animation

Adobe Moving Stills: the tool to generate video from a single photograph

Adobe Moving Stills: the tool to generate video from a single photograph

Moving Stills enables any photograph to become an animated 3D image with a realistic effect of flying through the photo. It’s not wizardry, but a process with roots in…

After Effects News 2018 October #2

After Effects News 2018 October #2

This time in the world of After Effects, version 16 has been released, with tracking and expressions and features tentatively discussed. And there’s been talk of transitions, volumetric…

Reallusion delivers standalone Character Creator 3 for animation, AR and VR

Reallusion delivers standalone Character Creator 3 for animation, AR and VR

Released with ZBrush, Daz3D, Iray and InstaLOD workflow, the new Character Creator 3 from Reallusion is a universal 3D character creation platform for animation, game, AR and VR. Character Creator…

After Effects News 2018 October #1

After Effects News 2018 October #1

Recently in the world of After Effects, there’s been continued discussion of mograph as a tween, counterparts, OS requirements for upcoming Creative Cloud revisions, renaming tools, expressions, motion graphics…

After Effects News 2018 September #3

After Effects News 2018 September #3

Recently in After Effects there’s news on the how pro users leverage Creative Cloud apps, approaches to creativity and worklife, wiggle and repeating shapes, some infographic tutorials, glows…

After Effects News 2018 September #2

After Effects News 2018 September #2

Last week in After Effects brought news on the 2018 release of Creative Cloud 2019, a FREE sphere/planet filter from Andrew Kramer, an After Effects 3D book, various patterns…

After Effects News 2018 September #1

After Effects News 2018 September #1

Here’s another round of news on Adobe After Effects! Yes, you can create 3D text inside After Effects, expand animation principles, control timing with expressions (again), and track &amp…

AE Project Diary: 7) Globe animation

AE Project Diary: 7) Globe animation

It might not be obvious, but this simple globe animation was influenced by a Hollywood blockbuster.  I’m happy to admit that there’s nothing spectacular about it, and that…

Getting Started with HitFilm Pro – Lesson 8 – Clip-Based Parameters and Keyframing

Getting Started with HitFilm Pro – Lesson 8 – Clip-Based Parameters and Keyframing

In our last lesson, in our look at learning HitFilm Pro, we talked about updating HitFilm, and why that’s important, especially with an application like this, as major features…

Automatic animation with expressions

Automatic animation with expressions

Have you ever wished you could just press a button and have After Effects do all of the work for you?  While we’re not quite at that stage…