24 12, 2011

After Effects Tutorial – Satellite Tracking Display

By |December 24th, 2011|Tutorials|0 Comments

I recently received a request from a viewer asking me if I could replicate the kind of satellite tracking display found in the Modern Warfare series of games. CHALLENGE ACCEPTED.

Using […]

8 12, 2011

After Effects Tutorial – Christmas Greetings 2011

By |December 8th, 2011|Tutorials|0 Comments

So this year’s free festive-themed After Effects tutorial is a little different from last year’s, but still needs no plug-ins (so you can save your money and spend it on […]

5 12, 2011

After Effects Tutorial – Tarmac Titles

By |December 5th, 2011|Tutorials|0 Comments

I know – I was supposed to be doing a kinetic typography tutorial next, but I have the attention span of a goldfish.
This was one of those ‘I wonder if…’ […]

3 03, 2011

After Effects Tutorial – ‘De-rezzing’ your video

By |March 3rd, 2011|Tutorials|0 Comments

In this series, I’ll show you several techniques that you can use to give your projects that tech grunge look. From field separation and interlacing, through to ghosting, signal breakup […]

14 02, 2011

After Effects Tutorial – Quick HUD Element

By |February 14th, 2011|Tutorials|0 Comments

I had a couple of people ask me how I created the spinning heads-up display element in this video, so I thought I’d take a quick break from the ‘De-rezzing […]

16 12, 2010

After Effects Tutorial – Christmas Greetings 2010

By |December 16th, 2010|Tutorials|0 Comments

Here's a simple tutorial showing you how to create a festive-themed Christmas message in After Effects (no plug-ins required).
9 12, 2010

After Effects Tutorial – Laser-etched metal title

By |December 9th, 2010|Tutorials|0 Comments

Here's a new two-part tute on how to create a laser effect that burns your text into a sheet of metal using After Effects. No plug-ins required.
18 11, 2010

After Effects Tutorial – Torn cardboard letters

By |November 18th, 2010|Tutorials|0 Comments

In my last tutorial, I showed you how to create a simple torn cardboard texture. In this follow-up, I take it a step further, using track mattes to create a funky, text effect.
17 11, 2010

After Effects Tutorial – Torn cardboard texture

By |November 17th, 2010|Tutorials|0 Comments

Here's a quick and easy method for creating a really useful torn corrugated cardboard texture using only the standard tools in After Effects (CS3, CS4 or CS5).