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lexington1709
November 7th, 2011, 08:58 PM
Anyone know of an "Idiot's Guide" way of doing Trek-type shield hits in After Effects CS4? I know a way of doing it in LW but with LW acting a pain on a simple drydock scene, I'd rather do the hits in post production. Thanks!

gmd3d
November 8th, 2011, 02:05 AM
This is the only thing I can find for effects that might help.

http://allbetsareoff.com/tutorials/after-effects-force-field/

I will ask around.

gmd3d
November 8th, 2011, 01:52 PM
I asked a friend and he point me to here.

http://www.videocopilot.net

www.creativecow.net

lexington1709
November 8th, 2011, 09:08 PM
When I get home, I'll take a look. Thanks for the assist!

gmd3d
November 9th, 2011, 01:34 AM
Hope they work out

shaggy
November 9th, 2011, 01:50 AM
I know it's not AE... but Polygone has an excellent tutorial over at Foundation 3d for doing shields in lightwave... check it out!:cool:

lexington1709
November 9th, 2011, 04:56 AM
@Shaggy: I'll give it a try.