EASY 3-Panel Montage Motion Graphics- Adobe After Effects tutorial

Easily make a 3-panel montage in your motion graphics pieces. Or 4 panels. Or 5? It could be any number of panels for your motion graphics montage. What’s important is the montage… and the motion. It’s super simple, expandable, and flexible. I’m sure you’ll love it.

If you have any questions just let me know in the comments.

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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!

If you have any questions just let me know in the comments.

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Glass Pane Slide Show – Adobe After Effects tutorial (Sponsored By Videoblocks)

Make a slideshow for images or video with sliding glass panes moving over and revealing footage and text. This tutorial was sponsored by Videoblocks. Visit http://videoblocks.com/ECAbrams_0716 to redeem your 7-day free trial to VideoBlocks!

If you have any questions just let me know in the comments.

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This project file for this will work in Adobe CS5.5 and WILL NOT work in older versions.

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Bass Shake – Adobe After Effects tutorial

Shake the camera with your thumping bass, even if you can’t separate the bass from the track. Pump it. Pump that bass. And then shake it. And by it I mean the camera. Not your booty. Shake your booty if you want but this is not about that at all. If you find I’m not talking about twerking it enough well… I’ve included a picture of my face so you know how amazingly bland I am so you know how little of twerking I know.

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The Text Animation Tool – Adobe After Effects tutorial

So you want to animate some text do you? Well After Effects is good for that. The text animation options can be a little dodgy at times but this tutorial or lesson or whatever should see you clear to getting on the right track.

A more advanced tutorial on these things is coming up but for now this should get you using the properties, the range selector, and all those fun easing options right fast.

Thanks for watching and have a nice day 🙂

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The Time Script

Want to make things faster? Save time? Turn back the clock? Well it’s time for the “time” script to change your life for the better. It can’t fix things like how old you’re getting before you’re ready but it can help you beat project deadlines and make quick revisions. Also it’s just great for lazy bums like me!

Leave any questions in the comments below and I’ll help you out best I can.

Here’s the project file I promised! http://www.mediafire.com/file/1cswft6b4ttuxny/Time Tut Project Files.aep

Scripts used in order of appearance:

time

Math.round(time)

n = time;

d = 100;

Math.round(n*d)/d

time*360

time*30

wiggle(time,time)

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Sync Motion Typography to Audio

So you want to make some motion typography? Maybe some lyric videos? How about some fancy moving word show? Well you are in luck because it all starts right here with how to sync up animations to audio. Be it spoken word, musics, or the soft sweet sounds of two cats doing greasy adult activities to each other behind your house you’ll be syncing up things to that audio in no time.

The shortcuts mentioned are:
the “.” on the number pad – preview just audio
the “0” on the number pad – RAM preview
the “space bar” – preview without audio (and therefore not helpful)
the “command(MAC)” or “ctrl(PC)” + drag through timeline – scrub through with live audio (Very important and used often)

I hope you enjoy this presentation of a semi intoxicated motion graphics man talking at his computer.

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Paint Out Tracking Markers

n a rare keeping of promises today I actually talk about a subject referenced in an earlier tutorial. The natural followup to using tracking markers in a scene is how to remove those tracking markers when you don’t want to see them. That’s what this is all about. A process once called “painting” for the hours of painful frame drawing to remove markers is now super easy! Let’s learn.

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Stabilize Shaky Footage

Feeling unstable? Shaky? unsure of your self and your camera skills? Well than don’t worry because your crappy footage can be saved with the adobe after effects image stabilization tool. Just get two decent tracking points and get ready for a long wait. Then once you’ve watered the cat and taken the plants outside your footage is fixed and you don’t looks like a dummy any more… or you look less like a dummy at least.

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Thanks for watching and hit me up if you have any questions about mustaches or after effects. As you can see i know a thing or two about both.