These days, video is all the rage. That's because the dynamic combination of moving images, sound, and sometimes text captures the eye and holds the viewer's attention. If you want to bring a similar dynamism to your 2D art or still images, then using an art portfolio slideshow is a great idea.
3 Top Art Portfolio Slideshow Video Templates
Featured Art Portfolio Slideshow Video Templates for After Effects From Envato Elements
A terrific After Effects slideshow video for your art portfolio, Motion Art Slideshow template is perfect for showcasing your 2D art and images in a fresh and engaging way.
This template for After Effects comes in two versions: one at 2:20 minutes and the other at 59 seconds. The template features placeholders for 100 images, smooth panning, and cool transitions. Customisation is simply a matter of replacing the placeholder images with your own, but there is a PDF help file included in case you get stuck.
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More Top Art Portfolio Slideshow Video Templates for After Effects
Envato Elements is a terrific resource for video templates as well as thousands of premium digital assets like stock video, audio, images, graphics fonts, logos, and much more. What's more, you can download as many of these digital assets as you like, as often as you like, for one low monthly or yearly fee.
So don't hesitate to download and experiment with other eye-catching templates like the Elegant Art Slideshow, which works with both still images and video footage and offers endless placeholder possibilities so that you can create your own unique slideshow video.
Art Portfolio Slideshow Video Templates From Envato Market
Envato Market is another service that offers terrific art portfolio slideshow templates and other premium digital assets, but it works a bit differently from Elements in that it offers single downloads for one low fee. This makes it a great choice for those on a budget. Here's an example of the great art portfolio slideshow templates for After Effects available to download from Envato Market.
When you are looking for a unique and exciting way to show off your images, choose Exceptional Parallax Slideshow. It's a great choice as an opener or promo, or just as an artistic slideshow to show off your work. The template offers 22 placeholders for text and images, is 1:15 minutes long, and is available in HD 1920x1080. You will need After Effects CC 2018 or higher to use it.
Bonus Creative Resources for Your Art Slideshow Videos
To create a great art slideshow, you're going to need more than just a fabulous video template. Envato Elements has millions of creative assets that can help you take your slideshow video to the next level. Here are a few to consider:
Audio: Chic Funk
Lively beat to increase the dynamism of your clip without overshadowing the content.
Fonts: Morning Glory
Envato Elements is a reliable source for a wide selection of premium fonts, like Morning Glory, that you can add to your projects.
Stock Video: Paintbrushes In Art Studio
Whether you need stock video of hands creating pottery or applying paint to a canvas, Envato Elements has you covered with terrific video clips like Paintbrushes In Art Studio.
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