An Eye for a Guy

I’m finishing up a fun tutorial for creating some missing eyeballs. I’m sure you could also make the eyes black with this technique or even change the eye color. With a little work an empty eye socket might be possible as well.

Please don’t beg or ask when it will be ready, that just slows down the process. If you are really desperate for this effect, get some sand paper and a mirror.

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7 years ago
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218 Comments

How hard would it be to motion-track a pupil? haha
7 years ago
very real!
7 years ago
@RjM: Not that i know of, but if its the only thing, just cap some test footage from WMM and import it into Premiere.
RjM
7 years ago
hmm, once again guys thanks for the help. i'm now scooping through the basics of Premiere Pro CS3 :) can i also make Premiere Pro capture from my webcam? (that's the only video device i have for now :S)

AK, sorry for the mess. :S

Waiting patiently for that tutorial ;) we're ready when the tutorial is ready :)
Connor
7 years ago
Hi, thanks for all of your replies :)

I think I'll stick with premiere pro for now, and maybe have a look at Vegas or FCP in the near future....

regards,

connor.
7 years ago
You really helped me out, thanks bud :)
Morten Enoksen
7 years ago
GUUYYS! Why dont you open a forum and talk more about this, if you have to!
This post s about AK's video tutorial!

I can wait to see it:) Yes, I CAN wait:D
Bader Ahmed
7 years ago
COOOOl >>>>>>>>>>>>

Intensive eyes filled with fire


http://www.snowdrip.com/2007/12/intensive-eyes-photoshop/

psp with ae

Cheers
7 years ago
Cool, Cool, next time i get a DUI i know who to call :) JK
Alex Joyce
7 years ago
lol yeah i know AE is really but at editing film but is amazing for motion graphics... i seemed to get by with it but i dont plan on getting in the industry.. its just a hobby of mine... im actually studying to become a cop XD
7 years ago
I can't be leave what I'm reading. If you are even thinking about using After Effects for editing, you will NOT make it far in this industry. I would use windows movie maker before i even think about using after effects for editing (not saying i use WMM). After Effects is the best out there for what it dose. Motion graphics and visual effects, nothing more, and nothing less. Premiere is just the same, its NOT meant to do roto work or any type of effects (but it can if it has to). I would not even use Premiere for keying. But by far its one of the best editing programs i have ever seen.

-John
Alyster from ireland
7 years ago
You can hear audio in ae through ram preview. But ae is more for effects. I believe premiere and ae are the best combo. final cut is like a compilation of the two.
Brock
7 years ago
@ Connor:
I use avid adrenaline alot, its definitely a step up i would say from premiere or vegas,
I've also use final cut pro, i find final cut pro a bit more user friendly than avid, but it really all comes down to what the user prefers.
7 years ago
@ Connor :

Hold ctrl while moving the current time indicator about.

Hope that helps
Some Guy
7 years ago
[offtopic]

@ Steeve: After Effects is not a video editing software. It's for effects and motion graphic.

@ Connor: I think it depends on your taste. I worked with Vegas 4 and I think Premiere Pro is better, and I know a lot of guys who think the same. On the other hand I know a lot of guys who think Vegas is better than Premiere Pro. So, it's something you have to decide. I think that Vegas have a better sound tools/workflow and it's easier to beginners. But if it comes to After Effects, I think Premiere Pro is unbeatable. I never worked with Final Cut Pro, though.

PS: I think Vegas 8 is now available, so version 4 that I've used is really old (it was actually not Sony Vegas, but Sonic Vegas). But back then it was IMO way better, than the old Premiere 6.5...

[/offtopic]
Connor
7 years ago
I have used After Effects for editing before, but I found it wasn't very good. Not being able to hear audio without doing a RAM preview isn't ideal, and I just feel that (in my opinion) it is only good for visual effects work, not so much video editing/capturing.

That's why I got Premiere Pro, and I was just wondering if there was anything better ;)

Thanks for the reply :)
7 years ago
Conner,
what about Adobe After Effects?
Connor
7 years ago
I was just reading through the comments and saw you guys talking about Premiere:)

I have Premiere Pro CS3 and although I think it's great and I can use it well, I was wondering if there is any better software for video editing out there.

I have heard about Vegas but never really looked in to it? Final Cut Pro? Once again, something I have heard it supposed to be good but never really done my research.

Thanks,

Connor.
7 years ago
If your talking about in premiere, you can too ad a MP3 to a track and just rotate the track around in the 5.1 tools to where ever you want it comming from. But its much better if you do your 5.1 work in audition. Much more controls.

