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Animating Birds with After Effects

Introduction: Source File Like a lot of motion designers I spend many hours trying to accomplish complex animations in a short amount of time, while attempting to optimize my workflow within After Effects, Photoshop, and Illustrator. This tutorial utilizes Trapcodes Particular, which is one of After Effects more popular 3rd party plugins. Creating an animation… Continue Reading »

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6 Essential Marketing Tips for Designers

In today’s world, there are so many artists out there looking to get noticed. With design software readily available, everyone is a designer these days. But to those designers serious about getting your name out there, here are 6 essential tips that will ensure some more exposure and more sales. 1.) Write articles and tutorials… Continue Reading »

Contest: Wallpaper for Vector Packs

Contest: Wallpaper for Vector Packs

The folks at Motionographer and I came up with an idea for a simple contest: Make a 1280×1024 wallpaper (.jpg or .gif) using at least one element from this sampling of the Go Media Vector Packs. The prize for the winner (to be judged by our experienced team of wallpaper connoisseurs) gets the Ultimate Vector… Continue Reading »