The beat . A blog by premiumbeat

Eric Michener

April 18, 2014 Author:

Adding a shadow to a 2D element in After Effects helps sell a 3D effect. In this quick tutorial we’ll show you how to pull it off. Read More

Casting a Shadow on a Moving 2D Element in After Effects

  • March 26, 2014

    Using the Roto Brush for Masking in After Effects

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    Use the roto brush in in After Effects to break apart your video image. Once separated, it’s easy to move text, animation or talent behind and around elements in the frame. Read More

  • March 14, 2014

    Looping Frame Animations in Photoshop and After Effects

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    In this tutorial we share a cool technique for creating looping frame animations using Photoshop and After Effects. Read More

  • February 18, 2014

    How to Edit and Encode Videos for Instagram

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    Take your Instagram videos to the next level by editing them on your desktop. In this quick tutorial we share the settings and workflow for editing, encoding and sharing your videos for Instagram. Read More