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Adobe Creative Cloud (530 Tutorials)

Tutorial: Problems with Adobe Premiere CC 7.2.1 Update on Mac?

December 27, 2013

I’ve personally run into a problem updating to the current Premiere Pro v7.2.1 on Mac because of an error. Here’s how to get around it.

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How to create a Clothing Zipper in Adobe Illustrator

December 23, 2013

Adobe Illustrator is a great tool that a lot of people could use a bit more often. Iaroslav Lazunov at Astute Graphics has a great tutorial up for how to create a clothing zipper in Illustrator.

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Tutorial: Migrating settings from After Effects CC (12.0) to After Effects CC (12.1)

November 20, 2013

Todd Kopriva gives some tips on migrating to the new update for AE CC.

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Create a Halloween Animation from a Still Image

Create a Halloween Animation from a Still Image

October 29, 2013

Creative Cow leader Kevin P. McAuliffe returns with a second Halloween-themed episode filled with quick tips and shortcuts for both MAC and PC users with BCC 8 AE and Adobe After Effects CS 6 or higher.

Learn how to create a quick show animation from a still image — add flickering lights to a jack o'lantern and generate atmospheric lighting. Filters used: BCC Film Glow, BCC Linear Luma Key, BCC Rays Puffy, and BCC Stagelight.

Free Project file available.

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Premiere Pro CC Trim Edit Points

Premiere Pro CC Trim Edit Points

October 22, 2013

One of the areas where Adobe has worked hard to improve Premiere Pro is trimming. Trimming adjusts the point where two clips touch; this is also often called the “edit point.” With the Creative Cloud release of Premiere Pro, Adobe has added more options and simplified the entire trimming process. Follow along with Larry Jordan as he walks you through the in's and out's! 

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Advanced Spin FX Tutorial from Video Copilot

Advanced Spin FX Tutorial from Video Copilot

October 15, 2013

A new one from Andrew and Company, just in time for Tutorial Tuesday at Toolfarm. He shows how to create a dynamic spectral animation without using any party plug-ins.

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How to Create a Looping Animation Using Expressions

October 1, 2013

It’s Tutorial Tuesday once again! Shawn Sheehan contributed this tutorial on AE Expressions to AE Tuts+ yesterday. He explains how to use the loopIn and loopOut expressions.

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parallax background tutorial

How to Create a Parallaxing Background Without a 3D Camera

September 23, 2013

We continue with Tutorial Tuesday with this fun video tutorial from AE Tuts+. Shawn Sheehan demonstrates the Offset effect combined with comp-to-comp expressions, plus a little time-remapping to create a parallax effect, without a 3D camera or Z-depth of any kind.

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Talking Toons Episode 1 – Advanced Toon Shading (Basics 101)

September 23, 2013

It’s Tutorial Tuesday! This is part 1 in a 15 part series called Talking Toons. “Shaders are best used for Props, Particle FX, Organic and Hard Surface Objects, The Relationship Editor’s role, which Lights work best for Toon Shading, Normal Maps, Displacement Maps and the methods we will be using in the following episodes to come.”

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Tutorial: Work with New Images in Brushes in Adobe Illustrator CC

August 27, 2013

Rufus Deuchler, Adobe worldwide evangelist, explains how to create a painting with a brush made from a photo to create complex organic designs quickly.

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Tutorial: Speed Up After Effects Rendering Tutorial

August 27, 2013

Welcome to Tutorial Tuesday. AE Tuts+ has a new tutorial on speeding up renders in After Effects.

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Simulate a Basic Dilating Iris in Adobe After Effects

Simulate a Basic Dilating Iris in Adobe After Effects

August 12, 2013

Post by Joshua Lester at AEtuts+: “This Quick Tip will show how to manipulate footage of an eye to create the illusion that the Iris or Pupil is dilating. Using the Bulge Effect and simple motion tracking, the final product is quick and demonstrates how to use these simple tools.”

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Cinema 4D Cloth Unroll Effect

Cinema 4D Cloth Unroll Effect

August 12, 2013

Post at Motion Squared: “In this short tutorial, we take a look at how to create a cloth unroll effect /animation using the cloth dynamics tag in Cinema 4D. Enjoy!”

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Creating a Disco Party Animation with C4D and After Effects

Creating a Disco Party Animation with C4D and After Effects

August 6, 2013

“In this tutorial you’ll be creating a full motion graphics 3D animation for a disco party. You’ll start by creating some basic models and deforming them. We’ll dig quite deeply in shading to achieve some detailed and organic textures. Finally, we’ll animate all the elements in an attractive way and create a rotating camera to follow the whole scene. We’ll finish up in After Effects where we’ll add some sexiness to the animation.” – Daniel Lorenzo of cgtuts+

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How to Set Up AE for Network Rendering on Multiple Machines

How to Set Up AE for Network Rendering on Multiple Machines

July 22, 2013

“In this tutorial we’ll discuss how to setup a network for multi-machine rendering in After Effects and how we can take advantage of watch folders to help automate the process.” – Post by James Whiffin of Aetuts+

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