Free AE Project: Layer Styles

UPDATED: CS3 project file is now available

If you are trying to make sense of the words above… have at it!  Actually they are various layer styles in today’s free Project File.

Since they added Photoshop layer styles to After Effects, I pretty much never used it but I recently decided to spend a little time creating some clean titles to share with everyone here. I’ve even recorded a short tutorial to show you how to edit the project file along with some tips for customizing and adding textures. I’ll be on soon with more tutorial so until then… Enjoy!

Watch Tutorial

Download Project File for CS5
Download Project File for CS3

POSTED:
3 years ago
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238 Comments

1 year ago
Looks great! Many thanks!
jeb2sdk
2 years ago
Thank you for these Sir Andrew... More power as always!
arimo
3 years ago
:)I love your sense of humour,man!("why not 15 great presets" :)))It is always a pleasure to learn from you! Many,many thanks for these presets!God speed!
Stijn
3 years ago
Where is the cs4 one???
Damian Lawrence
3 years ago
Thanks Dude, really useful
Auma Rivero
3 years ago
this is freakin' awesome! I have always been searching how to do the backgrounds with that cool style (without using the ramp). This is such a big help! God bless! :)
Dominic
3 years ago
can u add the download file of cs4
flick
3 years ago
hi andrew ure my hero in after effects tnx 4 the tutorials
mantawa
3 years ago
Please andrew how do I download your video tutorials this website ...or anybody who knows. Please help.
As for your work ....Magnificent, it kinda makes me push myself in AE. THnaks man
3 years ago
hanks Andrew For this nice Tutorial ..!!!
Boye van Tol
3 years ago
When i download the CS3 file, where do i have to paste it or what do i have to do with it? Thanks
Spielberan
3 years ago
Thanks Andrew ! I will do my best to learn AE !
Rob
3 years ago
Thanks!
My buddies are starting a webseries and wanted something fast to I threw a wiggle on it.
Check it out!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iF6Ee34-wwM
Seif
3 years ago
Hope You Learn us How To make Them !!!!
HarryDarker
3 years ago
Really cool stuff, i am doing motion graphics my self, first in fact check it out.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxm6lYiGzWQ

its really simple but i enjoy doing it !!!!

Peace! :)
David
3 years ago
Whew... the blog is getting to be really slow....
yokoya
3 years ago
Varacolaci
3 years ago
Man, they are very cool. Thank you for the share. I learned a loot
gopal
3 years ago
pls check this link
how to edit this video any beady tell me?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b601_tUuNDM&feature=fvst
3 years ago
I think the picture above contains a subliminal message for everyone to switch to green energy.
SO sad
3 years ago
So sad, to see the website being updated less and less. Last update was on March 1st, and the quality of the tutorial was very weak. Looks as if Andrew has bigger things on his plate or he is just trying to get Element together so he can sell sell sell, instead of teach :( . Andrew, get back to how things used to be, after all that is how you got your fans here in the first place.

Disappointed.
Robyson
3 years ago
Andrew kramer, how do these letters appear in 3D, is done in cinema 4d?
I am a big fan of Brazil and his accompany all your tutorials, although this beginner area.
    Daluz
    3 years ago
    Didnt you read the article?
Nestor Coronel
3 years ago
Hello I am Nestor Coronel and
I'm from Ecuador
please prepared
a tutorial about 3D Stereoscopic
Thanks for all the tutorials and all your products
God bless you and to all your family
sing
3 years ago
Still no update,i'm so upset.
Tom
3 years ago
um... the link for the tutorial isn't working?
vaibhav
3 years ago
hey kramer there's a fly in your optical flare imgs Light_Headlight.PNG.....................................
Navin
3 years ago
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnY2e3AL_W4


