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Houdini Vex Point Manipulation

Houdini Vex Point Manipulation

Houdini Vex Point Manipulation Use VEX code to make interesting designs…

Free After Effects video tutorial: Effectively track motion

Free After Effects video tutorial: Effectively track motion

Check it out. When I’ve had the opportunity to work with less experienced After Effects artists, and even some experienced ones who should know better, I see people make…

Keying and compositing in NukeX

Keying and compositing in NukeX

You’ve seen it before: composited people with hair helmets. If you’ve done any keying yourself, you probably notice it all the time. And you’ve seen worse: webbed…

Automatic versioning in After Effects

Automatic versioning in After Effects

No-one likes boring and repetitive work, so this After Effects tutorial demonstrates how to create many different versions of the same animation with only one click.  If you…

Z-Depth compositing with Particular – Part 2

Trapcode’s Particular is probably the most popular 3rd party plugin for After Effects, and amongst its many powerful features is the ability to read a z-depth map.  What…

Z-Depth compositing with Particular – Part 1

Z-Depth compositing with Particular – Part 1

Trapcode’s Particular is probably the most popular 3rd party plugin for After Effects, and amongst its many powerful features is the ability to read a z-depth map.  What…

After Effects and Alexa – The Expurgated Version

OK so you’ve got some Arri Alexa footage in Log C format, and it looks funny in After Effects.  You don’t have time to sit…

After Effects and Alexa – Part 2

The Arri Alexa is a hugely popular digital camera, but it records footage in a proprietary Arri colourspace called Log C.  While there are many ways of working with…

After Effects and Alexa – Part 1

The Arri Alexa is a hugely popular digital camera, but it records footage in a proprietary Arri colourspace called Log C.  While there are many ways of working with…