How to animate Apple TV focus in After Effects – Part 1

In this two part series, you are going to learn how to animate Apple TV focus in After Effects. This is such a fun technique and really is an opportunity to create delight. In Part 1, you learn how to set up your 3D scene. I cover mindsets and prepping tactics that you should employ when...

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How to Create Parallax in After Effects

In this tutorial video, you are going to learn how to create parallax in After Effects. Parallax comes in many different flavors and designs and from a usability perspective can do many different things.

To begin designing and implementing user experiences that contain parallax, it’s...

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The new UX in Motion app!

Instructions:

  1. Download app:  https://pages.kajabi.com/mobile-app-download

  2. Log in with your UX in Motion user name and email

  3. Watch courses!

I have some awesome news to share with you.

But before I do, I need to ask you something:

Do you know what I get asked all the time?

"Hey...

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How to start your UI Animation GIF on a specific frame in After Effects

 

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Here’s another pro UI animation tip I wanted to share with you. 

The idea is this: when you go to a site like Dribbble, you can see that the first frame of the animation is used as the ‘poster’ frame. 

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How to export using Bodymovin to Lottie from After Effects

 

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I meant to record this tutorial like 6 months ago. Then I did record it, but it was for my free UI Animation Fast Start course. Anyway, long story short, I just recorded the complete workflow as a standalone tutorial. You should...

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How to transition from a motion background into UX

A few weeks ago I received a really good question: how do you transition from a motion background into UX and product design?

The motion designer who wants to transition into UX and product design

Many of the folks who reach out to me about this question fall into this group.

They have...

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Animating data

 

Today, Google just released a great new design resource for data. 

You can check it out here: https://material.io/design/communication/data-visualization.html#principles

If you scroll to the bottom, you’ll see some pretty cool data animations. 

In my experience, stakeholders, team...

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Announcing 2 new UI animation course bundles (save big)

Based on feedback I've received from my customers, I'm announcing the creation of 2 new UI animation course bundles.

Micro-interactions & Dashboard Animations bundle

There here are a LOT of designers who have picked up my most popular UI animation course (UI Animation Fundamentals). You...

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How to animate ‘UI jelly’ in After Effects

There’s something inherently powerful and cool about transforming the material of UI. By allowing the user to stretch and distort the material, the experience can become much more engaging and dynamic. Of course it can be abused as well, to the point where it impacts usability, so be...

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How to create a jelly UI effect in After Effects

If you’ve already watched my first tutorial on UI jelly, you’ll be pleased because this one offers something a little different. There are fundamentally two different ‘UI jelly’ treatments I’ve come across.

Here are some references that illustrate what I mean...

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