-John
Migha CG
7 years ago
@ RjM
Well I've been working with premiere a while and I tell u without the dynamic link u just can't work that well, lots of rendring!
and about that 5.1 track. In order to put something in it u must have a "5.1 sound" u can't just put a usual .mp3 track in it. u can buy 5.1 tracks at sounddogs I think.. not sure!
Morten Enoksen
7 years ago
Damn, these comments are getting out of hand! From an empty-eye-tutorial to the workflow between Premiere and After Effects CS3!
RjM
7 years ago
@ WiRXMAN

I have dynamic link fully working, so i have better workflow there :)

i will check out Lynda.com, total training and CreativeCow (this is how i found videocopilot). thanks for the info guys :)

'bout that 5.1 track, any ideas?
Superbkriz
7 years ago
I am speechless at what you are giving us. Thank you so much Andrew.
Alex Joyce
7 years ago
this must be a desiel tutorial... i love waiting! XD lol keep up the good work Andrew your the man!
7 years ago
Also http://lynda.com has VERY good training. At only $25 a month (if i remember right).

-John
WiRXMAN
7 years ago
RjM, you can do some effects in Premiere yes. Depending on what you want to do though. Premiere is not set up like After Effects in that way, so it is limited if you are looking to rotoscope something or do some animated title graphics with layer blends and stuff. It just means that if you want the best of both worlds, you would probably want PremPro and AE.

And also, yes, you have to have Dynamic Link in order for the whole PreProAE work flow to work without having to render files in between. And, DynamicLink ONLY comes with the Production Studio CS2 / Production Premium CS3 packages and the Master Collection package, as those are the only packages for the video market as well.

Here is the link to the Adobe site listing the Creative Suite packages:

http://www.adobe.com/products/creativesuite/production/

I have used FCP while on a job and got to like it okay, but I prefer PC's over MAC's when editing as that is what I started on, and the feel of Premiere just works for me. Whatever you choose would work just fine. You can find sites for training all over the place through a Google search. TotalTraining has stuff you can buy to start off with. Just make sure they are reputable.
Alex Joyce
7 years ago
i might pick up premiere cs3 XD sounds really good to use.. thanks everyone =D you all prolly made my editing way faster and less cluttered
RjM
7 years ago
well, thanks guys, now i know what it really does :)

from what i picked up, i can capture a video, slice it to clips send a clip into AE for editing of VFX, bring it back (with dynamic link) to Premiere. right?

I've been snooping arround Premiere CS3 and i found some audio options, like editing sound in 5.1 channels, my problem is that i can setup the track, but i can't put anything in it :S

anyone know a good source for learning premiere? i've also read that i can do Special FX in premiere... that true?

thanks people :)

2 AK, how's work going so far?
7 years ago
NP man, if you need any help seting up a work flow just email me.

john AT jmmc DOT biz
Eddie
7 years ago
I might try that adobe audition program sounds interesting thanks john
7 years ago
maybe 12-21-2012 will be the day andrew reveals the main secret to his disciples.
we are all illuminati.



Damn.
I'm so sick.
STEVEN
7 years ago
Hey Dude!! Whats up with the disappearing act?? it been a year since your last tutorial!!
Alex Joyce
7 years ago
will all of this info i might try my premeire again.. =D sounds really good with AE and it was alot faster when i edited it but with my noobness i exported and opened instead of the whole saving thing
7 years ago
I have used Premiere Pro from version 1.5. I have tried many other apps out there including FCP, VideoWave pinnacle and so on. But non of them worked in my stream line work flow like Premiere Pro did. I can capture, edit, save, reopen in After Effects apply the effects, re save and export edited files. Re-open in Premiere export a MPEG-2 DVD file, open in Adobe Audition and edit my audio, do voice overs and then re-save the MEPG-2 Audio file and then burn to DVD with Encore or take it back into Premiere to export to tape. I have yet to see any other set of Apps that can work like that. If you can find them, let me know.

Your friend from JMMC,
John
Alex Joyce
7 years ago
I used to use premiere and i liked it but i didnt know you could open a project from it into AE lol... so i just used the worst video cut editing program... AE.. XD but o well i can cut film and stuff with AE pretty fast so i just use that.. never tried FCP
7 years ago
Tracking Control Data and make in photoshop an eye ;d and done hehe


Best
VFX Guy
7 years ago
Actually Premiere works way better with AE than FCP does. You can open a Premiere project directly in AE which means no exporting of seperate clips you want to effect. But it doesnt really matter both programs get the job done, I myself use FCP now. (with a cocagne accent) Its not what your usin', but how your usin' it.

Andrew how about a tutorial of a whale getting slapped right in the face???
VFX Guy
7 years ago
Actually Premiere works way better with AE than FCP does. You can open a Premiere project directly in AE which means no exporting of seperate clips you want to effect. But it doesnt really matter both programs get the job done, I myself use FCP now. (with a cocagne accent) Its not what your usin', but how your usin' it.

