflow with the editor. She's working in FCPX, but I use Premiere CS6 to do initi
Re: No QT / PR422 option exporting via Media Encoder?
by Scott Green 2 years ago
This helped me get the Quicktime presets into AME, so thanks for that. But, when I've imported ProRes 422 HQ Presets from Adobe and try to use them I get "Preset Error: Incompatible Video Codec found
Time, freeze, sequence, effect
by Scott Green 3 years ago
I'm sorry, I don't really know how best to describe this effect that I'm looking for which is why I'm struggling to to find a tutorial or forum posts, but I have found this sample video that will expl
Re: Time, freeze, sequence, effect
by Stephen Smith 3 years ago
Here is a tutorial right here on the COW: http: library.creativecow.net articles larsen_carl analyzing_motion.php Stephen Smith Utah Video Productions Check out my Motion Training DVD Check out my Vim
Newton and the illusion of a cube
by Scott Green 3 years ago
Hi, I have an effect in mind that I want to recreate but I'm not sure how I can achieve it. I want to create a couple of dice that drop, bounce off some type and land on the floor. I'm thinking of usi
Re: Newton and the illusion of a cube
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 years ago
Dave is right - a dedicated 3D app is going to get you there a lot faster and better. While I've seen some of the Newton demos in which there appears to be some 3D going on, it's basically a parlor tr
How to isolate my yellow colour from everything else in the footage?
by Scott Green 3 years ago
OK, so I've managed to highlight a particular colour in my footage for this music video and turn it to yellow. And now what I want to do isolate the yellow from everything else to use as a matte alpha


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