Adobe After Effects basics Tutorials : Creative COW https://library.creativecow.net/tutorials/adobeaftereffectsbasics Creative COW Library of Adobe After Effects basics, tips, and strategies. en-us Sun, 23 Feb 2020 07:00:00 GMT PHP Script webmaster@creativecow.net webmaster@creativecow.net AE Basics Extras: Butterfly Wing Text Animation Part TWO https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics_Extra-Text-2/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics_Extra-Text-2.php In the second part of this two part AE Basics Extra tutorial, Andrew Devis continues to build the butterfly in After Effects and then shows how to keep it 3D as it is formed. Items covered in this tutorial include custom views, 3D and collapse transforms to keep items working in 3D once pre-composed Thu, 28 Mar 2013 18:40:00 GMT AE Basics Extras: Butterfly Wing Text Animation https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics_Extra-Text-1/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics_Extra-Text-1.php In the first part of this two part AE Basics Extra tutorial, Andrew Devis starts to show how to create a butterfly wing with text. The purpose of these tutorials is to give additional hints and tips for text animation in After Effects. Items covered in this tutorial include, using the pen tool, path Thu, 28 Mar 2013 18:00:00 GMT AE Basics Extras: Caterpillar Text Animation https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE_Text-Animation/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE_Text-Animation.php In this AE Basics Extra tutorial, Andrew Devis shows some more text animation techniques by animating 'Caterpillar' text in After Effects. Andrew shows how to shape your text so that it curves from large to small to create a 'tail' for the text and then he shows how to set up and animate the path th Wed, 20 Mar 2013 17:42:36 GMT AE Basics 65: Expression Controllers PART TWO https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-65-Expression-2/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-65-Expression-2.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 65: In this second follow-on tutorial, Andrew Devis continues to demonstrate how to apply a color Expression Controller to one part of the production and then how to quickly apply it to other parts of the same composition Wed, 30 Jan 2013 11:00:00 GMT AE Basics 64: Expression Controllers PART ONE https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-64-Expression-1/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-64-Expression-1.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 64: Expression Controllers are a way to simplify the animation controls for a given composition. Although some people are initially worried by the idea of using Expressions, using and controlling Expression Controllers is Wed, 23 Jan 2013 11:00:00 GMT AE Basics Extras: More Repetition PART TWO https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics_Extra-Repeater-2/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics_Extra-Repeater-2.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. In this second 'Extra' tutorial in the AE Basics series, Andrew Devis shows how to create shapes from text, how to rotate that shape into a circle, how to move the circle into a line and finally how to create other very interest Wed, 23 Jan 2013 11:11:00 GMT AE Basics Extras: More Repetition PART ONE https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics_Extra-Repeater-1/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics_Extra-Repeater-1.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Having recently completed a training course, Andrew Devis was asked about some more advanced uses for the repeater tool when working with shape layers in After Effects. Andrew has produced 2 'Extra' tutorials to go with his earl Wed, 23 Jan 2013 11:10:00 GMT The After Effects 3D Cube https://library.creativecow.net/mize_rob/AE-3D-Cube/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/mize_rob/AE-3D-Cube.php Rob Mize demonstrates the building of a 3D cube that can be animated in 3D space. Rob also shows how to pre-compose layers to quickly customize the cube with graphics, video, text or all of the above. All you need is the desire to build and manipulate 3D objects in 3D space. Thu, 17 Jan 2013 20:00:00 GMT AE Basics 55: Export 1 - Dynamic Link https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-55-Export-1/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-55-Export-1.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 55: In this first tutorial looking at getting your production out of After Effects, Andrew Devis shows how to use Dynamic Link to get your After Effects composition into Premiere Pro. Andrew shows the various methods to d Wed, 07 Nov 2012 11:00:00 GMT AE Basics 53: Motion Tracking Part 1 https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-53-Motion-Tracking-1/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-53-Motion-Tracking-1.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 53: In this tutorial, Andrew Devis starts to demonstrate how to use the point tracker in Adobe After Effects. Andrew shows how to set up the tracker and talks through some of the considerations that need to be taken into Wed, 18 Jul 2012 10:00:41 GMT AE Basics 52: Paint 6 Spot & Blemish Removal https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-52-Paint-6/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-52-Paint-6.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 52: In this tutorial, Andrew Devis shows how to use and animate the clone stamp tool in Adobe After Effects to remove spots or blemishes from your video. Although a simple technique, this approach can produce good results Wed, 11 Jul 2012 10:15:19 GMT AE Basics 51: Paint 5 Panel Options Part FOUR: PATHS https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-51-Paint-5/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-51-Paint-5.