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.
Angie Taylor’s Specialties:
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.
January 10th 2011
Scale solid without scaling effect by Paxson Woelber 6 years ago Hi again, I have what (should be) a simply problem. I'd like to know how to increase the side of a solid without scaling the effect on that solid. The specific situation is smoke coming out of a chimn
Re: Scale solid without scaling effect by Angie Taylor 6 years ago You can try saving the effect as a preset, removing it from the solid. Changing the solid settings size and then re-applying. i haven't tried this, it may work but I suspect that Particle world works
Frustration with Puppet Tool CS 5 by Phil LeBeau 5 years ago I am having a few issues with the puppet tool. MAC 8 core, 16gig ram I tried to use the tool on a character and got an out of memory error. I deleted the puppet tool and that "fixed" the problem. I ha
Re: Masking by painting by Angie Taylor 6 years ago Hi there, Although you can use the Luma Matte technique a much easier way is simply to use the paint directly on the layer that you want to make transparent using the Alpha setting for your Brush tool
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
Smoothing the edges on Ken Burns Effect by Ben Edwards 5 years ago I have been doing Ken Burns type effect in both FCP and Avid but would like to smooth the edges so if you do a zoom direction change during the shot it does not jolt. For example if you do a zoom into
Arrow orient on path by David Biederbeck 6 years ago Is there a way to have an arrow follow a path so that the head of it, along with the tail, flows with the path I'm looking to not have it just change angles with path, but actually stretch along it. I
Re: Arrow orient on path by Angie Taylor 6 years ago Hi there, Barend's technique is a good one to use however if you use the "Write On" effect instead of the Stroke effect you can link the Brush Position parameter to the Shape layer's position paramete
NAB 2011 report by Angie Taylor 6 years ago Hi all, Just thought you might like to read my report from NAB 2011! http: www.angietaylor.co.uk nab-2011-report :-) cheers, Angie Angie Taylor animation & illustration for television, film, web and d
TV Black and White No Sginal Effect by Shaher Yamisha 6 years ago hi everyone its my first post in this form :) I'm doing a shot its surveillance camera where the actor throws something at the camera and it get destroyed the camera should make this nose like black a
Re: TV Black and White No Sginal Effect by Angie Taylor 6 years ago Hi there, there are a few dedicated third party plug-ins that will do this. Like Sapphire's excellent TV Damage filter. There are also some presets for "Bad TV" style effects in your presets folder bu
Re: Tutorials for this kind of PRODUCTION by Angie Taylor 6 years ago Very good reply with sage advice! It is very important to learn established principles of deisgn; Color, typography, animation etc. I found that several of the resources for learning After Effects wer
Find location of missing file in AE by Alan Dargan 6 years ago Hi, Is there a way to find out the location of a missing file in AE Apple's Motion will tell you in the relocation window where the file was the last time so you can hook up or mount the drive require
Re: Find location of missing file in AE by Angie Taylor 6 years ago Hi there, Simply type the word "missing" into the search field in the Project panel, this will isolate all missing files. Then double-click the missing asset and relocate it to relink it (and any othe