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Need some advice for muzzle flashes [ANSWER]

Posted: Sun, 7th May 2006, 6:01pm

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Jack422

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To finish my movie I just need one more thing and I can't seem to get it right. If anyone could help that would be fantastic. You dont know how much you helped with the explosion.

The first shot I just need some simple muzzle flashes coming out of the gun.

http://s40.yousendit.com/d.aspx?id=1AXVVEOC90K5T0HUI4ZF7O356

The second shot, I thought it would be cool to look like the bullets are hitting the corner of the house, where the drainage pipe is. And when he shoots, he is supposed to be using a silencer, so I do not think a muzzle flash is needed.

http://beta.yousendit.com/transfer.php?action=download&ufid=0C8FA5E12833DF14

I've been reading and watching tutorials and I cant seem to get it. You are so skilled and if you could do this for me you don't know how happy I would be.

Thanks, again.

-Jack
Posted: Sun, 7th May 2006, 7:27pm

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Nagual

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Jack422 wrote:

To finish my movie I just need one more thing and I can't seem to get it right. If anyone could help that would be fantastic. You dont know how much you helped with the explosion.

The first shot I just need some simple muzzle flashes coming out of the gun.

http://s40.yousendit.com/d.aspx?id=1AXVVEOC90K5T0HUI4ZF7O356

The second shot, I thought it would be cool to look like the bullets are hitting the corner of the house, where the drainage pipe is. And when he shoots, he is supposed to be using a silencer, so I do not think a muzzle flash is needed.

http://beta.yousendit.com/transfer.php?action=download&ufid=0C8FA5E12833DF14

I've been reading and watching tutorials and I cant seem to get it. You are so skilled and if you could do this for me you don't know how happy I would be.

Thanks, again.

-Jack
I can't help but think it's a bit cheeky to ask people here to add in effects, when you don't own the product(s) that would do this that can be bought from this very site. It's one thing to have the products and be unsure how to use them, and quite another if you don't own them.
Posted: Sun, 7th May 2006, 7:44pm

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Jack422

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Nagual wrote:

Jack422 wrote:

To finish my movie I just need one more thing and I can't seem to get it right. If anyone could help that would be fantastic. You dont know how much you helped with the explosion.

The first shot I just need some simple muzzle flashes coming out of the gun.

http://s40.yousendit.com/d.aspx?id=1AXVVEOC90K5T0HUI4ZF7O356

The second shot, I thought it would be cool to look like the bullets are hitting the corner of the house, where the drainage pipe is. And when he shoots, he is supposed to be using a silencer, so I do not think a muzzle flash is needed.

http://beta.yousendit.com/transfer.php?action=download&ufid=0C8FA5E12833DF14

I've been reading and watching tutorials and I cant seem to get it. You are so skilled and if you could do this for me you don't know how happy I would be.

Thanks, again.

-Jack
I can't help but think it's a bit cheeky to ask people here to add in effects, when you don't own the product(s) that would do this that can be bought from this very site. It's one thing to have the products and be unsure how to use them, and quite another if you don't own them.
I actually do own EffectsLab but I understand what you you're saying. It just never turns out right. I know a lot of people on this forum who are extremely skilled and willing to help and although I've been practicing I can't get it down right.
Posted: Sun, 7th May 2006, 7:49pm

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Mellifluous

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Adding muzzleflashes is easy-as in EffectsLab... I don't quite understand how you could find it difficult smile
Posted: Sun, 7th May 2006, 8:03pm

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Hybrid-Halo

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Jack422, if you'd like to register your program on the site I'd be happy to send some preset muzzle flashes your way.

Until then It's unlikely that people will be keen to help for reasons which Nagual has already outlined. So get registered and we'll guide you through some muzzle flash techniques.

-Hybrid
Posted: Sun, 7th May 2006, 10:57pm

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Clark Kent

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Hybrid-Halo wrote:

Jack422, if you'd like to register your program on the site I'd be happy to send some preset muzzle flashes your way.

Until then It's unlikely that people will be keen to help for reasons which Nagual has already outlined. So get registered and we'll guide you through some muzzle flash techniques.

-Hybrid
Hi, this is Jack422. My EffectsLab is registered under a different name. If you could send those preset muzzle flashes that would be great!
Posted: Mon, 8th May 2006, 1:03am

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Axeman

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have you taken a look at the Preset Library? There are many muzzle flash presets, among other effects that you can download there.
Posted: Mon, 8th May 2006, 1:42am

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Hybrid-Halo

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Axeman wrote:

have you taken a look at the Preset Library? There are many muzzle flash presets, among other effects that you can download there.
Actually, Axeman raises a good point - the one's I'd be directing you too are available from the mentioned Preset Library. Give Axeman's own presets a try, I think some even install with the program - They're amazing!

For your information, instead of keeping seperate accounts for your program and desired username, did you know that you can change your username? There's an option for it in your user options menu.

-Hybrid.