Andrew how about a tutorial of a whale getting slapped right in the face???
WiRXMAN
7 years ago
Premiere is a video editing program, After Effects is a Motion Graphics program, it is not listed as a video editing program. You can edit video in it, and many do, but its intent is not for that. It doesnt have the full functionality that a Premiere Pro of FCP would have, especially with audio. They are great together, but without either, you are limited imo.

Zach, I was unaware of any built in compatiblity with Final Cut Pro updating altered After Effects projects on the fly. Is this something new with the Intel versions of FCP and Adobe products? I thought you still had to use software such as AutomaticDuck or the likes in order to import After Effects files and Final Cut Pro files in each others apps, respectively. Am I wrong on this?
yonder
7 years ago
Its all matter of opinion. I personally like premiere cs3
7 years ago
Premiere sucks, I used it for years and knocked Final Cut pro almost everyday, until I finially used it. FCP is awesome. Plus anything you create in after effects and put into FCP, if you need to change anything, when you modify it in AE it automatically updates in FCP
yonder
7 years ago
RjM

whats up. Premiere is more for editing your video files as in cutting, slicing, and moving them around. After effects is for bringing some of those files in and adding visual effects/special effects to them. But to edit your entire movie you would want premiere.
Ahmed
7 years ago
@RjM Adobe Premiere Pro, formerly known as Adobe Premiere, is a real-time, timeline based video editing software application. It is part of the Adobe Creative Suite, a suite of graphic design, video editing, and web development applications made by Adobe Systems. visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adobe_Premiere
RjM
7 years ago
@ HF_HeinzeFilms
So is after effects, what is it really for? what can we do there? i've visited the adobe site and still don't get it :S

thanks :)

AK, keep up the good work, that bridge tutorial should be almost done :) oh, and plz show us how to blend it with real live action footage :)
7 years ago
Premiere is a video editing program, more info on www.adobe.com
RjM
7 years ago
hi, there, a question just popped by my head. this has nothing to do with AE. I heard that Premiere is sometimes used with AE, what is Premiere for? Could anyone answer?
Boo
7 years ago
Looks really nice! could use this for making zompies with the face warp :D
7 years ago
Oh Thanks Guys,
i just had a few ideas how to do it better than before!
When im done i will share the results with you!
And yes how emberassing...im looking for Twitch;)
7 years ago
Oh Thanks Guys,
i just had a few ideas how to do it better than before!
When im done i will share the results with you!
And yes how emberassing...im looking for Twitch;)
Amano gingi
7 years ago
Hey ! Did you guys see the hitman movie ?
I just saw it, and I can tell you they use exactly the same technic as tutorial 49, "magic glass" !
It's pretty surprising when you know where it comes from xD
Some Guy
7 years ago
@ Philipp B.: How about CC Burn Film? I have already used it and it looks great. And the best part is it comes with After Effects. Good luck with your project!
7 years ago
Philipp B.

It's Twitch ;)
I'm guessing soon. Maybe in february.
bE
7 years ago
Hey Andrew,

Can't wait for the new tutorial....I've learned so much from you, and I can't wait to learn more!

Also, I've been playing around with Evolution, and I'm loving it! When I have some practical examples to share, I will. I still use Riot Gear quite a bit, and I constantly find myself using Designer SFX alot, and I'm waiting for a project where I can use the Action Movie Essentials.

Riot Gear in action...If you check out the bonus features of the movie Stardust, I used Riot Gear to design some of the backgrounds used for the interviews. I wanted to use some of the explosion element in the intro graphic for "The Making of..." featurette, but the producer that it was a bit over the top, and I agreed.

Best wishes for you in the new year!

All the best,

bE
Garrison
7 years ago
And please help support Andrew and buy his products! :)
7 years ago
Yes waiting is fun;)
I´m atm trying to simulate a film burn effect...as if the roll would break.
The Problem is i´m not doing very fine till now;)
And my first DocumentaryFeature will have its release on the first of Feburary....
SO my quetion is: does any1 know when Stwitch come out finally??
This should be very helpfful....hopefully.

