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ShapeShifter

  • Motion Graphics
    Casting Shadows From ShapeShifter AE Onto After Effects 3D LayersAetuts preview superman 5
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    In this bonus tutorial, Trevor shows us how to cast shadows from ShapeShifterAE onto After Effects layers.Read More…
  • Motion Graphics
    Adding the Final Touches to the Superman 3D LogoAetuts preview superman 4
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    In this fourth part, Trevor covers compositing, grading, and show us some neat tricks as he adds some finishing touches to this sequence.Read More…
  • Motion Graphics
    Adding Animated Textures to the Superman 3D LogoAetuts preview superman 3
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    In this tutorial Trevor shows us how he created the 3D logo design using ShapeShifter AE and other built in plug-ins to make the animated texture (color) and displacement maps.Read More…
  • Motion Graphics
    Modeling the Superman 3D Logo with ShapeShifter AE & Variable Feather MaskAetuts preview superman 2
    In this tutorial Trevor shows us how he sculpted the 3D logo design using ShapeShifter AE + variable feather masks. He also uses 2D filters that ship with After Effects to create displacement maps.Read More…
  • Motion Graphics
    Introduction to Creating the Superman 3D Logo Entirely in After EffectsAetuts preview superman 1
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    Trevor Coates is the owner of Leapfrog Strategic Communications, in Sydney Australia. He has experience in major films and advertising campaigns, as well as interactive work. Trevor has put together a 5-part tutorial series that explains how to create his 3D version of the Superman logo using ShapeShifter AE, entirely in After Effects. He walks us through his meticulous design and creative processes, and shares his technical expertise. He's truly inspiring, and a great teacher! This is an introduction to the 5-part series.Read More…
  • Motion Graphics
    Automate A Realistic 3D Reflection In AE Using ElementaryKev tut 3
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    To go along with our Man of Steel and Style Design Challenge, Nancy showcases one of the submissions that does a good job of illustrating the use of ShapeShifter AE and Elementary working together. Kevin Schires, creator of Elementary shows us how easy it is to have 3D plug-ins cast shadows and create reflections on After Effects layers. He also shows us how to use Colorama to pull a matte.Read More…
  • Motion Graphics
    Create A Frozen Logo Scene Using Trapcode Mir200x200
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    Using Trapcode Mir, we'll create some frozen mountains for a background. After adding particles with Trapcode Particular and a stock clip from VideoCopilot, we'll extrude the logo using ShapeShifter AE.Read More…
  • Workflow
    Aetuts+ Plug-in Review: ShapeShifter AE vs Invigorator ProReviewssaevsinvigthumb
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    This is a detailed video review of ShapeShifter AE from Mettle and Invigorator Pro from Zaxwerks. The review is meant to clarify the strengths, differences, and unique features of each plug-in.Read More…
  • Motion Graphics
    Bottledship: Hit Or Miss, Hypno Pre-Compulator Still Wins Part 2Bottle ship 200x part 2
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    In this tutorial, Mathais (mamoworld.com) shows how iExpressions makes it easy to create realistic movement in After Effects. He rigs a 3D character using iExpressions on the Generator, a feature-set found in ShapeShifter AE. Check it out, it is well worth your while.Read More…
  • Motion Graphics
    Bottledship: Hit Or Miss, Hypno Pre-Compulator Still Wins Part 1Bottle ship 200x part 1
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    Nancy (mettle.com), Mathias (mamoworld.com) and long time Aetuts + author Ran Ben Avraham got together to showcase some complementary products in After Effects. In part 1, Ran Ben Avraham uses ShapeShifter AE, Trapcode Form + VCP Optical Flares. He also touches on MamoWorld's iExpressions. Quite a powerful quartet!... Enjoy!Read More…
  • Motion Graphics
    The Bevel Made Me Do It! Creating Beveled Edges With ShapeShifter AEMettle bevel 200x200
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    VihnSon Nguyen stops us in our tracks, with his new and inventive uses of built in features found in After Effects. He shows us how to use Shape Layers, Masks and 2D filters with ShapeShifter AE to create some really creative 3D animated bevels and styles. He breaks it down in an easy to follow manner and explores a free project file from mettle, called Free Bevels & Styles. Download the project file and follow along.Read More…
  • Motion Graphics
    How To Make The "Hypno Pre-Compulator"Hypno thumb
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    Do you remember that "Hypno Pre-Compulator" alien gag from the Mettle tutorials? Personally - it blew my mind when I first saw it, and I still think it's pretty amazing you can accomplish that all inside AE! Well, I'm very happy to tell you all that the good folks at Mettle where kind enough to share their techniques with us and in this tutorial I will rebuild the "Hypno Pre-Compulator" step by step.Read More…
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