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Expression Tips #1
A CreativeCOW After Effects Video Tutorial


CreativeCOW presents Expression Tips # 1: --Video Training by Aharon Rabinowitz

Aharon Rabinowitz Aharon Rabinowitz
New York, USA

©2007 Aharon Rabinowitz and Creativecow.net. All rights reserved.

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In this video tutorial, Creative Cow Leader Aharon Rabinowitz shows you some basic expression principles and shares a very useful expression that can be used to convert one set of values to another.



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