Trevor Coates
Owns and runs Leapfrog Strategic Communications in Sydney Australia
Tutorials
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Casting Shadows From ShapeShifter AE Onto After Effects 3D LayersAetuts preview superman 5
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    In this bonus tutorial, Trevor shows us how to cast shadows from ShapeShifterAE onto After Effects layers.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Adding the Final Touches to the Superman 3D LogoAetuts preview superman 4
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    In this fourth part, Trevor covers compositing, grading, and show us some neat tricks as he adds some finishing touches to this sequence.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Adding Animated Textures to the Superman 3D LogoAetuts preview superman 3
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    In this tutorial Trevor shows us how he created the 3D logo design using ShapeShifter AE and other built in plug-ins to make the animated texture (color) and displacement maps.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Modeling the Superman 3D Logo with ShapeShifter AE & Variable Feather MaskAetuts preview superman 2
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    In this tutorial Trevor shows us how he sculpted the 3D logo design using ShapeShifter AE + variable feather masks. He also uses 2D filters that ship with After Effects to create displacement maps.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Introduction to Creating the Superman 3D Logo Entirely in After EffectsAetuts preview superman 1
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    Trevor Coates is the owner of Leapfrog Strategic Communications, in Sydney Australia. He has experience in major films and advertising campaigns, as well as interactive work. Trevor has put together a 5-part tutorial series that explains how to create his 3D version of the Superman logo using ShapeShifter AE, entirely in After Effects. He walks us through his meticulous design and creative processes, and shares his technical expertise. He's truly inspiring, and a great teacher! This is an introduction to the 5-part series.Read More…