Discover how to create render passes in Maya, recombine the passes in After Effects, and motion track the passes to live-action video footage that contains a moving camera or a moving character.
Shows how to turn a daytime summer scene into a nighttime winter scene using Photoshop and After Effects, with illustrator David Mattingly's production-proven matte painting techniques.
Breaks down the process of creating, rigging, and animating the arm of a character in an opening title sequence in After Effects—a task traditionally performed using rigging or skeleton tools available in 3D programs.
Create and animate highly controllable characters using After Effects.
Demonstrates how to render an animation in CINEMA 4D and apply two different visual styles in After Effects.
Discover how to import layered files and paths from Illustrator into After Effects, animate flat vector artwork in both 2D and 3D space, and output your animations.
Follows the creation of a short animated film, from storyboard through final output, using After Effects CS3.
Learn methods and best practices for creating fantastic animation.