Back in Analog Form!



 

It’s good to be back after some time away and I’ve got a fun project planned for next week. I was doing some test renders with Element 3D and it hit me…

Typewriter Week!

Alright… So it’s not quite as cool sounding as Shark Week but I’ll be posting a couple of cool tutorials and projects through-out the week on creating various type writer effects. From animations to cool font designs plus you get this free high quality Type Writer model.  So get ready, this old-school typewriter is perfect for the digital hipster in all of us!

PS: Get your future buildings ready, we built an upload page to finally get those collected!

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2 years ago
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113 Comments

sundaylee
2 years ago
I suggest the UVW pass for Elenment 3D,if so Cinema 4D will be totally wiped out of my current workflow.

The UVW pass provides us a way to place images or videos freely onto the surface of 3d objects without having to track them and can perfectly wrap the images to the uneven surface of the 3d objects(With other plugins like RE:map UV).

*strongly suggested*
    ???
    2 years ago
    I hope that our city just to the left picture's pretty good :)
    Nature always say to be true?
Fred
2 years ago
Andrew Thank you for making software that lets the little guy step there game up to the Hollywood levels ... Nicely done sir... :)
clancy30
2 years ago
love old typewriters, cant wait to see it.
Bryan McRae
2 years ago
Just a couple quick Element projects while we wait for Andrew's typewriter tut. Thanks man for being so up front with your knowledge- lotsa guys keep that kind of gold to themselves!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hsY-pfFxoFw&list=UUWGWU3Nh5-I3U3Bx84lcgTw
2 years ago
andrew kramer is my soul,no andrew kramer no me.
你是我的灵魂,没有安德鲁克莱默,就没有我。
你是最棒的!!!
是你改变了我,
是你改变了我的人生。
是andrew kramer让我与众不同。

I LOVE YOU ANDREW KRAMER...
Jennifer
2 years ago
Just what I needed!! Thanks Andrew, you're the man!
I love everything vintage and so far you have been making tutorials mostly about scientific/high tech kinda stuffs (which I love too, don't get me wrong) so this is a great for a change. :)
2 years ago
Wowwwwwwwwwwww Andrew... just Wowwwwwwwwwwwww...!
2 years ago
Cinematic Trailer 2 After Effects Template
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Kenneth
2 years ago
Love the darkness adding to the realism. By the way, perhaps a silly question but how do you turn off all the lights when using Element? My 3D objects seem to always be lit from somewhere especially the environment. I'd like to be able to light the object bit by bit. How can I do this? I've tried making the environment a custom black layer. Still seems to be getting light from somewhere.
IMRAN KHAN
2 years ago
Andrew That Looks More Realistic How You Achive That in E3D V2
There is No Drop Shadow also But Looks Cool
Will
2 years ago
Hi Andrew! I have a request. Since you made optical flares for Nuke, can you start beginner/advance nuke tutorials? I'm sure a lot of people including me will benefit from it since all the other tutorials out there are boring. Just something for you to think about, thanks!
Kevin
2 years ago
Is the community future city pack still happening? I never saw a link for submissions.
    Michel
    2 years ago
    Read the full post!
victor
2 years ago
ANDREW when will the future buildings be ready for public download? PLEASE ANSWER WE ALL WANT TO KNOW. even an estimate is fine :)
3dnk
2 years ago
https://vimeo.com/67132114

Involved in making this:
3ds Max 2013
After Effects CS6
Videocopilot's Element 3D and Optical Flares
Trapcode Suite
Plexus
GuoChao
2 years ago
Why Andrew can always design something out so great, why I can not think of a more Why
Tedos
2 years ago
I can't wait for futures!!!!

Tedos
2 years ago
Nays!!!
2 years ago
Holy cow. I remember typing on those when I was a little girl. >.<
    2 years ago
    Didn't we all?
Gastos
2 years ago
Looks beautiful, can't wait. Can I also use this space to pimp some stuff I've done?

https://vimeo.com/71341164 I had to reveal a new logo for a website.
reza irani
2 years ago
wow wow wow!f**ck yeah! I can't wait for futures!!!!
Izzy
2 years ago
Awesome!!! Can't wait for typewriter week!!
2 years ago
Good idea Andrew all the best
Kamen
2 years ago
Great stuff as always Andrew, we missed you.
2 years ago
Should change "Shift" to "Sher"
2 years ago
I have an almost identical one I bought down at the local collector when I was 8 years old, my mother was furious - but I still have it, a little funny that you post pictures of yours ;-)
VipinM
2 years ago
AS ALWAYS THIS.....IS........SO.............f****N..........a w e s o m e.......... :-)
rogerdeodat
2 years ago
why don't you guys try making it before the tutorial so wen it come out you will see what wrong step you guys take :)
Garry Cuthbertson
2 years ago
Hi Andrew, my first post on what is a really inspiring blog and tut site. Awesome work. I use element everyday here in the uk doing packaging cgi anims and rendering. The one problem I have and I'm sure others have is lighting the models well. Ae lights are okay but you seem to use optical flares to achieve a pro look. Is there any chance you could fit into your busy schedule a quick tut on how you set up the lights (flares?) properly for the amazing results you get pls
    Kent
    2 years ago
    Second that. A tutorial would be very useful. And what about that planes and helicopter pack? I need a helicopter for element really soon and would rather get them from VC than have to retexture and all..
    VipinM
    2 years ago
    yes please we need this tut andrew ...
    Tob
    2 years ago
    Second this too
2 years ago
the first time you did the presentation of the 3d element plugin showed this
model noise affecting the model

