There is a big difference between masks and shape layers, each providing their own unique attributes to your projects. Shape Layers have adjustable values and masks don’t have any that are visible. However, when making a mask there are keyboard shortcuts to use to adjust variable attributes of your masks.
It has been a while, but Reanimated Fallout is back for 2014. In this tutorial we are going to take a quick look at keyframing in After Effects, types of keyframes and look at spatial and temporal interpolation as well.
In After Effects there are several ways for you to reveal, wipe and animate text, logos and various elements. In this tutorial, I go through some of the ways you animate text and objects on and some of the pros and cons of each way and how they behave if you need to complete revisions.
Working with layered type can be tricky sometimes, especially if you want to create more custom and interesting looks. By linking up the source text attribute, you can control layered text with one master text layer. Check out the video to learn more and to also see some of the pitfalls when working with this set up to avoid them in your project.
Camera Shakes are a great way to add some impact to your scenes and give not only your scene but objects a sense of weight as well. Learn how to combine the wiggle expression with sliders to gain control of your camera.
Do you get tired of files not opening in a specific program? Check this out to set up a target program to open not only a specific file, but also how to change all things with an extension to open with an assigned program. In this case we look at .OBJ files and how to get them to open into C4D instead of the default Photoshop (in this case).
When working in Premiere there are multiple instances where you are working with multiple files, adding motion graphics and even sound effects. Help stay organized by using a color coding system and know exactly where files are located and which ones need to be changed out.
Organization is often looked over in the world of training videos and how-to websites. It’s something that is rarely discussed but it constantly evolves throughout our careers as artists. Today I provide you a glimpse of how I work and what I do to stay organized.