Markus Gustafsson
I’m a 3D, 2D artist with a motion-graphics style. I work in After Effects, Maya, 3Ds Max and Cinema 4D. Visit my portfolio at
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Design Rhythmic Motion Typography in After EffectsTypo movie prev
    In this tutorial you'll learn how to create animated typography synchronized with musical events (lyrics). You'll learn how to fit your typography to a rhythm, add dynamic animations and use the camera and motion blur to create a high-end final effect. This tutorial showcases a technique that is highly sought after in motion graphics today.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a Stunning Website Demo PresentationThumb
    Twice a month we revisit some of our reader’s favorite posts from back in the archives of Aetuts+. Today's tutorial was originally published in April 2009… Enjoy!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Heads Up on Some Cool Graphic Type TechniquesHead thumb small
    In this tutorial, regular Aetuts+ author Markus Gustafsson shows us how to use adjustment layers and expressions to create some edgy graphic design.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a Stormy, Electric Type RevealStormy electric form thumbnail
    This tutorial gives a different twist on how to use the powerful form plugin. Learn how to use it to create a mysterious and electric type reveal.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a Dreamy Logo in the Clouds AnimationPreview
    Markus is back to show us how to use a particle generator to create 3D clouds and use them as a transitional device to reveal a logo.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create an Animated Homage to Bruce Lee – Day 3Thumb
    In day 3 of the training Markus demonstrates how to construct an interconnected After Effects scene from many different animations. You'll then learn how to track a moving camera to the scene. This is the final video in the "Be Water" tutorial series, and should leave you with all the techniques needed to create a similar style of typographic and animated video.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create an Animated Homage to Bruce Lee – Day 2Thumb
    In day 2 of the training Markus demonstrates how to animate realistic water physics moving between a cup and a bottle. You'll learn how to create pouring water animations and realistic impact ripples. These clever animations will be combined with the typographic ground-work we laid out in day 1 of the training. The complete video will begin to take shape.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create an Animated Homage to Bruce Lee – Day 1Thumb
    In this tutorial Markus walks us through the creation of a video accompaniment to Bruce Lee's 'Be Water' philosophy. It features vibrant motion typographic sub-titles, animated illustrations and clever camera techniques. The training will be split over 3 days for a total of 71 minutes of tutorial video. In day 1 of the training Markus designs and animates the typography for the video. This tutorial is an excellent compliment to Markus's 'Create Rhythmic Motion Typography' tutorial and demonstrates some more advanced typographic techniques.Read More…