Isometric Projections in Adobe After Effects (SSR Method)

Isometric Projections! Make some in After Effects. You COULD extrude some things in 3d and get close to this look. But we’re doing it for real! Real Isometric Projections! The least real kind of 3d drawing! We use the tried and true SSR method. That’s scale, skew and rotate!

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Random Triangle Transition – Adobe After Effects tutorial

Reveal any layer with a random cascade of triangles! Triangles may be the strongest shape, but now they’re the most random. Transition anything in After Effects with his technique.

Sadly this is only meant to be used with right angle triangles. If people want it, we’ll get into using equilateral triangles… I promise 🙂

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Curly Paper – After Effects Tutorial

Make realistic moving curly paper. Perfect for paper lists, paper scrolls, paper… papers? So long as it’s curly and those paper curls bounce, stretch and squash, you can use this technique to make it happen. When I’m not talking through it, the whole process is really fast.

This tutorial makes use of Adobe After Effects and Adobe Illustrator. You can do the whole thing in After Effects if you like.

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Animate Shape Layer Arms & Legs [EASY] – Adobe After Effects tutorial

Don’t strain yourself, animate arms and legs with shape layers easily. It just takes a few keyframes and proper sorting. In this after effects tutorial, we animate the arms and legs of a simple character. And it actually looks good. Unlike myself. Who looks really out of shape.

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Jiggle like Jello – Adobe After Effects tutorial

Create realistic jiggling in shape layers using the puppet pin tool. No outside 3rd party plugins required. Jiggle jello. Jiggle your belly. Jiggle all the way… This was uploaded around Christmas and I had just seen a jello salad so there’s some culinary commentary in here too.

Here are those expressions we use:
on the puppet pins…
L=thisComp.layer(“A3”);
L.toWorld(L.anchorPoint)

on the null objects…

My Top 5 After Effects Expressions

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Extrude Shapes and Text – Adobe After Effects tutorial

Extrude shape layers. Extrude shape layers. All in After Effects, and better than ever before. Learn how to use the new Cinema 4D powers unlocked in Adobe Ae CC 2017.

In this tutorial, we will extrude some text, and then some shape layers, and then use those new powers to make a real thing! Spoilers… it’s an iphone #spoilers. This is a new feature in Adobe CC 2017. If you don’t have that version or newer you are out of luck. It’s new. It’s great. You should get into it!

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