After Effects Tutorials


Learn how to use After Effects through video tutorials, hands-on projects, tips and tricks and more. Ranging from beginner to advanced, these tutorials provide basics, creative compositions, animation techniques, motion graphics, perfect for your own portfolio work.

Topics I teach and cover include, Instagram Profile Animation After Effects, Accent Motion Graphics, Trendy Accent Motion animation techniques, Line Accent Motion graphics, Accent Explosion 2D Motion graphics, Circle Burst Motion Graphics in After Effects, After Effects Speed graph vs Value Graph, What is the Graph Editor, how to use Element 3D for animating logos, how to animate maps, how to set the focus distance, how to create an old film effect in After Effects, how to create paths, After Effects camera focus distance, how to animate 3D cameras, and how to use particle effects.

3D Camera Null After Effects

3D Camera Null After Effects

3D Camera Null After Effects. Inside After Effects set up a two-node camera lens, understand how to create an animation with a 3D camera null by adding an Orbit Null to create a circular motion, and use multiple 3D camera nulls to create organic animations.

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After Effects Track Matte Explained

After Effects Track Matte Explained

Inside After Effects learn how to use a Track Matte to create transparency text. In addition, we will color grade a photo, create layer styles, add a fast box blur and Venetian blinds effects.

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After Effects 2021 Camera tool and 3D Gizmos

After Effects 2021 Camera tool & 3D Gizmos

After Effects 2021 camera tool, 3D gizmos, and animation. Learn the newest camera tools inside after effects, the 3D gizmos, working with 3D Draft preview and 3D ground plane, the camera navigation controls, to create an animation using 3D layers.

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Instagram Profile Animation After Effects

Instagram Profile Animation

Instagram Profile animation After Effects tutorial. A complete Instagram Profile animation social media project animating shape layers, using the Graph Editor for smooth animations, counting numbers, and so many more After Effects tips and tricks!

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Accent Motion Graphics After Effects

Accent Motion Graphics After Effects

Accent Motion Graphics After Effects and line accent motion animation using shape layers, circles, and lines, to create accent explosion 2D motion graphics using Trim Paths operator and Repeater. Great animation asset for your own motion graphics projects!

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After Effects Speed Graph vs Value Graph

After Effects Speed Graph vs Value Graph

The Speed Graph in After Effects measures speed or velocity over time whereas the Value Graph measures the value over time. With the Value Graph in After Effects, we can adjust the property values whether be scale, rotation, or position.

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After Effects Tutorial Graph Editor, Keyframe Types

After Effects Tutorial Graph Editor

An After Effects tutorial understanding the Graph Editor and learning different types of keyframes. Inside the Graph Editor, we will explore what each icon means and represents.

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After Effects Old Film Effect

After Effects Old Film Effect

In this, After Effects motion graphic movie tutorial, learn how to create a vintage look effect, without any plugins or add-ons. You will learn how to change the tonality, add scratches, create your own dust using the brush tool, add expressions, and much more.

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After Effects - Particle logo Trapcode Particular tutorial

Particles logo Trapcode Particular

An After Effects Particle Logo Trapcode Particular tutorial. In this, After Effects tutorial we will use Red Giant's Trapcode Particular plugin to reveal a logo based on a custom path as well as on a circular using particle emitters. I will cover in detail the settings we will use for this project to get you started for your own particle logo animation.

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Element 3D Motion Graphic After Effects Tutorial

Element 3D - Motion Graphic

Use Element 3D to create and animate a motion graphic inside After Effects. With Video Copilot's Element 3D plugin we will extrude text and illustrator vectors, use bevels, physical environments, custom textures for UV mapping, and native Element 3D objects for our motion graphic. We will animate everything inside After Effects using the 3D camera.

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Element 3D Logo Animation After Effects Tutorial

Element 3D - Logo Animation

An After Effects tutorial using Video Copilot's Element 3D, ProShaders, and Optical Flares plugin for a logo animation. We'll create multiple bevel extrusions, custom textures using the CrazyBump application software, add Optical Flares, link them up to Element 3D and finally close up by adding multiple 3D cameras to animate our 3D logo.

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After Effects Hold Keyframe

After Effects Hold Keyframe

An After Effects Hold Keyframe tutorial. Learn how to apply a hold keyframe interpolation to change the value of a layer property over time but without a gradual transition so it holds a layer on a specific keyframe.

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After Effects, How to Set up Focus Distance in After Effects

Set Up Focus Distance in After Effects

Learn how to add a 3D camera, work with the camera tools, how to set the focus distance for different photos, how to set the aperture for depth of field, and how to put everything altogether to create an animation and simulate a real camera use for subjects to be in focus and out of focus.

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How to Animate a Map Destination in After Effects in 2018

Animate a Map Destination

Learn how to animate a map destination in After Effects using basic tools and techniques such as using the Pen tool to draw a path, animating its stroke, adding a trim path operator, and revealing the destination info by creating and animating a mask.

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After Effects Sequence Layers

After Effects Tip: Sequence Layers

Learn how to use the Sequence Layers command to animate a checkerboard, revealing a composition in a timely manner.

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How to Animate Text in After Effects, the Write On Effect

How to Animate Text in After Effects

Animate a hand drawn lettering inside After Effects. Learn how to import vector paths from Adobe Illustrator and animate them using Shape Layer Path Operators.

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After Effects, Creating & Animating 3D Camera

Creating & Animating 3D Camera

Learn the basic concepts of creating and animating 3D cameras inside After Effects, adding null objects, and parenting cameras for smoother, organic animations.

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After Effects Particles, Building A Fall Scene

Building A Fall Scene

Create a fall particle scene inside After Effects by replacing particles with textured images. Use the Keying effect such as Linear Color Key and the Matte effect with Simple Choker.

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How to Prepare and Import an Illustrator File into After Effects

How to Prepare an Illustrator File for After Effects

In this quick After Effects tip we will take a look at importing Illustrator files into After Effects and get them ready for animation.

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After Effects Tip: Center Anchor Point

After Effects: Center Anchor Point

In Adobe After Effects learn how to center an anchor point which refers to the Pivot point, or the center of a layer.

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Remove Green Screen

Remove Green Screen

Learn how to extract a green screen background from a subject using the LAB color mode and selections based on a layer mask.

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