Artbeats recruits top experts in the design industry to create these educational video
tutorials for you. Whether you're a novice wanting step-by-step instruction, or a veteran just looking to expand your creative possibilities, Artbeats video tutorials will help you build your own masterpiece using stock footage. Be sure to check back often for new videos.
With an Artbeats stock footage clip and a little Adobe After Effects magic, Eran Stern creates a short commercial for a fictional wind energy company by integrating type into a spinning wind turbine. See how he uses the spinning blades of the turbine to reveal the message and then “wipe” it away.
Angie Taylor, After Effects specialist and motion graphics artist, shows how to take an innocent-looking piece of stock footage and turn it into opening titles for a festive ghost story. See how Angie uses the power and versatility of plugins in Adobe After Effects to create her eerie, blood-curdling effects. Highlights include how to use your own textures inside the BCC Grunge filter to come up with unique looks and using the pixel chooser to apply effects selectively. Angie will also show you how to get similar looks using only native After Effects plugins.
Previously, in Part 1 of this 2 part series, Eran Stern used Adobe Premiere Pro® to lay out a narrative story, edit the shots, match colors and composite extra clips. Now he will use After Effects and Mocha AE to track and match the logo artwork to the water bottle used in Part 1. He will also
composite additional elements, add text layers, rotoscope the bottle and add water displacement effects.
Follow along with industry expert Eran Stern as he uses Adobe Premiere Pro® in order to lay out a narrative story, edit the shots, match colors and composite extra clips in Part 1 of a two-part tutorial.
Inspired by the animated movie "Frozen", John Dickinson of motionworks shows how he combined an Artbeats stock footage clip using only the default Adobe After Effects tools, to create a realistic frosty window effect.
This tutorial takes you from the hustle and bustle of the city to the calm and empty desert in a few easy steps with the help of Premiere Pro and a couple Artbeats clips. Move from one place to another with just the flip of a switch.
Adding titles to live video by using the Soft Refine Matte effect to isolate fine edges such as hair or vegetation. Using this effect will allow you to integrate graphics inside natural scene and create an impressive title design at no time with very little effort.
In this tutorial we will motion track our footage using After Effects CC's powerful new camera tracker to get a 3D solution. After that, using the new integration between AE and C4D we will locate a 3D origin point in AE to be used in C4D and export. In Cinema we will attach our 3D ship, add lights, materials, and animate. Lastly, we will send back to AE for compositing and final render.
Execute 3D Camera Track in After Effects with an emphasis on the new features of that effect. Then transfer the 3D Camera solve to Cinema 4D scene, adding three-dimensional elements, add 3D passes such as object buffer and shadows. Explore the workflow between the two applications to take advantage of the capabilities of the new CINEWARE effect in After Effects CC.
Using a keyed green screen layer can be use as the animated mask source
for other layers. This tutorial shows how the basic mechanics work, as
well as combining it with other compositing techniques for a variety of
effects. Examples include achieving ghosting effects and a Bond style