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Selective Glow FX Tutorial in After Effects – Video CoPilot

Have you ever needed to add a glow to a specific color? Like an explosion, or signal light without affecting the rest of the image. In this short tutorial Andrew Kramer of VideoCopilot shows technique that will allow you add a glow to a specific color only and avoid the color mixing that occurs when using Read MoreRead More

Creating the “Michael Bay Sky” in Adobe After Effects

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe breaks down how to create the cool lens filter effect that Michael Bay uses in almost all of his movies. Although in most cases this effect is created "in-camera", there are reasons you would want to do the effect in post. Once you see how to create this effect, Read MoreRead More

Multi-layer Keying in After Effects

In this series Andrew Devis demonstrates in depth how to pull a key from greenscreen footage. He starts by showing how and explaining why you might need a garbage matte for most keying work and what considerations are important for such a matte. Andrew then goes on to show how to pull a basic key Read MoreRead More

Droste Effect filter for After Effects and Photoshop

Tom Beddard of subblue explains how to create your own Droste effect with a filter for After Effects and Photoshop CS4. The “Droste effect” derives from a Dutch chocolate maker that used an image of its box on the box recursively at smaller and smaller scales. See the project page for download and usage instructionsRead More

Adobe’s Creative Cloud Now Available

Last month at Adobe MAX, the software giant announced that their line of creative applications was going to a subscription model. Now the CC versions of the media creation apps are downloadable via the Creative Cloud Subscription. The reception to the cloud was, safe to say, rather stormy. Frankly, to me (John speaking), as an Read MoreRead More

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