Please chek out ma work :)
its ma work done in after effects nd 3ds max
nd i proudly say that Andrew Kramer is MA Teacher :)
    3 years ago
    it does not look good
    Steven
    3 years ago
    Sorry but this looks horrible.
The real smIthy
3 years ago
Hey Andrew I had an idea. What if you get someone else to do the tutorial videos and you pop up on cameos or special appearances? That way you have more time for the things you need to do and copilot fans can get regular vids from your site. What you reckon?
3 years ago
These look great! Thank you so much!
3 years ago
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBIYcJSEGfs
This video is made by Andrew Kramer Indirectly !
Check it Out !
    diego
    3 years ago
    This video is boring as hell.....directly!
    Don't check it out!
    Anshul
    3 years ago
    Very Nice Video!
    Good Work Dhruv !
    3 years ago
    @diego You don't have the Sense of Analyzing the Graphic.
    Any I don't Blame you for this.
    As its your own opinion.
    May be you are not familiar with topic.
    OR what you expect from a 9th Class Student Man?
    ;)
I am Legend
3 years ago
Help: Abandoned website!
Legend has it that this was once a thriving and active place where you could find Tutorials for free. A guy named Drew K-man, or something like that was like God and the masses followed and cheered. I may be wrong but so I was told.
So what do we do now? Lets help each other and look for this mythical creature.
Go home and look in your trash cans, Your garden flower beds or under the bed in your bedroom. Suddenly out of the blue there might be a little old man who pops up and says "Hey what's up? Andrew Kramer here ":-)
Shamil
3 years ago
Hi there Andrew K. I loved this priject and the tutorial you made with it. but i was trying to animate the stroke width. Like start with one word make the stroke width up and when comes back with a different text (word). Please help me anyone and thank you all again!
grim
3 years ago
Dear AK (aka Mr Big Shot),
Please stop doing the stuff you enjoy doing like creating awesome plugins at affordable prices and creating titles and special effects and ios apps for J.J. Abrahms, and start focusing more on spoon feeding me tips and tutorials so I can learn how to do AE without having to try anything on my own. The more you focus on me, the better this site will be.

Sincerely,
Me
    David
    3 years ago
    LOL. Exactly grim, I think you've nailed the sentiment of one or two people around here :)
Wolverine
3 years ago
Andrewi use camatsia and i use mic carol UDM-246and i made channel of camatsia 48 mono.but the sound is low its quality is perfect but low.
ashu
3 years ago
its siply woooooooow!!!!! thnx
3 years ago
Hey Andrew, man! loved the freebies once again.

I can't wait to use it for my future projects!

Waiting for new updates from your blog!
Blashaque
3 years ago
Andrew I love U for Your regard to AE CS3 :)
3 years ago
I' m loving the CS3 update of this great post, I only own that version, so this great preset is useful even to me .

Thanks a lot.

Cheers
3 years ago
Thank you Andrew for getting my CS3 version!!!
Rick
3 years ago
oh.. awesome ! It's only for CS3 and CS5, and i have CS4... :| epic. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK ANDREW !
Icke
3 years ago
!!!!OMG BRING ELEMENT!!!!
mirokon
3 years ago
Many, many, many thanks Andrew!
3 years ago
oh.. only CS5? lol
I have CS4....
    redinou
    3 years ago
    they updated the project! now compatible CS3 (So, CS4 too)
    weaner
    3 years ago
    i hate this it is confusing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Emma Parker
3 years ago
Andrew...i use camatsia and i use mic carol UDM-246...and i made channel of camatsia 48 mono....but the sound is low it's quality is perfect but low..
Pettas pro
3 years ago
(ENQUIREY)
hey Andrew,
just wondering whether you could post the NY textures 'cause my computer wants me to find them but they didn't come with the project.
thanks, I'm 16 and your changing my life for the better here.
p.s can you possible do a short blog on converting jpeg's so they can be used in AE.
    3 years ago
    Learn to google... he's posted it... also .jpg's can be imported directly into AE... maybe you should go back to paintbrush !
    Jordan Carney
    3 years ago
    You sir (Papa Doppolis) are retarded for putting a link like that on this website!
Esa
3 years ago
Thanks Andrew. Here is some gratitudes of Video Maker Magazine of your amazing plug-ins.http://www.videomaker.com/article/15332/
Wolverine
3 years ago
3 years ago
I use layer style a lot on my animations.
Toby
3 years ago
Great looking stuff AK! Thanks a bunch!
3 years ago
Wow, again an amazing short tutorial
Thx for all this free stuff
Jay
3 years ago
I agree with Vox March 5th, 2012 @ 9:29 am

