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Tutorial: Using the Keylight filter in After Effects

The Adobe Tutorial Design Center has posted a tutorial on Keylight, written by Tom Green (not the mouse-eating comedian) and Tiago Dias.

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Tutorial: Make Realistic Auto Gauges in After Effects

speedmeterMake some photorealistic auto gauges that you can composite into your auto scene! Steve Audette, AE hobbyist and Documentary editor for the PBS Series FRONTLINE, created this project and tutorial for Toolfarm. It’s a really a simple procedure but looks complex. There are a couple of wiggle expressions and a smattering of effects. Before you know it, you’ve created a beautiful set of gauges for an older muscle car.

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By the way, if you want an odometer, check out this tutorial.

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New After Effects Tutorials from Damon Ledet

parenting tutorial by damon ledetDamon Ledet is a certified Adobe, Macromedia, and Apple instructor. His main focus is video applications like Apple Final Cut Pro, Apple DVD Studio Pro, Adobe Premiere, and Adobe After Effects; however, he teaches a wide array of applications. He has created some terrific tutorials, just for you!

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Tutorial: Obscure a logo, face, license plate in After Effects

motion trackHave you ever needed to blur out a logo or someone’s face or even a license plate? Ever not gotten all of the releases you need for your documentary? It’s easy to blur or create a mosaic effect to disguise something.

This Adobe After Effects tutorial explains the basic technique of motion tracking your object, then applying the effect to just that area.

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