Thanks Andrew for your aspiring Tutorials&work!
7 years ago
If you guys need something to do while waiting, you can try to make the effect before watching the tutorial. And after the tutorial, you have learned a lot much more, than just watching it. And after you have watched it, you can post your methods, and compare them to Andrew's, who knows? maybe you got an better technique? and Andrew learns something? :) (would be fun...)

anyways, what I try to say here, try to be creative during the waiting time :) and "Waiting for something is half the fun" as Andrew said.
7 years ago
he is a man, and a man also need a vacations :p
7 years ago
Waiting for something is half the fun.
Steve
7 years ago
.....without a doubt. Just catchin' some needed sleep.
Alex Joyce
7 years ago
come on guys be patient it will all be worth it in the end he always comes through ;)
jeroen
7 years ago
pls stop cryin, give Andrew some time ! did u see his beatiful wive and kid maybe he want to spend some with them :D
Tim
7 years ago
I played with a few eyeball replacement samples from Dosch Design

Here is a composite I came up with

http://www.timhull.com/temp/

(unfortunately you can still see some watermark) Animating the eyes in Max and importing into AE, then setting brightness, blending modes to match with masking shouldn't be too difficult. Just need to create a Look At constraint in Max...

From this collection:

http://www.timhull.com/temp/

–Tim
Steve
7 years ago
.......agreed..........z-z-z-z-snore........................
Connor
7 years ago
Hi, heres just a quick suggestion:

How about making it 3D so you can actually rotate it around?
I'm not quite sure how to do it, but I am guessing CC Sphere would be involved?

Thanks.

Connor.
Morten Enoksen
7 years ago
Could this possibly be used to make a cyborg, with a type of laser-thing attached to the head?
Justin
7 years ago
Just when I was hoping desperately I'd be able to pull off doing it digitally instead of buying contacts, this gets mentioned. Awesome.
MGB
7 years ago
Will this technique work for performing home lasik surgery, like...you know...on yourself? This is the weirdest optometry blog I've ever been on.

Now that I got that out of my system...wondering if you have any kind of notification subscription system thingy when new tutorials or products are posted?

I'd like to SEE that (wink, wink...see...eye....).
Yeah, pretty dumb.
7 years ago
"We need a stunt double over here! There is some lenses that needs to be used"
They must feel really badass.
"What do you do for a living?"
"I am a stunt double in Hollywood, I have worked on movies like Xmen and such.."
"Wow, impressive, what stunts have you done?"
"Used contact lenses..."

Huge day at work :p
ye ye... really looking forward to the tutorial Andrew!
Eddie
7 years ago
Hey A K what about vains growing on the eyeball or somthing that would be cool.
Abe
7 years ago
Wow, real actors enduring pain for the sake of there job, that is really impressive. They may be able too add a stunt man title to their portfolio. :)
7 years ago
Interesting Read Some Guy.
Some Guy
7 years ago
@ Simon: Can you make a close-up transition from a normal eye to a white one with a fake eye? Or maybe an animation, where blood slowly covers your eye? Or make your fake eyes shine? I think/hope it will be possible with Andrew's technique.

PS: From the IMDb's trivia from the movie X-Men:
"Most of the eye effects were done by using special contact lenses that the actors found very uncomfortable to wear. Rebecca Romijn-Stamos (Mystique) could only wear her lenses for an hour at a time and had only 10% vision. Halle Berry (Storm) was supposed to wear opaque white lenses for the scenes where she uses her weather-control powers. However, she found the lenses unbearable, so her eye effects had to be done entirely through CGI."
"Tyler Mane kept the large black contact lenses in for too long one day and was blinded for a day and had to wear bandages."
Danny
7 years ago
...i wonder how you were able to write that message then :-\


^^

i think its enough now..we got enough "i took some sand paper"-jokes :P


gogo andrew kramer!!
Just Amit
7 years ago
i think i messed it up andrew, i can't see anymore... i tried with my other eye and now im completely blind... i knew i should have just waited for the video to come out :)
7 years ago
Hey you guys, i created my own tutorial for this one : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYQwd4Es49I .
You dont HAVE to look, but perhaps its funny to see how i did it, and how Andrew will do it. (and improve it, because offcourse his technique is better)

I hope you are going to watch this (its in 2 parts)

-Maarten
7 years ago
@ Simon,

The advantage to this would be that the actor wouldn't have to wear a lense or contact. They can be very painful to wear.
Jacob Behunin
7 years ago
monostreet france
7 years ago
bonne annee 2008
et merci pour les tutoriaux
Simon
7 years ago
Looks cool!

However why not do in real? You can easily buy fake eyes and use them on set No??

I don't really see the added value here, sorry for being so negative but I am sure you will be able to contradict me here!

