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February 2016

4 stories using Artbeats 4K Dappled Light Toolkit

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Extract Effect
Extract Effect

August 2013

Why Extract is better than Luma Key?

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  Liquid Text
Liquid Text

February 2014

Create a liquid text reveal using the Glue Gun effect

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  Nodes 2 Intro
Nodes 2 Intro

July 2014

Introduction for Nodes 2, a plugin for by Yanobox

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Dappled Light
Dappled Light
February 2016
4 stories using Artbeats 4K Dappled Light Toolkit
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  Teaser Breakdown
Teaser Breakdown
October 2015
Breakdown of the teaser for Adobe Video World
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  AEW Sneak Peek
AEW Sneak Peek
July 2015
Composite 2D & 3D elements to generate complex shots
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  Wind Energy Type
Wind Energy Type
June 2105
Integrating type into a spinning wind turbine using After Effects
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Network Rendering
Network Rendering
April, 2015
Set up multimachine network rendering in After Effects
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  Offset Animation
Offset Animation
March 2015
Create computer-code-running animation using the Offset effect
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  Long tall shadows
Long tall shadows
March 2015
Design long perspective shadows in After Effects
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  Artwork Preparation
Artwork Preparation
February 2015
How to prepare artwork for After Effects in Illustrator
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Attractor Simulation
Attractor Simulation
February 2015
Use the particle attractor object to affect a cloner in Cinema 4D
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  Compression Preview
Compression Preview
December 2014
Export H.264 from Ae CC and preview the result
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  Sci-Fi Intro
Sci-Fi Intro
September 2014
Create a fictional Sci-Fi intro for a weather system
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  Seattle Beer
Seattle Beer
September 2014
Short beer commercial for After Effects World Conference
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Nodes 2 Intro
Nodes 2 Intro
July 2014
Introduction for Nodes 2, a plugin for by Yanobox
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  Water Spin - Part 2
Water Spin - Part 2
July 2014
Match bottle label artwork using Mocha & Ae
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  Brush Rush
Brush Rush
June 2014
Color matching in Premiere Pro using Re:Match
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  Water Spin - Part 1
Water Spin - Part 1
May 2014
Match colors and composite clips in Premiere Pro
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White Balance in Pr
White Balance in Pr
April, 2014
Use CC Color Neutralizer to white balance shots inside Premiere
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  What's the difference
What's the difference
March 2014
Channel Combiner effect with Difference blending mode
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  Liquid Text
Liquid Text
February 2014
Create a liquid text reveal using the Glue Gun effect
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  Sound Breakdown
Sound Breakdown
February 2014
Create a final chord sound in Premiere Pro
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Driving Plates
Driving Plates
January 2014
Move from one place to another with a flip of a switch
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  Kinetic Typography
Kinetic Typography
November 2013
Tips and Tricks for Kinetic Typography using TypeMonkey
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  Refine Soft Matte
Refine Soft Matte
September 2013
Isolate fine edges such as hair or vegetation
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  Extract Effect
Extract Effect
August 2013
Why Extract is better than Luma Key?
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The Chopper
The Chopper
July 2013
Explore the workflow between Cinema 4D and Ae CC
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  Broadcast Graphics
Broadcast Graphics
June 2013
Tutorials from Broadcast Graphics Templates Vol. 2
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  Transporter Effect
Transporter Effect
April 2013
Disassemble a person to tiny particles
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  Auto Beat Edit
Auto Beat Edit
November 2012
Auto assemble a quick edit using Beat Assistant script
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Word Spacing
Word Spacing
August 2012
Adjust word spacing in Photoshop and After Effects
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  Sunset Model
Sunset Model
June 2012
A teaser for an upcoming reality show using Ae plug ins
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  Mask Feather Tool
Mask Feather Tool
April 2012
Get the most from the Mask Feather Tool in After Effects
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  Shapes from Vectors
Shapes from Vectors
April 2012
Create Shapes from Vector Layer in After Effects CS6
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3D Environment
3D Environment
April 2012
New Environment options in After Effects CS6
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  Boris RED Transitions
Boris RED Transitions
March 2012
Extend Premiere Pro Transitions Library by using Boris RED
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  The Shield
The Shield
March 2012
Creating the shield of Captain America using Mettle plug-ins
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  Glass Metal Logo
Glass Metal Logo
March 2012
Free After Effects Template based on mettle ShapeShifter AE
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Breakout Coffee
Breakout Coffee
February 2012
