FreeForm Covers Ground for American Express

FreeForm Covers Ground for American Express

Andrew Embury has created a terrific animation for American Express using FreeForm V2. The terrain distortion is done using FreeForm V2, which can easily transform a flat layer into a 3D grid with control points; perfect for terrain. Each control …

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Kevin Schires Tutorial: Elementary for AE

Kevin Schires Tutorial: Elementary for AE

To go along with our Man of Steel and Style Design Challenge, we have a Superman-themed tutorial put together by Kevin Schires. Kevin is the creator of Elementary, a script that allows 3D plug-ins to cast shadows and create reflections …

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Mamoworld AE tutorial: Superman in Manhattan

Mamoworld AE tutorial: Superman in Manhattan

Mathias Möhl of mamoworld has put together a great After Effects tutorial. It’s a familiar scene: a camera doing an aerial fly-through of New York City. But something’s different… we see a rotating Superman logo on top of a skyscraper. …

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Superman Gallery: Free Files Using ShapeShifter AE

Superman Gallery: Free Files Using ShapeShifter AE

We now have a Superman Gallery, as part of our FREE STUFF. We have been receiving lots of Superman-themed samples from ShapeShifter AE users out there! So we have created a section to showcase different Project Files, Wallpaper, Tutorials, etc. …

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3D Morphing Superman Logo: tutorial by Maltaannon

3D Morphing Superman Logo: tutorial by Maltaannon

There’s a great new tutorial created by Maltaannon, that shows a morphing 3D Superman logo within a cityscape. It’s done entirely in After Effects, using ShapeShifter AE.
“If I would have to make just one pick, just one solution that …

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Contorsione e Rotazione #1 by Davide Pepe

Contorsione e Rotazione #1 by Davide Pepe

This experimental piece by Artist Davide Pepe uses ShapeShifter AE to great effect. Davide works and lives in Bologna, Italy. Has been developing, filming, and producing artistic short films, music and dance videos since 1995. He also works as an …

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Get Inspired with our Free Project Files

Get Inspired with our Free Project Files

What’s better than a free project file? We’re always adding new ones available for download on our website. So stay up to date and check us out. We create some of them ourselves, and some are created by users like …

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FreeForm Pro and Evolution of Style 2

FreeForm Pro and Evolution of Style 2

Lady’s turn! Here it is: the female version of Evolution of Style. You may recognize this as part of an ad series done for Garnier. We did an earlier blog posting for Evolution of Style, which showcases the men’s hair …

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Mettle revamps Musa Machina brand

Mettle revamps Musa Machina brand

Mettle is in the process of redoing the brand identity for musa machina. This still is part of an ad series that showcases the new logo design. Musa machina is a sound design studio that Mettle often collaborates with. They …

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Mettle and The Montreal Canadiens

Mettle and The Montreal Canadiens

At Mettle we develop software plug-ins based on what we would like to use ourselves as motion graphics artists. So our plug-in ideas are often drawn from our real-world experience working on projects, such as this one for The Montreal …

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Mettle Interviews VinhSon Nguyen, CreativeDojo

Mettle Interviews VinhSon Nguyen, CreativeDojo

You may already be familiar with VinhSon Nguyen. He has his own tutorial website called creativedojo.net, and his tutorials have been shown on many sites, including our own. We thought it would be fun to find out more about the …

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Jean Piché Creates “FreeBirds” Using FreeForm Pro

Jean Piché Creates “FreeBirds” Using FreeForm Pro

World-reknowned video artist Jean Piché likes the creative freedom he gets from creating in After Effects. His latest sequence, FreeBirds, was made with Mettle’s FreeForm Pro.
“Freefrom Pro was an unexpected treasure trove. The ability to manipulate arbitrary forms and …

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Sexy Radio Likes Experimettle

Sexy Radio Likes Experimettle

We really like a site called Sexy Radio, and the feeling seems to be mutual! Sexy Radio is a music and lifestyle site based in Paris. We’d like to thank them for posting some of our Experimettle work. Merci mille …

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Captain Numerica on Red Giant TV

Captain Numerica on Red Giant TV

Harry Frank of Red Giant TV presents Part 2 of the the Captain Numerica tutorial set. Eran Stern presented Part 1, which explained how to create the animated Captain America 3D shield and text in After Effects, using mettle plug-ins …

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Ancient Journeys Blazing Fast / FreeForm V2

Ancient Journeys Blazing Fast / FreeForm V2

Effects artist Gary Bird, of Perth Australia created this sequence in After Effects, as part of a sting for a kids’ history program. He uses Mettle’s FreeForm V2 to add relief to the map and create the fluttering flag, amongst …

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