Just the Facts: Working With DUIK’s AutoRigger

Welcome to Just The Facts. Below you’ll see all the steps laid out in bullet points, with timecode links to skip through to the important bits. Enjoy! Rigging a puppet in After Effects using the DuIK Auto-Rigger 1) Import 0:45 – Import your character – Retain layer sizes 2) Rename your joints 0:56 – Select […]
“P.U.P.A. | THE LARVAL FORM” from Miki Nemcek
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“P.U.P.A. | THE LARVAL FORM” from Miki Nemcek

The pupa is a short exploration of the colors and shapes inspired by a macro nature. The stage when larva transforms into a butterfly is a biological term. It’s called Pupa. I decided to dive into an endless variety of abstract compositions, forms, and atmospheres. This short film is a result of a hard work […]

How to Animate a Walk Cycle With After Effects and Zero Plugins

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to animate a walk cycle on a simple 2d character without plugins or rigging using shape layers and path animation. ******** Download the AEP file to follow along ******** Base illustration to start animating with: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BwSXBU0gCz5tTXExdVFPaHlpcXc Finished walk & run animations: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BwSXBU0gCz5tRjNvdURRa3otcms ******************************************************* Check out my other animations on […]

Valley of the Kith

www.jumbla.com — ‘Valley of the Kith’ is a passion project created using primarily using Adobe products. The intriguing, high-adrenaline video-game-style piece extends the capabilities of animation by pushing the boundaries of Element 3D, while capitalising on the available resources of After Effects and other Adobe products. With the bulk of the work completed by one […]

Don’t Forget About “More Accurate” EPS Options in After Effects

Have you ever had a .eps or Adobe Illustrator file flicker when you render it? It’s super annoying and frustrating! Thankfully there is a quick fix hidden deep in the After Effects menus (like all good fixes). I hope this helps save you some frustration at some point. Cheers! For more free training and over […]

Create an Animated Metallic Reflection Effect in After Effects

Learn how to create a unique, reflective texture for your text animations in After Effects. If you like this tutorial, be sure to check out our others at: https://motionarray.com

Composite Nice and Realistic Glows by Using an AO Pass

In this short Cinema 4D and AE tutorial I’ll show you a way to set up your renders so you can composite in really nice and realistic glows by using the Ambient Occlusion pass in a way you wouldn’t normally think of. Hope it’s helpful! The text is from our Trailer Text Pack you can […]

Smooth Out Those After Effects Keyframes

Hello! This easy tutorial will instantly help you make better animations inside of After Effects. You will learn a great technique to help you smooth keyframes for a more organic and natural motion to anything you animate. Free project included! You can download the project used here: https://motionarray.com/tutorials/smooth-keyframes-in-after-effects

Add Dimension to Photos With Displacements in Ae

Hello! In this tutorial we show you how to quickly add visual value and dimensionality to pictures inside of Adobe After Effects. We will create a quick custom displacement map that we will use to fake the look of a camera orbiting around a subject a little. It’s a subtle look that will get boring […]

Get More Control & Better Results With Camera Lens Blur in Ae

In this tutorial we show you how to work more efficiently with the Camera Lens Blur effect inside of After Effects. Get faster results with a high level of control.

Animating a Character in After Effects Using Standard Tools

In this tutorial we will learn how to animate ANY character inside of after effects WITHOUT plugins! Sound by my friend CUBESATO (satoshi yoshitake)

After Effects Versus Media Encoder for Rendering Workflow

Learn how to get the most of After Effects and Adobe Media Encoder in the process of Rendering and Encoding your H.264 Video. by learning the difference between how these two handle your After Effects Composition, you can get an optimal workflow and predictable results. 2015.3 Update (June 2016) ———————————————— Ae 2015.3 allows you to […]

Using Media Encoder & YouTube Metadata Tools for 360 Video

Wondering what needs to be done to your 360 video for ideal playback online? Charles Yeager (www.yeagerfilm.com) shows us optimal compression settings in Adobe Media Encoder for 360 Video. He also walks us through the youtube metadata tools, which are a necessary step for your video to play properly in youtube 360. He is using […]

Use the Matrix Object To Deform Cloner Goups in C4D

Using Deformers with Cloners could be annoying. But there is a work around with the Matrix Object! Please share! Join my Tutorial-Group: https://vimeo.com/groups/151068 Music: Trigg & Gusset “Cook”

Stylizing Footage in After Effects With FreeFrom Pro

This tutorial shows an easy way to transform footage in After Effects with FreeForm Pro. Three different Render options are applied directly on the footage, and layered one on top of another. Primitive > Planes, Render > Points, Render > Wireframe.  Inspired by the work of Harry Martis in this video: https://vimeo.com/141165112 www.mettle.com Made With […]

3D Camera Tracking 360 Footage In Ae With SkyBox Studio

Mikey Borup used the 3D camera tracker on 360 footage along with SkyBox Studio and Element 3D to insert a giant rock into the scene. Mikey walks you through the process step by step. www.mettle.com

Connect Ae’s Puppet Pins to a Mocha Track

Use Mocha Pro to distort a mesh on an organic shape using Adobe After Effects’ Puppet Tool.

Sub Polygon Displacement Texturing in C4D

In this tutorial I go over how to use subpoly displacement and paint images to texture objects in Cinema 4D. This tutorial was inspired by Rik Oostenbroek’s project FRGMNTS, be sure to check it out here https://www.behance.net/gallery/25901729/FRGMNTS. The background song is Concept 16 by Kodomo check out more music by Kodomo here https://soundcloud.com/kodomo Additional tip! […]

Morphing 3D Shapes to Music in After Effects

Nancy Eperjesy (mettle.com) shows us how to use mettle ShapeShifter AE and Trapcode Soundkeys to generate an Audioreactive animation in After Effects. ShapeShifter Ae allows you to create 3D objects directly in After Effects from After Effects shapes and layer masks. So this complex-looking animation is actually quite simple to put together using ShapeShifter features […]

Advanced Tips for Creating Screen Replacements

http://aescripts.com/mochaimport/ Simplifies the workflow between mocha and After Effects. More precisely, it helps you send your footage to mocha and then to apply the mocha tracking data back in After Effects in whatever way you want.