Angie Taylor is an industry-leading After Effects expert. she is also an accomplished animator, compositor, and motion graphic artist. With an eclectic career that includes past stints as a DJ, prop maker, and cartoonist, today, Taylor continues to w... [more]
Angie Taylor is an industry-leading After Effects expert. she is also an accomplished animator, compositor, and motion graphic artist. With an eclectic career that includes past stints as a DJ, prop maker, and cartoonist, today, Taylor continues to work on a diverse range of projects. Past projects range from animations and graphics for television shows (broadcast on BBC; Channel 4 etc.) to producing and directing live events and music videos.
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A well-known industry expert in Adobe and Apple video software.
A published author with three books published; "Design Essentials for the Motion Media Artist", "Creative After Effects 7" and "Creative After Effects 5", all published by Focal Press. She is also co-author and presenter of "After Effects CS5 Learn by Video", published by Pearson.
Using Smoother on Orientation Keyframes by Angie Taylor 2 years ago Hi there, I wanted to smooth some Orientation keyframes. I couldn't get Dan's script working on mine for the same reason - baked keyframes from the 3D Camera Tracker. I'm no good with scripts (dyslexi
Puppet Pin relocate original position by Niels Albers 5 years ago I'm doing an animation with the puppet pin tool. But after setting the pins I would like to change the original position of a set pin. In stead of deleting it and put a new one on the right spot, I ju
Re: Puppet Pin relocate original position by Angie Taylor 3 years ago Hi there, the only way to do this is to copy the keframes for the pin you want to move, then delete the pin. Create a new pin where you want it to be and then paste the old keyframes into the new pin.
Time Graph instead of Value Graph by Angie Taylor 4 years ago Hi there, I've been using the Value graph in Cinema 4D to adjust my F-curves, which is great and shows me how the values change over time. However I'm a little frustrated as I can't seem to figure a w
No Audio in After Effects Composition. by Toby Dix 5 years ago When i import clips into after effects they have sound and when you play them they work find. But when i put the clips into an after effects composition they don't have any audio, not even a waveform.
Re: No Audio in #AfterEffects Composition. by Angie Taylor 5 years ago Hi there, Have you checked the Audio Hardware Preferences in AE It may be that AE is automatically sending the audio to an installed device that you are not using Try changing the Default Device menu
Rotoscope/Paintbrush question by Jeff Belcher 5 years ago Just a quick little question that I'm having a little trouble trying to Google. I'm using AfterEffects to draw over a video for a little rotoscoping project. It's been a while since I've used the prog
Exploding image with letters by Francesca Ceccarelli 5 years ago Hi guys, I'm Italian so I hope everyone will understand what I'm going to write ^^ I have to make a video installation and what I wanna do is create exploding images, so I want them to break into piec
Camera blur problem by Dave Hiebert 5 years ago I've created 3D composition 6000 X 6000 and have numerous pictures in it to look like a large bulletin board. I have placed this composition inside another 1280 X 720 composition that has camera contr
distort path in AE by Philipe Karlsson 5 years ago Hi! Im looking for a way of doing this with a shape of a star: i been playing around with the distortion effects but i haven't got the result i want. any input would be great!
Re: distort path in #AfterEffects by Angie Taylor 5 years ago Just to add to Roland's good suggestion to use Displacement Maps; To make the star, to use as a displacement map, create a solid layer and then use the Star Mask tool to create a feathered mask. Preco
Trapecode installation problem by Samya Chattopadhyay 5 years ago I was following this tutorial... http: library.creativecow.net articles park_michael Particular-Training-03-Starfield video-tutorial when I dragged t2_Starfield_Static1_HD under Trapecode HD presets t
Re: Orbiting layers in #AfterEffects by Angie Taylor 5 years ago Here's a project to show the parenting structure required to make layers orbit around other layers. It's a very simple technique. there are other ways to do this using expressions but this technique i
End line points following different layers by Kevin Eugene 5 years ago This may be simple, but I can't figure it out. Let's take it's most basic form. Take layer one, say an image of a cow. Now take layer two, let's say an image of a duck. Now I make a line with an arrow
File: Variable Wiggle by Angie Taylor 5 years ago aep file This project shows how to use a Null with Expression Control slider to vary a wiggle over time and animate it using keyframes. https: f1.creativecow.net 3312 3312
Re: Variable Wiggle #AfterEffects Tip by Angie Taylor 5 years ago Here's a link to my project that shows how to use a Null with Expression Control sliders to vary a wiggle over time. You can animate the values using keyframes. Hope this helps! 3312_variablewiggle.ae
File: Variable Wiggle by Angie Taylor 5 years ago aep file This project shows how to us a Control Null to control a variable wiggle using expression slider controls https: f1.creativecow.net 3310 variable-wiggle
Re: Variable Wiggle #AfterEffects Tip by Angie Taylor 5 years ago Here's a project that shows how to set up a Null with expression control sliders to allow you to vary a wiggle value over time and keyframe that value. Hope this is useful! :-) cheers, Angie Angie Tay
3d layers with 2d background by Daniel Tate 5 years ago Hi, I started a project in Ae, for a short commercial made mostly with titles. i have my background gradient texture made out of 2d layers. I then have text on top, but every time I click the 3d butto
Re: 3d layers with 2d background by Todd Kopriva 5 years ago What happens when you view through the Active Camera view instead of the Front view --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Todd Kopri
Re: Text kerning is not working in FCP X by Angie Taylor 6 years ago Thanks Jonathan, will try that! :-) Angie cheers, Angie Angie Taylor animation & illustration for television, film, web and devices http: www.angietaylor.co.uk Twitter: theangietaylor Linkedin: theang
distance map animation by Dan Newton 6 years ago Hey All, need your help: I want to create a distance animation not sure of the name you know where an arrow leaves one country and goes to another country like what you see in those Indiana jones movi
Re: distance map animation by Dave LaRonde 6 years ago Well, you're in luck. Angie Taylor, a true AE whiz and veteran of the application, and whose picture you see at the top of this forum, has created a tutorial on this very subject: http: www.angietaylo
Skip frames :1 by Paul Wright 6 years ago Hi guys, I have some footage, like the way it look when i set skip frames:1 in ram preview. Tried a few expressions to do that in the render, and all the expressions do is speed the footage up. arg. H
Re: Skip frames :1 by Paul Wright 6 years ago Hi, there. I tried posterize but I think i might not have been setting it up right. It just looked a little nasty. This is the result I got with nest the comp in another comp with a slower frame rate