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The 2019 MoGraph and SOM Wrap Up

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: A Letter from Joey Korenman, featuring the best tutorials, podcast episodes and articles of the year

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Cinema 4D
How to Use Spring Objects and Dynamic Connectors in Cinema 4D

Learn how to use dynamic tags, spring objects and controllers to create a bobblehead in this Cinema 4D tutorial!

After Effects
How to Export with a Transparent Background in After Effects

Quick Tip Tutorial: Rendering Transparency - Exporting Video Footage with a Transparent Background in After Effects

Cinema 4D
Using Cinema 4D Art for Augmented Reality with Adobe Aero

Learn How to Leverage Adobe Aero to Create Immersive Augmented Reality Experiences with Your 3D Animation Designs from Cinema 4D

Cinema 4D
How to Use Spring Objects and Dynamic Connectors in Cinema 4D

Learn how to use dynamic tags, spring objects and controllers to create a bobblehead in this Cinema 4D tutorial!

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The Year In Review Podcast 2019

Motion Graphics Greats Joey Korenman, EJ Hassenfratz and Ryan Summers on the Highlights of 2019 and What to Expect in 2020

Ryan Summers Joins School of Motion as 2D Creative Director

A Letter from Ryan Summers on Joining SOM as New 2D Creative Director

After EffectsPhotoshopIllustrator
Inside Explainer Camp, a Course on the Art of Visual Essays

You Won't Believe What Explainer Camp Students Create for the Course!

Which School of Motion Course is Right for You?

Take This Quick Quiz to Determine Which SOM Course is Right for You

The 2019 MoGraph and SOM Wrap Up

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: A Letter from Joey Korenman, featuring the best tutorials, podcast episodes and articles of the year

After EffectsCinema 4D
Our 10 Favorite Motion Design Projects of 2019

Ten 2019 Motion Design Projects That Pushed the Limits of Animation, Design and Storytelling

The Year In Review Podcast 2019

Motion Graphics Greats Joey Korenman, EJ Hassenfratz and Ryan Summers on the Highlights of 2019 and What to Expect in 2020

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30 Days of After Effects
  • Tutorial: Create a Write-On Effect in After EffectsTutorial: Create a Write-On Effect in After Effects
  • Tutorial: Using Polar Coordinates in After EffectsTutorial: Using Polar Coordinates in After Effects
  • Tutorial: Create a Gear Rig Using Expressions After EffectsTutorial: Create a Gear Rig Using Expressions After Effects
  • Tutorial: Create a 3D Scene from a Photo in After EffectsTutorial: Create a 3D Scene from a Photo in After Effects
30 Tutorials
Making Giants: How to Create a Motion Graphic Short Film
  • Tutorial: Making Giants Part 1 | The IdeaTutorial: Making Giants Part 1 | The Idea
  • Tutorial: Making Giants Part 2 | The EditTutorial: Making Giants Part 2 | The Edit
  • Tutorial: Making Giants Part 3 | The SceneTutorial: Making Giants Part 3 | The Scene
  • Tutorial: Making Giants Part 4 | The BuildingTutorial: Making Giants Part 4 | The Building
10 Tutorials
Photoshop Animation Series
  • Tutorial: Photoshop Animation Series Part 1 | BasicsTutorial: Photoshop Animation Series Part 1 | Basics
  • Tutorial: Photoshop Animation Series Part 2 | TimingTutorial: Photoshop Animation Series Part 2 | Timing
  • Tutorial: Photoshop Animation Series Part 3 | EasesTutorial: Photoshop Animation Series Part 3 | Eases
  • Tutorial: Photoshop Animation Series Part 4 | Splash AnimationTutorial: Photoshop Animation Series Part 4 | Splash Animation
5 Tutorials
Workflow Show: Motion Graphic Tool Reviews
  • Tutorial: RubberHose 2 ReviewTutorial: RubberHose 2 Review
  • Tutorial: Flow for After Effects ReviewTutorial: Flow for After Effects Review
  • Tutorial: Ray Dynamic Texture ReviewTutorial: Ray Dynamic Texture Review
3 Tutorials
UFO Invasion in After Effects
  • Tutorial: Compositing 3D In After Effects | Alien Invasion Part 1Tutorial: Compositing 3D In After Effects | Alien Invasion Part 1
  • Tutorial: Compositing 3D In After Effects | Alien Invasion Part 2Tutorial: Compositing 3D In After Effects | Alien Invasion Part 2
2 Tutorials
Motion Graphic Tips and Tricks
  • Amazing Expressions in After EffectsAmazing Expressions in After Effects
  • Tutorial: Make a Better Glow in After EffectsTutorial: Make a Better Glow in After Effects
  • Tutorial: Tapering A Stroke with Expressions in After Effects Part 1Tutorial: Tapering A Stroke with Expressions in After Effects Part 1
  • Tutorial: Tapering A Stroke with Expressions in After Effects Part 2Tutorial: Tapering A Stroke with Expressions in After Effects Part 2
6 Tutorials