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September 23, 2022
How to Create a Solid Background in After Effects

When creating a new composition in After Effects, the program may display a black screen or a transparent background by default. Surely, there will be times when this type of canvas is the one you need. But what happens when you want to have some color to work with? There are several methods to set […]

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September 23, 2022
How to Customize Shapes in After Effects

There are several methods to create 2D or 3D animated objects you have designed in other vector programs and bring them to life with the different tools that After Effects has. However, it is also possible to create shapes in After Effects, color them and, of course, add effects to them, so your videos impact […]

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September 23, 2022
How to Fade to Black in After Effects

One of the classic transitions when working with video editing is fading to black before and after changing scenes. This effect is practical when you want to disguise a cut in a smooth way and can be used both between frames and at the beginning and end of your videos to generate some atmosphere of […]

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September 22, 2022
How to Add 3D Depth to a 2D Picture with After Effects

When you are working with 2D images in After Effects, you can apply certain 3D effects to them in animation to give them dimension and volume within the space of your canvas. However, this is possible as long as you are working with a file that includes 2D layers, such as an Illustrator project.  Ever […]

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September 22, 2022
Moving an object in 3D space in After Effects

Moving an object in 2D is not the same as moving it in 3D. Having a third dimension in After Effects works to explore depths in space as well, but also for handling the body and volume of any element on a Composition to create engaging animations.  However, you don't necessarily need 3D objects to […]

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September 22, 2022
How to Use 3D Cameras in After Effects

When it comes to offering 3D effects tools After Effects has several professional options that can enhance your compositions. However, the result of your animations will also depend on the files you work with. Let's say you want to animate an illustration so that the viewer feels as if they are stepping into it. Well, […]

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September 21, 2022
5 Things you Should Know Before Getting Started in After Effects

After Effects is a professional video editing program that focuses on post-production and specializes in animation such as motion graphics,  and visual effects generation. Although the art of animation requires skill, learning to master the program from scratch is possible. However, there are certain concepts and functions that you must have clear so that your […]

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September 21, 2022
How to Reverse Video in After Effects

The rewind is an editing trick that always comes in handy when revising elements of a sequence. That makes a couple of Adobe's video-driven software offer tools to visually rewind time to test the logic of a scene or to look for any technical mistakes in a video and correct them.  Rewinding has so many […]

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September 21, 2022
How to Add Effects in After Effects

When it comes to creating content, video is one of the formats that usually engages audiences the best. Enhancing them is the goal of After Effects, one of Adobe's programs for video editing and motion graphics design, which uses a set of tools that allows the user to animate objects and text in a project […]

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September 20, 2022
What are Frames in After Effects

When animating a composition in After Effects, more than once, you will need to zoom in on the Timeline to get to a specific time location in your sequence and adjust the shapes and effects you have added.  At first, you may find that when you shorten the Time Navigator too much to zoom into […]

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