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Twice a month we revisit some of our reader’s favorite posts from back in the archives of Aetuts+. Today we’ll look at an amazing post from Simon Bronson. This tutorial was first published in May 2009 and dives into some simple principles that are sure to enhance your graphics-based projects! Let’s take a look…

The secret to making motion graphics look sexy and less digital is to borrow some tips from the cinematic production world. Simon breaks down a bunch of tips including how to build your own light leaks and film scratches! The tricks learned in this tutorial can be applied to any motion graphics piece.


Public Domain Images used in this Tutorial

1. The_Lady_with_an_Ermine

2. VanGogh-starry_night