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 51: In this tutorial, Andrew Devis shows how to create, copy and paste different paths into a paint path and then move the new animated paint path in 3D space to create some interesting and powerful looks. Wed, 13 Jun 2012 10:37:46 GMT AE Basics 50: Paint 4 Panel Options Part THREE: Timeline https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-50-Paint-4/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-50-Paint-4.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 50: In this tutorial Andrew Devis goes through the various timeline options for paint paths in After Effects. Wed, 06 Jun 2012 10:06:58 GMT AE Basics 49: Paint 3 Panel Options Part TWO https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-49-Paint-3/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-49-Paint-3.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 49: In this tutorial, Andrew Devis continues to go through some of the options in the Paint Panel - this time looking at the duration options for a particular brush stroke including the 'write-on' option. Andrew also star Wed, 30 May 2012 10:32:09 GMT AE Basics 48: Paint 2: Panel Options: One https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-48-Paint-2/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-48-Paint-2.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 48: In this tutorial, Andrew Devis goes through some of the options in the Paint Panel including a look at opacity, flow, blend modes and channels. Wed, 23 May 2012 10:01:49 GMT AE Basics 47: Paint 1 Creating and Customizing Brushes https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-47-Paint-1/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-47-Paint-1.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 47: In this tutorial, Andrew Devis goes through some of the options for paint in After Effects and especially how to create, customize, save and delete brushes. Wed, 16 May 2012 10:09:01 GMT AE Basics 46: Mask Feather Tool (CS6 & above) https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-46-Feather-Mask-Tool/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-46-Feather-Mask-Tool.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 46: In this tutorial, Andrew Devis shows how to use the long awaited and new to CS6 'Mask Feather' tool. Andrew demonstrates all the options for this powerful tool including the basic functions, a practical example as wel Wed, 09 May 2012 10:00:00 GMT AE Basics 45: Additional Range Selectors https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-45-Additional-Range-Selectors/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-45-Additional-Range-Selectors.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 45: In this (more advanced) tutorial, Andrew Devis shows how to create and use a range selector within another range selector all within one animator for a single text layer. The use of multiple range selectors can add a Wed, 02 May 2012 10:04:17 GMT AE Basics 43: Text Animators Part FOUR - Per-character 3D https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-43-Text-Animators-4/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-43-Text-Animators-4.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 43: In this tutorial, Andrew Devis continues demonstrating some of the text animators available in the timeline, concentrating upon the 'Enable Per-Character 3D' option and how to apply it and use it. Wed, 18 Apr 2012 11:10:36 GMT AE Basics 42: Text Animators Part THREE - Tracking & more https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-42-Text-Animators-3/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-42-Text-Animators-3.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 42: In this tutorial, Andrew Devis continues demonstrating some of the text animators available in the timeline, concentrating upon the tracking, character and blur options. Wed, 11 Apr 2012 10:08:51 GMT AE Basics 41: Text Animators Part TWO - Fill & Stroke https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-41-Text-Animators-2/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-41-Text-Animators-2.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 41: In this tutorial, Andrew Devis continues demonstrating some of the text animators available in the timeline, concentrating upon the fill and stoke options. Wed, 04 Apr 2012 10:16:06 GMT AE Basics 40: Text Animators Part ONE https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-40-Text-Animators-1/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-40-Text-Animators-1.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 40: In this tutorial, Andrew Devis begins to demonstrate some of the text animators available in the timeline, concentrating upon the 'transform' type of effects. More to follow in future lessons. Wed, 28 Mar 2012 10:04:16 GMT AE Basics 39: Text Range Selectors Part TWO https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-39-Text-Range-2/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-39-Text-Range-2.php In this second tutorial explaining text range selectors in After Effects, Andrew Devis shows how to add an additional range selector to our already animated text, which works in a completely separate way to the presently applied range selector and animation. The end result shows how different range Fri, 23 Mar 2012 10:04:27 GMT AE Basics 38: Text Range Selectors Part ONE https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-38-Text-Range-1/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-38-Text-Range-1.php Range selectors in After Effects enable many text animation functions that would be quite complex to achieve through the normal 'stop-watch' approach to animation. Range selectors also give us the ability to animate the numerous functions within the character panel, which at first sight, appear not Wed, 21 Mar 2012 10:00:49 GMT AE Basics 37: Animating Source Text https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-37-Source-Text/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-37-Source-Text.