Daily Experiments – C4D / Octane / Houdini

Some daily explorations, C4D / Octane / Houdini

Procedural Animation with CMotion

Learn how to add C-Motion to your workflow in this C4D tutorial!

Motion Graphics

The last couple of years as a Motion Designer, Editor and Shooter.

Motion Graphics Trend: Liquid Motion

Learn more: http://www.in60seconds.nl/2013/10/trend-in-motion-graphics-liquid-motion/ In motion graphics you can always spot trends (call it copycats or being inspired, whatever you prefer). After the popular geometric & circle animations, since a year there are more and more animations turning up in which organic shapes transform in a liquid way. Shapes are smeared and splash back together, often […]

Projecting Animated Textures With Octane in C4D

In this tutorial we learn how to project video footage & animated textures onto an object using octane render. We start by importing our video image sequence into a shader then learn how to use a camera to project that sequence onto an object. A quick and easy tutorial on projecting your animated textures onto […]

Overlord Release Marks a New Era in After Effects

Available now at http://battleaxe.co/overlord Overlord is a set of two panels that, when both open, create a portal between Illustrator and After Effects. This mystical Stargate allows the transfer of shapes as you need them, while animating, without the need for file organization, importing, converting to shape layers or redrawing. This is the vector workflow […]

Is Motion Design for Masochists in the Long Run?

If you’re a professional, remember the bad times. If you’re a student, expect the worst. If you’re a client, go fuck yourself. My coup de grâce graduation film from Ravensbourne. Hopefully it’s not as painful to watch as it was to make. Written, directed and animated by Dev Sound design by Max Greening – maxgreening.com […]

IFCC 2017 Main Titles

Main Titles for the IFCC 2017 Concept Art Conference. An extremely ambitious project, only made possible by the collaboration between close friends, and the passion for what we do. The Film takes you on a metaphorical Journey towards self discovery. Process – https://vimeo.com/210234580 Full Project on Behance – https://www.behance.net/gallery/50748713/IFCC-2017-Main-Titles? Credits: Direction/Animation: Sava Živković ———————– https://www.behance.net/SavaZivkovic […]

A Beginner’s Dive Creating FUI Elements With After Effects

Download the project files for this tutorial here : http://www.voxyde.com/content/hud-grid/ Check out my other tutorials : http://www.voxyde.com/tutorials/ Grab my free After Effects Utilities Script : http://www.voxyde.com/content/hud-toolkit/ —————————————- TUTORIAL DESCRIPTION : In this tutorial we take a look at creating HUD interface design First, we use Particle Playground to generate our outter shapes, then we use […]

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

Creating a Dynamic Lens Animation in After Effects

In this After Effects tutorial, we show you how to create a dynamic camera lens animation. You can downoad teh project file for free here: https://motionarray.com/after-effects-templates/camera-lens-logo-6686

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 […]

Easily Create a Background Slice for Reveals in After Effects

In this short After Effects tutorial, we show you how to quickly and easily create the cut effect we used in https://motionarray.com/after-effects-templates/slit-title-5325 . Since this effect is created all on a single layer, you can easily save out a preset that you can have for later use. Want to see more tutorials? Check them out […]

An Easier & Cleaner Method for Long Shadows in Ae

In this After Effects tutorial, we show you a new technique for creating long shadows in After Effects. There are other ways to do this, but many of them are very complicated and require multiple layers and compositions. Our way of doing it is easier, all on a single layer, and the results are cleaner. […]

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 […]

Dissolve Maya Fluids Using Particles

Learn how to create some Fluid Special Effects in Maya. While planning out a simple explaination to a comment by Hung Lee here https://goo.gl/gZunuh, I decided that a video is more useful and then because i had a little time put in some more particle goodness. Let me know what you guys think!

A Practical Example for Using Variables in Ae

This is Part 1 of a 4-part tutorial on how to create and use variables in expressions in After Effects. This tutorial takes the idea using variables to calculate the changing values of baseball team salary and calculates it to a Sum and an average using javascript math. Find more at: http://MotionGraphics.Academy http://SkyKingCreative.com

Create Storm Clouds With Trapcode Particular in Ae

Hello, I’m back again with this requested tutorial. I’m showing the tips and tricks to achieve the digital storm effect, and I’m giving you a little bit of my way of thinking, hoping that it helps in your projects. As I always said, you have to have an idea and look for the best tools […]

Building an Energy Sphere (Plus Other Fun) with HitFilm Atomic Particle Plugin

This is a tutorial on how to make an energy sphere with FXhome’s Atomic Particles plug-in.

QubaHQ’s Chromatic Aberration Rig for After Effects

QubaHQ Tutorials Season 02, Episode 01 Chromatic Aberration Rig Tutorial + Script In this tutorial I will discuss the optics of chromatic aberration and common ways of reproducing it in vfx. I will also introduce the brand new Chromatic Aberration Rig in form of an After Effects script that automates the creation of this effect […]