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This new Earth tutorial is an adaptation of the early technique shown in one of the first tutorials on VDODNA.com within Softimage RIP. As a Softimage user it was hard for me to find out that there will be no more development and Autodesk decided close it’s softimage product line. But this “move” helped me […]
This tutorial will Teach you how to make a 3D Picture in picture animation- but a little bit different. I’ve seen a lot of techniques of this kind in after effects, how to take a 2D image and make 3D animation with it, but something was missing… yeah, we all know that we need to break the image […]
Instead of bashing the head against the wall, the “Gods” of animation gave us the 12 principles, which makes any animation better while utilizing them. part of the Animation principles are a translation of the physical forces surrounding us and determine how an object moves (Gravity, friction, inertia etc’), and it’s important that those forces […]
In this Tutorial you will learn how to create 3D Glass Reflections in a Cool/mind bending technique (because a little exaggeration is always good…). It’s been a long time that i want to share this technique, because it’s fun, really easy and also explains a few things about how things work under the hood of […]
A surprising way to create a head-track in After Effects so you can fit a fabric on a rotating head or any other curved surface. (567)
Every now and then, people ask me how to install an old or previous version of After Effects, Photoshop, or any other software available on the Adobe Creative Cloud desktop App. well, instead of explaining verbally or through a mail I decided to record a short Tutorial on How to install a previous “any” version. i’m […]
Finally! a great way to create arrows and control them in after effects with the Arrow Preset. After making a lot of arrows in past projects, i noticed that it takes, disproportionately, a large amount of time to create and animate such a simple shape… an arrow. so I have decided to create a tool that will help me create […]
Learn how to Create a Bad-ass Effect with After Effects and Mocha AE and without destroying your car. based on a really cool technique, now you can make any car behave like a sport car, even a green Polo 98′ which was my  first car… but now it’s gone… because i tried to do this […]
Learn how to make Cool Dripping/Bleeding Graffiti with no Plugins in after effects. this technique is very open to experimentation and will york with every logo/text you can imagine. and the best part is… you can always paint it in red and get nice ketchup stains on the wall! watch the tutorial now   (368)
The 12 Principles of Animation as described by Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston in their book “The Illusion of Life”. Since it can be hard for starting animators to find resources, and the resources that are out there don’t go very in depth, Alan Becker decided to start a video series dedicated to each of the […]
  As a Child, I started Dreaming on being a Visual Effects Artist, right after I saw “Jurassic Park” in the theater. Behind every movie magic, there is a company that is making th   e magic happen, ILM- Industrial Light & Magic is the company that started it all. with movies like Star Wars […]
I’ve been asked a lot about how to create a digital clock in After Effects, and i didn’t find any good technique on the internet. so I decided to record one of my own (how chivalry of me). in this new tutorial you can learn how to create, with a few simple expressions, a customizable […]
New and ground breaking tutorial, well maybe more shaking than breaking. but still, you will learn how to create a smart elegant and fast render hi-res earth. clouds and atmosphere are included in this one. learn how to save time with a smart shader building techniques, that can be implied in other projects, or just […]
A smoke test, i was playing with. a small fracture of a bigger project I’ve been working on. such a small element, with such a short screen-time, but still it took my attention for a very long time until i was happy with it. this reminds me that sometimes, a project is measured (177)