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Adobe After Effects (523 Tutorials)

Hot Tip! Removing Old Versions of Adobe Products on Your Mac

Hot Tip! Removing Old Versions of Adobe Products on Your Mac

October 17, 2018

If you’ve been collecting legacy versions of Adobe software on your Mac for safety, but you’re running out of space, here’s some advice on how to remove the bloat.

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Tutorial: Stardust: After Effects – Stock Chart Animation using Stardust

Tutorial: Stardust: After Effects – Stock Chart Animation using Stardust

October 16, 2018

Learn how to create a complex, digital style stock chart using Stardust in After Effects, in this tutorial by Roland Hartmann.

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Boris FX: Mocha Pro 2019: Getting Started with Tracking Basics

Boris FX: Mocha Pro 2019: Getting Started with Tracking Basics

October 9, 2018

Ben Brownlee from Curious Turtle walks us through the basics of tracking a screen replacement in the new Mocha Pro 2019. Even if you have used Mocha before, you’ll want to watch this tutorial, as he also explains the new user interface and new spline tools.

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After Effects: Create Seamless Cartoon Joints

After Effects: Create Seamless Cartoon Joints

October 9, 2018

Freelance animator Lee Daniels explains 2 simple methods for creating seamless joints in the arms and legs of 2D characters, all directly inside AE, in this Quick Tip.

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Update: Mettle FLUX updated to v1.1, plus After Effects / Premiere Pro Tutorial

Update: Mettle FLUX updated to v1.1, plus After Effects / Premiere Pro Tutorial

October 4, 2018

FLUX V1.1 is now available, with many new presets, new mutation options, and new modes. New features include the ability to choose an OBJ File as a Force Field Shape, and a Randomize button. This is a free update for ownders of FLUX 1.0. Check out the After Effects and Premiere Pro tutorial to show off the new FLUX 1.1 features.

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After Effects: Easily Create a Complex Flocking System

After Effects: Easily Create a Complex Flocking System

October 2, 2018

Joe Clay from Workbench explains an easy way to create a complex flocking system by using expressions in Adobe After Effects.  This is a great technique for animating particles, a school of fish, a flock of birds or even a colony of bats!

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Ebberts + Zucker NodeKit Tutorial

Ebberts + Zucker NodeKit Tutorial

September 28, 2018

Learn how to use NodeKit to easily create node-based flow charts, diagrams, infographics and more in After Effects.

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Burning Question: How Do I Quickly Give My Project a Letterbox Look?

Burning Question: How Do I Quickly Give My Project a Letterbox Look?

September 26, 2018

“I like the look of letterbox and would like to add it to my video to give it a film look. What are some easy ways to do this and do it right?” This article first came out in 2015 and has been fully updated with new tools, new freebies, and tutorials, as well as a few great videos on aspect ratio and getting your letterbox right.

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Video Copilot ORB Ultra Earth Tutorial

Video Copilot ORB Ultra Earth Tutorial

September 19, 2018

Learn to make an earth with Video Copilot's ORB plug-in for After Effects.

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After Effects: Stardust Physics Tutorial

After Effects: Stardust Physics Tutorial

September 5, 2018

Learn how to use physical particles inside the Superluminal Stardust plugin for After Effects.

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FxFactory Caption Burner Tutorial

FxFactory Caption Burner Tutorial

August 23, 2018

Learn how to use Caption Burner to burn captions and subtitles into your video using either FCPX, Premiere Pro, or After Effects.

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Zoetrope Painterly Transitions

Zoetrope Painterly Transitions

August 23, 2018

Learn how to use Painterly Transitions to create specialized transitions designed to enhance your workflow and add a beautiful ‘human touch’.

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Tutorial: “How to Open Your Third Eye” from Film Riot

Tutorial: “How to Open Your Third Eye” from Film Riot

August 21, 2018

This is a fun short with an eye that appears on a guy named Josh’s head, then Ryan Connelly explains how the forehead was tracked in Mocha and composited it in After Effects. A simple technique that every After Effects user should know how to do.

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Freebie: AE Tutorial: Create 3D Text in After Effects Without Any Plugins + Free Project File

Freebie: AE Tutorial: Create 3D Text in After Effects Without Any Plugins + Free Project File

August 3, 2018

In this tutorial from Greyscalegorilla learn how to create and animate 3D text in After Effects without any plugins. Download the free project file and follow along.

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Creating an X-Ray Effect in After Effects

Creating an X-Ray Effect in After Effects

July 31, 2018

Flat Pack FX shows you how to quickly and easily easily create a cool X-Ray effect in Adobe After Effects.

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