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Make the Captain America Shield in After Effects

Eran Stern reveals how to create a 3D Captain America shield intro using only After Effects… and FreeForm Pro, and ShapeShifter AE, and a little Magic Bullet and touch of Trapcode. If you don’t have all of those you might take a look anyway to see if these plugins should be in your tookit.

Click here to watch the tutorial on Eran’s website.

And you can download the project file here: mettle.com/freebies/Cap_Am.zip.

And if you care to have a go at it in AE and Cinema 4D instead, check out John Dickinson‘s walkthrough tutorial here.

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Using displacement maps for glassy look transitions in After Effects

Eran Stern Artbeats tutorial for creating glassy transitions in After Effects using displacement maps.

Eran Stern‘s new Artbeats tutorial shows you how to use Displacement Maps in After Effects for “glassy look transitions”. In this tutorial he uses a logo created in Cinema 4D to drive the transition, but you can still use these techniques sans the 3D.

Watch it at Artbeats.com.

 

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After Effects: A to Z – CC Blobbylize

Eran Stern shows you how to use CC Blobbylize in After Effects. Eran Stern gives a few ideas on what you can do with CC Blobbylize in After Effects including transitions and an interesting text effect. Watch it at Motionworks.

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Create a moving t-shirt design with AE and Mocha

Eran Stern has a new tutorial on the Digital Juice website.

“In this advanced After Effects tutorial, Eran Stern walks you through the steps required to apply an animated design to a set of t-shirts being worn by two subjects in a video clip. In the process he composes a design using elements from Motion Designer’s Toolkits 6 and 7 and then tracks these clips to the subject’s t-shirts using Mocha for After Effects motion tracking software.”

Watch it here.