Control Time in Templates – Adobe After Effects tutorial

Control the timing of your templates! Give users the power to retime animations as they need. Want an animation to last longer? Or text to come on slower? Should a logo come on later? Sooner? Using a simple group of expressions we will open up a whole new world of template possibilities. Even if you don’t make templates you might learn something here.

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

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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!

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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.

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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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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.