After Effects Tutorial

iPod Ad Autotrace tutorial

Dennis Radeke’s blog, The Genesis Project has a tutorial on recreating the iPod commerical that was out a couple of years ago. Download the PDF tutorial here.

Here’s what it looks like:

Photoshop Tutorial

Animating in Photoshop Video Tutorial

There’s an interesting video tutorial for Photoshop CS3 at Russell Brown’s (Adobe) Blog that shows a wacky scientist spraypainting a clone of himself. He uses the clone tool, a custom brush and the animation timeline. This looks very easy but it does make you question the future of Photoshop and After Effects. Well, not me. I’d NEVER question that.

Via Flowseeker

After Effects Tutorial

Harry’s Expression Training is now Available!

After Effects Expressions

Expressions Demystified… Written for the Designer

Harry J. Frank

Harry J. Frank, freelance motion graphics artist, instructor and Adobe Certified Expert, goes over the basics of Expressions – Expressions for the average designer. Harry teaches you the terminology and the tricks and even explains a bit of basic trigonometry (but don’t worry, it won’t bring back repressed high school math class memories!) Before you know it you will be adding Expressions everywhere. This training will add value to your technique and expand your After Effects skillset.

screenshotAll project files are included, along with a Quick Reference Guide to help you learn Expressions in the most efficient way possible. You’re not going to get this kind of quality training anywhere else and this series is ONLY available at Toolfarm.


Want the training modules individually or in a bundle?

This 3 part series on After Effects Expressions is available lesson by lesson. The bundle of the three lessons is available at a discount.

screenshotHarry has been a Toolfarm Forum Expert from about the time the Forums went up and runs Gray Machine, a very popular motion graphics site with tutorials and samples of work. Harry is also half of the relaunched AE Freemart.

After Effects Tutorial

Tutorial at Computer Arts Magazine

Dynamic animations – posted to the AE-list and it just looked very interesting.

If you want to save time creating natural movement effects, JJ Johnstone will show you how. Learn how to use parenting skills and online resources to make Expressions do more work.