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  • After Effects and Cinema 4D Lite

    3D Motion Graphics and Visual Effects Using CINEWARE

    By Chris Jackson

    One of the most exciting new features in After Effects is the integration of Cinema 4D using the CINEWARE plug-in and a free version of Cinema 4D Lite. Both provide a wide assortment of new 3D tools and options that are difficult or nearly impossible to achieve in After Effects alone. This book…

    Paperback – 2014-09-09
    Focal Press

  • Motion Graphic Design

    Applied History and Aesthetics, 3rd Edition

    By Jon Krasner

    Enhance your knowledge of motion graphic design aesthetics and history with this authoritative look at the evolution of the art form. Motion Graphic Design, Third Edition provides a historical and critical overview of how the language of traditional graphic design is combined with the dynamic…

    Paperback – 2013-04-26
    Focal Press

  • How to Cheat in After Effects

    2nd Edition

    By Chad Perkins

    Get the most from the most widely used application in the postproduction field! Gain the insider tips you need to compose eye-catching, imaginative Adobe After Effects projects quickly and effectively. In How to Cheat in After Effects, Second Edition seasoned AE expert Chad Perkins provides…

    Paperback – 2013-01-23
    Focal Press

  • The After Effects Illusionist

    All the Effects in One Complete Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Chad Perkins

      Harness the full power of After Effects by mastering its native plug-in effects. Author Chad Perkins breaks down the creation and application of each native plug-in effect available in the After Effects toolset. He also shows you how each can be used optimally in your own media project, when and…

    Paperback – 2012-10-04
    Focal Press

  • 3D Motion Graphics for 2D Artists

    Conquering the Third Dimension

    By Bill Byrne

    Add 3D to your mograph skillset! For the experienced 2D artist, this lavishly illustrated, 4 color book presents the essentials to building and compositing 3D elements into your 2D world of film and broadcast. Concepts and techniques are presented in concise, step-by-step tutorials, hundreds of…

    Paperback – 2011-12-02
    Focal Press

  • Cinema 4D

    The Artist's Project Sourcebook, 3rd Edition

    By Kent McQuilkin

    Make the creative leap to 3D. Realize your artistic vision with this treasure chest of instructional, practical projects. Get the essential concepts and techniques without drowning in the technical complexities. All DVD files are available at…

    Paperback – 2011-06-29
    Focal Press

  • Plug-in to After Effects

    Third Party Plug-in Mastery

    By Michele Yamazaki

    Take your After Effects projects to the next level by mastering its third-party plug-ins. Whether it's keying and compositing, adding particles of swirling smoke to a composition, or importing XML files from Final Cut Pro, third-party plug-ins can greatly enhance your After Effects capabilities.…

    Paperback – 2011-06-17
    Focal Press

  • Design Essentials for the Motion Media Artist

    A Practical Guide to Principles & Techniques

    By Angie Taylor

    Master the fundamental concepts and techniques of motion media design so you can apply--and occasionally break--the rules to achieve your communication goals. This authoritative guide presents all of the design essentials in an engaging and inspiring way. Each principle is explained with text,…

    Paperback – 2010-10-07
    Focal Press

  • Creative Motion Graphic Titling for Film, Video, and the Web

    Dynamic Motion Graphic Title Design

    By Yael Braha, Bill Byrne

    Captivate your audience and enhance your storytelling with this tutorial based 4-color cookbook, featuring dozens of solutions to your titling needs. Each chapter includes case studies and interviews with the pros, lending cutting insight and lessons learned that will have you creating inspired…

    Paperback – 2010-09-16
    Focal Press

  • Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects

    Essential and Advanced Techniques, 5th Edition

    By Chris Meyer, Trish Meyer

      After Effects CS5.5 Update:  / Chris and Trish Meyer have created a series of videos demonstrating how to use their favorite new and enhanced features in After Effects CS5.5. Virtually all of these videos use exercise files…

    Paperback – 2010-06-18
    Focal Press