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Adobe After Effects (674 Tutorials)

Simple Car Rig in Video Copilot Element 3D

Simple Car Rig in Video Copilot Element 3D

May 7, 2013

Create a Simple Car Rig with Element 3D! This technique will work well for almost any 3D vehicle model. Be sure you are using Element 3D V1.6

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Layer Space Transforms in After Effects, 6 Part Series!

Layer Space Transforms in After Effects, 6 Part Series!

April 30, 2013

Felt Tips, secret agent and VFX artist, gives a 90 minute, 6 part series about “Understanding Layer Space Transforms in AE and Manipulating 3D Space with Expressions”. Felt Tips gives a great presentation. He's very articulate and explains it with great care and interesting graphics. Good stuff!

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Displacement and Deformation Techniques in Cinema 4D

Displacement and Deformation Techniques in Cinema 4D

April 27, 2013

In today’s tutorial, new Cgtuts+ author Mario Brajdic will introduce you to working with displacement and deformers in Cinema 4D and show you how this powerful combination can be used in conjunction with custom materials, lighting, and post effects to create some truly unique and visually stunning results.

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Webinar: Motion Tracking & VFX Webinar – Learning mocha AE

April 26, 2013

Just in case you didn’t catch the mocha AE webinar for planar motion tracking and AE workflows, here is the recording! We hope you learn something!

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Baking Textures in Cinema 4D for Element 3D

Baking Textures in Cinema 4D for Element 3D

April 18, 2013

By Harry Frank: “CInema 4D has a couple ways of baking textures for your objects and this is one of them.”

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Tutorial: MAXON and After Effects Integration using CINEWARE- Party Balloons

April 4, 2013

Check out these free new tutorials at Cineversity that explore upcoming C4D/ AE integration features.

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Make a Chalkboard-Style Scribble and Smudge

Make a Chalkboard-Style Scribble and Smudge

April 2, 2013

By Jorrit Schulte at AEtuts+. “We’ll be looking at creating a chalk-style scribble based on an image. We’ll be creating masks to make the lines using both manual and automatic techniques. From there we’ll animate the drawing on, and create a wiping animation which leaves smudges on the screen.”

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How to Animate Retro Pixel Art in After Effects

How to Animate Retro Pixel Art in After Effects

March 26, 2013

In this tutorial Nik Morris will show you how to take animated pixel art and incorporate it into large HD videos while retaining the original quality!

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In Depth: Using Adobe After Effects for Print Work

March 18, 2013

After Effects is made for motion work but it can also be used for still imagery and print work. I made an invite using loads of After Effects plugins.

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Tutorial: Greyscalegorilla: Setting up CityKit to Work as a Holographic Interface

Tutorial: Greyscalegorilla: Setting up CityKit to Work as a Holographic Interface

March 11, 2013

In this quick tutorial, Chris shows you how to add some effectors to City Kit so you can focus in on just a few buildings, and then zoom around the city. A similar effect was used to make part of Iron Man’s heads up display. Keep an eye out in the future for a follow up where we push this effect even further!

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Digitally Iron Clothing in After Effects with Boris Continuum SmoothTone

February 27, 2013

Michele Yamazaki of Toolfarm takes you through a unique use of the Boris Continuum Complete BCC SmoothTone filter for Adobe After Effects, which is made for smoothing skin. She walks you step-by-step through how to make a wrinkled shirt appear smoother, while retaining the sharpness in other details. The tutorial explains PixelChooser.

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Using RE:Vision Effects RE:Match:Pro; Matching Color From Separate Cameras/ Settings

Using RE:Vision Effects RE:Match:Pro; Matching Color From Separate Cameras/ Settings

February 19, 2013

RE:Match takes intuitive color and texture matching to a whole new level by addressing common problems on multiple shot, multicam and stereo shoots. RE:Match is a set of plug-ins to match one view of video or film to another so that it looks as if it was shot with the same camera and settings. RE:Match assumes that both image sequences are taken roughly at the same location but perhaps were not shot at the same time or from the same point-of-view.

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Create a Valentine’s Day Themed Animation in Cinema 4D & After Effects

Create a Valentine’s Day Themed Animation in Cinema 4D & After Effects

February 14, 2013

Post by Stefan Surmabojov at CGtuts+ :  “In this tutorial we are going to create a Valentine’s Day themed animation in Cinema 4D and After Effects…. Use particles and forces in Cinema 4D, as well as MoDynamics and Effectors to put everything together to create our final animation. Finally we’ll add materials, light and render the scene before finishing it up in After Effects with some compositing and post effects.”

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Snow Mountain Titles with Element 3D and Cinema 4D

Snow Mountain Titles with Element 3D and Cinema 4D

February 13, 2013

By VinhSon Nguyen at Creative Dojo. “In this in-depth tutorial, we’re going to explore how to quickly create a motion graphics style mountain titles using primarily After Effects and some Cinema 4D. We’re going to cover all sorts of things, from creating a basic landscape, to creating camera rigs and incorporating 3D elements within our scene. This is one of the longer tutorials I’ve done which was a rough run through, so I hope you’ll take your time and tweak it to perfection!”

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Introduction to Trapcode Mir, Getting Started Parts 1 & 2

Introduction to Trapcode Mir, Getting Started Parts 1 & 2

February 12, 2013

Check out these new tutorials on Trapcode Mir at Red Giant TV. Quick Walkthrough Introduction to Mir, and Getting Started Parts 1 & 2 by Peder Norrby of Trapcode. Trapcode Mir was released today, along with the new Trapcode Suite 12.

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