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4 Simple Tips to Design with Contrast and Type

Contrast and type can have a profound effect on your composition, and we've got a few tips to get your started.

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The Furrow's COVID-19 Collaboration

The best thing you can do is help others. The Furrow set out to bring a little information to the world with an incredible collaboration.

Cinema 4D
A Quick Guide to Getting Started with Substance Painter

If you want to improve your 3D workflow, you owe it to yourself to learn Substance Painter.

PhotoshopIllustrator
4 Simple Tips to Design with Contrast and Type

Contrast and type can have a profound effect on your composition, and we've got a few tips to get your started.

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The Rules of Composition for Designers

Want to improve your compositions? Then you gotta go back to the basics!

Cinema 4D
A Guide to Cinema 4D Menus: File

It's time to explore a whole new menu series. We're looking at Cinema 4D, starting with the File menu!

How to Be the Perfect In-House Permalancer

Want the freedom of freelance with the stability of a studio? How about life as an in-house permalancer?

Which School of Motion Course is Right for You?

Take This Quick Quiz to Determine Which SOM Course is Right for You

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VFX for Motion Breakdowns with alumni Nic Dean

We sat down with VFX for Motion alumni Nic Dean to talk about his breakdown reel, favorite compositing tips, and lessons learned from the co

After Effects
A Guide to After Effects Menus: Window

In our final article on the After Effects Menus, Matt Nelson looks at the oft-overlooked Window tab.

PhotoshopIllustrator
The Rules of Composition for Designers

Want to improve your compositions? Then you gotta go back to the basics!

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30 Days of After Effects
  • Tutorial: Create a Write-On Effect in After EffectsTutorial: Create a Write-On Effect in After Effects
  • Tutorial: Using Polar Coordinates in After EffectsTutorial: Using Polar Coordinates in After Effects
  • Tutorial: Create a Gear Rig Using Expressions After EffectsTutorial: Create a Gear Rig Using Expressions After Effects
  • Tutorial: Create a 3D Scene from a Photo in After EffectsTutorial: Create a 3D Scene from a Photo in After Effects
30 Tutorials
Making Giants: How to Create a Motion Graphic Short Film
  • Tutorial: Making Giants Part 1 | The IdeaTutorial: Making Giants Part 1 | The Idea
  • Tutorial: Making Giants Part 2 | The EditTutorial: Making Giants Part 2 | The Edit
  • Tutorial: Making Giants Part 3 | The SceneTutorial: Making Giants Part 3 | The Scene
  • Tutorial: Making Giants Part 4 | The BuildingTutorial: Making Giants Part 4 | The Building
10 Tutorials
Photoshop Animation Series
  • Tutorial: Photoshop Animation Series Part 1 | BasicsTutorial: Photoshop Animation Series Part 1 | Basics
  • Tutorial: Photoshop Animation Series Part 2 | TimingTutorial: Photoshop Animation Series Part 2 | Timing
  • Tutorial: Photoshop Animation Series Part 3 | EasesTutorial: Photoshop Animation Series Part 3 | Eases
  • Tutorial: Photoshop Animation Series Part 4 | Splash AnimationTutorial: Photoshop Animation Series Part 4 | Splash Animation
5 Tutorials
Workflow Show: Motion Graphic Tool Reviews
  • Tutorial: RubberHose 2 ReviewTutorial: RubberHose 2 Review
  • Tutorial: Flow for After Effects ReviewTutorial: Flow for After Effects Review
  • Tutorial: Ray Dynamic Texture ReviewTutorial: Ray Dynamic Texture Review
3 Tutorials
UFO Invasion in After Effects
  • Tutorial: Compositing 3D In After Effects | Alien Invasion Part 1Tutorial: Compositing 3D In After Effects | Alien Invasion Part 1
  • Tutorial: Compositing 3D In After Effects | Alien Invasion Part 2Tutorial: Compositing 3D In After Effects | Alien Invasion Part 2
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Motion Graphic Tips and Tricks
  • Amazing Expressions in After EffectsAmazing Expressions in After Effects
  • Tutorial: Make a Better Glow in After EffectsTutorial: Make a Better Glow in After Effects
  • Tutorial: Tapering A Stroke with Expressions in After Effects Part 1Tutorial: Tapering A Stroke with Expressions in After Effects Part 1
  • Tutorial: Tapering A Stroke with Expressions in After Effects Part 2Tutorial: Tapering A Stroke with Expressions in After Effects Part 2
6 Tutorials