Motion Graphic Design: Composition

It can seem as though professional artists and designers have an instinctive understanding of where to position elements on a screen. But these capabilities don’t appear out of nowhere—many designers develop these skills by studying graphic design at art college...
Painting on video in After Effects (Rotoscoping)

Painting on video in After Effects (Rotoscoping)

Rotoscoping video in After Effects Ever wondered how to get a similar effect to that famous music video by Aha “Take on Me”? Well here’s your answer! Rotoscoping can be time consuming and tedious but can produce great results. Here’s how to do...
Getting inspiration and coming up with ideas

Getting inspiration and coming up with ideas

How do you come up with new ideas? Check out my free tutorial on Getting inspiration and coming up with ideas. This movie is part of my new workshop on Project planning and development for motion graphic design projects. Getting Inspiration If you want more training...
Wiggle expression in After Effects

Wiggle expression in After Effects

What is the Wiggle Expression in After Effects? From After Effects Expressions for Premiere Pro Editors Expressions are an advanced feature of After Effects that many editors shy away from. The perception is that you need to be good at scripting to be able to use...
Looping keyframed values with Expressions

Looping keyframed values with Expressions

After Effects Expressions for Premiere Pro Editors is a creative, project-based workshop. Editors take a basic Premiere Pro edit and bring it to life using After Effects expressions and Dynamic Link, following author Angie Taylor’s expert instructions. The...