Give Andrew a break. A great way of using your time would be to use what you have learned on VCP and create some new and innotive tutorials yourselves. We would really appreciate that.

And remember it is not wise to bite the hand that feeds. Show Andrew and the other VCP guys some respect, or they might get pi**ed off with whinging people that moan and moan and we might not get any more free tutorials. I know that's what I would do!

Keep up the good work VCP and thank you again for these layer style templates. Totally appreciated as ever.
    Tony
    3 years ago
    Thanks for the new templates.

    These pages are a place to comment on the subjects of Andrew's posts and not a place to give him a hard time. As Jay said. Don't bite the hand that feeds. Take what is given gratefully and say thank you.

    Tony
AnTony
3 years ago
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4MnpzG5Sqc&feature=share

If there is anyone who cares for other people, watch this video , it might change your life.
Zhang
3 years ago
oh,I am still CS4.
God
    3 years ago
    Once again, there's a link to a version that will work for you a few post up. :)
Saleh
3 years ago
WOW great work.

Saleh from Saudi Arabia.
Jesse
3 years ago
Hey Andrew! This might come out of the blue and this has nothing to do with after effects or anything like that. But I was just wondering are a fan of football and if so what's your favorite team? ;D

A curious soul from Finland =D
    Jesse
    3 years ago
    sorry there's a typo, are YOU a fan of football...**
OlympiaLogger
3 years ago
When I click on the cube, the XYZ handles don't appear.
How can I get them to show?
3 years ago
thanks for wonderful sharing.
3 years ago
Lol, I upgraded to a 64-Bit OS just so I could use After Effects Cs5 and this template! I don't wanna be falling behind now. . . Haha
Kranthi
3 years ago
Hey Andrew ...your Magic Crystal Ball from Demon Cam Short is Featured in Rayfire Show Reel 2012


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekqsMCrXZsQ&hd=1&t=1m19s
3 years ago
hello everyone and you can tell me what's the study that I will do to become a director of special effects
3 years ago
you should do a good tutorial on CG vehicles suck as a tank driving by the screen and incorporate shadows and stuff like that is what i would like to see from video copilot in the near future keep up the great work

liam
    Adam
    3 years ago
    I second this notion, i really want to see some more CG integration with 3Ds Max, because im trying to learn Max right now and its really difficult!
Prabashan
3 years ago
thank u!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
3 years ago
In my opinion, very beautiful green color, in your opinion?
deepak mistry
3 years ago
hi

possible convert cs 5 to cs 4

thanking you
    3 years ago
    Dude, look a few posts up and there's a link! :D
Pradeep
3 years ago
PLZ POST A CS4 PROJECT FILE>>>>
OR
HOW TO CONVERT THIS?
Leonardo
3 years ago
I bet andrew is just making another masterpiece announcement video for Element 3D. Just perfecting it.
Nathan
3 years ago
Thanks, Andrew! I'd love to see more styles, templates and presets from you in the future. You have a great eye for motion design!

