Yo dawg, I heard you like compositing charts…


I usually like to build my compositions vertically, placing most of the data in a single timeline. It works most of the time, although sometimes results in skyscraper monstrosities like the nearly 1000 layer project I talked about a while back.

The ad I am working on right now required a different approach. I had to create pre-comps of pre-comps of pre-comps of some more pre-comps, constantly burying and digging up various elements. A timeline screenshot would not do it much justice, so I decided to share with you the flowchart view of the project.

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Tutorial: Text Reveal (Efficient Method)


In this tutorial I present possibly the quickest and most efficient way of producing a handwritten text reveal in After Effects.

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