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

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  1. shavon (Reply) on Tuesday April 21, 2009

    that was easier than i thought!! sweeeet!

  2. fpsmanager (Reply) on Tuesday April 21, 2009

    This is a great tutorial, I did not know that those blending options were available in AFX as well. Thanks for this.

  3. Jimmy (Reply) on Tuesday April 21, 2009

    It’s truly amazing how powerful the little box named curves is. Every tutorial I watch seems to have curves doing soomething different..
    Cool Tut. Thanx.

  4. T. (Reply) on Tuesday April 21, 2009

    I recreated your work & then went “creative” (aka wyld) and had a great time! Learned something valuable too…..

  5. Rio (Reply) on Tuesday April 21, 2009

    Another great tutorial J! It’s great cause it’s a cool effect that doesn’t take hours to create. Thx!

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  7. keeth (Reply) on Tuesday April 21, 2009

    Thanks a lot

  8. Meg (Reply) on Tuesday April 21, 2009

    That’s really useful for me as a beginner using this software. Thanks a lot.

  9. Steve (Reply) on Tuesday April 21, 2009

    Fantastic! Thanks very much!

  10. boogem (Reply) on Tuesday April 21, 2009

    Cool!! Thanks..

  11. Mohankumar (Reply) on Tuesday April 21, 2009

    Thanks a lot..

  12. jdk (Reply) on Tuesday April 21, 2009

    Very easy & cool !!!

  13. daniel michael (Reply) on Tuesday April 21, 2009

    actually, the computer i was using didnt have a flash player. but i am interested in the tutorials. i was wondering if you guys would help me with a laptop.

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  16. Jennifer Winford (Reply) on Tuesday April 21, 2009

    Thanks! This is exactly what I needed. :)



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