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Create an 8-Bit Style in After Effects

Create an 8-Bit Style in After Effects

March 5, 2014

Here are several tutorials that give After Effects users that chunky, retro, 8-bit, posterized look, with or without plug-ins.

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Adobe After Effects Tilt Shift Tutorial

Adobe After Effects Tilt Shift Tutorial

February 11, 2014

Tilt shift makes your video and images look miniature, like toys. In this project, they use Posterize time, Camera Lens Blur, CC Light Sweep and Fast Blur to create the effect.

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Puppet Tool Tips from Video Copilot

Puppet Tool Tips from Video Copilot

February 11, 2014

Andrew Kramer animates the Twitter logo with the Puppet Tool in Adobe After Effects.

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Working with CINEMA 4D Lite and Photoshop CC 3D Printing

Working with CINEMA 4D Lite and Photoshop CC 3D Printing

February 11, 2014

This tutorial is geared toward Photoshop users, but Richard Curtis explains the workflow using CINEMA 4D Lite, which is bundled with After Effects CC, to make create elements for 3D Printing.

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After Effects Expression Debugging Techniques

After Effects Expression Debugging Techniques

February 11, 2014

Felt Tips at AE Tuts+ has a fantastic, in depth 50 minute tutorial on fixing issues with Expressions.

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Create Your Own HDR Day to Night Timelapse

Create Your Own HDR Day to Night Timelapse

February 11, 2014

Stefan Surmabojov shows how to create a groovy HDR timelapse image sequence with a day for night effect. You'll need a DSLR with a kit lens, a large memory card, a tripod and more. He clearly explains how to set up the camera so that you don't end up with exposure problems and flicker. He takes care of the post production of the HDR sequence in Adobe Lightroom 5, which is now included in Adobe Creative Cloud.

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Driving Plates Composite in Premiere Pro

Driving Plates Composite in Premiere Pro

February 11, 2014

Artbeats and Eran Stern bring you a tutorial showing how to key and composite greenscreen driving plates with scenery in Premiere Pro using Ultra Key and a Track Matte Key.

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AE & C4D – AE & C4D –  Abstract Particles Using Trapcode Form and OBJs

AE & C4D – AE & C4D –  Abstract Particles Using Trapcode Form and OBJs

February 11, 2014

VinhSon Nguyen shows a cool, basic technique that you can use to create unique and interesting forms for titles, background elements and more.

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Introduction to NewBlueFX Titler Pro

Introduction to NewBlueFX Titler Pro

February 4, 2014

NewBlue Titler Pro takes the ground-breaking efficiency of the original Titler Pro and adds stunning visual appeal and sophistication. With the addition of custom lights, bevels and additional texture options, the perfect look can be dialed in. Through a simple and intuitive interface tap into rich styles and dynamic animations which will enliven your production, while avoiding the time and learning curve necessary in other titling solutions.

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In Depth: Optimizing After Effects for the Best Performance

In Depth: Optimizing After Effects for the Best Performance

February 4, 2014

If you've been using Adobe After Effects since early versions, as I have, you are familiar with the idea of optimizing your machine and settings for premium performance. Here are some tips and resources to help you create the fastest and most solid After Effects you can. If you don't have a big budget for optimizing your system, where do you put the money for upgrades? That's for you to decide, but here are some suggestions on how to optimize what you have, and about other ways to optimize. If this article can't help you with the speed of After Effects, it will hopefully explain why things aren't running as fast as you would like them to.

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In Depth: Plug-ins Adobe After Effects CC and Premiere Pro CC

In Depth: Plug-ins Adobe After Effects CC and Premiere Pro CC

February 4, 2014

Here’s an ongoing list of plug-in compatibility and other information that you need to know about plug-ins in the new CC video apps.

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In Depth: 9 Great Freebies for Color Grading After Effects & Premiere Pro

In Depth: 9 Great Freebies for Color Grading After Effects & Premiere Pro

February 4, 2014

The Beat has linked to some nice presets for Premiere Pro & After Effects to give your video work unique color looks. The first couple are from their list. I’ve expanded on the free presets, plus added some great free color grading plug-ins for AE PPRO and more!

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In Depth: Video Software and Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks

In Depth: Video Software and Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks

February 4, 2014

This article is for motion graphics, vfx, and 3D artists and also video editors. We’re keeping track of issues you might have with your software and with information on how to fix problems.

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In Depth: Keying: Pre-Processing Greenscreen Footage for Keying

In Depth: Keying: Pre-Processing Greenscreen Footage for Keying

February 4, 2014

If your greenscreen footage didn’t turn out as perfectly as you had hoped, here are some things that you can do to fix problems and not create new ones.

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Stylized Lava Lamp in After Effects

Stylized Lava Lamp in After Effects

February 4, 2014

Let’s start Tutorial Tuesday with a groovy 1970’s throwback, the lava lamp! The tutorial is from Mikey Borup at Premium Beat. This tutorial is for beginners and covers things like fast blur and levels. They also go over Motion Sketch and the Light Sweep plug-in.

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