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Review: Zaxwerks 3D ProAnimator v8
Interested in animation? Want to create 3D text, objects and get them to move? Iain Anderson takes a look at Zaxwerks 3D ProAnimator v8 to see if it lives up to its name.
Sep. 11, 2014
Using Distance From Camera To Animate in After Effects
Take control of your 3D layers in After Effects with this useful expression that allows you to animate using Distance from Camera. Toby Pitman shows how inside, with video examples, too.
Apr. 26, 2014
Adding a Custom Text Animation to a Promo in After Effects
In this article David Smith shows you how to add a Channel ident. to a video, by creating a custom text animation in Adobe After Effects.
Sep. 7, 2013
Animating a 3D Text Path Promo in After Effects
Take full control of Adobe After Effects as David Smith shows how to conjure up a short promo video (for a fictional TV show) in this article.
Feb. 6, 2013
Creating 3D in After Effects: Element 3D
If you have After Effects (and not Maya or Cinema 4D) you can get on the 3D bandwagon by using the Element 3D plug-in. Clay Asbury shows you how in this MPVHub tutorial.
Oct. 22, 2012
Review: Trapcode Mir
Got Adobe After Effects? Already enjoying Particular and Form? Then you owe it to yourself to check out Mir by Trapcode, a new geometry-based plug-in for AE users to weave more magical visuals.
Oct. 17, 2012
After Effects Essentials: Trapcode Form
When Toby Pitman dishes out After Effects tutorials he goes into some serious depth! This article on using Trapcode Form by Red Giant comprises 42 images and 2 movies! Definitely one to check out!
Aug. 31, 2012
Producing Volumetric Light In After Effects CS6
Adding volumetric light effects (the halo or spot lights with dust particles for example) is easy in 3D applications. Toby Pitman shines a light on how to achieve these using After Effects CS6.
Jul. 23, 2012
After Effects: 13 3D Workflow Tips
13 is unlucky for some, but certainly not for all of you After Effects users out there! Clay Asbury, Adobe After Effects expert trainer, reveals 13 of his tastiest tips for working in 3D.
May. 21, 2012
After Effects: Audio Stems To Radio Waves
From importing audio stems into After Effects through to converting audio to keyframes and using linear expressions, this article has it all. Toby Pitman shares his tips on how to animate audio in AE.
Mar. 28, 2012
Create A Lunar Landscape in After Effects CS5.5
Space. The final frontier? Maybe. In this After Effects step-by-step, there's no need for 'giant leaps' as Toby Pitman (moon) walks you through how to create a realistic lunar landscape.
Mar. 9, 2012
Create 3D Environments in Photoshop and After Effects
Did you know you can create 3D environments in Photoshop from 2D images? OK. What about then taking those into After Effects so you can literally move through them? Richard Lainhart shows how.
Feb. 7, 2012
Create Swinging Banner In After Effects
Learn how to create a swinging banner, sign (or even Apple's iPad2 smart cover) in After Effects with Toby Pitman.
Jan. 13, 2012
Shape Layer Tricks in After Effects
Shape Layers are one of the most underutilized areas of After Effects, despite there being amazing things you create using them. In this tutorial Toby Pitman outlines 3 incredible Shape Layer tricks.
Sep. 7, 2011
Using Particle Playground in a 3D Environment with Card Dance
If you've checked out my Secrets of Particle Playground tutorial on macProVideo, you've seen that Particle Playground is a powerful, if little-known, tool for all kinds of advanced visual effects, esp
Mar. 31, 2011
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