Tag Archives: motion graphics


After Effects Auto-Orient Expression

We recently had a project using motion paths where we wanted to auto-orient an object (an arrowhead) as it moved along in the direction of the path. After Effects has a Layer/Transform/Auto-Orient… command that allows you to do this. However, … Continue reading

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AEPDX Meeting Wed, Feb. 10th @ Webtrends

Monthly Portland After Effects group meeting at the Webtrends building on Wednesday, February 10th. I’ll be missing it because of a schedule conflict but if you’re in the area you should try and make it. Damon Wubben will speaking and … Continue reading

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AEPDX: 2nd meeting featuring Monovich

Second AEPDX meeting went down on Wednesday at Webtrends. Stephen Fitzgerald aka monovich showed us two projects from the Cut & Paste contest in PDX and NYC. Really cool to see someone else’s workflow. He gave some cool tips on … Continue reading

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AEPDX Inaugural Meeting

First meeting of the Portland After Effects user group where keynote speaker Nando Costa from Bent Image Labs went over production of the Modest Mouse music video “The Whale Song.” The group meeting had a great turnout at PopArt’s offices … Continue reading

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Lots of After Effects

Been doing a lot of After Effects work lately. Mostly for pitch work. It’s been fun since the deadlines are tight and there’s no clear idea of effect direction. You just plow ahead and figure out how to make an … Continue reading

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Microsoft Surface UI

razorfish was tasked to help define the MS Surface UI look and feel. We did graphic studies, animations and usability studies on everything from the way the main navigation worked, to access points and how applications load. Some of our … Continue reading

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T-Mac 5 Microsite

Microsite for adidas featuring the T-Mac 5 shoe. This vivid and graphically rich site incorporates Flash animations, illustrations, 3D shoe renderings, video and audio to tell the “legend” of Tracy McGrady and showcase the T-Mac 5 shoe.

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Red Racer

Fun little piece that Martin Lassen, Paul Anders and I put together in spare time over a 3 week period using a blind tag method sort of like Pssst! Pass It On. Paul made 10 second sketch and handed it … Continue reading

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