Love your tutorials Andrew!
Great Job
Happy new year
7 years ago
haha I already have a few sweet ideas I can do with this one!
Steve
7 years ago
.....still keeping an 'eye out' for this tutorial. lol
7 years ago
Danny,

lol, Andrew would get sued!
Danny
7 years ago
actually would be really funny if some guys really used some sand paper,rofl :D
christian
7 years ago
you should give him a scar on his eye like all the typical bad guys. thanks andrew your the best
christian
7 years ago
you should give him a scar on his eye like all the typical bad guys. thanks andrew your the best
christian
7 years ago
you should give him a scar on his eye like all the typical bad guys. thanks andrew your the best
Cm
7 years ago
Looks pretty good! Can't wait =D
Connor
7 years ago
I really can't wait for this one ;)

I'm going to use it in my next film that I am working on, will be a nice image for my bad guy :)

Cheers, I know this is gonna be a good one

Happy new year!!!
Maarten
7 years ago
@ Joey

Thanks man! i feel honored!
I'm looking forward to the tutorial by the way.
Korean
7 years ago
I can't wait !!!!!
Korean
7 years ago
I can't wait !!!!!
7 years ago
HAPPY NEW YEAR 2008 !!!
bwoogie
7 years ago
Some blood vessels going through it would look interesting.
7 years ago
NICE, Maarten! That was pretty good for an improvised effect! If you can do THAT without a tutorial, then with it, it could possibly match up to Andrew's!......not never better then his!!!
Bolletje Bakfiets
7 years ago
Isn't this just something like the other tutorials with motion tracking? Not very innovative. I know it's a cool effect, but we can do this by watching the other tutorials.
slaven
7 years ago
bravo...

all the best for you and your family from bosnia. legendo ;)
7 years ago
This is mine.
Looks good, not perfect (not perfect at all=P)
But hey, i tried, and the tutorial will explane my faults.

hope you like it.

-Maarten

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tM3gqK0QXgo
Wam
7 years ago
Wow!
I'm amazed: a french radio change its name (europe2 to virgin radio) they've made a teaser for it on their website, all the effects are exactly the same as "basics" with their logo (the same star...)

Watch the teaser
http://www.virginradio.fr/virginradio

And thanks for all what you do for us Andrew!
eebc
7 years ago
Happy New Year…...Happy New Year…........Happy New Year…..........Happy New Year…
Happy New Year…..Happy New Year….........Happy New Year….Happy New Year…
7 years ago
MAN YOU HAVENT MADE A TUTORIAL SINCE LAST YR .. DONT YOU THINK ITS TIME TO GET ON THE BALL HERE BUDDY =p END SARCASM
7 years ago
Happy New Year from Germany! Hope you can help us in 2008 ;-) Great tutorials!
7 years ago
Happy New Year...
7 years ago
Andrew Kramer I love you! I needed something exactly like this! Exactly! OMG! I've been trying to figure out how to make someone have all white eyes! This is completely amazing! I love you man! I love you I love you I love you! Like, I entirely love you man! Woah! Great timing! Man!
Titso
7 years ago
very nice. Been working on the same technique for some time
7 years ago
Happy New Year Everyone !!!
7 years ago
Woot! A new tutorial! Can't wait! I check your site every day for a new tutorial haha, hoping for one every day, and now I no longer have to wait! Looking forward to it!
Sura Shote
7 years ago
Hey, got a better and nicer result using sand paper, much more realistic except that I didnt get it perfectly on my first trial, and the 2nd trial,....u know how it goes, I just mange to horn the parameters, now I need a donor to perfect the skill and show u all, sand paper is the way to go. Remember brethens, real is always better than CG, ...yeah, practical effects ..........more sand paper to all.

Happy New Year.
STEVEN
7 years ago
A Happy New Year to all the Videocopilot crew who put together this terrific site and hope you have a prospectus year ahead.

Regards
from all your Fans from the U.K
they know who they are!!
7 years ago
happy new year full of blessings for video copilot and customers!!


new tutorial is cooming I guess,,,new year--new tutorial.....


VIVA MEXICO!!!
Jim Andrews
7 years ago
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL!

And a Happy New "Creative Video Copilot 2008" to Come!

Peace & Love to you and yours on this New Years!
Bajistapro
7 years ago
Happy new year to all!
7 years ago
Jim Andrews, lol!

Happy new year to the copilot team and everyone else!!
Christel T-A
7 years ago
Looks great Andrew :D

Happy new year !!! :D
Alex T
7 years ago
Looks like its gonna be a great tutorial.

Happy new year everyone! :D

//Alex T
Jim Andrews
7 years ago
Plus I have "An Eye for a Guy" kinda thing :P

Sorry I just couldn't help it :)

Just Kidding HaHa
Jim Andrews
7 years ago
@ Helge Kallevik

Nope!
That is Tino Hertz,

I can spot his UniBrow a mile away :)

Just kidding Tino, We love your Brow! :)
Matt in MO.
7 years ago
"Please don’t beg or ask when it will be ready, that just slows down the process. If you are really desperate for this effect, get some sand paper and a mirror."

