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Learn how to create engaging backgrounds, repeating graphic elements, textured 2D and 3D type treatments, and map-based infographics with After Effects generator effects.
Use Photoshop to repair and build assets for After Effects projects. Learn how to develop raw images, correct lens distortion, create 3D objects and LUTs, and build more effective backdrops and keys.
Use expressions in Adobe After Effects to save time animating motion graphics. Learn how to add and edit expressions, use variables, and assign random values.
Learn how to key green-screen and blue-screen footage with Keylight, the powerful keyer available with every copy of After Effects.
Speed up your character rigging and animation workflows in After Effects with Duik, the free script-based toolset.
Work through four hands-on projects and create 3D titles using Premiere Pro. Learn how to create 3D objects and type, animate text, apply transitions, and solve for camera motion. Eran Stern demonstrates how to use tracking, rotoscoping, particles, distortions, camera effects, and more.
Learn about common post-production problems and how to fix them with tools like After Effects, Premiere Pro, and some third-party plugins.
Learn four unique After Effects type treatments that integrate directly with the action on screen. Find out how to explode text, create liquid text, map text to moving objects, and animate type in Z space.
Learn how to create a phonotrope—a looping animation for motion graphics or web design—using a record player and Adobe Photoshop and After Effects.
Learn how to create looping animations (and animated GIFs) for motion graphics and web design using Adobe After Effects.
Learn how to create an animated promo video that helps visualize how a mobile app will be used on a real device, using this screen replacement workflow in After Effects.
Chris and Trish Meyer reveal After Effects' hidden gems: useful tricks, shortcuts, and features accumulated in their 20+ years of working with After Effects.
Learn how to prototype an app interface using Adobe Illustrator, and then take the finished design into After Effects for animation.
Learn how to create animated infographics with Adobe After Effects using shape layers, masks, expressions, CINEMA 4D Lite, and some helpful third-party scripts.
Learn how to track and extract the camera move and ground plane from already shot footage in After Effects, and add a 3D model—complete with lighting and shadows—to the scene with CINEMA 4D Lite.
Build a complete 3D motion graphics sequence in CINEMA 4D Lite, the introductory version of CINEMA 4D included with After Effects CC.
Get a glimpse behind the scenes of an infographics-driven video made with After Effects. Learn how to use After Effects and a few third-party plugins (Animation Composer, Particular, and Newton) to animate infographics.
Get a glimpse behind the scenes of a real-world commercial made with After Effects. Learn how to decode a client brief, create animatics, and design the motion graphics in After Effects.
Learn how to create, extrude, and animate 3D text in CINEMA 4D Lite, and believably composite it over a 2D background inside After Effects.
A whirlwind tour of Adobe After Effects CC for users who have never opened the program before (or are new to Creative Cloud). Get a quick overview of the import, preview, and render workflows in After Effects CC.
Want to play video against walls or other objects in your After Effects animations? Learn how to map video onto the face of a 3D object with CINEMA 4D Lite, and then composite animated 3D text over it in After Effects.
Learn how to use After Effects expressions to control and automate animation and to enhance Premiere Pro projects.
Bring your logos to life with this quick start guide for animating and compositing a logo design in CINEMA 4D and After Effects.
Introduces the seven essential After Effects compositing techniques and some bonus tips to help enhance drama, correct color, and create convincing transparency.
Learn how to build a template-based project in After Effects that can be packaged to share with colleagues or to sell on Adobe's Creative Cloud Market.
Test your skills! Animate five classic elements—earth, fire, water, wind, and light/dark—in this 5-day mograph challenge.
Learn how to use existing presets, design custom effects, and save time with the prebuilt animations in After Effects.
Create flat 2D and cartoon-style motion graphics using the Sketch and Toon module in CINEMA 4D.
Put a company's branding into motion using only typography. Take this 5-day mograph challenge to test and stretch your skills.
Learn how to capture, create, and use panoramic photos that can be seamlessly integrated into After Effects and other motion graphics projects.
Learn how to put client's branding in motion: Create a different animated icon each day in this 5-day mograph challenge.
Learn to create precise, accurate, locked-in tracks with the five motion trackers in After Effects.
A fun, 5-day challenge all about the basic principles of animation.
Improve your mograph skills one day at a time with this 5-day motion graphics challenge—where you'll create an animated GIF each day!
Learn to create and manipulate 3D graphics for use in video, using Photoshop, After Effects, and Illustrator.
Master the art of rotoscoping—creating an animated selection with masking and paint tools—using After Effects.
Explore the tools in After Effects that help with the animation "between" the animation: Keyframe Assistant, the Wiggler, expressions, and third-party assistants like Layer Monkey, MotionMonkey, and Ease and Wizz.
Learn how lens profiles can fix unwanted distortion and other problems in your photos and videos—and how to create new lens profiles of your own.
Learn to create a realistic steam animation with After Effects, using a particle system animation and a sprite sheet.
Learn how to colorize and enhance storyboards with Photoshop, and use the motion graphics tools in After Effects to create engaging animatics.
Mograph veteran EJ Hassenfratz shows how to create playful bouncing logo animations using CINEMA 4D and After Effects.
Learn how to use Photoshop, After Effects, and two dedicated tools—Flixel and Cliplets—to explore the creative possibilities of cinemagraphs: static photos that contain areas of motion.
Eran Stern dives deep into new uses and shortcuts for shape layers, text, masks, and path effects in After Effects.
Discover how to transport your photos into a three-dimensional world by adding motion and depth with Adobe Photoshop and After Effects CC.
Integrate Photoshop into your everyday video and animation workflows to save time, correct common video issues, and generate custom textures.
Motion graphics artist Eran Stern shows how to create beautiful time-based effects using After Effects.
Motion graphics legend Chris Meyer shows members how to create 3D animated, "flying" logos using After Effects and C4D Lite.
Use these tips to increase the quality and speed of your final After Effects exports, as well as the RAM previews and prerenders you generate along the way.
Discover how to combine text and video in After Effects in order to create visually stunning scenes.
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