1. Walk thru how to create a basic shape layer that is masked with some fun animation. Also learn how you can save this as a animation preset for future use.

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  2. This week we look at how to make your own preset to build a very complex shape in After Effects. We use expressions, sliders and a little bit of math to make it all come together. Also we get you a ton of new loops, some free music and a free psd everyday of the year!

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  3. The "Wobbly Keyframe" problem has been plaguing After Effects animators everywhere. This quick tip is all about how to get rid of it.

    More Tutorials From Greyscalegorilla: greyscalegorilla.com/blog/category/tutorials/

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  4. This preset and tutorial have been inspired by true events ...or to be precise - they are based on a project I did a short while ago.

    In this tutorial I will show you how to quickly simulate stop motion aesthetic using my After Effects Stop Motion Kit. This collection of presets will allow you to easily add subtle imperfections to the movement of objects in your scene, emulating animator errors that are a staple of stop motion animation. Using 6 different expression sets, you will be able to apply and control glitches in movement, rotation and timing of your objects as well as simulate changes in camera position and exposure.

    Note: For some reason, Camtasia was quite uncooperative today and refused to capture the preview animations at a proper framerate. They should be played back at ~10fps, but show the video shows only 1-2 frames a second. The actual live result is much better!

    Running time: 37min
    Difficulty: Easy
    Required tools: After Effects

    To download the Stop Motion Kit preset, visit:
    qubahq.com/2011/06/stop-motion-kit/

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  5. Visit The Blog for more tutorials: greyscalegorilla.com/blog/

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