I'm prepared to pay for quality templates. I'd love to have more templates based around each of your product sets.
Simon
3 years ago
Great stuff man, are you allowed to give us a hint about the release date of your awesome looking plug-in Element?
and also, are there any new tutorials coming up soon?
islamoNET
3 years ago
Thank you SiR Andrew Kramer
TURISTA
3 years ago
I think Andrew is working hard to get the new plugin out... Is been a long time when he said that it will be out soon... so i recon something went wrong and they are trying to fix or (even better) they are adding greater features.... Cant wait to see!!!
vinay
3 years ago
Hey Andrew Where R U , We Miss You Lot
3 years ago
Thank you andrew kramer
    3 years ago
    How did you copy Video Copilot's HTML and CSS? I am mainly focussed in on the blog but can you contact me through email telling me how?
    Jordankcarney@ymail.com
3 years ago
Please help spread the word of the converted version everyone! http://www.mediafire.com/?r9qt4audq66bwit

Please help support me do more stuff like this!
http://www.mediafire.com/?r9qt4audq66bwit
3 years ago
I have converted it for you everyone! It's for CS3 and up!
http://www.mediafire.com/?r9qt4audq66bwit
    Anthony
    3 years ago
    You, Sir, are a God among Men.
    Jim
    3 years ago
    OMG thank you sooo much! This needs to be added to the main post for sure!
    mikex.
    3 years ago
    thanks!
    FARO15ful
    3 years ago
    thank you very much
    David
    3 years ago
    Thanks for that Nate, I appreciate your effort \^^/
    Pradeep
    3 years ago
    THANX A LOT!!!
    Adnan
    3 years ago
    Thanks!!!!! :)
    3 years ago
    . . . I wish you would have posted this BEFORE I went and upgraded to 64-Bit. Haha, Thanks anyways though!
    sam
    3 years ago
    NICE! Thanks!
Farshad
3 years ago
I like these , these are really nice .
But ,
Element 3D ????????????
Emergency Landing ... ????????
Thank .
emil
3 years ago
please can you tell me how to make these type of titles
Skittle
3 years ago
Damn, I just own cs4... -.-
Marco
3 years ago
hey Andrew Kramer, you can put this tutorial for download ?! thank you, god bless you
S.Mehraein
3 years ago
tnx Andrew.
VCP is greatest as always...
:)
3 years ago
Thanks for working on these and sharing them for free.

Always look forward to your tutorials.

PJ
3 years ago
Very Nice
And I Want Element 3d
Clancy
3 years ago
Blast, another project file made in the hated (because i dont have it) CS5
amazing project though. trying my best to do it all in CS4 from scratch.
JebAT
3 years ago
very2 nice AK, thanks.. good to know video copilot its still available for awesome tutorial after so long lol..
3 years ago
another demoncam tutorial. .. ???

Element 3D...???

Emergency Landing... ???

and another tutorial, and another experiment. .. where is Broo.... >.<
Billy
3 years ago
Thanks very much from Peru!
ellie
3 years ago
your work is great...
i am also photoshop user, but in after effects i'm stuck...
thanks andrew...
3 years ago
CS5 only? But, I only have CS4. CS5 is so bad with my laptop >.<
3 years ago
god.....thanks..goodness...you showed up after so long..now leave the layer styles game etc....and play whit the big mans toys.....we want the airplane tutorial....fast....we want it now boss...its a mast seen before we die...!!!!!
sneider
3 years ago
thx a lot bro
do you have time to post another tut this month?

