After Effects Tutorials


Element 3D - Logo Animatione

Element 3D - Logo Animation

An After Effects tutorial using the Element 3D, ProShaders, and Optical Flares plugin for a logo animation using Illustrator paths. We'll create multiple bevel extrusions, custom textures using the CrazyBump application software, add Optical Flares, link them up to Element 3D and finally close up by adding multiple 3D cameras to animate our 3D logo.

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After Effects Hold Keyframe

After Effects Hold Keyframe

An After Effects Hold Keyframe tutorial. Learn how to apply a hold keyframe interpolation to change the value of a layer property over time but without a gradual transition so it holds a layer on a specific keyframe.

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After Effects, How to Set up Focus Distance in After Effects

How to Set Up Focus Distance in After Effects

Learn how to add a 3D camera, work with the camera tools, how to set the focus distance for different photos, how to set the aperture for depth of field, and how to put everything altogether to create an animation and simulate a real camera use for subjects to be in focus and out of focus.

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How to Animate a Map Destination in After Effects in 2018

How to Animate a Map Destination in After Effects in 2018

Learn how to animate a map destination in After Effects using basic tools and techniques such as using the Pen tool to draw a path, animating its stroke, adding a trim path operator, and revealing the destination info by creating and animating a mask.

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After Effects Sequence Layers

After Effects Tip: Sequence Layers

Learn how to use the Sequence Layers command to animate a checkerboard, revealing a composition in a timely manner.

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How to Animate Text in After Effects, the Write On Effect

How to Animate Text in After Effects

Animate a hand drawn lettering inside After Effects. Learn how to import vector paths from Adobe Illustrator and animate them using Shape Layer Path Operators.

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After Effects, Creating & Animating 3D Camera

Creating & Animating 3D Camera

Learn the basic concepts of creating and animating 3D cameras inside After Effects, adding null objects, and parenting cameras for smoother, organic animations.

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After Effects Particles, Building A Fall Scene

Building A Fall Scene

Create a fall particle scene inside After Effects by replacing particles with textured images. Use the Keying effect such as Linear Color Key and the Matte effect with Simple Choker.

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How to Prepare and Import an Illustrator File into After Effects

How to Prepare an Illustrator File for After Effects

In this quick After Effects tip we will take a look at importing Illustrator files into After Effects and get them ready for animation.

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After Effects Tip: Center Anchor Point

After Effects: Center Anchor Point

In Adobe After Effects learn how to center an anchor point which refers to the Pivot point, or the center of a layer.

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Remove Green Screen

Remove Green Screen

Learn how to extract a green screen background from a subject using the LAB color mode and selections based on a layer mask.

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