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After Effects: Creating a Track Matte
You've likely seen the popular motion graphics effect of video playing inside or behind a text layer. Clay Asbury pops open Adobe After Effects and reveals the steps needed to create it.
May. 31, 2012
After Effects: Text That Blows Away Like Sand
You've probably seen the film title effect, where the text of the title blows away like sand or dust. e.g. "Traffic" (the 2000 version) & "The Mummy" films. Here's how to do it in After Effects!
Jan. 23, 2012
After Effects: Animate Text On A Path Basics
Using Paths can give animated text a direction, literally. Richard Lainhart explores the basics of applying text animation on paths in Adobe After Effects CS5.
Nov. 25, 2011
After Effects Tutorial: Animating a Spray Paint Stencil Logo Part 1
In this 2-part Quick Tutorial, we're going to show you how to animate the effect of a logo being stenciled onto a surface with spray paint in After Effects.
May. 11, 2011
How To Animate Handwritten Text in After Effects
A common film and television effect is that 'writing on a script title', so that it appears as if the title is being drawn or handwritten on the screen in realtime. This used to be done with tradition
Apr. 24, 2011
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