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Some Cool Burst Effects in After Effects

ReDesigner has a tutorial about how to make some simple burst effects with vector shapes in After Effects. This is a simple effect and great for beginners, but also useful for anyone who needs to add some spark to their videos and ads. It would be worth designing a few different shape designs and keeping a comp somewhere to add and modify as needed.

Some Cool Burst Effects | After Effects | Burst 4 | ReDesigner

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Adobe After Effects CC
Adobe After Effects CC

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Adobe is having some technical issues at the moment. We’ve personally been unable to log in to our accounts on desktop. Also, we’ve heard reports of people receiving notices that their personal accounts were deactivated. They are working on restoring full service now. You can see the errors and get more info by checking Adobe Status.

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Diverging Paths in Adobe After Effects Tutorial

We’ve been focusing on paths and strokes this week at AE Freemart. We’ll continue the theme with Evan Abrams’s Diverging Paths in Adobe After Effects tutorial on creating abstract, diverging paths and shapes in After Effects.

He says, “This technique is great for all kinds of transitional and moving scenes. Then we add in layers and levels of depth and context so we can really FEEL the movement.

Download the Diverging Paths project files – For After Effects CC 17.0.2 and newer

 

Other Posts about Paths and Strokes

Free Thiic Stroke After Effects Plug-in from Plugin Everything

Plugin Everything is giving away Thicc Stroke, a variable-width stroke plugin for After Effects CS6 and up. Download it and use it for free!

Free Thiic Stroke After Effects Plug-in from Plugin Everything

half capFree Half Cap and Faux 3D Cap Expression

We have 2 related items here today: Ross Plaskow’s Half Cap and LimberTools Faux 3D Cap Expression. Download them both today!

Free Half Cap and Faux 3D Cap Expression

 

 

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Free Half Cap and Faux 3D Cap Expression

We have 2 related items here today: Ross Plaskow’s Half Cap and LimberTools Faux 3D Cap Expression.

Half Cap

Ross Plaskow is a London animator with some really fun work on his Gum Road page.

Download Half Cap tutorial and file

Here’s a tutorial from Ross about how to create a Half Cap.

LimberTools created an expression based on the Half Cap, called Faux 3D Cap.

Want more ideas for Paths in After Effects?

First, we posted this earlier this week: Free Thiic Stroke After Effects Plug-in from Plugin Everything.

Below, a few After Effects stroke tools that you may find useful.

Red Giant Trapcode 3D Stroke
Red Giant Trapcode 3D Stroke

Create glowing shapes and lines, then fly the camera through them

With Trapcode 3D Stroke, your logos, text, and paths take on lives of their own. Lines can glow, taper, and move in complex ways through 3D space, as a built-in camera lets you capture the action from any angle. 3D Stroke is broadcast TV’s secret weapon for animated logos and sophisticated write-on effects.

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Digital Film Tools Power Stroke for After Effects
Digital Film Tools Power Stroke for After Effects

A simple, interactive stroke-based workflow to quickly and intuitively perform targeted adjustments

Instead of meticulously drawing exact masks, using inaccurate matte extractions or hand painting frame to frame, regions of interest are isolated by drawing a few simple and loose After Effects open or closed masks.

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