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Attach Splines To Animated Objects

Attach Splines To Animated Objects

Attach Splines To Animated Objects Learn how to attach splines to animated objects, and alembics…

Fix a broken X-Particles cache

Fix a broken X-Particles cache

Fix a broken X-Particles cache Learn how to fix a broken X-Particles Cache when copy and pasting it into another project…

Relative Paths and Mixed OS

Relative Paths and Mixed OS

Relative Paths In Mixed OS PC/MAC Mixed OS environments tip…

Cinema4D Tile Wall

Cinema4D Tile Wall

Cinema4D Tile Wall Create video reactive tiles that move, scale, and rotate…

X-Particles Crown Splash Tutorial

X-Particles Crown Splash Tutorial

X-Particles Crown Splash Learn how to create a water crown splash using X-Particles…

X-Particles Bubble Tank

X-Particles Bubble Tank

Learn how to generate both natural, and custom text shaped bubbles using X-Particles…

XParticles Custom Branch Generator

XParticles Custom Branch Generator

XParticles Custom Branch Generator Build an organic looking custom branching system…

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…