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Painting in After Effects Using Blending Modes

In today's blog post, Jeff, our lead instructor, will show you how to paint in After Effects using blending modes. Note: remember to watch the video tutorial, it will be much easier to understand and follow Jeff's instructions. Here is this tree that I start with. I want to be able to make the leaves turn a different color like it's Autumn. I go to the Paint Brush Tool, I got the paintbrush tool or the brush tool, got the color. I am going Read More...

How to animate multiple layers with Animation Composer [Free AE Plugin]

In today's post, Jeff, our Adobe certified lead instructor here at bluefx.net, will show you how to animate multiple layers with Animation Composer. Animation Composer is a Free After Effects plugin, provided by Mr. Horse Let's start! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvfu31dUwtg Join The About The After Effects Academy And Get Acces To This Full Lesson + Weekly Live Classes And After Effects Templates.   We have a bunch of text layers. If I want to animate all of them, I can click on the first one and shift and Read More...

Working with Bezier Keyframes Inside The Graph Editor In AE

In today's post, Jeff will talk about working with Bezier Keyframes inside the Graph Editor in After Effects. Note: Remember to watch the video tutorial in order to better understand his teachings. Let's start! So here’s the graph button there I mentioned the graph editor, here’s the graph editor. Right now you’re not seeing anything but if you click on time remap you’ll see the keyframes that have applied to this little project. You could see the relative speed here it’s going backwards so Read More...

The Bluefx Virtual Studio 4 Quick Demonstration

In today's post, Jeff will show you a quick demo of how the Bluefx Virtual Studio 4 After Effects Template works. Let's start! Here's the video tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QLHzESO4pDs&feature=youtu.be    Click Here To Learn More To open up the Virtual Studio I just went through the normal process of going to file, open project. And you go from Project (I’m not going to do that but when you go to a project you find the project and open it up).  It was created so that it would run Read More...

Using the new selective mask feature to remove backgrounds in Photoshop

In today's post, Jeff will show you how to remove backgrounds in Photoshop using the new selective mask feature. Note: remember to watch the video tutorial Jeff made for you, it will be much easier to follow the steps. There is simply no way in After Effects for sure that you could select the hair very well on a video like this. On a still image it would be pretty tricky but here it is relatively easily. Here’s the way we do Read More...

Using the magic wand tool to remove background in Photoshop

In today's post, Jeff will show you how to remove background in Photoshop using the magic wand tool. Note: remember to watch the video tutorial Jeff made for you, it will be much easier to follow the steps. Let's start! So when you have something like this where you go this solid color and you want to select it so you that you can then invert it to select the object, you can use the magic wand tool. The magic wand tool is Read More...

Advanced Green Screen Editing in After Effects

In today's post, Jeff will talk about advanced green screen editing in After Effects. Note: remember to watch the video tutorial, we wanted to make it easier for you to follow and understand what Jeff teaches you. Let's start! The tool that you use to pull a key is called Keylight and Keylight is made by this company, the Foundry,as I mentioned earlier. You can go find Keylight over here on its own if I just type in key in the effects and Read More...

Working with Keyframes in Adobe Premiere Pro

In today's post, Jeff will talk about working with keyframes in Adobe Premiere Pro. Note: remember to watch the video tutorial Jeff has prepared for you. Let's get started! And now I add the gopher snake shot to this empty sequence. It’s been centered up on the scene. If I put a 10% and click on motion, you'll see it’s much bigger than the scene. I can move a little bit. There’s something going on there, right? There, and the Anchor Point’s here Read More...

How to remove hum sounds in Adobe Premiere Pro

In today's post, Jeff, our lead instructor, will show you how to remove hum sounds in Adobe Premiere Pro. Note: Remember to watch the video tutorial, it would be so much easier for you to follow Jeff's instructions. Let's start! One thing that happens in United States (North America) is that the electrical system has 60 cycles per seconds, 60 hertz. In other parts of the world, that's 50 hertz. Sometimes if you have lights in a room or some electronic or electric Read More...

How to setup After Effects for maximum performance

Hi and welcome to this tutorial. My name is Remus Hosu with BlueFX.net. Today we'll take a look at how to set up After Effects from maximum performance and optimal render speed. Note: I have prepared a video tutorial so that you could easily follow my indications. Stay with me until the end of this video because we’ll be giving away a render preset, which will enable you to render your projects and videos in a YouTube friendly format. 1.How to setup AE Read More...