Ben Watts
I’m a motion designer from Swan Hill, Australia. I mainly work in broadcast design but love creating motion templates, Visual FX and 3d in my spare time. Besides family, this is my number one passion in life.
Tutorials
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    How to Simulate Ink Spreading in WaterAetuts retina aqua ink reveal
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    In this tutorial I'll show you how to create an organic ink reveal that appears to be floating beneath a body of water, similar to an oil slick. Lets jump in!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a Collapsing Wall Logo RevealAetuts preview wall collapse
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    In this tutorial I'll show you how to create a collapsing wall effect using only the toolset that ships with AE. I'll then cover some ways to create your own dust and data elements. Lets jump in!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create The Neo Nemesis Logo Reveal3d and motion graphics
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    In this tutorial we'll create a 3d environment for our logo reveal. We'll then cover some procedural texturing techniques, build a displacement shockwave and some scene elements and FX from scratch.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create Classy Glassy 3D Box Slides3d and motion graphics
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    In this tutorial we'll track the hand footage I've provided with After Effects' built in tracker and Mocha to show two different tracking workflows. Then we'll create a glassy box element, insert our media items then integrate the motion graphics with the tracked footage and animate it.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Pimp Out Your Text With A Shiny Chrome Style3d and motion graphics
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    In this tutorial we'll take a look at how to create some great looking 3d chrome text.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Design A Fantastic Floating Card Logo Reveal3d and motion graphics
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    In this tutorial we'll break down a project I created called Motion Cards.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Hyper Versatile Hellfire Logo Reveal3d and motion graphics
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    In this tutorial we'll cover a procedural reveal effect made completely with After Effects' built in toolset.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Invent Your Own Custom Logo Transformation TemplatePreview
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    In this tutorial I will show how to create a logo transformation template that can be re-purposed and features the ability to drop in any logo and have the effect and shadows update automatically... similar to something you might see on Videohive. Then, to finish off we will build a simple 3d environment plus some additional scene elements.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Dealing With Spontaneous Particle CombustionSmallpreviewv3
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    In this tutorial I will demonstrate how to build up a procedural dispersion effect using Trapcode Particular. This is great for burning off logo's, text or even 3d renders. The color and motion of the effect can be changed easily as well as the wipe angle thanks to handy global wipe control we will construct. Enjoy!Read More…