will be that this function comes in 3d element V2 ?
Durgesh
2 years ago
superbb
Alll ways perfect!!!!!
Dustin
2 years ago
This is very cool and unique. Once again tutorials and goodies that you can't find anywhere else on the planet. Or on other planets, as far as I can tell.

Cool idea, Mr. K.
Parth Kubavat
2 years ago
Please andrew make tutorial on parallax effect we saw in documentry.. Where suddnly video stop and slow-mo. video moves with parallax.. Plz i hop u understand..
Plz plz plz made tutorial on this..
NLantean
2 years ago
I have been make this video with element 3d, comment your opinions, thanks
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QwbBh-ESxik
2 years ago
Cool. I can’t wait… :)
Art
2 years ago
This typewriter model will be perfect for my video-short to sell my screenplay! THANKS!!!!!
2 years ago
I have to say... Calling Andrew, 'Kramer', reminds me of that bully at school (you know the one) that called people by their last names as if it somehow degraded them. Please can people refrain from this, I'm sure AK would suffice, or 'Andrew'... Or.. I know... How about Mr Kramer for those of us that have been 'taught' by him? After all, you wouldn't call your school teacher solely by their last name unless you were smack talking about him/her to your 'mates' in the playground. :/
sanju
2 years ago
hello Andrew kramer i hope u r so good..and i need ur help..about 3dsmax tutorial so will make some 3ds max tutorial... 'cause i love ur site and i m fan of ur tutorial..soo plzzzzzzzzzzzz:)
    sanju
    2 years ago
    hello Andrew Kramer i hope u r all right..After long time i saw ur "typewriter week " Image i m really happy, you r coming with some New tutorial and will you upload some sound tutorial for us...
2 years ago
I found that the best way to learn E3D is to have a look at all the videos Andrew has released to advertise it... Then try to re-create them. I myself have done this, and that technique has taught me a lot. I've also physically completed every tutorial from VCP, which I highly recommend for drumming those skills into you. (obviously I've never uploaded these because unlike some people out there, I have standards) You can see some E3D stuff on my channel, but you won't find any 'copies' of existing tuts or demos.
Parth Kubavat
2 years ago
Where have you been all this time.. Missed u.. Atleast write just 'How are you all' onece a week..
David
2 years ago
Does anybody else think this looks like a hint to a new plugin.
    LordEdington
    2 years ago
    Optical Typewriters?
2 years ago
Very Long Time. Who Here Agrees With Me That Video Co pilot Need To Start Hiring More Staff So We Can Spend More Time With Andrew???

Where is the Building Upload page?
kmac77
2 years ago
Dude, you're a god!
2 years ago
Oh yeah type writers... I remember those. Awesome depth of field. Looks like a photograph instead of an animation. Very cool
Ae_pro
2 years ago
I really like that old look and here is what i have created recently using Element 3D https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9VrIeYn4io
ENA
2 years ago
Looks great! (good to have you back...)
    ENA
    2 years ago
    (...and really nice texture work)
2 years ago
Dope-ass grain, dude.
2 years ago
Are you using a film grain plugin / hand-made effect on these images? Beyond the nice hi res model the image has a nice film grain quality.
2 years ago
Welcome back! This is awesome!
Bishoy Nader
2 years ago
hey andrew you just made me carzy about it :D
adofo
2 years ago
i love all u do Kramer.keep it up.
Mahdi
2 years ago
Cool. I can't wait... :)
2 years ago
And the design of futuristic buildings, how are you?
2 years ago
Hey Andrew! I think it would be really awesome to make a user gallery for Element, with photos and videos, and links to the creator's site!
Pontus w
2 years ago
Hi Andrew, looks really cool.
But I have a question regarding the future building pack and Element 3D in general. Why don’t you do a tutorial or tutorial series for how to model, texture, export and import a 3D object, building or what ever, from Max (or Cinema 4D, Maya, Blender etc) to Elements?
Such a tutorial would really help selling Elements 3D to a lot of people and also inspire your followers to create a ton of great futuristic buildings.

