Tag Archives: pixelbender

Know your 3D

Posted on 23. Sep, 2009 by .

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Discussion on how to improve the After Effects and 3d environment workflows for better compositing and faster rendering. UV Passes, Normal Maps, RPF format… all that good stuff. Question and answers was also very very cool, but it was not recorded. It never is. If you want to ask me a question and get an answer make sure to register and join the next live session of “Happy AfterEffecting with Maltaannon”

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Pixel Bender and aeUIControls

Posted on 05. Sep, 2009 by .

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After publishing [intlink id="1188" type="post"]Introduction to Pixel Bender[/intlink] tutorial where I showed you guys how to build a simple cropping plugin I got a lot of emails and comments asking specifically how to create certain types of parameters in Pixel Bender code that show up in After Effects as Angle Control, Checkbox and other UI elements, so I’ve decided to create this small list for you to help you out with this.

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Introduction to Pixel Bender

Introduction to Pixel Bender

Posted on 25. Aug, 2009 by .

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Check this tutorial out and learn more about Adobe Pixel Bender technology and start making your own plugins.

Bitweiser Light

Bitweiser Light

Posted on 12. Aug, 2009 by .

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Problems with overerexposed footage? Need to work in 32bpc for nice depth of field and motion blur? Now you can! Convert your footage from 8bpc to 32bpc with my new free plugin.

Youveelizer

Youveelizer

Posted on 06. Aug, 2009 by .

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UV mapping finally available in After Effects. Check out this amazing tutorial to learn how to integrate your 3D artwork with After Effects to improve your workflow, save time and money. It’s a must-see!

UV Mapping with Pixel Bender

Posted on 21. Jul, 2009 by .

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Have you ever rendered out a sequence from any 3d application like Cinema 4D or 3D Studio Max and wanted to replace something in it after you rendered it out? It happened to me a couple of times. Not to mention that it would be super cool if you could blend you 3D objects better with your After Effects environment. There are tools to do that on the side of the 3D package, but what about After Effects? Shouldn’t we have a chance to change our minds and make changes inside our favorite compositing tool?

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ChromAberration

ChromAberration

Posted on 13. Jul, 2009 by .

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Learn to create the effects seen in Magic Bullet Looks. Split RGB channels, simulate chromatic aberration, animate the chaos. All in one tutorial.

Separating RGB channels

Posted on 18. Feb, 2009 by .

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We’ve all been through this. Creating channel separation effect by hand is a pain. You have to duplicate the layers and use channel mixer and blend modes to get what you want. Not anymore. Now with new After Effects CS4 we can script a simple Pixel Bender to do just that.

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