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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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Crumpled Paper in After Effects

Crumpled Paper in After Effects

February 4, 2014

You know the open for the sitcom “Community”, with the crumpled paper? Trevor Penner explains how to do this effect.

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Track and Replace a Mobile Phone Screen in mocha!

Track and Replace a Mobile Phone Screen in mocha!

February 4, 2014

Imagineer has a new tutorial up that covers tracking an iPhone screen. Mary Poplin gives detailed instructions on the process both in video form and in words, so you can go at your own pace.

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Tutorial: Creating Node-based Materials and Shaders Using cmNodes in Maxon Cinema 4D

December 16, 2013

Lester Banks gives you the rundown on how to use cmNodes, developed by Chris Montesano, to create some pretty powerful stuff within Maxon Cinema 4D.

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Tutorial: Fancy Bevels with Element 3D (Lionsgate Logo)

December 10, 2013

We love a new Video Copilot tutorial on Tutorial Tuesday! Andrew Kramer explains how he created detailed bevels with Element 3D and added lens flares, light rays and camera movement for the Lionsgate Logo.

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Freebie: Null Swapper – Plexus/Particular Utility Script

November 25, 2013

David Torno of AE I Owe You has a Swap Null layers for Light layers script that he’s sharing with the world and he has now added compatibility with After Effects 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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30 Minutes of Tutorials, Tips, and Tricks for Cinema 4D from Greyscalegorilla

30 Minutes of Tutorials, Tips, and Tricks for Cinema 4D from Greyscalegorilla

October 23, 2013

At Half Rez 2013 in Chicago, Chris Schmidt of Greyscalegorilla presented a rapid fire series of tutorials, tips, and tricks for Cinema 4D. Covering everything from shader options, previewing hair instantly, spring tricks, and secret checkboxes to make your Sketch & Toon scenes render properly, this video covers it all!

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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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Crumpled Paper Logo Reveal with Mir

Crumpled Paper Logo Reveal with Mir

October 18, 2013

In this tutorial Tibor Miklos of aetuts+ shows us how to make a crumpled up piece of paper fold out into a logo or emblem using Trapcode Mir!

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Inspirations / Tutorials: Pixologic ZBrush SIGGRAPH 2013 Videos

October 16, 2013

Pixlologic recently posted their video archives from SIGGRAPH 2013. Learn and be inspired by fantastic talent from Walt Disney Animation Studios, Aaron Sims Company, id Software, Epic Games, Marvel Entertainment, Seth Thompson, Blizzard, Ubisoft Entertainment, Joseph Menna, and Santa Monica Studio.

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Olympus Has Fallen Breakdown from Motionworks

Olympus Has Fallen Breakdown from Motionworks

October 15, 2013

I watched John Dickinson’s fantastic presentation at After Effects World in Seattle a few weeks ago in which he walked us through creating the flag in the Olympus Has Fallen promo.

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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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Tutorial: HitFilm Tutorial #11: Text To Particles

October 14, 2013

We’re getting Tutorial Tuesday started a bit early. This week we’re going to showcase tutorials for fxHome HitFilm, who will be releasing a Mac version very soon, after their crazy successful kickstarter.

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How to optimize your scene to render faster in CINEMA 4D

How to optimize your scene to render faster in CINEMA 4D

October 4, 2013

Post by Nick Campbell / Greyscalegorilla: “An expensive new computer may make your renders 2-8X faster. But learn how to optimize your scene, and it can speed up your renders 10-100X. In this video, I show you some ways to optimize your scene in Cinema 4D for faster rendering so you can hit that deadline and still make it look great.”

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