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Creativity, education and success

Posted on 16. Sep, 2009 by .

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The show went for over 2 hours. Too bad the Tea Cups With Lids Amber Rings Wholesale Tea Trays Toddler Sleeping Bags first part (that you see here) didn’t work out as planned. Had some technical problems at the beginning of the show and forgot to say all the things I wanted to say. Next time, watch it live. (Oh. And by the way – the professor I mentioned is cool and we still keep in touch – forgot to mention that)

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Happy AfterEffecting – LIVE!

Posted on 11. Sep, 2009 by .

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Thanks to your encouragement I’ve been thinking about running my own LIVE! show for quite some time now. Last Wednesday I thought it’s about time to finally do something about it, so I registered at UStream.tv and hosted the first episode of my show called “Happy AfterEffecting with Maltaannon“. It was simply a test broadcast to see how it works, what it feels like and what kind of responses I’ll get from you. To my surprise it was a total success, even though I announced it only on Twitter and Facebook 6 hours in advance, so I’d like to thank you all for being there.

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Shutter Streak

Shutter Streak

Posted on 27. Jul, 2009 by .

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Add a classy film look to your footage by creating a Shutter Streak effect as seen in Red Giant Software’s amazing plugin – Magic Bullet Looks. Switch given features of the streak on and off for quick and easy adjustments.

Spot Focus

Spot Focus

Posted on 22. Jul, 2009 by .

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Recreate the Edge Softness filter as seen in Red Giant Software’s Tea Cups With Lids Amber Rings Wholesale Tea Trays Toddler Sleeping Bags amazing plugin – Magic Bullet Looks. Animate your focus area, change it’s width and softness, and save it as a preset for later use. Quick and easy.

Tilt Shift

Tilt Shift

Posted on 20. Jul, 2009 by .

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Create an awesome Tilt Shift effect as seen in Red Giant Software’sĀ amazing plugin – Magic Bullet Looks. Change the look on the fly and save it as a preset for later use. Quick and easy.

Killer Tip: CS4 to CS3

Killer Tip: CS4 to CS3

Posted on 06. Jul, 2009 by .

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While rebuilding the DNA Chain project file from CS4 to CS3 I discovered that there are some things that make it easier. Interested?

Layer Styles as presets

Posted on 03. Mar, 2009 by .

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My friend asked me today is it possible to save Layer Styles as presets. Since I don’t work with Layer Styles much I didn’t know the answer, but I was surprised by the question. One could expect that it would be possible, just Tea Cups With Lids Amber Rings Wholesale Tea Trays Toddler Sleeping Bags like with any other effects applied to the layer. Unfortunately it wasn’t so.

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Uses of the Circle

Uses of the Circle

Posted on 20. Jun, 2008 by .

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If you’re one of those people who think of the Circle effect as a useless plugin than I hope this tutorial will help you change your mind.

Hacking expressions

Posted on 22. May, 2008 by .

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You all know that I’m a expression junkie. You’ve seen my tutorial and my approach to animating things. I hate keyframes, I love expressions. Even though sometimes I find using expressions very frustrating. Theres no way to declare global variables, create your own functions, or extend the build-in functionality. But there actually is a nice way to deal with that that you might not be aware of.

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Extract filter – the right way

Extract filter – the right way

Posted on 04. Apr, 2007 by .

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This tutorial is for those who stopped using Extract filter because it didn’t give you good results. Watch this and learn how to get the most of it.

Photoshoping in After Effects

Photoshoping in After Effects

Posted on 20. Mar, 2007 by .

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Have you ever missed Photoshop blending options like stroke, Tea Cups With Lids Amber Rings Wholesale Tea Trays Toddler Sleeping Bags drop shadow, or gradient overlay when working with After Effects?