The beat . A blog by premiumbeat

January 29, 2013 Author:

Learn how to paint with images and how to get the most out of the Paint Node inside Autodesk Smoke. I am not an artist…I freely and honestly admit that. But the Paint Node in Smoke, gives me the power to paint with pictures and create some artistic images. The Paint Node is often misunderstood and [...] Read More

Smoke ConnectFX: The Paint Node

  • January 24, 2013

    10 Free After Effects Training Resources

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    Sharpen your After Effects skills! In this post, we’ve rounded up 10 resources for FREE After Effects training – including video tutorials, informative blog posts and free AE templates and project files. Read More

  • January 23, 2013

    The Art of the Storyboard

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    Is the traditional storyboard going away in favor of digital previsualization? In this post we celebrate the art form of traditional storyboarding by showcasing the visualization work of famous films and directors. Read More

  • January 23, 2013

    Introduction to After Effects Scripting

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    Don’t be intimidated by scripting in After Effects! We’ve rounded up a few online resources to get you started modifying and creating your own AE scripts – a great way to make your post production workflow more efficient. Read More

  • January 22, 2013

    Case Study: After Effects Rigging with a Segmented Puppet

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    Learn how to create organic looking character rigs in Adobe After Effects in this video tutorial. Download the corresponding project file to get hands-on practice. Read More

  • January 22, 2013

    How to Chroma Key in Adobe Premiere Pro

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    Learn how to quickly pull a chroma key in Premiere Pro – an essential skill for working with green and blue screen video footage. In this post, we’ll show you how. Read More

  • January 21, 2013

    Getting the Most Out of Online Training

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    Keep your skills sharp – get the most out of online training. In this post, we’ve rounded up tips to maximize your online learning. Applicable for any industry or profession! Read More