cuz 4 us is a tut every month like xmas in december :D
3 years ago
whens the next tut coming
Lukas
3 years ago
All this stuff is cool, but we still can't wait for Element 3d! :) Maybe you could just tease us with some more pictures it would put us down for couple of weeks more. :D
3 years ago
super man Andrew Kramer... kkk
chris
3 years ago
Is anyone else having aliasing issues with this project file? at 100% i notice jagged lines big time.
    3 years ago
    The project file's set to Half Resolution by default. Just switch to Full.
    chris
    3 years ago
    I have the resolution set to FULL and scaled at 100% and still noticeably see aliasing. I thought it might be a font/smoothing issue but can't figure it out. Especially on number 7 "focus." This has serious potential if it could look a bit more smooth
    3 years ago
    Try playing with the settings for the layer styles, add some softness or lower the opacity. Good luck.
    3 years ago
    Hello, guys. There's a way to fix this problem (I had it in the text parts of my showreel too). You need to precompose the text layers. Aliasing problems dissapear. Hope to help!
    FOUX
    3 years ago
    I ve noticed the same thing. And sorry CRoblex but it doesn't work better with the precomp. I think it's depending on the font you are working with. Anyway it's a wonderful tut. Thanx a lot...
    3 years ago
    Yes, Foux, it works, I promise. But I don't remember if was necessary to activate the "continuous rasterization" option too or what, sorry. I'll try to find some time to investigate this matter again asap.
3 years ago
I've been leaning towards making better looking graphics lately, so this project comes as a welcome surprise. Thanks, Mr. Kramer!

-Simon
Jerard
3 years ago
Saturate all Adobe apps=D
Jerard
3 years ago
Better than Stern, Better than Rabinowits, better than hahaha no joke=)
Jerard
3 years ago
Please reply to this please another autograph=( please please please....=(
Jerard
3 years ago
you just added me in your FB account=) i take that as an autograph!=D So sad, but i dont have any cs5 app=( but... how about giving atleast a bit of an Illustrator tut=) i want my elements all vector=) Thanks again andrew=) Godbless you more more Recognitions to come=) so generous of you!!! im with yoy all the way!!!=D
hamza
3 years ago
what microphone do you use andrew??
john2006
3 years ago
Thanks Andrew
God bless you
3 years ago
you rock as usual :) keep it up
3 years ago
what can i say .. ! "i m really really miss your tutorial mr. Andrew Kramer" .. :D
Nice post
M
3 years ago
Thanks Andrew! this is hot!
Abderrahim
3 years ago
Omg I havn't Cs5 Please if you have Virsion For Cs4 Thx
    Cs4guy
    3 years ago
    if anyone has a cs4 version, plz share it with us.
    3 years ago
    I took the liberty to make everyone a CS3 Version!
Mubeen
3 years ago
HI Andrew thanks for giving these layer styles
and
i need some advance photoshop tutorials for the
after effects works
plz help me... !
3 years ago
I knew this would come in handy! I'm making animated nametags a.k.a. lower thirds. This gives it a nice touch. Thanks man!
3 years ago
the sec image u want to write ?
3 years ago
thnx for this
Your awesome Andrew
Bastien
3 years ago
Disappointed by the quality of this tutorial ...
pisey(cambodia)
3 years ago
there is some new toturial Andrew!!!...now you take long time to upload O_o...
3 years ago
Thanks Andrew , u're a good joe !
Sunny
3 years ago
Feeling Luck to see my name in Project file... :D
Trevor
3 years ago
Your awesome Andrew thank you so much!!!
3 years ago
Hey thanks Andrew!!! I'm a 13 year old vfx artist and I've been watching every one of your tutorials since spring over and over again! You're my inspiration to make movies!!! You are really gifted and I hope to be half as good as you are in visual effects when I get older!Keep up the tutorials!!!
-Abby :DD
Ephergie
3 years ago
"Welcome back, Mr Anderson... we - missed - you"
Diane
3 years ago
Now I'm feeling anxious. Which layer style are we on?
3 years ago
Thanks for these! It's cool to see how you do, and more or less, why you do it.

Thanks!
3 years ago
Wonderful Andrew .. GO ON
Angga Satrya
3 years ago
Thanks Andrew, the inspiration is you (y)
danil kin
3 years ago
Recently I realized that if I want to sketch some idea as a picture I use AE instead of Photoshop. AE is more comfortable and smarter for me )
Ger Seyben
3 years ago
Another great project file! Keep up the good work.
Whats happening with the element thingy...???
Marcell
3 years ago
I like your style man!!! :) Thanks a lot, my favorit project is the 15. LOL
illd
3 years ago
Brilliant stuff. Quick to render and some of them even look like real 3D and Global Illuminiation. Who needs a 3D app if you got those presets ;)
3 years ago
Awesome! Thanks for the project file. You guys are such geniuses!
3 years ago
Project "Motion Razor Green Energie" is in affect.
Standby for world domination.

