Mystery Text in Adobe After Effects

Learn how to create this mystery text effect by animating layer styles on a text layer in After Effects.

Creating an Eclipse in After Effects, Part 2

In the second part of this tutorial, J Schuh shows how to take the sun animation composed in part one and block it out, then add some text.

Creating an Eclipse in After Effects, Part 1

In the first part of this two-part project tutorial, J. Schuh demonstrates how he creates a bright sun and then blocks it out in part 2.

Metallic Text with After Effects

How to create a polished metal text effect using After Effects.

Exporting XFL Format from After Effects to Flash

Tom Green shows how to easily take an effect created in After Effects and bring it over Flash using the XML format.

Popping Animation Effect in Adobe After Effects

This tutorial will set up the popular “popping” animation effect and will use the new CS4 Wiggle Transform operator.

Keep Your Eye on the Ball … 3D in After Effects

Animating your After Effects design in 3D space is fun and easy, with a few camera tricks, to create pure, cool cinematography…

Animated Butterfly in After Effects, Part 2

In this two-part tutorial, J. Schuh demonstrates how to animate a layered image of a butterfly using After Effects CS4.

Animated Butterfly in After Effects, Part 1

In this two-part tutorial, J. Schuh demonstrates how to animate a layered image of a butterfly using After Effects CS4.

Flaming Chrome Text in After Effects

In this tutorial J Schuh creates some flaming chrome text in After Effects using the glow and liquefy effects.

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