Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics #12

Adobe After Effects 8.0.1

Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics #12: Message

Adobe After Effects is the industry-standard animation application that is available for both Mac and Windows OS. We plan to introduce 12 video tutorials in total in this After Effects CS3 Basics video tutorial series. All these video tutorials originally come from the digital download version of a video tutorial suite introduced at MacHouse Rich Media Store.

The main purpose of this project is to show how to use Expression to keep the position of one composition in line with that of another composition. Another purpose is to show how to put objects in 3D.

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Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics #11

Adobe After Effects 8.0.1

Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics #11: Permanent Loop – Neon 3

Adobe After Effects is the industry-standard animation application that is available for both Mac and Windows OS. We plan to introduce 12 video tutorials in total in this After Effects CS3 Basics video tutorial series. All these video tutorials originally come from the digital download version of a video tutorial suite introduced at MacHouse Rich Media Store.

In this tutorial, we continue to work on the Neon project. This time, we use a Photoshop file containing light bulb layers, which collectively display a shape of an arrow in a permanent loop.

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Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics #10

Adobe After Effects 8.0.1

Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics #10: Permanent Loop – Neon 2

Adobe After Effects is the industry-standard animation application that is available for both Mac and Windows OS. We plan to introduce 12 video tutorials in total in this After Effects CS3 Basics video tutorial series. All these video tutorials originally come from the digital download version of a video tutorial suite introduced at MacHouse Rich Media Store.

The purpose of this tutorial is to show how to make keyframes on paths and then use Expression to make permanent loops.

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Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics #09

Adobe After Effects 8.0.1

Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics #09: Permanent Loop – Neon 1

Adobe After Effects is the industry-standard animation application that is available for both Mac and Windows OS. We plan to introduce 12 video tutorials in total in this After Effects CS3 Basics video tutorial series. All these video tutorials originally come from the digital download version of a video tutorial suite introduced at MacHouse Rich Media Store.

There are two objectives in this project. The first objective is to show how to use paths from Adobe Illustrator on After Effects. So we will spend the first several minutes in creating a continuous path with Illustrator. The other objective is to show how to use Expression to create a permanent loop sequence of frames. This tutorial itself is focused on making a continuous path with Illustrator and bringing it to After Effects.

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Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics #08

Adobe After Effects 8.0.1

Adobe After Effects CS3 Basics #08: Paint Roller 2

Adobe After Effects is the industry-standard animation application that is available for both Mac and Windows OS. We plan to introduce 12 video tutorials in total in this After Effects CS3 Basics video tutorial series. All these video tutorials originally come from the digital download version of a video tutorial suite introduced at MacHouse Rich Media Store.

The third objective of this project is to show that After Effects allows users to create multiple compositions within the same project.

Keywords: Flip, CC Cylinder, Typewriter Continue reading