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I'm Sorry Shape Layers! I love you!
I must confess… I was never a big fan of shape layers…  we just didn’t get along.  I was used to using masks but suddenly (around AE CS3) the same mask tool began creating Red vector shapes. At first, they seemed cool enough but after accidentally adding shape layers to my comps, instead of masks, I lashed […]
Visualization Experiment and new Renders
Just playing around with a new After Effects experiment without using any 3rd Party plug-ins! I need to refine some parts of the effect but I really want to make a tutorial for it ASAP! Here are some other projects you may have missed! Using Element 3D bump mapping to create some Gold coins and […]
New Tutorial: Realistic Rain Drop FX!
In this tutorial we’ll use After Effects to create a realistic water effect without any 3rd party plug-ins! Great for adding atmosphere to a rainy scene or title. This effect is fully customization and can be used to create many cool FX! In this tutorial: Create a dripping water displacement map Simulate realistic camera DOF […]
Destruction Experiment!
What is this thing! I’ve basically combined a bunch of stuff into one experiment! I might have been inspired by the amazing planet explosions from The Force Awakens but wanted to see if I could get a cool version inside Element 3D. Few Notes on this experiment; I added smoke elements, shockwaves using CC Sphere, and even […]
T-Shirt Design & Win, Begins Now!


The Design & Win T-Shirt contest is now online. Check out the rules and get started.

I can’t wait to see all the ideas and designs. Video Copilot will be picking the winners and the contest ends May 31st 2008. You can submit up to 5 designs.

T-Shirt Design Contest

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9 years ago
PLUG-INS
ADOBE TV & Steve Holmes

There are some great videos on ADOBE TV from the recent NAB show and I though I would share them here as well.

A talented designer you may know, Steve Holmes from Energi Design, has a great presentation on integrating PS and AE, he even mentions our product Evolution. Yeah!

Check the video out!

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9 years ago
T-Shirt Template


We’re almost finished with the T-shirt design contest site but the template is ready to download now. You can use any program to design the T-shirt such as Photoshop, illustrator or Paint (although the latter may hurt you chances).

IMPORTANT For Photoshop: When you open the PDF template be sure to set the “Crop To” option to “Media Box”.

Download Template PDF

Download includes PDF, PSD and vector image of Sam.

Official Rules will be launched soon so remember to check them before submitting your design.

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9 years ago
Releasing May 20th

Our first Advanced Training DVD will be available on May 20th along with the Series One Tutorial DVD. So now you know!I will be demonstrating the Bullet techniques for Cinema 4D, 3D max and the free multi-platform Blender, including all of the necessary steps to work between After Effects and each program. I’m back from NAB and it was a lot of fun but now I’ve got to get back to work.

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9 years ago