Thank you for commenting on what has flooded the comment section on previous previews for other tutorials. Shame you had to say it and people couldn't just assume you have a life outside of VC. haha

Great work Andrew and I'm looking forward to it as I have in the past.
7 years ago
You make me puke. In a good way.
Stefan
7 years ago
I want to wish you happy new year!! A lot of luck, love and great moments with your family and friends in the new year!
7 years ago
Drivordie,

no. I'm guessing it's Bobby.
Drivordie
7 years ago
Hey it's you in the video !? no ?
7 years ago
Nice.....

Sandpaper doesn't work, believe me, i've tried....


AHHHHHH !!!!


I'm okay...
Minilem
7 years ago
ANDREW I LOVE YOU!!! I WANT THIS EFFECT SO BAD!
Take Your Time Though =]
XXX!!!
Ahah
Peace Out
knakrz
7 years ago
I wasn't going to comment as my words would've been fruitless, but Aharon Rabinowitznpieces is hanging around, so to You AK, VCP and AR, I tip my hat. You guys give so much in a world of want!

cheers
Morten Enoksen
7 years ago
Oh, and I'll bet you can use that method to make a cyborg eye to!
Morten Enoksen
7 years ago
My name is Morten Enoksen, and here in Scandinavia the clock is 13:39 Im writing this:

Andrew, I bet you track the eye, then put a texture on top of it, feathering out the edges, and color correting!

When the tutorial arrives, we'll se if im right:) The clock is now 13:40
7 years ago
Wow!
Plain
*A W E S O M E* !!!!
I am definetly looking forward to this one!

Hm, i think one could even use it to do some funky stuff like animated contactlenses with this!!!

Or some cyberpunk-stuff, like a programcode scrolling through the eyes....

YAY!

[METAL] Playz Air-Guitar [/METAL]
fuad miftari
7 years ago
Awesome! cant wait to see it!
Crest
7 years ago
"If you are really desperate for this effect, get some sand paper and a mirror."


OOUUCHH! Well it looks really awesome! Can't wait to see your technique.
Ola
7 years ago
Hi, Looks cool, keep going like this :)


Greats from holland.
7 years ago
I'm sewing! My eye, it buuuuurrrrnnnnss!!!
:P
napoleon ram
7 years ago
you r my GURU for AE
Thanks for everything u put in this site
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO U & UR FAMILY ........Andrew.

ram napoleon, INDIA.
Fabrizio
7 years ago
Incredible!!!
Thanks for the great effort.
Jasper
7 years ago
Wow! Looks absolutely great! I think this could work great combined with the Demon look. I'm looking forward to it!!

Tnx, Jasper
7 years ago
Good evening,

doesnt seem too bad, i have a preety good idea how that could be done, but i am waiting for the tutorial for the tips and tricks part, utilitizing it all
Coldfsuion
7 years ago
Im looking forward to this one :D Looks really nice.
Keep up the nice work ^^
Bollyn
7 years ago
Cool
Ratfish67
7 years ago
Hey Andrew!

Amazing effects man. I wish I was as good at After Effects as I am Photoshop. I think I have come to the right place to hone my skills!

Thanks, Ratfish67
jaaaaaaaay
7 years ago
wowzers, zombie madness
7 years ago
Hi Andrew, this is an nice idea...so many ways to use it.
It is possible to make an amination with that technic to
transform an normal eye to that missing eyeball?
or do that with an cateye...or so on...i have so much ideas :-)

waiting for the tutorial....


Note:
My christmas gift: Adobe Production Premium CS3 !!! *YES SIR*
So i can use all the new features about the Adobe Software and AE CS3 !!!
Many thanks to my Wife!!!!

your
HIStory (ArtOfDesign - Germany)
7 years ago
I look forward to seeing this one. I already know how its done but i love watching other peoples' techniques
7 years ago
I look forward to doing this one. I already know how its done but i love watching other peoples' techniques
Luke
7 years ago
I can do this in real life!! just look up and keep practicing and eventually your eyes go totally white.

just thought i'd share that with everyone..
randy
7 years ago
What kind of sand paper do you recommend???? I tried 30 grit and so far it hasnt done the effect I wanted.....Thanks alot.....hahah I hope you have fun making this one
7 years ago
Wow. I looked just like that after drinking some eggnog my friend had been brewing for the last few weeks. Serious business.

