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How to Reduce and Collect Project Files in After Effects

proflows tips May 11, 2021
 

So you have a huge After Effects project that is taking up way too much space and takes to long to send to other people. Well, today we're going to show you how easy it can be to shrink your file size!

Today's After Effects tutorial will accomplish the reduction of size by shrinking and collecting the project files inside of After Effects.

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How to Efficiently Combine Effects and Masks in After Effects

glow tips May 04, 2021
 

When you're looking to take your work to the next level, your time is money. Today, I am giving you a quick tutorial on how to efficiently combine masks and effects. This streamlined method will speed up your workflow, cut down your project time, and allow you to dedicate your skill to more important tasks.

In this quick tip video, I will be using the glow effect as an example. I hope you learned something new today!

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How to White Balance with a Transfer Mode in After Effects

after effects tips Apr 27, 2021
 

As a visual creator, it is important to know how to quickly fix a frame so you can spend more time on the more exciting aspects of your designs.

In this video, I am going to show you how to white balance a shot with only one extra layer and a transfer mode.

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Creating Depth with Texture in After Effects

3d camera depth parallax Apr 13, 2021
 

Today I am giving you an After Effects tutorial on how to create depth with texture using a photo from World War II, specifically D-Day. The goal here will be to amplify the already powerful feelings from a WW2 photo, and we will accomplish this by using assets from my friends at ActionVFX. In this After Effects lesson, we will use 3D camera techniques, 3D layers, textures, parallax, and more. This video will show you how to design, create, and polish your work in the same ways that the masters of motion graphics do it. Continue to level up your skills by finding more lessons on my website and don't forget to check out ActionVFX below.

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What is StyleCraft? An Introduction.

design motion stylecraft Apr 08, 2021
 

StyleCraft 2.0 is now OPEN and you can sign up now to benefit from the introductory price! Register now to have access to over 70 recorded lessons, live coaching calls, our private community, and so much more. The goal of this course is to help you enhance the quality of your design, teaching you not only how to create cinematic projects, but how to do so consistently going forward.

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How to Design Style Frames in After Effects | Cold War - Part 3

design stylecraft Apr 06, 2021
 

Get a taste for my new and improved StyleCraft course by watching this FREE workshop on designing style frames in After Effects. Many other workshops just like this one are available in the StyleCraft membership. Registration is open from April 5th - April 18th.

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How to Design Style Frames in After Effects | Cold War - Part 2

design stylecraft Apr 02, 2021
 

Get a taste for my new and improved StyleCraft course by watching this FREE workshop on designing style frames in After Effects. Many other workshops just like this one are available in the StyleCraft membership. Registration is open from April 5th - April 18th.

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How to Design Style Frames in After Effects | Cold War - Part 1

design stylecraft Mar 31, 2021
 

Get a taste for my new and improved StyleCraft course by watching this FREE workshop on designing style frames in After Effects. Many other workshops just like this one are available in the StyleCraft membership. Registration is open from April 5th - April 18th.

Join StyleCraft here

See also: WorkFlowyThe music I useAfter Effects AcademyMy texture packs;

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3 Websites Where You Can Find Creative Inspiration

design inspiration Mar 23, 2021
 

There are two types of creatives. The ones who have a never-ending well of inspiration and those that just can't seem to find it.

Finding inspiration is hard. It's not easy to come up with a new concept for an animation or design, but it doesn't have to be impossible.

Staring at a blank screen or paper is enough to make anyone feel uninspired, but that doesn't mean the ideas aren't there. It's just your creative brain is taking its time to find them amongst all the noise in your life.

The internet has made it easier than ever before to find inspiration and I've found 3 places you might not have thought about where you can find some much needed inspiration.

 

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Which Glow Plug-in Should You Use

glow plug-ins Jul 28, 2020
 

After Effects comes with a standard glow plug-in, but it can be challenging to get good results quickly.

Because of that, several 3rd party companies have made their own glow plug-ins for After Effects.

In today's video we are comparing the glow plug-ins:

1. Internal Glow
2. Red Giant Optical Glow
3. Sapphire Glow
4. Deep Glow

Learn to use glows effectively inside of the ProFlows membership here: https://www.motionscience.tv/proflows+

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