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Visual Effects (859 Tutorials)

Marker Remap for After Effects Quickstart Tutorial

Marker Remap for After Effects Quickstart Tutorial

November 26, 2018

Retime compositions using split layer markers + Marker manager. Marker Remap lets you retime compositions using split layer markers in two easy steps! AE CC 2019 ready! Get up and running with this quickstart tutorial.

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Curious Turtle Fundamentals of mocha – 10 – Mask Shapes and Rotoscoping Part 1

Curious Turtle Fundamentals of mocha – 10 – Mask Shapes and Rotoscoping Part 1

November 24, 2018

This is an excerpt from Curious Turtle’s Fundamentals of mocha Premium, a new series of tutorials for Imagineer System’s mocha family designed for those just starting out. Starting from the very basics, the course is designed to help you understand how mocha Pro and mochaAE work, and how you can get the best results out of it.

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Mocha AE 2019 Export Workflow for Adobe After Effects

Mocha AE 2019 Export Workflow for Adobe After Effects

November 20, 2018

In this short tech video, Mary Poplin explains how the Mocha AE 2019 Export Workflow to get motion tracking data and masking data from Mocha to AE has been improved.

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Tutorial: New Features of Trapcode Mir 3

Tutorial: New Features of Trapcode Mir 3

November 13, 2018

Brian Behm will get you up and running in Trapcode Mir 3 quickly, as he shows you all of the great new features in the latest release, which came out last month. He shows you how to import and play with 3D objects into Mir. He shows you examples with a rainbow heart, an array of bananas, and more! It’s very fast and fun to use.

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8 Substance Painter Tips from Professional Character and Concept Artists

8 Substance Painter Tips from Professional Character and Concept Artists

November 13, 2018

Concept Artist Daniel Hahn and Character Artist Jakub Chechelski offer their top tips for creating better textures with Substance Painter.

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ZBrush: Top Hidden Features

ZBrush: Top Hidden Features

November 13, 2018

FlippedNormals shows you some hidden features in ZBrush that can help speedup your workflow and/or make your work more enjoyable.

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Create Fast YouTube End Screens in Adobe Premiere Pro CC

Create Fast YouTube End Screens in Adobe Premiere Pro CC

November 6, 2018

In this episode of Short Cuts, Premiere Gal Kelsey Brannan explains how to create a fast and stylized YouTube End Screens with Red Giant Universe.

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Short Cuts | How to Create FAST Distortion Effects in Adobe Premiere

Short Cuts | How to Create FAST Distortion Effects in Adobe Premiere

October 17, 2018

This week, Kelsey Brennan, AKA Premiere Gal, shows you how to make a fun RGB Separation and Chromatic Aberration effect that you’d get if you dropped your camera. This is a fairly common effect that can be used on titles, logos, transitions, and more. It’s a good trick to have in your arsenal!

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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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Sapphire Luna – Create a Photorealistic Moon Rendering

Sapphire Luna – Create a Photorealistic Moon Rendering

October 16, 2018

All manner of nightmarish creatures lurk under the light of the moon. But how do you add the moon to your creature feature scene? Watch this in-depth tutorial from John Dickinson of Motionworks.net, and learn how to use Luna in Sapphire to create a photo-realistic moon, in any phase you need.

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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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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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C4D Live SIGGRAPH 2018 Rewind – Round 7

C4D Live SIGGRAPH 2018 Rewind – Round 7

September 26, 2018

This is the seventh and final round of videos from SIGGRAPH 2018, held in August in Vancouver, Canada. Watch the fantastic presentations from David Koss and Matt Milstead, David Brodeur, Al Heck and Jon Weinberger, and Aaron Sorenson, all presenting with Cinema 4D Release 20.

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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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