Looking forward to this one.
Korean
7 years ago
I'm very looking forward to this great Tutorial!
Thanks for Andrew

-From koera-
bruno
7 years ago
looks great, keep them good as always
Ryan
7 years ago
Awesome, I'll look forward to checking it out.
7 years ago
By the way, thats a good picture of you, which eye has the effect on it......
7 years ago
Got the sandpaper, but no mirror. maybe i'll polish one of the sheets of sandpaper to make glass, then i'll send it off to get it chromed. Then, when i get it back, i'll scratch my irises off. but then again, i'll wait a few days for something cleaner and more fun. I know when the tut goes up, i'm going to put some of the EVOLUTION effects growing from the corners of the eyes.
7 years ago
Good job Andrew! Yet another video I've had an idea for that you make a video tutorial about haha. Stop stealing my ideas! GET OUT OF MY HEAD!! Hehe
Tim
7 years ago
NO BEGGING?

Man, that just sucks the fun right out of VCP!

Anyway, a group of us are getting ready to come over and uninstall After Effects from your computer. The only app you will be allowed to have open will be MAX until those 3D tutorials are posted. hahaha
franco
7 years ago
lol, I can finally give my baby evil red eyes
7 years ago
Dude I'm totally freaked out.
!
7 years ago
1000 points to Andrew!
7 years ago
Wow that looks great! I can't wait!
Justin Jones
7 years ago
Hey Andrew,
I have done this for a while but I am interested to see how you execute it as it will more than likely be much more polished than I am able to execute without your instruction.
7 years ago
I'm excited about this one, because it is an effect that is called for a lot.

Unfortunately, things involving eyes (injuring, touching, etc) creep me out so that last line: If you are really desperate for this effect, get some sand paper and a mirror.
Made me shiver.
Leon
7 years ago
Hi Andrew, I have a problem.
I tried your sandpaper technique, but my eyes are bleeding and I think I'm blind, what am I doing wrong????

Thanks in advance, Leon.
Leon
7 years ago
Hi Andrew, I have a problem.
I tried your sandpaper technique, but my eyes are bleeding and I think I'm blind, what am I doing wrong????
RjM
7 years ago
Hey, RjM here! :)

Nice effect, very realistic, are the steps similiar to making a bionic eye? i would love that one :)

keep it up :) Thanks from Portugal
Darthitaly
7 years ago
I have been trying to pull off a similar effect for a long time with less than perfect results. Looks like this will definitely achieve realistic results for any type of eye effects, RIGHT ON! thanks so much brother
jeroen
7 years ago
cant wait :D greetz from holland
7 years ago
awesome- looks terrific. also looks like you're busting out that new redrock micro you picked up. can't wait to see the finished product.

might also be worth checking out the special features for 'once upon a time in mexico.' there's a segment in which rodriguez breaks down his many vfx, and walks through the process of removing johnny depp's eyeballs. hopefully after this tut, people will experiment with that process, as i'm sure many of the techniques are similar.

i know i will.

cheers from cleveland.
7 years ago
AHHHH THE SANDPAPER DIDN"T WORK!!! MY EYEBALL IS BLEEDING AND ALL I HAVE TO FILM IT IS A HANDICAM!!!
brennan
7 years ago
this tut is going to be a lil creepy lol!
Scott
7 years ago
Uhm, FYI, your eyeball is missing, don't know if you know this, just a reminder, hey I;m not even here. Shh shaaa
7 years ago
Got the first scene done on my After Effects Animation Short.... go to my site and check it out... and if anyone has any suggestions let me know... Thanks
7 years ago
Now THIS is what i've been waiting for! Can't wait!!!
Dustin James
7 years ago
Gee willy, that looks great Andrew. And it is even you as the actor this time.. isn't it?
illegalD
7 years ago
How to get the Sandpaper and the Mirror into AE? ;)
Morten Enoksen
7 years ago
That's just stupid.. Everybody knows that it's easier to use correction fluid to remove your pupils:D



Looks cool, looking forwrd to learn e easy method for this tecnique
Johnny Handsome
7 years ago
Great stuff Andrew !

I think you got the idea from the new Predator from AVP-R, he has a dead eye too and it looks the same :D
Orc Master
7 years ago
Wow, great stuff! Once I tried a similar effect, using a red masked solid to make my eyes appear demonic (I was Satan in the movie, after all :P) but it turned out horribly...