All Hail Leader Andrew!
3 years ago
Thank God(andrew) I have CS5!
Great job, Andrew!
Matt
3 years ago
When I download the project files, I seem to be missing preset #15. I believe it was called "Sunny 2". Would really like to have that one.
dfleming
3 years ago
Thanks Andrew! Finally, a GFX-based tutorial again...I was getting a bit tired of things blowing up or warping back to the middle ages. Keep 'em coming!
3 years ago
Oh damn. I love these!!! Thanks :)
REDG
3 years ago
Thnx man you're super! I love this!
Hm
3 years ago
alot of people from 1993 !! hahahaha
you don't mean me, do you ? thanx andrew
sadly, I have CS4 :(
    3 years ago
    Check the bottom, I have converted it for everyone!
Wolverine
3 years ago
yeah....after effects is amazing for gfx....!
stunning !
FARO15ful
3 years ago
why only for CS5? please give for CS4 :(
    Magnus
    3 years ago
    I think it's because layer styles for After Effects were introduced in version CS5.
    FAROful
    3 years ago
    hhhhhmmm. may be alternative way o.O ?
    3 years ago
    Nope, layer styles have been there a while. I think Andrew just started working on these in CS5 and not an earlier version, and didn't want to redo it.
    3 years ago
    Check at the bottom, I have converted it for everyone.
    FARO15ful
    3 years ago
    Nate thank you very much
3 years ago
ELEMENT
ELEMENT
ELEMENT
ELEMENT
ELEMENT
:D:D:D
    Lyndon
    3 years ago
    ELEMENT
    ELEMENT
    ELEMENT
    ELEMENT

    :D
    Donald
    3 years ago
    MORE ELEMENT
    xD
    Owen
    3 years ago
    ELEMENT
    ELEMENT
    ELEMENT
    ELEMENT
    ELEMENTELEMENT
    ELEMENT
    ELEMENT
    ELEMENT
    ELEMENTELEMENT
    ELEMENT
    ELEMENT
    ELEMENT
    ELEMENTELEMENT
    ELEMENT
    ELEMENT
    ELEMENT
    ELEMENTELEMENT
    ELEMENT
    ELEMENT
    ELEMENT
    ELEMENT

    Yeah!
    R-CANE
    3 years ago
    Flooding the blog with ELEMENT is not gonna help you guys, be patient.
Samuel
3 years ago
Thanks! It is great to have this stuff!

Sometimes I wander... if you only make this stuff to keep the peace... so ppl will not get made at you for not posting something lol
3 years ago
Thanks you Andrew Project file looks sweet, much appreciated man you rock dude.
ehsan
3 years ago
hey!!!
what's up???
where are u???
are u ok?????
3 years ago
Awesome! Have been waiting for something like this!! Thanks!!!
watchman
3 years ago
Using this template I must put credits in my project like: "@Project file by_ANDREW KRAMER_from: VIDEOCOPILOT.net" etc..?
3 years ago
Be wary of using layer effects in a 3d comp.

They can really mess it up.

They effect light shadows and all sorts.

I stopped using them due to erratic effects
Jsparrow02
3 years ago
Thanks! Looking good! Love all your tutorials. CS5 was nice to see finally!
Torsten Maekler
3 years ago
As always if one hasn't looked into things you have the idea and open up the possibilities. Thanks for your unique way of investigating the tools and the time you invest in all of this, as well as sharing this with us. Keep up the good work :-)
Stranger92
3 years ago
very nice sir, and that too after so long :)
TASSAWII
3 years ago
Hey Andrew,your voice is a little bit diffirent in this video ^^
3 years ago
Finally, we heard from you.. Wellcome.. And Thanks..
SmoovArt
3 years ago
This is a great ideal for a typography video, I been thinking about doing.. Thank you
3 years ago
Only for CS5?

