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Plexus Missing Effects – Quick Tip

Posted by Gardy Raymond on October 12, 2017  /   No Comments

Plexus 3 is a fun, unique plug-in that can create some really cool stuff. However, there’s a little bug in the most recent release that you should be aware of while you’re working Plexus Quick …

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Student Series

Posted by Gardy Raymond on October 11, 2017  /   No Comments

Early last year, we were contacted to help create a new introductory video for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of America’s Student Series Program. The Student Series is a program that partners with students in …

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Laser Engraving with Plexus

Posted by Gardy Raymond on October 10, 2017  /   No Comments

Plexus is an all-around cool After Effects plug-in. You’ve seen it plenty of places, from ads to music videos. It’s actually been used so much, that some people might be getting a little tired of …

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I love color charts!

Posted by Gardy Raymond on October 9, 2017  /   No Comments

What did I ever do without having a color chart on-set? After spending so much time over these past few years as an editor, finally adding a color chart to my own production arsenal hit …

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DIY Scrim Jim silk flag frame

Posted by Gardy Raymond on October 5, 2017  /   No Comments

I needed a bigger silk than the 48″ circle pop-up I already have, so I picked up a 4′ x 6′ Westcott Scrim Jim 1 1/4 stop silk from B&H. The only problem was that …

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New Demo Reel

Posted by Gardy Raymond on May 25, 2017  /   No Comments

Featuring work for some of our most recent clients. Enjoy!

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Adobe After Effects CC Motion Graphics templates

Posted by Gardy Raymond on April 19, 2017  /   No Comments

In the newest version of After Effects CC, Adobe has added a pretty cool feature: the Essential Graphics tab. Basically, when you open it for your selected composition, you can drag & drop specific parameters …

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Shapes

Posted by Gardy Raymond on January 26, 2015  /   No Comments

This is just a “for fun” project, worked on in my spare time to sate my need to create something original. It’s not much, but I learned a few things and that’s really the ultimate …

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Plexus Experiments

Posted by Gardy Raymond on March 28, 2014  /   No Comments

Plexus is such a cool and powerful plug-in for After Effects. While you can use it pretty easily to generate really cool imagery and animations, I want to dig as deep into it as I …

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Background Replacement using a luma matte

Posted by Gardy Raymond on March 11, 2014  /   2 Comments

  In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to use a luma matte to do a quick background replacement, and in a second example, how to incorporate Set Matte and Matte Choker to further refine …

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