Dave Legion
Dave Legion loves to embrace new creative mediums. It is this very strength that leads him to work on a wide range of interesting projects, with a gamut of clients. He studied graphic design, and moved forward into motion. This is where his career really took off, working on music videos from concept to completion. His love of music inspired him to create 'legion records' with a friend. They signed Eugene Francis Jnr., who within one year had toured with Tegan & Sara - Todd Rundgren - and Coldplay. Since 2010, Dave Legion has worked freelance, where he successfully strives to produce artistic endeavours to his own exacting standards.
Tutorials
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Build Me Some Hope: Create A Displacement Map With Cinema 4D LiteHope part 9 400x
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    As a follow up to a technique shown in Part 1 of this series, we will learn how to use Cinema 4D Lite that is bundled with After Effects CC to create the basis for a displacement map for use with Mettle's FreeForm. We'll also shows a technique to use Photoshop in conjunction with AE + FreeForm to interactively paint a texture map for the models head.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Build Me Some Hope: Switch Out Existing Voice Over With Auto Lip SyncAetuts retina build hope 8
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    In this tutorial, we'll show you how to switch out the voice over with other audio tracks or even other languages using MamoWorld’s Auto Lip Sync.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Build Me Some Hope: Create Simple Controllers for the Head and EyesHope part 7 400x
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    We'll look at how to create a controller for the whole of the puppet head including all 3D layers and the layer that uses Mettle’s FreeForm. We'll also see how to create controllers for the puppet’s eyes.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Build Me Some Hope: Create a Swinging Head of Hair Using ExpressionsAetuts retina build hope 6
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    We'll use 3D layers and some clever expressions to create a swinging head of hair for the puppet head. We'll combine these with Mettle’s FreeForm to show one way of having layers work with 3D plug-ins to achieve a great looking end result.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Build Me Some Hope: Creating a Working Jaw Using AE 3D LayersAetuts retina build hope 5
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    We'll use 3D layers and layer masks to create a jaw and hair band for the puppet head. We'll combine these with Mettle’s FreeForm, showing one way to have 3D layers work well with 3D plug-ins in the 3D space.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Build Me Some Hope: Using MamoWorld’s Auto Lip-SyncAetuts retina build hope 4
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    In Part 4, we will learn how to set up the lip syncing for your puppet using Mamoworld’s Auto Lip-Sync solution. We'll also share some interesting tricks and techniques along the way.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Build Me Some Hope: Control Facial Expressions with Custom SlidersAetuts retina build hope 3
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    In Part 3, you will learn how to setup custom sliders to control your puppet’s facial expressions. We’ll walk you through the whole set up and demonstrate how to create slider controls to facilitate facial animation in After Effects.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Build Me Some Hope: Create A Facial Rig For Your PuppetAetuts retina build hope 2
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    Here in Part 2, you will learn how to setup a rig to control your puppet's face. We'll walk you through the whole set up including how to use Nulls and the Puppet Tool. We'll then demonstrate how to create slider controls to facilitate facial animation in After Effects.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Build Me Some Hope: Displacement Maps For Use With FreeFormAetuts retina build hope 1
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    In Part 1, you will learn how to create an effective displacement map, which will be used with the FreeForm plug-in. Once applied, this helps to create a 3D face in After Effects that can pivot 180 degrees, an enormous time-saver in character animation.Read More…