by Toolfarm‘s Michele Yamazaki This week we’re featuring free Cinema 4D tools in our new Friday series, 10 Free. We’ll pick a topic and give you 10 freebies. Some of these are older tools and may not work with R21, but many will work in R21. We’ll make note of compatibility where we can. These […]Read more "10 Free Cinema 4D Tools"
by Todd Blankenship, Rocketstock Creating metallic text is a common motion graphics request. But it used to be difficult to get professional results natively in After Effects. Not anymore. While it has been possible for a while to get 3D text in After Effects thanks to Video Copilot’s Element 3D, it has been impossible to do it in […]Read more "How To Make Metallic 3D Text in After Effects (Without Any Plugins!)"
by Larry Jordan What Are “The Inside Tips?” Curated by Larry Jordan, these are free newsletters, short and tightly focused on media creators, to help you become more efficient. Published once or twice each week, each “Tip Letter” contains three or more Inside Tips you can put to use immediately! Choose your subjects, then – POOF! – Larry drops some […]Read more "‘The Inside Tips’ by Larry Jordan"
by V. Renee, nofilmschool.com Nope, it’s not magic, just really clever editing. You know when your video footage has that really nasty flickering in it? Yeah, that’s just the worst thing ever. “Where’s the hot shot that turned a strobe light on during the shoot,” you wonder, but hey, I promise it wasn’t the hot shots’ […]Read more "Fix Your Flicker Quick!"
by Jessica Johnson, Adobe Create This set of free color-blending brushes, by Jessica Johnson of Creators Couture, takes advantage of Adobe Photoshop’s Pattern Stamp tool and allows Photoshop users of any skill level to turn a photographic image into creative and unique digital artwork. You simply grab a brush, start painting, and watch the magic unfold. Download the […]Read more "Free Photoshop Brushes: Impressionist Set by Creators Couture"
By David Nield, Popular Science With a smartphone in your pocket, you’ll always have a capable video and audio recorder close to hand. Capturing audio on your phone can help you save an interview, create a spontaneous podcast, log a semester’s worth of lectures, and vastly improve your home videos. In all of those scenarios, bad […]Read more "DIY: How to Record Better Audio on your Phone"
by Larry Jordan – https://LarryJordan.com Most of the time, Premiere preference files are fine. Until… Most of the time, Premiere’s preference files don’t break. But… every so often, things in the application start to go… awry. When that happens: Quit Premiere. Then, restart the application pressing Shift + Option as it launches. (Windows: Shift + Alt). You can […]Read more "How to Delete Premiere Preference Files"