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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
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
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
4 Wonder Tips for After Effects CS6
Take a tour of 4 new features in Adobe's After Effects CS6 with Clay Asbury. You'll learn about new features on: ray-traced 3D, importing from FCP, rolling shutter repair and more.
Jul. 9, 2012
Create Hot Metallic Text in After Effects
Creating awesome text effects can be done very easily in Adobe After Effects, if you know how. Toby Pitman shows how to create text so hot, it'll sizzle through your screen... Well... almost!
Jul. 2, 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
Top 3 Plugins For Adobe After Effects
If you had to name your three favourite plugins for After Effects which would you choose? It's a hard choice. Well, we asked Toby Pitman and he obliged with some interesting suggestions.
Aug. 10, 2011
Parallax Tutorial: 2D to 3D with Photoshop & After Effects - Part 1
Hello, sailors, and welcome to New York! These guys, probably shot in the 1930s, are going to help us learn how to bring static 2D images into an animated 3D space with Photoshop and After Effects. It
Apr. 6, 2011
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