Cheers
    Rock
    2 years ago
    This would require a lot of work on his part, and I doubt he has the time. And there are A LOT of tutorials online, for modeling, texturing, and anything else you want to know about 3d.
    PureMotion
    2 years ago
    Why do people always want tutorials on everything. Open your favorite application, play around with it, when you get stuck on something... just look it up online.Chances are, someone has already had the same issue before. But if you really need a tutorial... as Rock said.. there are TONS of tutorials for modeling,texturing, uvw mapping etc. on the web... just search a bit.
2 years ago
You know what can complete this scene?
Screen Space Reflections and Illumination maps in Environment maps!
mo
2 years ago
...funny!
I did a Typewriter project with almost the same Machine as a student project as well...
But with a Canon 7D and a macro lense.
Looking forward to see it in 3D

https://vimeo.com/21558071
    OlympiaLogger
    2 years ago
    Nice little shoot!
    Ahmed
    2 years ago
    awsome work bro really like your work :D :D
Pepito
2 years ago
Awesome! The best "good morning" ever!!!
IMRAN KHAN
2 years ago
Wow what a photorealistic render output !!!
Really Awesome Mr.Andrew Kramer
2 years ago
Did you know that Russia is going back to typewriters for their big secrets because they are tired of computers getting hacked? True story. I heard it somewhere on the web - or on TV. I don't remember where, but it must be true cause it sounds funny.
    Kirils Fostr
    2 years ago
    not true.
edward
2 years ago
i cant wait for the airplane model pack
Kraigo
2 years ago
Very nice and realistic! I admire your work
P.Wiegersma
2 years ago
Nice model, looks a lot like the model used for introducing "cobwebs" from Joker Martini. Add “Cobwebs” which helps users created suspending cables, wire bundles, bag worm nest, and cobwebs. See http://tiny.cc/3qtf1w
So Andrew add cobwebs to your typewriter.
Federico
2 years ago
Everything Andrew decides to build up inside AE becomes amazing...
Lj
2 years ago
cant wait for this tutorial.
Vaarg
2 years ago
I'm looking forward
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    John
    2 years ago
    Totally.
    reza irani
    2 years ago
    ????? ?? ??????? ?? ???? ?????!
    2 years ago
    -> "Very much looking forward to this project."
    translated by babelfish
Mikko
2 years ago
Remember the time, when there was new tutorial comming out almost every week?
2 years ago
Used the proshaders for cinema 4d on this one. PS, element 3d is rockin right now!! Has helped out in soooo many ways!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyWMMGj-CF0&feature=c4-overview&list=UUzJ-RH-dOvG8AMDBRmPjE4Q
Antonio Chamu
2 years ago
From Costa Rica.
Thanks to help to a all new generation of filmmakers to dream big!
prathamesh
2 years ago
Realy realy realy thanks sir i m waiting for this .

1 more question .... you said your chopper model pack come in summer .. what you say about that .... make more tutorial like this i learn from you lot of things thanks for that .
2 years ago
Nice work! As always. Great to see you back! :)
2 years ago
OHH after a long time ...but A great Blog
2 years ago
wheres the hot secretary that goes with it?
Mark Newton
2 years ago
Makes me wonder if you've been hanging out with J.J. Abrams at the National Typewriter Company? Some work on the new Star Wars film heading your way perhaps? Hmmm...........
2 years ago
looks cool...
Take a look at my experiment with the Metropolitan pack...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2TCZQ2YaWo
Ed
2 years ago
What's a Typewriter?
Joseph
2 years ago
Cant wait for this. nothing like a some Kramer tuts
2 years ago
Wooow AWESOME...
I can't wait to wait for the tutorial
2 years ago
Question: Are you using in camera blur?
    Adam
    2 years ago
    Hey Alemotion, it looks like he's rendered out a depth pass from his 3D scene and used it in a plugin such as Frischluft Lenscare (my favourite DoF plugin for After Effects)for that narrow depth of field look.

    To add to the realism and analog feel of the shots, he has then added camera noise (add grain in After Effects) and possibly some minimal chromatic aberration.

    Hope I helped you out!
2 years ago
Long time I don't see one of this! ;)
Apuat
2 years ago
COOL! Looking forward to the tuts & the future buildings!
esteban
2 years ago
check out my element 3d animation with trapcode particular

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-9kDSCED2U
    Garfield
    2 years ago
    Why?
    OlympiaLogger
    2 years ago
    Even if it was yellow, flying submarines just ain't gettin' it anymore.
    The Beatles are defunct.
Havremunken
2 years ago
How about a tutorial on saying "Aaaan-dreeew Kramer" the right way? It's something every other tutorial on the internet is missing!
    Timmy
    2 years ago
    Aaaaamen to dat!
2 years ago
Ah love the realism.
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