Great stuff Andrew! Won't slow down the process ;)
7 years ago
good stuff as usual!
7 years ago
My eyes wont stop bleeding.... i 'm pressing Ctrl+Z but nothing is happening :(

oh God i should of waited
Flubber
7 years ago
very nice indeed, waiting for the tutorial, and maybe we can put a pirate eye patches in the near future ^^
Danny
7 years ago
gwahahaha some sand paper and a mirror :D hilarious as always xD
Yoda5629
7 years ago
I tried once with tracking, masking and curves.
Result was not bad :)
7 years ago
Woah...that is really cool looking. Im officially stoked :)
Bajistapro
7 years ago
I am just working on a short movie and this is on the scrip, this would be very help full thanks !!!
Steve
7 years ago
Hey Andrew, just wanted to let you know that I'm keeping an eye-out for your next tutorial.
7 years ago
Awesome! I've been waiting for this one ;)
James
7 years ago
im tryibg the sand paper and mirror XD
Dan
7 years ago
Looks really cool
7 years ago
That looks like a really realistic reality!!!!

i saw some tutorials of creating glowing eyes. The results were not really realistic!
But your result of your work looks like a really realistic reality! I can repeat this sentence over and over!

cant wait! really!
7 years ago
This is just awesome! I've been thinking about this effect for a long time and in my mind i hoped you'd make a tutorial. AND YOU WILL! =) I've said it before, you the really the best!
Matt, UK
7 years ago
I've never watched heroes, but my first thought of the above picture was that it was Frank out of Donnie Darko!

Great work Andrew, hope you have a prosperous New Year.
Some Guy
7 years ago
This will be a very cool tutorial! Thank you Andrew.

Why is everybody thinking about Heroes when they see the picture? Why not X-Men? Because that was what I thought about when I saw it in Heroes. When I saw the picture above I thought about Sin City. I hope with this technique it will be possible to make the eyes bright in a shady environment or make them in color in a black and white video.
However this tutorial will be awesome! I can't wait.
frizo
7 years ago
is that a capture from a movie?
or is it just a picture you made?
frizo
7 years ago
is that a capture from a movie?
or is it just a picture you made?
EladMena
7 years ago
Just in time
would love to see your approach to it
7 years ago
Damned, can't see a thing...
Rick de Boer
7 years ago
Looks great!!!
Really looking forward to it!!
I'm already thinking of a thousand nice things to do with this tutorial!!!

Thanks!
Rick
7 years ago
Wow! I will wait! Sandpaper and a mirror ....sounds like a mob thing! Thanks for everything you do, have a happy new year! Hope to see you at NAB.

-James Cawley
Logan, Utah
In The Dark Studios
7 years ago
looks kick ass... thanks copilot.
BANDAR
7 years ago
cool ... when it will be ready :p just kidding :)

thanks for your great job Andrew ...
Jim Andrews
7 years ago
Hmm everyone thought the sandpaper was funny
I found the name "An Eye for a Guy"
Funny :)
oh well
Look like it will be cool!

Thanks, will wait patiently.
JOnny
7 years ago
haha i think that was a joke, the sand paper eye thing, right? haha. well, I think ill have alot ove fun with this 1. PEaCe,

Jonny
7 years ago
Very cool. Although the later suggestion to sandpaper down my eye doesn't sound pleasant.
7 years ago
Dammit my sandpaper ripped.


can't wait
That's really impressive!
Jim M.
7 years ago
Hey Andrew,
Is your father Chuck Norris?

Awesome! Can't wait!
7 years ago
Awesome. I bet people will be able to come up with some really cool ideas with this one. Or at least make some modifications to the demon face warps!

P.S. I don't reccomend using an electric sander. My friend is now missing an eyebrow, and is not too pleased with me. Maybe I need a finer grain.... Or maybe I should just wait for the tutorial....
Matt
7 years ago
Put it with the demon face to make it look better
Iain
7 years ago
amazing cant wait!

just got designer sound effects and evolution!! they're amazing i love them both!!
7 years ago
Looks great Andrew. Can't wait!
7 years ago
master! can't wait anymore
Max
7 years ago
WHOA COOL!
I've been wondering how to do this after seeing it in Heroes.
Can't wait, but don't hurry, take your time. :P
7 years ago
Awesome! I cant wait.
Kev
7 years ago
Back in the mix after a sweet holiday week off, hope you had love of family fun. Enjoy your daughter now, when she start moving around she won't be easy to handle.
Kevin.
btw fun tutorial. As I always do when I write a post, I must ask for more integration tutorials with 3d program (for element creation) and after effects for particle generation. Even AE for render output from 3D. Will be cool. More integration with 3D and AE is what I'm asking for.
Hope to see more blog postings soon.
I'm out.
7 years ago
Amazing! Love it!
You are my #1 source
for learning new AE effects!
Keep it up!

-GB
Blair
7 years ago
Sweet. Like the Heroes effect. Flippin nice work man!
7 years ago
Damn, just ran out of sand paper...

Looks amazing, simply amazing! I can't wait, but I will... Take you time!
Robert
7 years ago
Looking forward to it, Andrew! BTW.. What did you get for christmas?

-Robert
inos!
7 years ago
you are my master! thax from Chile!!!
dave burrows
7 years ago
this is awsome and realistic
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