Category Archives: After Effects

After Effects | Handwriting Animation Effect Tutorial (No Plugin)

In this week’s tutorial, you will learn how to create beautiful handwriting animations using the Pen tool and Stroke effect in After Effects. With the text layer selected, use the Pen tool to draw an outline of each letter. Apply the Stroke effect and set the Paint Style to “Reveal Original Image” in the Effects […]


After Effects Tutorial | Export Videos Onto a Transparent Background

Learning how to export videos onto a transparent background in After Effects is an easy-to-learn technique, that allows motion graphics artists to overlay animated titles, lower thirds, and other graphics onto their videos. Render Settings Once you are happy with your animated graphic and are ready to export, go to File -> Export -> Add […]


After Effects Tutorial: Create Cool Text Reveal Titles

Creating the text reveal effect in After Effects is a great way to add a little pizzazz to your title graphics! It’s as simple as adding text to your timeline and tracking it to a shape layer (Alpha Inverted Matte). You can then reveal the text by animating the shape layer. For all you visual […]