The One-Two Punch!

“Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth!”

Alright!  I’m on it!!! I was feeling TOO good, too confident and thought I could get these two tutorials done faster!

But alas it is only a day or two away! I promise awesome useful tips! My pencils down and the fight is on!

 

Working on a teaser using new Bevel technique! #noPlugins

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4 months ago
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Experimenting with text without extra plug-ins! 💯 After Effects!

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This year I’ll be presenting at the Adobe Booth on Monday and Tuesday (April 9th & 10th), it’s always a lot of fun and I think Adobe will be Live Streaming it as well so be sure to follow me on Twitter/Instagram and I’ll post the link!

 

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Experimenting with text without extra plug-ins! 💯 After Effects!

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But before the show I hope to share this new project involving sweet bevels without using plug-ins! Even though there are a millions things going on at VC right now, I want to hurry and get this tutorial while it is fresh in my head so look for it soon!

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