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Adobe MAX release brings updates to Premiere Pro, After Effects
Adobe MAX starts today. This year, the conference is virtual and free! Besides the keynotes and courses from renowned instructors,...
Add realistic water movement to photos with Fractal Noise
Want to turn a beautiful still photo into a compelling video clip? You can use the Fractal Noise effect in...
Animating text with the Character Offset feature in After Effects
After Effects not only has many ways to animate text layers, but also plenty of built-in ways to animate the...
Get ready and save on Adobe Video World
Attention video newbies and video pros! Mark your calendars for the virtual Adobe Video World, held September 12-17, 2020. The...
Mastering the timeline in After Effects
Looking to get started with After Effects? In this video, instructor Richard Harrington offers tips for creating a fast and...
Adobe focuses on workflow enhancements in video software updates
In addition to today's updates to Lightroom, Lightroom Classic and Photoshop, Adobe has released an update for Premiere Pro. The...
Express yourself with numbers: An After Effects tutorial
Videos with number animations look slick. Why just display a static number or percentage on screen when you can have...
Today on The Artists’ Notebook: April 7, 2020
Whether you’re at home with your kids, have had photoshoots canceled or just wondering what’s next, we hope that our...
Today on The Artists’ Notebook: April 6, 2020
Whether you’re at home with your kids, have had photoshoots canceled or just wondering what’s next, we hope that our...
Bringing images to life with Paravent
Paravent is a useful script for Adobe After Effects that lets you take a still image and bring it to...
Creating fog with Fractal Noise in After Effects
Fractal Noise is a loaded effect within After Effects that creates grayscale noise, and can be used for numerous things,...
Moving from Photoshop to After Effects
It may seem daunting to learn the robust interface of After Effects — Adobe’s visual effects, motion graphics and compositing...

Get ready and save on Adobe Video World

Attention video newbies and video pros! Mark your calendars for the virtual Adobe Video World, held September 12-17, 2020. The program is packed with sessions for all skill levels, keynote speakers, faculty you know and love and, of course, prizes!

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Mastering the timeline in After Effects

Looking to get started with After Effects? In this video, instructor Richard Harrington offers tips for creating a fast and efficient motion graphics workflow in the After Effects timeline, leaving you with more time for creativity. Learn time-saving features like

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Today on The Artists’ Notebook: April 7, 2020

Whether you’re at home with your kids, have had photoshoots canceled or just wondering what’s next, we hope that our latest project will help you fill the creative void. This week on The Artists’ Notebook, we’re discussing color and design theory,

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Today on The Artists’ Notebook: April 6, 2020

Whether you’re at home with your kids, have had photoshoots canceled or just wondering what’s next, we hope that our latest project will help you fill the creative void. This week on The Artists’ Notebook, we’re discussing color and design theory,

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After Effects Tutorial - Paravent

Bringing images to life with Paravent

Paravent is a useful script for Adobe After Effects that lets you take a still image and bring it to life. What’s a script? In After Effects, it’s a bunch of commands that tell the program to perform a series

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Creating fog with Fractal Noise in After Effects

Fractal Noise is a loaded effect within After Effects that creates grayscale noise, and can be used for numerous things, such as creating patterns and textures, transitions and effects, and displacement maps. I’m talking amazing textures ranging from rocks to

Read More

Moving from Photoshop to After Effects

It may seem daunting to learn the robust interface of After Effects — Adobe’s visual effects, motion graphics and compositing application. But if you are a designer or photographer familiar with Photoshop, you’ll already know some aspects of the program.

Read More

Get ready and save on Adobe Video World

Attention video newbies and video pros! Mark your calendars for the virtual Adobe Video World, held September 12-17, 2020. The program is packed with sessions for all skill levels, keynote speakers, faculty you know and love and, of course, prizes!

Read More

Mastering the timeline in After Effects

Looking to get started with After Effects? In this video, instructor Richard Harrington offers tips for creating a fast and efficient motion graphics workflow in the After Effects timeline, leaving you with more time for creativity. Learn time-saving features like

Read More

Today on The Artists’ Notebook: April 7, 2020

Whether you’re at home with your kids, have had photoshoots canceled or just wondering what’s next, we hope that our latest project will help you fill the creative void. This week on The Artists’ Notebook, we’re discussing color and design theory,

Read More

Today on The Artists’ Notebook: April 6, 2020

Whether you’re at home with your kids, have had photoshoots canceled or just wondering what’s next, we hope that our latest project will help you fill the creative void. This week on The Artists’ Notebook, we’re discussing color and design theory,

Read More
After Effects Tutorial - Paravent

Bringing images to life with Paravent

Paravent is a useful script for Adobe After Effects that lets you take a still image and bring it to life. What’s a script? In After Effects, it’s a bunch of commands that tell the program to perform a series

Read More

Creating fog with Fractal Noise in After Effects

Fractal Noise is a loaded effect within After Effects that creates grayscale noise, and can be used for numerous things, such as creating patterns and textures, transitions and effects, and displacement maps. I’m talking amazing textures ranging from rocks to

Read More

Moving from Photoshop to After Effects

It may seem daunting to learn the robust interface of After Effects — Adobe’s visual effects, motion graphics and compositing application. But if you are a designer or photographer familiar with Photoshop, you’ll already know some aspects of the program.

Read More

The Wiggle Expression in After Effects

After Effects allows you to write expressions. Expressions are kind of like code, but don’t be scared! I’ll show you one of the simplest yet most useful expressions there is — the Wiggle Expression. This expression can be applied to

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Track Motion in After Effects

Track Motion is a powerful and useful feature in After Effects. You can track data from part of a clip and then apply it to another layer so that it follows the motion of the tracked layer. During this short

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