What is Adobe After Effects (Ae)?

By Timothy Brauning on November 22, 2021

When it comes to video editing, After Effects has become the industry standard for visual effects; as this software is part of Adobe's Creative Cloud package, it comes with other applications like Bridge and Premiere Pro, making it quite popular, especially among videographers.

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Topics: Adobe After Effects, Video Editing, Adobe, animation

Creating Custom Graphics for Your Live Streams

By Alexander Dieguez on November 04, 2021

Are you trying to break through the competitive world of streaming? Do you see other streamers with graphics in their live stream and wonder how they made those effects?

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Topics: Adobe After Effects, Motion Graphics, adobe photoshop, Adobe, content creation, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, motion effects, Livestreaming

5 Things to Know Before Taking the Adobe CERTIFIED Professional Exam

By Elise O'Brien on October 28, 2021

The Adobe Certified Professional exams are a way to prove your proficiency in all types of editing software to employers and clients alike. The certification is a great addition to your portfolio as a way to exemplify your skillset against industry standards and stand out as a creative with proven technical abilities.

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Topics: Adobe After Effects, Adobe, Premiere Pro, Adobe Certification

How to install plugins in Adobe After Effects (Ae)

By Timothy Brauning on October 22, 2021

In this article, we will explain how to install a new plugin in Adobe After Effects (Ae) software and review the top 8 plugins for 2021.

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Topics: Adobe After Effects, Video Editing

How to Create Gifs for Email and Social Media

By Yessenia Fabian on July 30, 2021

Without a doubt, communication with your prospective clients is important. For the past few years, email design has grown in terms of sophistication as various organizations are trying to capture the attention of their audience. This includes the implementation of animations to help convey your message in a more appealing way. 

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Topics: Adobe After Effects, Motion Graphics, social media, adobe photoshop, tutorial, After Effects Masks, animation, content creation, Marketing, Email

Text Animation & Masks in Adobe After Effects

By Luisa Winters on July 18, 2019

Very often, I encounter After Effects students that want to create text animation that appears to start from inside of the viewable area. This is a very easy process that can be mastered in a very short period of time. Let's begin!

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Topics: Adobe After Effects, Motion Graphics, tutorial, Adobe, text, After Effects Masks, animation, kinetic typography

More of the same: 6 ways to duplicate elements in After Effects

By Eran Stern on December 27, 2018

The ultimate goal of any design is to make an impression. When it achieves this goal, it fulfills its purpose: communicate the message it was intended to convey. 

Repeating some aspects of a design throughout a piece is a great design practice.  We use repetition to create a sense of unity and consistency.  It can create emphasis, hierarchy, and structure.  The more we see something, the more we familiarize with it, and as a result, remember it. 

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Topics: Adobe After Effects, Motion Graphics, After Effects Repeater, After Effects Puppet Tool, After Effects CC RepeTile, After Effects Clone Stamp Tool, After Effects CC Particle World

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