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TUTORIAL NOTES:
value+lookAt(thisComp.activeCamera.toWorld([0,0,0]),position)[0] value+lookAt(thisComp.activeCamera.toWorld([0,0,0]),position)[1] value+lookAt(thisComp.activeCamera.toWorld([0,0,0]),position)[2]
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Kata
02/25/2019
Hey,

my expressions that I copy exactly dont seem to work, I get the error message saying "this is not a function" :/ does anyone know how to fix this?
Kelvin chuks
04/17/2018
you're the best Andrew, both thumbs up!
Sandjah
03/29/2018
i put a polar coördinates on the torch comp so i could make the flame effect for a round globe in case anybody is interested
Hrant
11/18/2017
My Glow Layer is not getting oriented towards Camera...
I click on it and hit transform and auto-oriented and then choose towards Camera but nothing changes...
anyone had this problem and can help?
Wamala Alfred
04/18/2017
I am just grateful for the tutorials, I am just starting this thing of animation but this web is building me up on a highest speed that now I can do more than enough a beginner can do. I won't forget Andrew, you are the best and your team.
But can I get also a website where I can get video tutorials teaching 3D Max?
Any one please can help me with that if you know any
ED
05/17/2017
This guy has a ton of great tutorials on 3ds Max. If you follow his tutorials from the beginning you will go from beginner to very skilled in a short time.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSLLdTBwLMfTKWS56tOiQpw
richard dobell
03/27/2017
We get knowledge, they get skin cancer.... my kind of humour!
Phil
01/24/2017
Hi,
i am missing the text title making inside the tut and the tut comp :(
Richard Duncan
01/05/2017
I love this tutorial but I'm having a couple of problems and would appreciate any help.

I went for the full star map instead of just the crest but the torch layer is moving up instead of out from the center. I want it to radiate out. Any tips?

The other is that I wanted to make the BG layer a real image from astronomers but the adjustment layers affect the color of the background and I want to isolate the BG Real layer from any adjustments.

This is for a design project in a astrophysics course and I'd love any suggestions.
Tim
12/26/2016
Hi Andrew tried tutorial 149 and with cs3 and cs5 I get errors when trying to use expressions. what gives??
SPARTACUS
11/03/2016
Hi Andrew,

Could it be there are one or two Video Copilot/Heavy Metal fans out there?

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