Rich Young
Rich Young is a long-time After Effects user from the San Francisco Bay Area who tracks AE news at AE Portal.
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  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Recently in After EffectsAecs5sicon2
    Here’s a little roundup of some of the latest news on After Effects tutorials, plug-ins, scripts and more.Read More…
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    After Effects LatelyAerrbox
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    Here’s the latest in After Effects tutorials, plug-ins, scripts and other news from around the web. You never know when you’ll need examples, so don’t forget to scan the varied AEtuts+ tutorials as well.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Another Two Weeks in After EffectsAe tower
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    Here’s the latest roundup on After Effects tutorials, plug-ins, scripts and other news. You never know when you'll need examples, so don't forget to (re)scan the varied AEtuts+ tutorials too.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Recently in After EffectsStealth bomber
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    Here’s a little roundup of some of the latest news on After Effects tutorials, plug-ins, scripts and more.Read More…
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    Lately in After EffectsAfter effects cs5 icon
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    Here's a little roundup of recent news on After Effects tutorials, plug-ins, scripts and more, with only a little on the brouhaha of FCP X.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    After Effects This FortnightAetower1
    The last two weeks have seen more AE news on tutorials, plug-ins, etc. and more action on the Premiere side too while FCP X waits in the wings.Read More…
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    After Effects This WeekAe
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    The last week or so has seen much activity on the Premiere side -- before the deluge of FCP X -- but there's also plenty of After Effects news on tutorials, plug-ins, and related design ideas.Read More…
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    Recently in After EffectsAe
    It does seem oddly slow in the updated world of After Effects. One bright spot was recent word on Newton: a 2D physics engine for After Effects. But actually there has been much more -- a steady stream of new resources found here at AEtuts+ and elsewhere.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    CS 5.5 Shipped + TrainingMc1
    Adobe is shipping CS 5.5 and has made it available for download. The list of resources for this upgrade so far is short but deep: After Effects CS5.5: What’s new and changed and more recent articles by Todd Kopriva. After Effects CS5.5 New Creative Techniques by Chris Meyer, on PVC and AdobeTV. After Effects CS5.5 New Features by Mark Christiansen is new. It covers the relevant new features of After Effects CS5.5, including the new Warp Stabilizer, 3D Stereoscopic workflow, Lens Effects tools, light falloff, and workflow improvements. Exercise files are included with the course at Lynda.com, which has various free trials offers.Read More…
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    Advanced Motion Tracking with Mocha AEAdvtrack
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    Trey Morgan started an extended tutorial on motion tracking with Mocha for After Effects, Advanced Motion Tracking Part 1. In part 1 (59 minutes) he starts with an relatively easy screen replacement to show basics, then he'll move on to a more challenging clip to show how to deal with obstructions, tracking planes moving off screen, etc.Read More…
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    After Effects CS5.5 on FxguidetvLf
    Mark Christiansen and Steve Forde are guests on fxguidetv #108 to discuss CS5.5, After Effects, and the tech behind the new tools. Mark favors the new Camera Lens Blur effect and light fall-off, and gives tips on what to look out for in the Warp Stabilizer effect.Read More…
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    Type & After Effects ResourcesScreen shot 2011 05 17 at 9.27.18 am
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    Type in After Effects is a huge topic, touching on basic design, motion design, title design, effects and plug-ins, expressions, scripting, and more. CMG Hidden Gems: Chapter 21 – Textacy, new sampling of After Effects tips from Chris and Trish Meyer, covers Editing Photoshop Text, Presets in Bridge, Randomizing Order, Eases, Centering Text, Per-character 3D. Of course, tutorials and tips on the topic are extensive beyond these little gems or the ones in this week's Ten Tight Typography Tips. Here's some additional items for your consideration.Read More…