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Radar Detection and Ranging
A CreativeCOW After Effects Video Tutorial


CreativeCOW presents Radar Detection and Ranging--Video Training by Jerzy Drozda Jr

Jerzy Drozda Jerzy Drozda Jr.
maltaannon.com, polygon-studio.com
Warsaw, Poland

©2007 Jerzy Drozda Jr. and Creativecow.net. All rights reserved.

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In this video tutorial, Jerzy Drozda Jr (aka Maltaannon) demonstrates how to create a radar that really works! You'll draw the radar, animate the target over it, and watch how the radar detects the object by itself, marks it on the grid and even makes a beeping sound.

This tutorial is no different from the others. It's not really about creating a certain effect. Oh no. It's about solving common and uncommon problems, and about finding solutions to situations that might occur in the future. All to help you work more efficiently by saving huge amounts of time. It's not about the final visual result, but the way to get there.


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Re: Radio Detection and Ranging
by Alexis Gutiérrez Cotero
Really really awesome!! I ´m your little mexican fan :P
Re: Radio Detection and Ranging
by chong kuansiong
i downloaded the file but there's no sound for it. how can i turn it on?
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by samuel garforth
Loved the tutorial thanks. Just had one problem with it. When I applied the polar coordinates, the left and right edges of my radar clipped off the edges of the screen. Even when I reduced the scale with the adjustment transform, the clipped edges reduced with it. Any suggestions? I have AE 7 if that makes a difference.
Radio Detection and Ranging
by John Wate
Thanks for the great tutorial! Its always great to find new ways to do things you haven't thought about before. Unfortunately I am still in AE 6.5 and can not open the project file, but would still like to see the code you wrote for the detection. Could you post it? Thanks!
Radio Detection and Ranging
by Erik Waluska
Thanks for the great tutorial! I have wanted to know how to make a good radar simulation for some time and this one is excellent.

I'm trying to learn expressions so this was very helpful in that respect as well. I wish that you could have gone into depth a little more on the more complicated expressions but I still learned a lot.

Thanks again. Keep up the great work!
Radio Detection and Ranging
by lee stewart
Like this tutt was wounder how you save ut so you can show it off?Im new to this so may sound a bit dum/
Radio Detection and Ranging
by Tony Soloman
Awesome tutorial, Is there an effective way to map this to a 3d sphere?


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