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Creating Pseudo Effects in After Effects. If you’ve had any experience with creating expression based templates or presets in AE, than you probably know how disorganized your control layers can look.

Creating Pseudo Effects in After Effects

Usually there is no fixing this problem. However, with a little HTML editing and basic scripting, you can easily create simple Pseudo Effects in After Effects. Pseudo Effects are sometimes referred to as “custom expression controls” or “custom effect controls.” Whatever you call them, they can add a level of organization to your presets. In the following video tutorial created by Jesse Toula of BatchFrame, we’ll take a look at how to create Pseudo Effects in After Effects. Expression ControllersBasic HTML CodingBasic ExtendScript Scripting If you’re new to scripting, you can also check out Jesse’s AE Scripting Series on the BatchFrame website. Have any other After Effectstips for using or integrating Pseudo Effects into your current After Effects workflow? Adobe After Effects Video Tutorial: Elastic Lines - The Beat: A Blog by PremiumBeat.

These days we’re seeing elastic type line effects in all sorts of video projects.

Adobe After Effects Video Tutorial: Elastic Lines - The Beat: A Blog by PremiumBeat

It would seem that if you’re a motion graphics designer it’s almost mandatory to have elastic lines in your demo reel! But how do you make them? In this video tutorial by Johnathan Berkley he demonstrates how to create elastic line animations in After Effects. The video covers a few basic principles including: ParentingMasksBasic ExpressionsPre-Compositions Now of course this design element is really trendy right now but the concept of parenting beam positions to object positions is a timeless technique that can have many different applications.

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3D. Timelapses. Explosions. After Effects Tutorials, Plug-ins and Stock Footage for Post Production Professionals. Shine Some Light On The Situation. Creating Additional Graphical Interface Elements. A Beautiful Ripple Using Form’s Audio React. In this tutorial we're gonna show you how you can create an abstract audio reactant background with Trapcode Form and we will discover the advantages of Audio React.

A Beautiful Ripple Using Form’s Audio React

Step 1 I create composition by clicking Menu-> Composition->New Composition. Make it 1280*720 square pixels 1:15 seconds long, name it as ‘Maint’. Step 2 Create new solid clicking by Menu->Layer->New->Solid. Step 3 Create new solid clicking by Menu->Layer->New->Solid. Step 4 Select the Ellipse tool and create a simple mask and set the layer opacity to 49%. Step 5 Create new solid clicking by Menu->Layer->New->Solid.

Step 6 Add CC Star Burst (Effect->Simulation->CC Star Burst) and Glow (Effect->Stylize->Glow) and set the following properties.CC star burst is a great plugin to create a starfield for example.It's static now because we set the speed value to 0.You can play with the properties if you want a different look. Step 7. Create a Sci-Fi Movie Title Sequence. This tutorial covers the creation of a space-like si-fi title sequence from scratch.

Create a Sci-Fi Movie Title Sequence

Michael shows us how you can easily create a visually interesting and impressive title animation with some simple title cards and text animation. The tutorial uses the Twitch plugin from Video Copilot, though a similar effect could be obtained by manual keyframing. Tutorial Requirement: Video Copilot Twitch Plugin (download here)The effect can also be achieved without this plugin by manually keyframing the effect. Download Tutorial Right-click and 'Save target as...' Downloading .torrent files We prefer torrents because they dramatically reduce bandwidth costs for us. Alternatively, if you don't want to or can't install a bitTorrent client on your machine you can download the torrent using bitlet.org (a web-based client) by clicking this link. Watch the Online Video Course After Effects Guru: Mastering the Timeline.