Have you ever wanted to change the point where an animated mask starts, or where something animating along a path begins? Don't settle for where After Effects wants to start it, tell it where to start by setting the first vertex.
AE Workflow Tip #1: Duplication Play Video In this Video Tutorial, Creative Cow Leader Aharon Rabinowitz helps you improve your workflow through the use of duplication in After Effects. Topics covered include, duplicating layers, render settings, overwriting renders, and creating videotape containing both RGB and Alpha transparency information for archiving.
AE Workflow Tip #2: Rendering Play Video In this tutorial, Creative Cow Leader Aharon Rabinowitz shares some rendering workflow tips to help you avoid a crash and render a little faster, and discusses an important plug-in for speeding up your renders and previews.
AE Quick Tips #1: Grow Bounds Play Video In this video tutorial, Creative Cow Leader Aharon Rabinowitz shows you an often-missed tool that can help you out in a pinch, by expanding the boundaries of your footage.
AE Quick Tips #2: Preserve Transparency Play Video In this video tutorial, CreativeCow leader Aharon Rabinowitz shows you an often-missed feature in AE that can help you when trying to create transparency in an image by using the layers below as the source of that transparency.
AE Quick Tips #3: Show Waveform Play Video In this video tutorial, CreativeCow leader Aharon Rabinowitz returns to the subject of Audio (Workflow tips #8) and shares a tip for working with audio waveforms that he got from an AE user via email.
AE Quick Tips #4: Copy Expression Only Play Video In this video tutorial, CreativeCow leader Aharon Rabinowitz shows you a menu item for speeding up the process of copying expressions to other layers, without typing or altering the current values.
AE Quicktips #8: Camera Raw Sequences Play Video In this video tutorial, Creative COW contributing editor Carl Larsen shows you how to import a .jpeg or .tiff sequence into Adobe After Effects with Adobe Camera Raw development settings applied.