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 37: In this tutorial, Andrew Devis starts to show how to do basic source text animation in the timeline including changes in fonts and other parameters and how that text is then linked to the keyframes created so that it Wed, 29 Feb 2012 11:36:34 GMT AE Basics 36: Pimping Your Text with Layer Styles https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-36-Text-Layer-Styles/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-36-Text-Layer-Styles.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 36: In this tutorial, Andrew Devis shows how you can take ordinary looking text and with very little effort use some simple light-weight effects to make it look outstanding - which can make the difference between a low qu Wed, 22 Feb 2012 11:33:32 GMT AE Basics 35: The Character Panel https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-35-The-Character-Panel/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-35-The-Character-Panel.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 35: In this tutorial, Andrew Devis shows all the options in the character panel and how to use them to create good looking text. Also included in this tutorial are some more hidden options that can make a big difference t Wed, 15 Feb 2012 11:33:49 GMT AE Basics 34: Font Selection and Faux Options https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-34-Fonts/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-34-Fonts.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 34: In this tutorial, Andrew Devis shows how to quickly select and change your font selection and modify its look and feel with the Faux options in the character panel. Wed, 08 Feb 2012 11:33:04 GMT AE Basics 33: Options for Creating Text https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-33-Creating-Text/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-33-Creating-Text.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 33: In this tutorial, Andrew Devis starts to look at text creation and animation in After Effects starting with the different ways to create text in the composition panel. Wed, 01 Feb 2012 11:33:29 GMT AE Basics 32: Creating Motion Backgrounds with Shapes Layers https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-32-Motion-Background/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-32-Motion-Background.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 32: In this tutorial Andrew Devis takes some of what has been learnt over the previous AE Basics tutorials on shape layers and puts them together to create a motion background for text. In this tutorial Andrew covers shap Fri, 30 Dec 2011 14:15:53 GMT AE Basics 31: The Brainstorm Function & Shape Layers https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-31-Brainstorm/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-31-Brainstorm.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 31: In this tutorial, Andrew Devis demonstrates the "Brainstorm" function with shape layers. The "Brainstorm" function is a tool to give creative ideas based on your own selection of properties to be r Wed, 28 Dec 2011 14:13:36 GMT AE Basics 30: The Write-on Effect https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-30-The-Write-On-Effect/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-30-The-Write-On-Effect.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 30: In this tutorial, Andrew Devis demonstrates the "Write-on" Effect in After Effects showing how it works and how paths created in After Effects and other programs can be used to create higher quality animatio Wed, 21 Dec 2011 14:13:33 GMT AE Basics 29: Shape Layers Part 13 - Create a True Spiral https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-29-Shape-Layers-13/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-29-Shape-Layers-13.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 29: In this thirteenth tutorial looking at Shape Layers in After Effects, Andrew Devis looks at the problem of creating and animating a true spiral in After Effects and how it can be done by using paths copied from Illust Mon, 19 Dec 2011 17:37:05 GMT AE Basics 28: Shape Layers Part 12 - The Zig Zag Operand https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-28-Shape-Layers-12-ZigZag/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-28-Shape-Layers-12-ZigZag.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 28: In the twelfth tutorial looking at Shape Layers in After Effects, Andrew Devis explains the Zig Zag operand. Wed, 30 Nov 2011 11:15:49 GMT AE Basics 27: Shape Layers Part 11 - Wiggle Transform https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-27-Shape-Layers-11-Wiggle-Transform/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-27-Shape-Layers-11-Wiggle-Transform.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 27: In the eleventh tutorial looking at Shape Layers in After Effects, Andrew Devis demonstrates the Wiggle Transform operand. Fri, 25 Nov 2011 11:15:18 GMT AE Basics 26: Shape Layers Part 10 - Twist & Wiggle Paths https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-26-Shape-Layers-10-Twist-Wiggle/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-26-Shape-Layers-10-Twist-Wiggle.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 26: In the tenth tutorial looking specifically at Shape Layers in After Effects, Andrew Devis demonstrates the Twist & Wiggle Paths operands. Wed, 23 Nov 2011 11:15:18 GMT AE Basics 25: Shape Layers Part 9 - Trim Paths https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-25-Shape-Layers-9-Trim-Paths/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-25-Shape-Layers-9-Trim-Paths.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 25: In the ninth tutorial looking at Shape Layers in After Effects, Andrew Devis surveys the Trim Paths operand. Fri, 18 Nov 2011 11:15:05 GMT AE Basics 24: Shape Layers Part 8 - Round Corner & Stroke https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-24-Shape-Layers-8-Round-Corner/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-24-Shape-Layers-8-Round-Corner.