Stefan Surmabojov
My name is Stefan Surmabojov. I'm 26 year old motion graphics designer located in Bulgaria with 7 years of professional experience. Most of my time is spend working as a freelancer, but in my spare time I create tutorials for Tuts+ and templates for VideoHive. I love photography, 3D, and VFX.
Tutorials
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Creating Additional Graphical Interface ElementsThumb1
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    In this tutorial we are going to cover different techniques and approaches for creating interface elements using shape layers and various other filters. Hopefully this will inspire you and give you some ideas on how to use After Effects effectively to create stunning interface designs.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Exclusive Freebie: 27 High Resolution Watercolor TexturesPreview
    Are you looking to add a splash of color to your latest project? We have the perfect freebie for you. Today, we are releasing a set of 27 high resolution textures for you to use in your work for free.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Tracking A Futuristic High Tech Floating Interface – Day 2Thumbnail
    Today is the second part of this tutorial. We'll create a similar high tech floating interface tracked to a DVD disk. First, we're going to take a quick look at tracking with mocha for After Effects. After that take an in depth look at shape layers and modifiers for them. Finally animate all the menus and add some color correction and lens flares to make everything look nice and futuristic.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Tracking A Futuristic High Tech Floating Interface – Day 1Thumbnail
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    I created this tutorial inspired from this music video... today, we'll create a similar high tech floating interface tracked to a DVD disk. First, we're going to take a quick look at tracking with mocha for After Effects. After that take an in depth look at shape layers and modifiers for them. Finally animate all the menus and add some color correction and lens flares to make everything look nice and futuristic.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Form An Attractive Energy BallThumbnail
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    In this tutorial we're going to create a cool looking abstract energy ball using Trapcode Form. We're going to take a look at layer maps and talk about why they are important. Another thing we're going to cover are some workflow tips while working with such a heavy projects. Finally, we'll discuss some color correcting techniques to make the whole project look better.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a Show Opening Using 3ds Max & After Effects3d cg tutorial c4d ident animation modeling rendering ae compositing
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    In today's tutorial, Georgi Zahariev & Stefan Surmabojov team up to walk us through the creation of a show opening/ident using 3Ds Max to model, animate, texture and render the initial scene, before entering After Effects to do the final composite. Let's take a look!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Reference Pack : Wheel RimsRimsthumb 3d cg textures texturing model modeling practice
    This week's freebie content is brought to you by Stefan Surmabojov, a 21 year old motion graphics designer from Bulgaria. Stefan, who has put together many high-quality Premium texture packs for us in the past, has submitted these hi-res wheel rim reference photos for you to use in your modeling practice, for textures and anything else you can think of! The download link is after the jump...Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Shooting & Editing a Paint Splatter TexturePreview
    In today's video, we're going behind the scenes of a "paint splatter" shoot, looking at how the process works, and how easy it is to photograph your own images for use as backgrounds or textures. The equipment used is perfect for those on a budget, and it's really fun technique to try yourself at home!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Quick Tips - Classy Lookin' Layer Styles In AEThumb
    In this quick tip we're going to learn how to use layer styles to create cool looking text inside After Effects for your next project. Enjoy!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Exclusive Freebie Pack – 25 Ink BrushesPreview
    Ink droplets are probably one of the coolest types of Photoshop brushes. Mostly because of how intricate they look in use. They are created when you drop ink into water and then photograph them. Today, we have a set of 25 ink brushes to give away for free. Feel free to use them in your designs.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    An Inside Look At OpenGL Within After EffectsThumb
    In this video we're going to take a look on how important performance is. We'll be talking about what OpenGL is and how the new graphics cards Quadro from Nvidia can increase our performance dramatically. For more information, check out "Adobe's Help Files". Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Exclusive Freebie Pack – Grunge TexturesPreview
    We have a new set of vector illustrations available exclusively from Vectortuts+ as freebie for anyone to download. Crafted by Stefan Surmabojov, you will find a great selection of vectors in this set depicting grunge textures. These designs are perfect for adding an edgy look to your designs. Learn more at the jump!Read More…