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 ProDesign Tools Are you able to make it to MAX this year? MAX will be returning to Los Angeles, California, on November 4–6, 2019. If you’re not able too make it, no worries – believe it or not, you can still tap into many of the best resources from the comfort of your own laptop, tablet, or […]Read more "132 Hours of Courses and Sessions Online – Free!"
by Joe Cavazos Joe Cavazos stretches the limits of his compositions with a technique he calls “circular pixel stretch.” See how he creates this look using selections and Polar Coordinates in Adobe Photoshop. Take a one-minute look at Cavazos’s process in this video; the steps are written out below. BEFORE YOU START Use this sample file if you’d […]Read more "One Minute Tut: How to Make a Stretch Effect in Adobe Photoshop"
by Envato Elements Everyone loves a freebie, so we’ve made a roundup of 50 of the best black and white Adobe Photoshop actions available for free. 50 Free Black and White Adobe Photoshop Actions Bold Black and White – This Photoshop action will turn your colour photos into bold and impressive black & whites. 5 Free Black […]Read more "50 Free Photoshop Actions for Black and White Photography (and How to Make Your Own)"
by Scoby TechThis tutorial is going to be great for anyone who is getting the error message “This project was saved in a newer version of Adobe Premiere Pro and cannot be opened in this version.” We’ll show you step-by-step how to fix this problem with only free software not needing any plugins. Keka Download: […]Read more "How to Open a New Premiere Pro Project on an Older Mac [or… How to Downgrade a Premiere Pro Project]"
by Josh Johnson Actions capture all of the steps needed to transform a file and let you apply them with just one click. And with a single click, you can take the creative effect and workflow steps from another artist and add them to your own picture, creating everything from improved portraits to radically altered double-images. […]Read more "100 Free Photoshop Actions (And How to Make Your Own)"