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Hugo
07/20/2016
Hi,
Really a great tutorial but I'm block at 14:49. I don't have any mode available for my smudge layer, is that because it's a 3d layer ?
So no mode available and no alpha option too.
cleb
02/09/2016
can we remake this using the ray trace? :D
Linda
09/05/2014
I've followed several of your tutorials and this is one of my favorites. I animated the noise inside the orb (the "energy") using the expressions I've learned as well from your tutorials. Really easy to follow and very informative. Thank you so much! (And I got the typing joke.) :)
McC1oud
08/30/2014
Great tut, thnx man
Feanor
07/22/2014
When set the track mate (08:10) my reflection's edges became to sharp. I've tyried to play with feather but that did'nt solve the problem. Any advice?
Rocky
03/20/2014
Your tutorials are so great Andrews. Thanks for these :)
Vhen_joy
01/30/2014
Great Tutorial! :)
sydney
10/25/2013
problem with the adjustment layer 13 (10:44) it comes up just a white block, not nothing..??! HELP
Wes G.
10/23/2013
Anyone else having a problem with the "cc sphere" not being a sphere but an egg shape? it only happened the time used it on the reflection. The first initial "cc sphere" on the smudge background worked fine. PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!! This is so cool but nothing seems to be working i read somewhere it might be the pixel aspect ratio compensation switch, but that didn't work either :/
Magma
01/20/2015
i supose i have. first of all you have to check if your compositions are 4:3 or 16:9. If you want to use 4:3 then all your comps should be 4:3 or if you want 16:9 all should be 16:9

(you check your comps resolution by right clicking your composition>composition settings)

If it still is an "egg shape" you should toggle your pixel aspic ratio

(in the basic AE layout its located just under your preview tabs/above the time line, next to where you can select your point of view)
koresantos
10/22/2013
awesome
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100. Glass Orbs
• Use After Effects to create shiny glass orbs in 3D
• Create a spherical and reflection map from images
Posted on Dec 23, 2009
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