Im a CS3 LOVER! :(

Thanks anyway for all the things you share with us!
    3 years ago
    Go to the bottom, I've converted it
George Laird
3 years ago
Andrew

Could you make the tutorial download available.

Thanks.

George
mr big shot
3 years ago
I remember when this website was used a place to go everyday for amazing tutorials, tips, and tricks. Now when we visit the site we get updates every 20-30 days.

Where is the old Andrew who cared about teaching VFX instead of selling it?

Focus more on teaching then selling....after all that is what got your website so popular in the first place.
    Josh
    3 years ago
    I agree the post about the latest tutorial was a couple of months ago and we still don't have the tutorial...?
    David
    3 years ago
    Give poor old Andrew a break guys. There are well over a hundred, amazingly in-depth, totally free tutorials for all of us to look at in the meantime. Sure we're all impatient, but I've spent the time looking through old ones which has been time well spent. As for the 'selling' aspect, this site is so time consuming you can't expect it to always be for nothing with no financial return. I think he's got the balance just about right...
    Vox
    3 years ago
    Yes, we're all wanting the tutorial on the plane, Elements, etc. but since we don't know what's going on behind the scenes, it's quite unfair and even selfish to deride Andrew for not having a new tutorial when WE want it. For all we know Andrew's kids may have been in the hospital, he might have been working 22 hours a day on a major film, we don't know. One can only devote so much time to giving away free stuff and he's done more than his share of that, in my opinion. It's a great way to drum up business but at some point, he has to actually sell stuff or the website with all its free tutorials will disappear. Someone has to pay the bills and Andrew and his crew have to make a living. It's funny that when someone gives away so much free information, that suddenly people feel entitled to it and get upset when it doesn't come as fast as they want it. It's ludicrous to think he can devote a ton of time to free teaching and still support his family. Give him some space, guys!
    Samuel
    3 years ago
    ^ Ditto
    mr big shot
    3 years ago
    @VOX
    IF you read my post more carefully, I said " focus more on teaching then selling....I believe you are taking my comment out of context. I am in no way selfish in the fact that I just want FREE stuff from Andrew, hell I would BUY tutorials from him. What I am frustrated with is the lack of activity recently on the site, and your right I have no idea what is going on in the background, but I can only base it off what I know and that's the site has rarely any updates lately, and when he or his team do update the site, its nothing really that interesting, yes it's helpful, but I know Andrew's potential to show us stuff is so much more then what he has been posting lately.
    redinou
    3 years ago
    @VOX.... his kids at hospital... you didnt find another idea than this??
    like say, he have two kids, it take time to take care of it....
    Hospital... gosh...
    3 years ago
    You are infact accusing Andrew of failing the moral aptitude test, and succumbing to greedy behaviour and "selling VFX instead of teaching it it" (SIC). Now I dont know if you are aware of the absolute revolution this site has meant for VFX all over the world: I for one tend to find bits and pieces of the tuts all over tv and film. But more so he has brought the joy of creativeness to hundreds of thousands all over the world, not only professionals but also the everyday man/woman. Mr Big shot? I find your comment offensive, to the extent of being deranged.
pedro soto
3 years ago
ooooook..thanks for make me fell really ooold.....hi to all of us who cant buy a 64 bits pc...and still works in cs4...thanks for the tutorial ..always the best
3 years ago
Awesome!!! Can't wait for the Jet tutorial! Or for element...
Mompremier
3 years ago
Nothing serious, For now, every people is dead, cause Andrew has posted a tut since one month, and he doesn't know that everypeople is visiting the site everyday to know whats going on, for me everytime i visit the site and i see nothing new, i feel bad, and andrew work on 3ds max and integrate to after effect to do realistic thing for now, he use only AE, after 3d ledge, 3d crater, 3d falling glass, all the 3d tuts is the best for me, so plz Andrew, i know u re the best , u re the god of tuts bout Ae and 3d max, so Do more tuts in 3d max, and fume fx is also god, so i will never forget the tuts i ask u and the demon cam, When the enchantress is disintegrate like the pixel of rock, if anyone like the comment, plz! lets con-vain Andrew to do it for us
    ericT
    3 years ago
    Yes ! the effect of disintegrate of the movie deamon cam is amazing do a tutorial for this please ANDREW !!!!!!!!!!!
3 years ago
1993! Cheeky. I'm only on CS4. Call me Armish boy...
3 years ago
You had a great free project file awhile back with similar layer styles where you linked the shadow and emboss direction to the camera position with expressions so you could move around and it would look 3D, as long as you didn't rotate. Would make for a great expressions tutorial.
Silver dance
3 years ago
Long time Man......Where are u?
3 years ago
Thank you Andrew, I'm sure this will come in handy!
David
3 years ago
Thanks! I love it every time you update this blog!
3 years ago
How did you do those amazing shadow? The zoom blur effect has that annoying quirk of going upwards as well as downwards. (I have CS4, otherwise I'd check it out myself)
    3 years ago
    It's two separate black text layers with Radial Blurs at different strengths.
    3 years ago
    When you try it next time, make the y position of the blur a negative number to increase its height
3 years ago
Many Thanks MAN.... :)
lu5005
3 years ago
Oh maaan... your alive!! Thanks GOD
3 years ago
Thank goodness You're still alive. I thought something had happened to you.
    3 years ago
    Yeah, agree. Too long time ago for an update... But yeah, he's back. Thx for this project-files.
    iMacange
    3 years ago
    I was also wondering but I confirm that it's him.
    Nobody else will come up with a joke of duplicating a comp to have "15 comp" :p
    Always nice hearing from you Andrew.
3 years ago
Thank goodness your alive. I thought something had happened to you
Scooter
3 years ago
WOW... a freebie... but more importantly.... Andrew is still alive! wheeew! I was worried there for a few weeks.
jj
3 years ago
sweet deal! i'm surprised you didn't precomp the text to make them procedural for logos and such. But that's no big deal, they all look good!

