Author: Chris Meyer

Chris and Trish Meyer

Trish and Chris Meyer are principals in Crish Design (formerly known as CyberMotion), an award-winning motion graphic design studio. The Meyers are authors of the well-known reference book Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects, considered the bible in its field, as well as the best-selling introductory After Effects/motion graphics book, After Effects Apprentice. They teach motion graphics at numerous events around the country. Crish Design has done work for NBC, ABC, HBO, Fox, TLC, New Line, and Paramount, plus corporations ranging from Apple to Xerox.

Website: http://www.crishdesign.com/

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Hidden Gems

Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects Hidden Gems: Chapter 34 – Roto Brush

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Another selection of “hidden gems” (and essential advice), this time from Chapter 34 of Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects. We’re going through our book Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects 5th Edition (CMG5) and pulling out a few “hidden gems” from each chapter. These will include essential advice for new users, plus timesaving tips…

Keyframes

Deeper Modes of Expression, Part 2: Interpolation Methods

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This simple method is our favorite replacement for a calculator. We’re serializing the Deeper Modes of Expression bonus chapter from our book Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects into a set of 12 posts. We consider this to be one of the most important, core techniques offered by expressions: A quick and easy way to…

Keyframes

Deeper Modes of Expression, Part 1: Useful Math Expressions

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Many of you are familiar with our book, Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects. As imposing as it may be in print, some miss that there’s another 180+ pages of bonus chapter PDFs on the book’s disc. One of those chapters is Deeper Modes of Expression, which goes into more advanced expression functions. To make…

Hidden Gems FI

Creating Motion Graphics Hidden Gems: Chapter 33 – Paint and Clone

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Another selection of “hidden gems” (and essential advice), this time from Chapter 33 of Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects. We’re going through our book Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects 5th Edition (CMG5) and pulling out a few “hidden gems” from each chapter. These will include essential advice for new users, plus timesaving tips…

Creating Motion Graphics

Creating Motion Graphics Hidden Gems: Chapter 32 – Shape Layers

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Another selection of “hidden gems” (and essential advice), this time from Chapter 32 of Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects. We’re going through our book Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects 5th Edition (CMG5) and pulling out a few “hidden gems” from each chapter. These will include essential advice for new users, plus timesaving tips…

After Effects

Creating Motion Graphics With After Effects Hidden Gems: Chapter 31 – Mocha and Mocha Shape

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Another selection of “hidden gems” (and essential advice), this time from Chapter 31 of Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects.   We’re going through our book Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects 5th Edition (CMG5) and pulling out a few “hidden gems” from each chapter. These will include essential advice for new users, plus timesaving…

Creating Motion Graphics

Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects Hidden Gems: Chapter 30 – Motion Tracking

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Another selection of “hidden gems” (and essential advice), this time from Chapter 30 of Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects. We’re going through our book Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects 5th Edition (CMG5) and pulling out a few “hidden gems” from each chapter. These will include essential advice for new users, plus timesaving tips…

CMG

Creating Motion Graphics Hidden Gems: Chapter 29 – Motion Stabilization

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Another selection of “hidden gems” (and essential advice), this time from Chapter 29 of Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects.   We’re going through our book Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects 5th Edition (CMG5) and pulling out a few “hidden gems” from each chapter. These will include essential advice for new users, plus timesaving…

Creating Motion Graphics

Creating Motion Graphics Hidden Gems: Chapter 28 – Frame Rate Manipulation

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Another selection of “hidden gems” (and essential advice), this time from Chapter 28 of Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects. We’re going through our book Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects 5th Edition (CMG5) and pulling out a few “hidden gems” from each chapter. These will include essential advice for new users, plus timesaving tips…

Hidden Gems FI

Creating Motion Graphics Hidden Gems: Chapter 27 – Keying

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  Another selection of “hidden gems” (and essential advice), this time from Chapter 27 of Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects. We’re going through our book Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects 5th Edition (CMG5) and pulling out a few “hidden gems” from each chapter. These will include essential advice for new users, plus timesaving…

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