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    • March 15, 2017 9:45 PM PDT
    • I break down my process on animating a bouncing ball with no squash and stretch.

       

      Bounce With Me: Animating A Ball Bounce

       

      Looking to create more of these types of break downs so any and all feedback is welcome!

    • November 25, 2016 10:07 AM PST
    • Hi there, i live in the netherlands and today was just a super beautiful day, so i disided to go outside and make some reference picture's that could be usefull for lighting :)

      I cut it down to this little zip of 17 4K pictures showcasing the sun and its interaction with surfaces (morning to noon)!

      Hope its usefull! have fun with it :P

      https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B7sRPYwhJGdgWUlzRGJlMFhwZ00

       

      ~Tijmen

       

       

    • November 21, 2016 7:03 PM PST
    • Follow-up: here's a multiplane shot that I was able to do in Hitfilm.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-t2kkyq92VM

      I set up four pngs (with a clear background) spaced out in front of a virtual camera, then in the very back of the virtual environment I had a video clip (another shot I animated of a campfire).  The camera moved through the pngs toward the video of the campfire, giving it a multiplane effect.  Here's a diagram of the setup.

    • October 18, 2016 8:28 PM PDT
    • Hey, so if any of you out there are trying to do complicated camera shots for your personal films but don't have access to After Effects, I've personally been having some success with Hitfilm Express.  I've had some trouble with crashes, but other than that it's got a lot of great functionality and it's free.  Really helps for multi-plane shots and special effects shots, as it lets you move a camera through 2D assets in a 3D space.  My only advice is to save your progress often because of the aforementioned crash issues.

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