Lloyd Alvarez
I run aescripts.com which provides useful scripts for Adobe After Effects. You can follow me on Twitter @aescripts.
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a "Light-tastic" Logo Reveal Animation - Day 2Light tastical preview3
    In part 2 we learn how to use 32-bit compositing with custom particle shapes to create the "light-tastical" light streaking logo reveal animation.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a "Light-tastic" Logo Reveal Animation - Day 1Light tastical preview2
    In this 2 part tutorial we get our hands dirty with a little expression math to create some beautifully organic light streaks that are used to reveal the AETUTS logo. In part 1 Lloyd breaks down the science behind creating a simple expression that drives the light streak emitter and shows you how easy it is to create infinite variations with ease.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Cinematic Opening Title Redux - Day 2Preview day2
    In day 2 Lloyd finishes the tutorial and shows how to use scripts to split up and animate a logo into hundreds of pieces. He also adds the finishing touches including an alternate ending not shown in the preview. Even though scripts might be perceived as advanced tools, this tutorial aims to shatter this myth and guarantees you will feel comfortable using scripts to help automate and improve the speed of your work.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Cinematic Opening Title Redux - Day 1Preview day1
    In this 2 part tutorial we revisit the Cinematic Opening concept with an homage to all of you, our readers, by enshrining all of the comments left on the site in a "ready for Hollywood" delivery. It features a clever use of freely available scripts and expressions to create what would normally be a very complicated and time-consuming animation. The tutorial will be split into 2 days with a total of over 80 minutes of training. In day 1 we cover cunning techniques to harness a large amount of text and quickly format and animate it in a cinematic style. This tutorial has tricks and techniques that should appeal to all users from beginners all the way to the most seasoned and advanced users of After Effects. And best of all, it is all created by only using built it After Effects tools!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Design a Breathtaking Body Shatter EffectPreview
    In this tutorial we learn how to create a body shattering effect similar to the one at the end of Coldplay's "Viva La Vida" video. For this tutorial we'll be applying the effect to a still image, but it can also be used to great effect on green screen footage.Read More…