Build a Snowman (nulls and expressions) – Adobe After Effects tutorial

Do you want to build a snowman? How about if the snowman build’s itself? We’re going to use nulls and some basic expressions to do less work when we move layers around in precise ways. Rotate a circle like it’s rolling on the ground? Easy! Roll a circle up another circle? Easier! Maintain texture size while scaling? Easiest! Also, I promise no singing.

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Simple 2d Door Transition – Adobe After Effects tutorial

Go from one scene to another with this very simple method. Perfect for moving from room to room, abstract scenes, inside to outside. It’s a little trick with some coverup and I hope it opens some doors for your animation… puns.

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Easy Secondary Motion in Adobe After Effects

Create secondary motion quickly! Secondary motion adds a lot of life to your characters, but it’s hard! We’ll work from a very basic character and apply secondary motion in after effects using rotation, puppet pins, and a new script from Bear Studios!

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Animate a Simple 3d Book in Adobe After Effects

So you want to animate a book opening? Turning around? Pages flapping open, curving and arching? Well now you can, and it is very very simple. If you are new to after effects, or new to 3d in after effects, this tutorial should get you started. Let’s turn the page to new knowledge. This is opening a simple 3d book in after effects.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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