VinhSon Nguyen
Designer and host of, a great source for motion graphics and vfx tutorials, resources, and news. You can follow me on Twitter (@CreativeDojo)
  • 3D & Motion Graphics

    Advanced Motion Graphics

    2.1 hours
  • 3D & Motion Graphics

    Making Money in After Effects

    1.5 hours
  • 3D & Motion Graphics

    Video Fundamentals

    1.4 hours
  • 3D & Motion Graphics

    30 Days to Learn Adobe After Effects

    3.5 hours
  • 3D & Motion Graphics

    Introduction to Motion Graphics

    3.3 hours
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Building An iPhone In After EffectsThumbnail
    Hey folks, today we're going to be taking a look at a simple approach to building a basic iPhone model within After Effects. We will be designing the phone purely in After Effects with easily replaceable screen content, then we will extrude the phone to add some pseudo depth, and finally we will add some cool glossy reflections and shadows.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    The Bevel Made Me Do It! Creating Beveled Edges With ShapeShifter AEMettle bevel 200x200
    VihnSon Nguyen stops us in our tracks, with his new and inventive uses of built in features found in After Effects. He shows us how to use Shape Layers, Masks and 2D filters with ShapeShifter AE to create some really creative 3D animated bevels and styles. He breaks it down in an easy to follow manner and explores a free project file from mettle, called Free Bevels & Styles. Download the project file and follow along.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    3D Transforming Text With ShapeShifter AEThumbnail
    In this tutorial, we will be taking a look at how to build this 3D transforming text animation using Mettle's ShapeShifter AE plug-in. We will also be enhancing some of the elements using 3rd party plug-ins such as Trapcode Shine (CC Light Burst alternative), Frischluft's Out of Focus (Lens Blur alternative), and RE:Vision RSMB (CC Force Motion Blur alternative).Read More…
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    How To Recreate The Darkest Hour TitlesThumbnail image
    Hey everyone, today we take a look at how to create a quick basic title inspired by the upcoming The Darkest Hour movie. Although very simple and rough, it does sell the effect and probably sells it better than the actual trailer itself!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Creating An Audio Visualization: Liquid Sphere with FormThumbnail
    In this tutorial, we're going to be looking at how to create and build a liquid based sphere using After Effects and Trapcode Form all while trying to make it look organic. We'll also create it to react to our own audio file to add more use and fun to it. The tutorial will use many of the Trapcode Suite products such as Trapcode Particular and Trapcode Shine, which you can purchase at RedGiantSoftware ( If you don't have Particular or Shine, you could alternatively use CC Particle World and CC Light Burst.Read More…