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Rick Gerard replied to Fire effect problem!

"Colorama is an effect that is very hard to understand at first. I would suggest type Colorama After Effects search field at the top right co"

in After Effects 1 replies
6 hours ago
Rick Gerard replied to Opacity and Parenting

"I cannot think of a single project I have worked out where parenting opacity would be an advantage. About 80% of my projects that use parent"

in After Effects 5 replies
6 hours ago
Rick Gerard replied to Garbage matte or better solution???

"The 3-D camera tracker is designed to re-create the camera used for the shot, then insert 3-D objects into the scene. While a garage door ma"

in After Effects 6 replies
6 hours ago
Rick Gerard replied to Time remap renders with transparent objects - Help!

"I just had another thought, are you interlacing this project? If so turn it off."

in After Effects 6 replies
8 hours ago
Rick Gerard replied to Garbage matte or better solution???

"Here is another one. http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=T2c6QiDfkgQ"

in After Effects 6 replies
8 hours ago
Rick Gerard replied to Garbage matte or better solution???

"From the description of your shot you would not, I repeat not use the 3-D Camera Tracker. That's completely the wrong way to go.   Corner p"

in After Effects 6 replies
8 hours ago
Rick Gerard replied to A very specific and weird effect

"You can also do this with masks and scale on a duplicate layer. There are a lot of ways to accomplish this kind of distortion. The key to th"

in After Effects 3 replies
20 hours ago
Rick Gerard replied to Time remap renders with transparent objects - Help!

"It is probably not a codec thing. That would be highly unlikely.   Without a complete description of your project and a screenshot with all"

in After Effects 6 replies
21 hours ago
Rick Gerard replied to 3D Extrusions with ai files

"Separate the elements into different layers. EZ as pie and very basic AE."

in After Effects 6 replies
21 hours ago
Rick Gerard replied to constant warp stabilizer crash with CC AE

"I'm not surprised. Run Warp Stabilizer on one shot, let it finish, render the shot and then stabilize the next shot. You're expecting a very"

in After Effects 29 replies
21 hours ago
Rick Gerard replied to Garbage matte or better solution???

"I would use Mocha or Corner Pin tracking in AE. There are a ton of tutorials on both. If the shot is relatively stable you can also use Corn"

in After Effects 6 replies
1 day ago
Rick Gerard replied to FPS

"If your original question contained some more detail we would be better able to give you some help. How are you drawing over the top of vide"

in After Effects 7 replies
1 day ago
Rick Gerard replied to How do I learn how to use Affect Effects for the 1st time?

"Basic Workflow   AE Basics"

in After Effects 2 replies
1 day ago
Rick Gerard replied to How to add a score overlay on top of a board game recording?

"You can simply enable keyframing of Source Text and type in a new value every time the score changes. Nothing complicated about it. For numb"

in After Effects 9 replies
1 day ago
Rick Gerard replied to Adobe after Effects CC Automatically Speeds up Clips/Audio

"Without details I have no idea what's going on. It is not normal, but I don't know anything about your experience level, your system, your p"

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1 day ago
Rick Gerard replied to render to QuickTime h.264

"Open the Adobe Media Encoder, load up your project, choose h.264 and pick the YouTube or Vimeo HD preset that uses the same frame rate as yo"

in After Effects 5 replies
1 day ago
Rick Gerard replied to FPS

"Deleting every second frame in a roto job depends entirely on the footage. It is not normal technique. Don't take the instructions from YouT"

in After Effects 7 replies
1 day ago
Rick Gerard replied to After Effects Render time extremely long

"We need to know the specifics of your comp and your footage. Are the Photoshop images the same size as the comp or are they much bigger. Wha"

in After Effects 11 replies
1 day ago
Rick Gerard replied to CC repeTile not showing up in Rendering

"Check and make sure you are looking at the at the active camera. If that doesn't fix it, show us a screenshot."

in After Effects 2 replies
1 day ago
Rick Gerard replied to After Effects Render time extremely long

"Make sure you do not have ray traced rendering turned on. We need to know a lot more about composition."

in After Effects 11 replies
1 day ago
Rick Gerard replied to After Effects and Premiere Pro Link Problem

"I would carefully check your project and make sure what you think is happening is actually happening. You need to be extremely careful with"

in After Effects 1 replies
3 days ago
Rick Gerard replied to CS6 No Audio When Imported (M2TS)

"You should be using the Sony importer to import your original M2TS files so the audio is properly locked to the video. Just about anything c"

in After Effects 1 replies
3 days ago
Rick Gerard replied to warp stablizer vfx analasys does not support collapse transformations

"If you are using Warp Stabilizer the best workflow is to just apply Warp Stabilizer to a single layer in a comp, then when you have the resu"

in After Effects 6 replies
3 days ago
Rick Gerard replied to Adv. Lightning BUG Video (Because Submitting Bugs is too mainstream)

"I don't understand what the bug is. If you set some keyframes for any of the parameters the lightning will animate. If there are no keyframe"

in After Effects 6 replies
3 days ago
Rick Gerard replied to How to extrude a PNG image?

"  Shape layers and Text will extrude with Ray-traced rendering enabled. Other layers will only bend. You'll have to use the pen tool or  aut"

in After Effects 2 replies
3 days ago