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Evan Abrams

Evan Abrams is a freelance motion graphics designer and After Effects guru. He has been using After Effects since version 5.5 (2002) and during his career has worked with clients ranging from multinational corporations and government institutions, to unsigned musicians and start up businesses, and all points in between. Freelancing is one of Evan's great joys since it connects him with new and interesting people, businesses, projects and ideas that he finds fascinating. He currently specializes in motion graphics and kinetic typography.

Other fun facts about Evan: he is a 2nd Dan Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do and he grew up in rural Ontario Canada next to a The Big Apple (a novelty truck stop). He is a huge fan of DIY projects and he holds a BA in Communications form Ottawa University. 

To get more of Evan in your life check out EvanAbrams.com, subscribe to his Youtube Channel or follow him on Twitter.

February 5, 2014 Author:

Whether you’re producing an actual karaoke video or are simply spoofing this distinct look, the following video tutorial will show you how to create classic karaoke text in After Effects. Read More

After Effects Video Tutorial: Karaoke Text

  • December 11, 2013

    How to Create Animated Banners in After Effects

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    Create a look popular in motion design – the animated banner. In this video tutorial we jump into After Effects and show you how to do it with simple shape layers and keyframing. Read More

  • December 2, 2013

    Animated Map: After Effects Video Tutorial

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    Create an animated map in After Effects without any third party plugins or expressions – a major improvement over boring static map images! Read More

  • November 25, 2013

    After Effects Tutorial: Vector Tree Animation

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    Learn how to create a dynamic tree animation in After Effects – fitting for a fall or Christmas themed project. Read More