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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.

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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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The Rule of Thirds in Motion Design

design rule of thirds Jun 16, 2020
 

There is a simple design rule, that when used correctly, can dramatically improve your motion design.

This rule is called "The Rule of Thirds."

In this video we cover how to quickly set up the rule of thirds in After Effects using proportional grids.

This is a simple and easy process.

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Designing in After Effects Vs. Photoshop

 

I started designing inside of After Effects in 2009 for 3 simple reasons.

  1. After Effects is non-destructive
  2. After Effects has a lot more effects/plug-ins/possibilities
  3. Minimal animation setup is required

Today's video is all about choosing to design in After Effects instead of Photoshop.

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Do You Need to Know Design?

design Apr 07, 2020
 

The term motion "designer" includes the word "design" for a reason. You need to have a fundamental understanding of design principles if you want to be hired as a pro.

This does not mean you need to be as professionally knowledgeable as a graphic designer, but it does mean you need to know why and how to make a composition look good.

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