Motion Graphics

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Typographic Verses = Animation Inspiration

By , On May 21, 2012, In Faith, Motion Graphics, With 0 Comments

An animation based on designs of Bible one-liners, known as Typographic Verses.

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Case Study: Kickanotch Video

By , On February 29, 2012, In Animation, Case Study, Motion Graphics, With 0 Comments

Kickanotch came to me asking for a short explainer video about who they are and what they do. They build and manage mobile applications specifically for the media industry. Of course, I was excited to help.

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Moral Revolution Promo

By , On August 2, 2011, In Animation, Motion Graphics, Video, With 0 Comments

Here’s the newest little promo that I served as creative director on. My role was mainly to write, give direction on visual concepts, and coordinate the efforts of those involved.

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Colorista Free VS FCP 3-Way Color Corrector

By , On May 13, 2011, In Motion Graphics, Video Editing, With 2 Comments

I’m not all about endorsing things on here, but I just used Colorista Free for Final Cut Pro for the first time, and had to share the results. About a month ago, Red Giant Software released its latest Magic Bullet plug in: Colorista Free. It’s based off of Colorista II, which is an excellent color.

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OnDaySix Intro + Compositing Tips

By , On April 27, 2011, In Animation, Case Study, Motion Graphics, With 0 Comments

The fun part about this video was compositing it all together. It was kinda like a big puzzle having to find all the right elements from different images. There are about 8 different baroque-style paintings used to create this (including a separate picture for Eve’s hair & one of Adam’s nipples… don’t ask). Here are.

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Playing Around

By , On April 8, 2011, In Creativity, Motion Graphics, With 0 Comments

Prepping to teach After Effects basics at John Brown University last week, I made the IT’S TIME TO START text for the kinetic typography segment. Then I just kept going until I ran out of time :) Music by Blue Man Group

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Kinetic Typography: What & Why

By , On February 22, 2011, In Creativity, Design, Motion Graphics, Uncategorized, With 0 Comments

Recently, I was invited to teach at the Kansas City After Effects Boot Camp about Kinetic Typography. This is the first of (hopefully) several posts about what I’ve learned & some personal opinions about the world of kinetic type. The interesting thing about kinetic type is that it blends two worlds: Design & Motion. It’s.

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Case Study: Prepare the Way Promo

By , On February 4, 2011, In Animation, Case Study, Creativity, Design, Motion Graphics, Uncategorized, With 1 Comment

1) Landing on a Concept/Script The first draft of the script was quite different than the final product. It included the ‘Prepare The Way’ trainers, man on the street interviews, and footage or photos of various recent disasters. However… there were some big challenges with that approach. It was January & snowing, making man on.

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Case Study: Conference Title Sequence

By , On December 21, 2010, In Case Study, Creativity, Design, Motion Graphics, Video Editing, With 0 Comments

I recently made this title sequence for IHOP-KC’s conference to air worldwide on GodTV. It’s pretty simple, but I thought it would be fun to give a slight breakdown of the creation. My job was to create a 20 or 30 second conference opener that was compelling enough to air worldwide, yet generic enough to.

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Compositing Practice

By , On December 8, 2010, In Animation, Case Study, Creativity, Design, Motion Graphics, With 0 Comments

I’ve never done much compositing, but got inspired after watching an excerpt from “The I Heart Revolution” film that was animated by Glenn Stewart. Thought I’d share what I did today for a project with IHOP-KC. Before: After: (imagine the snow actually falling) Software: Adobe After Effects & Photoshop Plug-ins: Video Copilot’s Optical Flares &.

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