Create Camera Lens with Custom Text by thomas mcmurry 6 years ago I'm looking to recreate a REALISTIC Camera Lens that I can add custom text to the Dials (replace the numbers). I can create in PSD and add texture, but wanted to know if a simple AE 3D could pull off
Color Shift export Still from AE to FCP by thomas mcmurry 6 years ago I'm saving a LAYERED PSD from my timeline in AE to manipulate in Photoshop (just adding some text and an image), and then use as a still in FCP7. I'm getting a big color shift though. I read about a g
Cool Morph. How to. by thomas mcmurry 6 years ago Wondering if anyone has any thoughts on how to reproduce this type of look http: ffffound.com image b6a293d51f670389325a7b22206180b674657e5b
Re: Cool Morph. How to. by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 6 years ago It looks like it could be achieved through a classic morph combined with a displacement (the wavy transition). The Displacement Map is used also as a mask to transition between morphs and the triangul
Deboss Logo into Cylinder by thomas mcmurry 6 years ago I've dug around without too much luck. Anyone have a simple way to DEBOSS (letters pushed IN) with a soft edge! I have a Chrome Cylinder that I need to add a text to that has a soft edge (rounded) and
Re: Deboss Logo into Cylinder by Brian Jones 6 years ago with soft edges it's probably easiest to do it with a blurred text texture map in the displacement channel using sub-poly displacement. Here's a fairly crude example - a better texture map would give
black magic intensity extreme Android by thomas mcmurry 7 years ago I have a black magic intensity extreme that I'm capturing iPhone perfectly with (Apple 30 Pin to HDMI + Thunderbolt). Now I'm trying to capture an ANDROID HTC but I'm not getting any signal in BlackMa
Re: black magic intensity extreme Android by Chris Pearse 7 years ago Hi Thomas, It is a good idea to check precisely what format the phone is outputting over HDMI, and make sure the capture settings match this. If they don't match, you won't be able to capture. However
Render Format & Compressor ? by thomas mcmurry 9 years ago I have a short video I have exported full res quicktime in animation (720x540) that I have to supply to a vendor wit the specs below. How best to get this done with Compressor or QT PRO Compressor doe
Multi Still From Timeline by thomas mcmurry 9 years ago I have PSD (CS4) with over 200 layers I need to export each as jpeg to bring into iMovie (don't ask) to make a slideshow with funky transitions. I can't find a way to export multi layers from photosho
Re: Multi Still From Timeline by Adriano Moraes 9 years ago Well I m not a big fan of skining cats but here goes another way. This time inside photoshop. Open your documents and go to: FILE Scripts Export Layers as Files And there you go. Cheers.
Text Wrap Corner of Box by thomas mcmurry 9 years ago I have a text block I'd like to "wrap" onto a photo of a building (like a huge sign that fills two sides of the building) The building has a dramatic angle I need to make sure I marry the text to (sim
Re: Text Wrap Corner of Box by Vincent Rosati 9 years ago Here's one way to do it. It basically uses Object Envelope Distort Make with Top Object. The joint will meet almost perfectly, so you may have to make a few minor adjustments depending on your needs.
Multiple Multi Clip from one source by thomas mcmurry 10 years ago I have two tapes. HD & DV I have two separate clips on each of the tapes. HD:clip1 & clip2 and DV:clip1 & clip2 The tapes have different start points for each of the four clips. I'm trying to make two
Export a fraction of frames by thomas mcmurry 11 years ago Is there a way (as an example) to export 10 frames then skip 10 frames and so on In other words compress a long time frame into a small, sped up movie I did this years ago in After Effects or a third
AE to FCP HD SETTINGS. Help! by thomas mcmurry 11 years ago I'm having trouble setting up an AE project for an HD export to FCP using this preset: "Intensity HDTV 720p 59.94 (1280x720)". I just installed an Intensity Pro card and have it hooked up to a HDTV vi
TIE DYE by thomas mcmurry 12 years ago I need help (ASAP!) on how to make a background image of a TIE-DYE. Any shape will do, just to get across TIE-DYE and so it has some nice movement or color flow. THANKS!
Re: TIE DYE by thomas mcmurry 12 years ago thanks for the quick response! I'll give it a go and see what happens. thanks again.
Batman Begins / WB logo by thomas mcmurry 14 years ago I need to create something close to the WB Batman Begins logo open. It is a WB logo and then all these small bats start to fly at screen and the logo fades away (made up from all the bats). I was star
Expression / Audio HELP by thomas mcmurry 14 years ago Selecting POSTION of graphic element on one layer that I want to move UP DWN from audio on Audio Amplitude layer. I keep getting a "After Effects warning: Object of type Layer found where a Number, Ar
Re: Expression / Audio HELP by thomas mcmurry 14 years ago YES! Thank you. I didn't twiddle them down, so I didn't even see the "slider". I'll play around some more and off to the bookstore to try to find something on this that might be able to shine some lig
"layeraud.mm" expression help by thomas mcmurry 14 years ago (had a thread going way down below. need to climb up the page a bit. RoRK thx for your help!) still having trouble with this "layeraud.mm" expression mm from the "CREATING AN AUDIO LED METER" tutorial
Re: "layeraud.mm" expression help by thomas mcmurry 14 years ago I keep getting a "After Effects warning: Object of type Layer found where a Number, Array, or Property is needed. Error occurred at line 0. Expression Disabled." any (more) help! thanks for your time.
Audio Animates a Mask by thomas mcmurry 14 years ago I need to animate a mask to some music. Ideally it would be great to have a few elements in the music dictate how a few masks animate (Bass, beat, etc..) or just have a few elements LOOK as if they're
Re: Audio Animates a Mask by thomas mcmurry 14 years ago Im using this your TUT now: "CREATING AN AUDIO LED METER" I got the Audio to work in the first tutorial (CardWipe) in 5.5 using MotionMath. but I need to be in 6.5 (many reasons). Now I went back to 6