In this Olympic-inspired tutorial, Corey teaches an effect where he extracts areas of an image in Photoshop and then animates them using After effects in order to create a 3D movement effect with the image.

Getting great color is significantly easier when you combine good production practices with the right filters in post

Changing the look, feel, atmosphere, temperature, and mood in an After Effects 3D scene can make all the difference to your animation.

One of the toughest things to achieve in After Effects is a true feeling of space, environment, and temperature even.

Flash has easy animation tools, vector morphing, almost-instant rendering, and a sophisticated scripting language called ActionScript.

Without a doubt, the best new feature in After Effects CS3 is the Vanishing Point Exchange with Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended.

This tutorial will demonstrate how to create a vector silhouette from a photo using Photoshop plus Illustrator’s Live Trace tool. Knowledge of Photoshop channels will help you work through the steps, but is not required.

By harnessing the power of Adobe CS3 Production Premium, you can convert video frames into vector art into film-resolution movie files.

Dig under the hood and, using some very interesting techniques, a whole army of moving, synchronized shapes can be created from something that seemed so harmless to begin with. This is something the manuals won’t show you.

Let’s face it: After Effects is amazing. If anyone on this planet would tell you that, it’s me. Anything you want to do, you can do-as long as you know the way to do it.

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