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 24: In the eighth tutorial looking at Shape Layers in After Effects, Andrew Devis investigates the Round Corners operand and how to add an additional Stroke to your shape. Wed, 16 Nov 2011 11:15:31 GMT AE Basics 23: Shape Layers Part 7 - The Repeater Operand https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-23-Shape-Layers-7-Repeater/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-23-Shape-Layers-7-Repeater.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 23: In the seventh tutorial looking at Shape Layers in After Effects, Andrew Devis takes us through the powerful "Repeater" operand. Fri, 11 Nov 2011 11:15:04 GMT AE Basics 22: Shape Layers Part 6 - Pucker & Bloat https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-22-Shape-Layers-6-Pucker-Bloat/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-22-Shape-Layers-6-Pucker-Bloat.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 22: In the sixth tutorial looking at Shape Layers in After Effects, Andrew Devis guides new users through the Pucker & Bloat operand. Wed, 09 Nov 2011 11:15:09 GMT AE Basics 21: Shape Layers Part 5 - Offset Paths https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-21-Shape-Layers-5-Offset-Paths/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-21-Shape-Layers-5-Offset-Paths.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 21: In the fifth tutorial looking at Shape Layers in After Effects, Andrew Devis looks at the Offset Paths function. Fri, 04 Nov 2011 10:15:43 GMT AE Basics 20: Shape Layers Part 4 - Merge Paths https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-20-Shape-Layers-4/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-20-Shape-Layers-4.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 20: In the fourth tutorial looking at Shape Layers in After Effects, Andrew Devis starts to look at the operands or FX that can be applied to shape layers in After Effects. Andrew starts by looking at the Merge Paths func Wed, 02 Nov 2011 10:15:52 GMT AE Basics 19: Shape Layers Part 3 - Text & The Pen Tool https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-19-Shape-Layers-3/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-19-Shape-Layers-3.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 19: In the third tutorial looking at Shape Layers in After Effects, Andrew Devis shows how to use both the Text tool and the Pen tool to create shapes in After Effects. For the Text tool, Andrew demonstrates methods to an Wed, 26 Oct 2011 10:15:00 GMT AE Basics 18: Shape Layers Part 2 - Gradients & Properties https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-18-Shape-Layers-2/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-18-Shape-Layers-2.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 18: In the second tutorial on Shape Layers in After Effects, Andrew Devis starts to look a little more in depth at some of the fill and stroke options for shapes layers -- and in particular at how to create custom gradien Wed, 19 Oct 2011 10:15:00 GMT AE Basics 17: Shape Layers Part 1 https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-17-Shape-Layers-1/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-17-Shape-Layers-1.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 17: In this first tutorial on Shape Layers in After Effects, Andrew Devis starts by showing the difference between masks created on a layer and shape layers and then goes on to show how to create multiple shapes on a sing Wed, 12 Oct 2011 10:15:00 GMT AE Basics 16: Parenting https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-16-Parenting/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-16-Parenting.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 16: In this tutorial, Andrew Devis introduces parenting in After Effects and shows how complex animations can be created with very few keyframes by using parenting. Andrew also shows how parenting can be used to follow an Wed, 05 Oct 2011 10:15:33 GMT AE Basics 15: Motion Paths Part 3 - Masks & Paths https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-15-Motion-Basics-3/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-15-Motion-Basics-3.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 15: In this third and final tutorial on motion paths, Andrew Devis demonstrates how to use masks and paths created in other applications or in other ways in After Effects to drive both the creation of items and the animat Wed, 28 Sep 2011 10:15:33 GMT AE Basics 14: Motion Paths Part 2 - Additional Tools https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-14-Motion-Paths-2/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-14-Motion-Paths-2.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 14: In this second tutorial on motion paths, Andrew Devis introduces a couple of useful panels for automatic creation of motion paths and automatic smoothing of keyframes to give a better result. These two panels can be u Wed, 21 Sep 2011 10:15:23 GMT AE Basics 13: Motion Paths Part 1 - The Basics https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-13-Motion-Paths-1/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-13-Motion-Paths-1.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 13: In this tutorial, Andrew Devis explains the basics of motion paths and how to modify them for use in your animations, along with some hints and tips to get the best results with as little effort as possible. Andrew al Wed, 14 Sep 2011 10:15:32 GMT AE Basics 12: Animation 2 - Easing Keyframes https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-12-Animation-2/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/devis_andrew/AE-Basics-12-Animation-2.php AE Basics - A Creative COW series for new users of Adobe After Effects. Lesson 12: In this second tutorial on the process of animation in After Effects, Andrew Devis explains how to make your animations look far better through the process of adding the appearance of weight to your assets. This is do Wed, 07 Sep 2011 10:15:42 GMT