Clone out unwanted text and replace objects
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  Keeping Time!
Keeping Time!
December 2011
Create a TV timetable using Toxic Type template
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  HDR Toning
HDR Toning
December 2011
Mimic the high dynamic range toning effect in Premiere Pro
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  Animating to Music
Animating to Music
November 2011
Automatically animate things to music using iExpressions
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Boris TV Opener
Boris TV Opener
November 2011
Behind-the-scenes look at the new Boris TV opener
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  Sport HD
Sport HD
October 2011
Use displacement maps to create glassy elegant look interludes
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  The Caustics
The Caustics
October 2011
Introduction to the Caustics effect
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  ShapeShifter AE
ShapeShifter AE
September 2011
Creative Design with Mettle ShapeShifter Plug-in
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Rock the Street
Rock the Street
September 2011
Distort footage to match your source plus hot exploding title
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  Transitions in Pr
Transitions in Pr
September 2011
Transitions in Premiere Pro with emphasis on Genarts Sapphire
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  Book of the Week - 2
Book of the Week - 2
August 2011
Spice the composition by adding color using Color Rules plug-in
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  Book of the Week - 1
Book of the Week - 1
August 2011
Using Trapcode Particular to create a rain storm of letters
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Anyting You Want 2
Anyting You Want 2
July 2011
Create a crash zoom effect and use mocha's tracking capabilities
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  Compositing in Pr
Compositing in Pr
June, 2011
Use the Track Matte key in Premiere Pro for compositing
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  Anything You Want 1
Anything You Want 1
June, 2011
Masking, Shadows, and the New Warp Stabilizer Effect
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  CC Blobbylize
CC Blobbylize
May 2011
Get the most out of the CC Blobbylize effect
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Alternative Parenting
Alternative Parenting
April 2011
Use After Effects parenting system to build 3D cubical world
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  300 Title Design
300 Title Design
March 2011
Recreating a title sequence from the movie "300"
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  Transparent Video
Transparent Video
February 2011
The purpose of the Transparent Video Clip in Premiere Pro
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  Text Particles
Text Particles
February 2011
Use the text tool to create rings of particles
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Exorcism Removal
Exorcism Removal
January 2011
Release the dark evil forces from a possessed person
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  Logo Takes Part 2
Logo Takes Part 2
December 2010
Use Premiere Pro's multicam tool and BCC effects to finish the edit
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  Logo Takes Part 1
Logo Takes Part 1
December 2010
Extrude two layers of logo and render four different angles
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  Moving T-Shirts
Moving T-Shirts
November 2010
Design an animate T-Shirts and track them using Mocha for AE
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Logo Distortion
Logo Distortion
October 2010
Using Caustics to create distortion on a show open
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  Hands Up!
Hands Up!
August 2010
Cyber crime show open which blend analog and high tech
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  Mind Trip - Part 2
Mind Trip - Part 2
July 2010
Reveal a dream-like scene at the end of your tunnel vision effect
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  World Cup Promo
World Cup Promo
June 2010
Create a lovely promo for the football world cup tournament
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Mind Trip - Part 1
Mind Trip - Part 1
June 2010
Tunnel vision effect using time remapping and motion blur
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  DJ's Party
DJ's Party
May 2010
Create a fantastic title open using Digital Juice footage
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  CLEFT
CLEFT
May 2010
Make a 3D logo only to smash it using real stock footage.
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  Camera Tools
Camera Tools
April 2010
Improvements to the Camera Tools in After Effects
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Vector Workflow
Vector Workflow
April 2010
Illustrator and After Effects workflow
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  Look Ma, No Wires
Look Ma, No Wires
March 2010
Create a flying fairies without the use of crane and wires
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  Slow Motion Stills
Slow Motion Stills
January 2010
Create extreme slow motion video using few still frames
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  Bionic Lab
Bionic Lab
January 2010
Screen replacement using Mocha plus text and motion graphics
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Jack Of All Trades
Jack Of All Trades
December 2009
Create a jumpy animation using the power of expressions
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  The Pen Tool
The Pen Tool
November 2009
Useful tips for working with the pen tool.
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  The Pusher
The Pusher
November 2009
Create a watery liquid push effect using Caustics.
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  Autumn Movies
Autumn Movies
September 2009
High impact promo using Zaxwerks 3d serpentine plug-in.
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Color Link
Color Link
September 2009
