Stephen Roberts: Activity About Images
Stephen Roberts

Member Since:
July 11th 2014
50 Posts
opening flower. How was this done?
by Stephen Roberts 2 months ago
Hi there! Does anyone know how this was done in After Effects These flower petals seem to "curl" outwards. Is that possible without special plug ins https: www.youtube.com watch v=brTyQW9MqRc
Re: opening flower. How was this done?
by Richard Garabedain 2 months ago
you can bend layers in both element 3d and a regular 3d composition in after effects.
Lacking basic color understanding!
by Stephen Roberts 2 years ago
Hi everyone! I built some animations with Illustrator and AFX. I rendered as Lossless .mov files and then brought into PSD as layers to make GIFs. Great! The resulting GIFs matched the color I was see
Re: Lacking basic color understanding!
by Stephen Roberts 2 years ago
good! ... I'm just using the free QT player that comes with the Mac OS (doesn't seem to have any settings). Oh... when viewed using VLC (an mp4 not the .mov (VLC can't open .mov files ) the color is b
Can't smooth a motion path!
by Stephen Roberts 3 years ago
This is driving me crazy! I want streaks of light to fly around in oval patterns. I'm using Particular attached to a null object. If I key frame the path, it somehow goes from a smooth path to a jagge
Re: Can't smooth a motion path!
by Stephen Roberts 3 years ago
thanks guys! ... I'll check it out.
Easy scale / graph editor question!
by Stephen Roberts 3 years ago
simple question! (i think) If I separate horizontal and vertical Scale (to animate just the vertical growth of an object) When I look in the graph editor, I see handles for both the horizontal and ver
Re: Easy scale / graph editor question!
by Stephen Roberts 3 years ago
thanks for the response! Ok... that helped, to change the value just to move the key frame out of the way (and then change it back) see, the starting keyframe is horz=100 vert=0 and 20 frames later, h
Can I import a 3D PDF into Cinema 4D Lite?
by Stephen Roberts 3 years ago
Sorry for the super simple question! I making a video in After Effects and I need to include the 3D product spinning around. The client sent it to me as a 3D PDF. Can I import this into Cinema 4d Lite
Re: Can I import a 3D PDF into Cinema 4D Lite?
by Brian Jones 3 years ago
there are number of paths for going from C4D to U3D but only Okino Polytrans that I know of that will read U3D and export something useable.
Use Slider Control to move y axis of multiple objects at different times?
by Stephen Roberts 4 years ago
Hi There! I've use this expression to change the scale of several objects over time: delay =thisComp.layer("Sliders").effect("Delay amount")("Slider"); d = delay*index; t = time-d; exp = thisComp.laye
Re: Use Slider Control to move y axis of multiple objects at different times?
by Stephen Roberts 4 years ago
no problem ! i'm just too inexperienced to try your method. thanks for the reply
Stephen Roberts 4 years ago
Shape Layer… can't see motion path!
Stephen Roberts 4 years ago
Trying to animation a circle around the screen. I need the circle to be one of several shapes within a shape layer. If I animate the Position property of the entire shapes layer, I see a motion path. [more]
Parenting to a nested layer that loops!
by Stephen Roberts 5 years ago
Hi Guys! Dan Ebberts explained how to parent to a layer within a comp: L = comp("nestedComp").layer("layerWithinComp"); L.toComp(L.anchorPoint) But my problem is that that comp is looping. It's a walk
Re: Parenting to a nested layer that loops!
by Stephen Roberts 5 years ago
thanks again!
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