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Tapered Shape Strokes in Adobe After Effects

Tapered Shape Strokes | Adobe After Effects Tutorial With the release of Adobe After Effects 17.1 in May 2020 Adobe released a new feature labeled Tapered Shape Strokes. This feature introduces new options for users to create round, wavy, and pointy strokes. Taper and Wave are introduced as new parameters for strokes thus allowing for more unique animations. Adobe’s explanation of this is confusing so let’s break it down simply. How to Use Taper Create a taper on strokes by following these steps.. Create a composition Create a shape with [...]

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What is a Vector Graphic?

What is a Vector Graphic? Vector, like many words in the English language, has multiple meanings. Today we’re covering one of those as to how it relates to design. Vectors are mathematically derived graphics formed on cartesian planes or rather grid-based systems. These graphics are infinitely scalable without any degradation in quality unlike that of bitmaps. What it Is and File Standards Vectors are primarily made up of the following file types. .eps .pdf  .svg .ai (native Adobe Illustrator file)  SVG files are becoming supported by modern web browsers as a solution [...]

HDR in Adobe Premiere Pro Tutorial

HDR in Adobe Premiere Pro Tutorial With the release of Adobe Premiere Pro 14.4 in September 2020 Adobe released a feature they titled HDR for Broadcasters. The explanation of the feature is very technical and a bit convoluted according to the Adobe site. What does this mean for the average person? Well not a whole hell of a lot but it will in the near future. HDR in Premiere Pro now allows you to import, edit, and export HLG content natively in Premiere Pro targeted towards the professional broadcaster. The Problem HDR [...]

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Using the Concentric Shape Repeater in Adobe After Effects

Concentric Shape Repeater | Adobe After Effects Tutorial With the release of Adobe After Effects 17.1 in May 2020 Adobe released a new feature labeled the Concentric Shape Repeater. This feature creates new parameters within the shape effect Offset Paths to create copies of the path. These paths can radiate both inward and outward and give more options to animation designers. The Problem Originally if you wanted to repeat shapes concentrically you would have to create individual layers and repeat them and hand keyframe every single one. Now that is nothing but [...]

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Premiere Pro and Media Encoder Integration Within Adobe Bridge

Premiere Pro and Media Encoder Integration | Adobe Bridge Tutorial With the release of Adobe Bridge version 11.0 in October 2020 Adobe released two new small integrations with Adobe Media Encoder and Premiere Pro. These features allow for users to export video assets within Adobe Bridge into either program seamlessly at the press of a button. In this tutorial I will go through the ins and outs of these new integrations and how to use them effectively. The Problem Before, Adobe Bridge did not have much integration with Adobe Media Encoder and [...]

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