Create a tunnel using shapes and match colors with color link.
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  Energy Drink - Part 2
Energy Drink - Part 2
September 2009
Up-beat the animation with particles and pendulum animation
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  Energy Drink - Part 1
Energy Drink - Part 1
August 2009
Designing a 3D object using Photoshop & Animating it in AE
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  Markers Leaks
Markers Leaks
August 2009
Custom effects which trigger actions using layer markers
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Promo Breakdown
Promo Breakdown
July 2009
Creating a promo using Boris Continuum Complete.
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  Crime Avenue
Crime Avenue
June 2009
Employs the 3D tracking of Pixel Farm's PFHoe with AE.
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  Paint Strokes Morph
Paint Strokes Morph
June 2009
Using paint strokes brushes to morph between path shapes
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  The Transporter
The Transporter
May 2009
Create a Star Trek Transporter effect using Particular
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Blowing Flowers
Blowing Flowers
April 2009
Create flower trails using Trapcode Particular
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  Adjustment Lights
Adjustment Lights
March 2009
Control the scattering of light using adjustment light
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  Sci-Fi Classics - 2
Sci-Fi Classics - 2
March 2009
Projecting graphics in space from a flying saucer
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  Sci-Fi Classics - 1
Sci-Fi Classics - 1
March 2009
Retro design title animation for a fictional sci-fi movie
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Text Tricks - Part 2
Text Tricks - Part 2
February 2009
Design a counting circle animation with the Text tool
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  Text Tricks - Part 1
Text Tricks - Part 1
January 2009
Design an audio waves animation with the text tool
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  RG Corner Pin
RG Corner Pin
January 2009
Use Mocha AE and RG Warp Corner Pin plug-in
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  RG Shadow
RG Shadow
December 2008
shadow using built-in filters and using RG shadow plug-in
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RG Warp Reflection
RG Warp Reflection
December 2008
Built-in Reflection versus RG Warp plug-in
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  Simple Morph
Simple Morph
December 2008
Simple morph effect using time-remapping
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  Laser Eyes
Laser Eyes
November 2008
Create laser beams shooting from a girl's eyes
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  Digits Man Revisited
Digits Man Revisited
October 2008
Create the running numbers effect using Trapcode Form
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Doom Island
Doom Island
September 2008
Create a dark, eerie opener for a Reality TV show
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  More of the Same - 5
More of the Same - 5
September 2008
Duplicate elements using Echospace plug-in
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  More of the Same - 4
More of the Same - 4
September 2008
Duplicate elements using the Clone Stamp Tool
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  More of the Same - 3
More of the Same - 3
September 2008
Duplicate elements using the CC RepeTile Effect
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More of the Same - 2
More of the Same - 2
August 2008
Duplicate elements using the Puppet Tool
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  More of the Same - 1
More of the Same - 1
August 2008
Duplicate elements using the Shape Tool's Repeater
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  Promo Breakdown - 2
Promo Breakdown - 2
August 2008
3D Titles using Invigorator Pro with compositing tricks
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  Promo Breakdown - 1
Promo Breakdown - 1
Aug, 2008
Behind the scenes of a Promo
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Crime and Chaos - 2
Crime and Chaos - 2
July 2008
Project text on the floor using light transmission
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  Crime and Chaos - 1
Crime and Chaos - 1
July 2008
Build a 3D scene using Photoshop Vanishing Point
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  Track & Express
Track & Express
June 2008
Track objects that are moving out of frame using expressions
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  Tornado Text - Part 2
Tornado Text - Part 2
May 2008
Ripple effect to the floor plus fireflies around the scene
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Tornado Text - Part 1
Tornado Text - Part 1
May 2008
Create a 3D ribbon text animation using the Text tool
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  Afterista - Part 2
Afterista - Part 2
April 2008
Animate vector shapes and finesse the design
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  Afterista - Part 1
Afterista - Part 1
April 2008
Design a text title using Illustrator Open Type
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  Invisible Cape
Invisible Cape
March 2008
Create invisible look inspired by the movie "The Predator"
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Digits Man - Part 2
Digits Man - Part 2
February 2008
Refine the Digits Man promo with effects and animations.
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  Digits Man - Part 1
Digits Man - Part 1
February 2008
Filling an image with running numbers using the Text tool
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  Bend and Bend Time
Bend and Bend Time
February 2008
Create the illusion of bending time using CC Time Blend FX
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  Smoking Letters
Smoking Letters
January 2008
A quick and easy way to make a smoky title effect
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