How to rig a 2D character in After effects

How to rig a 2D character in After Effects

In this  two part video, you will learn how to create a full body rig for your 2D character in After effects using 'joysticks & sliders' and 'rubber hose'. https://vimeo.com/288665281 https://vimeo.com/...
Dynamic Parenting Expression for After Effects

Dynamic Parenting Expression for After Effects

In this video learn how to use a pretty basic expression written by Colion Harvie and some expression controllers to setup smooth, weight blended Dynamic Parenting for your characters. https://vimeo.com/271546...
Animating a Bicycle in After Effects

Animating a Bicycle in After Effects

Learn how to animate a bike in After Effects with this in depth free video tutorial by Chris Koelsch,  an animator and designer from the Midwest. https://vimeo.com/242671489 Animating a Bicycle in Afte...
Applying Noise Textures to Objects

Applying Noise Textures to Objects in After Effects

Learn  how to quickly and easily apply the popular noise gradient texture effect to layers inside of Adobe After Effects with this new free video tutorial. https://vimeo.com/235937671 Applying Noise Te...
Zordon effect in After Effect

Create An animated Zordon Look in After Effects

Learn how to create a Power Rangers' Zordon effect in this free video tutorial including the project files https://vimeo.com/205448598 Zordon effect in After Effects Zordon effect in After Effects ...
Making a dragon tail loop with Trapcode

Making of a Scaled Dragon Tail Loop With Trapcode

Learn how to create this scaled dragon tail with Dominic Pons, and explore different ways to use the "buildup loop" technique using simple After Effects expressions to rig the procedural way. Free Files and Sc...
Character Animator Tips & Tricks

Character Animator : Tips & Tricks

Learn about getting face tracking data from a pre-existing video, a way to combine lip sync + the nutcracker jaw behavior, various non-character animation ideas, and how to do body turns in Character Animator. ...
Digital Makeup

Digital Makeup & Age Techniques

In this video, Mary Poplin use Adobe After Effects and the integrated Mocha tracking and masking tools found in Boris Continuum 10 plug-ins to remove wrinkles and warp distort features.  https://vimeo.com/...
sci-fi abstract animation

Create A Sci-fi Abstract Animation

Learn how to create cool patterns with mixed turbulent noises and how to control emission, displace and color, based on custom attributes in Houdini, then add color corrections and flare in After Effects. You c...
Introduction to Particles in After Effects

Introduction to Particles in After Effects

Learn how to create fire and smoke without 3rd party plugins with particle effects in After Effects with this free video tutorial by online class in the School of Media Arts at the University of Montana. Love ...
Multipoint Perspective tracker

Multipoint Perspective tracker

Learn how to use Multipoint Perspective tracker to replace a logo when the camera is moving https://vimeo.com/113659792 Multipoint Perspective tracker Multipoint Perspective tracker Multipoint Pe...
Creating Realistic Snow

Creating Realistic Snow in After Effects

Learn how to createrealistic snow in After Effects using Trapcode Particular. The tutorial covers: Creating Snow, Manipulating Wind, Forcing Motion Blur and Adding Depth of Field. https://vimeo.com/112816993...
Animated Cartoon Roto Shapes

Animated Cartoon Roto Shapes with Mocha

Learn how to use mocha to create animated roto-shapes to create a simplified and stylized animated look in After Effects https://vimeo.com/104991244 Animated Cartoon Roto Shapes Animated Cartoon Roto...
Electric Text Tutorial

Electric Text in After Effects

VinhSon Nguyen fron Creative Dojo presents a video tutorial to learn how to create a very slick electrical/lightning text reveal effect right within After Effects using mostly built-in effects. https://vime...
rigging After Effects

Rigging a Character In After Effects

Tyler Jordan, animator who's worked for TV as HBO, Redbox, ID Channel, Travel Channel, WeTV, HGTV, Epix, Shobox, ABC, CBS, History, HDTV, Discovery, NatGeo presents a beginner's tutorial to learn how you can r...
3D Light Rays in After Effects

3D Light Rays in After Effects

Learn how to create volumetric 3D Light Rays in After Effects with built-in plug-ins with Andrew Kramer https://vimeo.com/86402920   ...
wave patterns

Wave Patterns

Learn how to create some wave patterns in After Effects  with shape layer in this new video tutorial by Premiumbeat https://vimeo.com/84618508 wave patterns wave patterns...
planar tracking

Planar Tracking and Camera Solver in After Effects

Learn how to work with planar tracking, masking & 3D camera solving in this tutorial, by Mary Poplin using mocha Pro and After Effects to design a dynamic animated, tracked graphic. https://vimeo.com/808...