Ewan Smith
An ex-fruitpicker, oil rig technician, illustrator, musician, and teacher Ewan Smith is now a motion graphics artist and web designer based in Scotland, although his mother constantly reminds him it's never too late to get a 'proper job'...
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Don't Get Stranded In A Wicked Heat WaveThumb
    In this tutorial, we'll discuss an easy method for adding heat type distortion to an image using particles to drive the displacement rather than the more common method of Fractal Noise. Throw on some shorts and some sunblock... it's gonna get hot in here! :)Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Use A Jello-Jiggly Expression - Quick TipPreview
    In this Quick Tip, Ewan is going to run you through inserting an expression to the properties of an object to give it a Jello-like Wiggle. For other fun expressions check out MotionScript.com. Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    QuickTip – Creating Circular And Spiral Motion PathsThumb
    Here's a simple expression, using a little bit of mathematics, that will let you create circular and spiral motion paths. The expression can be applied to anything in After Effects with a 'position' property to create a variety of effects. Here it's used with a light and Trapcode Particular. Read More…