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Understanding Custom Edges

Understanding Custom Edges
A CreativeCOW Zaxwerks Video Tutorial


CreativeCOW presents Understanding Custom Edges: --Video Training by Serge Hamad

Serge Hamad Serge Hamad,
New York City, New York, USA

©2007 Serge Hamad and Creativecow.net. All rights reserved.

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In this tutorial, Creative Cow leader Serge Hamad demonstrates everything you need to know about creating a Custom Edge for Zaxwerks Invigorator and ProAnimator.


Download the project files here


Video Tutorial







Feel free to post any questions on the Zaxwerks forum at CreativeCOW.net.

Have fun!


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Comments

Re: Understanding Custom Edges
by Ted Cullen
your website is "Under Construction" when will you have it up ?
@Ted Cullen
by Serge Hamad
Hi Ted, This will unfortunately not happen soon due to many ongoing projects... If you need help though, you could post at the Zaxwerks forum or e-mail me at {serge at sergehamad dot com)

Salut.
Serge

Invigorator/Proanimator Training: http://library.creativecow.net/articles/hamad_serge/invig_training.php
This is awesome
by swaroop patil
i download trial version but i don't understand to use it.but now i got it ...this is so nice and easy!
I dont use a MAC and
by Stephen Curry
I dont use a MAC and didnt realize, but should have guessed, they would use something different from the PC crowd.

Thanks for clearing that up.
In responce to Stephen Curry's comments below...
by Ron Lindeboom
Stephen, have you used a Mac long? SIT files are BY FAR historically the most popular compressed format on the platform. Stands for StuffIt. StuffIt Expander is available for both Mac and PC and it is a VERY common format among those who work in the creative fields, where Macs are quite common.

SIT is FAR more commonplace than .rar files and while Zip is quickly replacing SIT on the Mac because of built-in support for it in the MacOS today, learn to live with it or don't.

What's that they say about not looking a gift horse in the mouth? -- and that at free it's worth twice the price.

Ron Lindeboom
creativecow.net
Nice but....
by Stephen Curry
Good job on the tutorial but Im disappointed in the fact that you used some obscure compress utility for the project files.

Im not going to install yet another compression file format.

Please use a common compression format like .zip or .rar

thanks


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