Adam Everett Miller
Former editor of Aetuts+ from 2009-14, I currently run Hello Studios and still love creating fun stuff in After Effects.
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Man of Steel & Style - Superman 3D Logo Design ChallengeSuperman 200x200
    Today we'd like to launch a new Community Workshop to test your ability and challenge your creativity! There have been countless Superman movies made over the years as well as one currently in the works. Our challenge is for you to take the well-known Superman logo and manipulate, recreated, tweak and design an incredible 3d result.Read More…
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    Aurora - Steampunk Short Film Q and A - Tuts+ WorkshopGunthumb
    A while back I had the below email waiting for me in my inbox. I watched the film and truly enjoyed what these guys were able to do with so little. I thought it might be fun to post their film and see what you all thought. Do you have any questions you'd like to ask the director?Read More…
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    Quick Tip - How to Make A Simple Scale for Balancing WeightThumb
    I needed to create a quick scale to compare two things in an animation I'm working on. After doing some super basic expression work, you can have an easy to use scale in just a few minutes. I wasn't able to find any tutorials showing how to put together a balancing scale, so bookmark this post next time you need to show a comparison.Read More…
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    Congratulations to the Top Auto Lip-Sync SubmissionsLipthumb
    Back toward the end of July we posted a Workshop asking What Can You Create With Auto Lip-Sync? After loads of submissions, we've chosen the top 5 for you to see. Remember, if you'd like to play around with Auto Lip-Sync yourself, check out this tutorial and give it a try.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Understanding Advanced Text Animator Motion ControlThumb
    Today we'll be jumping into the advanced motion options within the After Effect text "Animator". Starting with an explanation of the Range Selector, we'll move into the "Ease High" and "Ease Low" parameters which determine how text animates to give us the smoothest and best end result.Read More…
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    5 Things That Tell Me You're Not A ProfessionalProfessional thumb
    In today's post I'm going to do something a little different by just having a nice little sit down chat. I've never done this in the 3 years I've been running this site, but I thought this might be a nice chance for me to share a few red flags I've noticed that tell me that whether or not I would want to work with you more than once.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Tuts+ Poll: Choose A Tutorial - Hollywood Movie Title v4Hollywood movie title 4 image preview
    In October of 2010 we created our third Hollywood Movie Title Poll to see which title animations you'd love to learn how to create in our Hollywood Movie Titles series. Since we are wanting to keep things current, we've decided to post this updated poll to see what you all want!Read More…
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    Interview With David Lindberg About His Work With Color GradingProfiile thumb
    David Lindberg is a colorist from Edsbyn, Sweden. We've asked him a few questions about himself and his work with Color Grading. We hope you can pick up a thing or two.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    What Can You Create With Auto Lip-Sync? - Tuts+ WorkshopThumbnail contest
    To go along with this tutorial, we'd like to see what you can come up with. Go download the fully functional 14 days trial of Auto Lip-Sync to create your own clip and tell the world what you have to say! If it's good... you may win some free stuff!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    "Setiquette" - How To Have Proper Etiquette On A Film SetSetiquette thumb
    A number of my friends are working on a local film here in Central Virginia this month. Since there are a large number of volunteers from the community, Marc A Hutchins put together a meeting where he could share some helpful tips about how to act on a film set. This was just an easy way for everybody to be on the same page during production. I asked if I could film it to share with you guys... hopefully you'll be able to take away a thing or two. :)Read More…
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    DIY - Create Your Own White BoxWhitebox thumbnail
    In this tutorial we'll be creating a White Box which will allow you to take awesome close up photos in a seamless "Matrix-like" space. There is plenty of information on the web on how to create a White Box so I don't claim to have "come up with" this idea. All that's important to me is that it's in front of your eyes now so this can be an option for your future projects. Enjoy! Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Let's Give CC Page Turn Another... TurnPage turn thumb
    In today's tutorial I'm going to be looking at CC Page Turn. You probably played with this when you first jumped into After Effects, but due it's default (somewhat basic) result, you probably haven't used it for a while. I'm going to be doing a few things to add some life to this plug-in and hopefully give it another chance. :)Read More…