thanks!
    Jona Abdinghoff
    3 years ago
    I guess that is not possible, because it uses the stroke effect and this effect is only usable with text layers ;)
    bruno
    3 years ago
    hmm but maybe you can achieve that with a choker
3 years ago
I use layer styles like crazy in photoshop, but whenever I'm in after effects, I cringe at using them because the interface is slightly different. I'm a wad.
Yousri
3 years ago
Wowww. This is very exiting. But we want the baby ( ELEMENT ) thanks
    bastien
    3 years ago
    YEAH what about the Element plugin???
OddWord
3 years ago
Sweet !!!

Thanks !!!

Keep up the Awesome Work !!!
3 years ago
Looks great! Many thanks!
THE US ARMY
3 years ago
Greaattttt andrew thaaaannnxxx alootttt !!!
3 years ago
great man. thnx for this
jay
3 years ago
Thank you
    3 years ago
    I love them especially the blue & the green ones... all the best AK!
    3 years ago
    Everyone, the converted version is at the bottom! It works on CS3 and up!
    avestudent90
    3 years ago
    hey andrew i have been watching your tutorials for a long time now i have a few questions if thats ok 1 where do you get your props for guns 2 can you do more chroma key tutorials when you get the chance and maybe on redgiant software thanks your awsome i feel like i dont even need to go to school to learn this when you do your tutorials thanx and keep up the tutorials
    Shukrullah
    3 years ago
    these are awesome
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