NEW TUTORIAL: Frosty Breath

Sam is back! In this tutorial we’ll create a cool atmosphere by adding a nice frosty breath.

Sit back and enjoy and don’t forget to chill out.

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7 years ago
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55 Comments

Looks like the fake breath from the Social Network haha. And that's a compliment.
roger parker
7 years ago
Wheres SAMS blog so we canread the other fellas point of view

Excellent tutorials as usual
7 years ago
Hello.
As allways, your knowledge and your estetic feeling (I am talking about many other tutorials, nort the freezing oine) is something I like and respect.
By the way, the link for the Proyect is broken. Gracias Maestro
fab_thefab
7 years ago
great tut andrew...as as always...you made my day...
have a look at this one
http://www.vimeo.com/646107

tell us what you think is possible within after...
7 years ago
Hi andrew,

I realy love your tutorials, they realy helped me. Maybe you can make something about fire?

Keep up the great work xD

Cheers from Holland

PS.
This is what i've made with the information you gave in this tutorial, I know, its a lot different:P http://nl.youtube.com/watch?v=oob05Rcur5o
nico
7 years ago
hello,

andrew i found this :

http://www.painfulurination.com/Tutorial_Breath/maya_tutorial_breath.htm

for people who use Maya.
morten enoksen
7 years ago
@ Pat Norman: THANKS man! The youtube comprssion is killing me though:( Making the whole film darker, and more blurry, but ohwell:) Thanks for the liftup!
7 years ago
@morten: NICE work!
morten enoksen
7 years ago
Look what I did with the effect!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ul133b6hH74
Chris
7 years ago
Hey Andrew!

We have finished the trailer to our Resident Evil 4 prequel. This project is far from finished, but it was only made possible due to your genius. It is in German, but there is not much dialogue in it anyway.

THX from all our cast and crew!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NhWGcvsg5Xw
plissken
7 years ago
extra, as always!
7 years ago
rocking tut. i expect to see people breathing fire, too.

just thought i'd make everyone aware of another VCP product sighting.

i caught Rambo the other night and it seemed to use Action Movie Essentials elements pretty heavily. while the film used a ton of practical efects, it was nonetheless sweetened with scores of digital blood bursts. people seemed to explode into blood pretty often.

there's even a quick shot during the final battle where a bad guy's head is blown off and it is IDENTICAL to the assisted suicide tutorial, with what looked like the same blood burst.

if i'm right, i think that's the baddest-ass promo AME could have. Rambo approved.
Craig T
7 years ago
Some stuff created with Riot Gear, DSFX and your face warp tutorial and earth zoom and planet explode tutorial. Thanks for all the help Andrew, I'm slowly beggining to understand AE. :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=952zLMTSNL0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=952zLMTSNL0

Here is some of the animations I create on a daily basis work my job, notice how many times I have used Evolutuion!!! LOTS!! My boss ended up paying for it ;)

SHOWREEL HERE:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=952zLMTSNL0
7 years ago
Thanks for the excellent tutorials Andrew. I gotta say though I feel very sorry for Sam; he really takes a lot of abuse :)
Marc Biorklund
7 years ago
Great tutorial as usually. I found very intresting that you used trapcode particular since it help to understand how to use the features of that great product.

The thing I most apreciated with buying Videocopilot Products is the tutorials included that show you a couple of great stuff you can do with the product itself. I am sure this tutorial will show up in the trapcode gallery / tutorials :)

Thanks for the sharing Andrew ;)
CraZy DonKey
7 years ago
I've watched hours of tuts but somehow you seem to make it all come together. THANKS for the inspiration
7 years ago
Thank Andrew !
Manuel Corazzari
7 years ago
andrew! you should run as president of usa
MattPriceUK
7 years ago
Great Tutorial as always :)
7 years ago
Great tut, AK you forgot to use the "FILM MAGIC PRO" and promote the DVD http://www.videocopilot.net/fmp.html

I have the Film Magic Pro and I recommend it.
Dustin James
7 years ago
What a simple technique to add such a subtle but impressively realistic effect!

Great tutorial!
Ricardo
7 years ago
Nice touch with the Mr. Freeze clip
7 years ago
AK, Love the link to "chill". You're always fun to listen to.
Thanks,
c
7 years ago
You can create a similar effect with particle playground and CC particle World. Just use white circles and blur the end result. The reason i use particular is because it creates the best result and you have professional control over resistance and other physics.
Improviz
7 years ago
Great tutorial as usual -one question, tho'. Do I HAVE to use Particular? I don't have it and don't have $300 in the budget. Can I achieve this effect using Particle Playground, just more time-consuming? Enjoying my Riot Gear and SFX DVD's!
Flubber
7 years ago
wonderfull.... nice job & the team of course, glad that Sam is back

keep it up
Phunkee
7 years ago
Hey Andrew, thanks for another awesome tutorial :)
7 years ago
a buddy of mine in college made that video. he's fantastic at web comedies.
7 years ago
Another great one Andrew! I really feel as if I owe you everything! I have learned so much from you, thanks again!
7 years ago
YEAH SAM IS BACK!!! even he is cold in this movie, he looks so hot!!

whatch this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vM2zabFUMd4
Eric
7 years ago
It's nice tutorial. I'm from Taiwan, and learn lots form your tutorial. Thank you Andrew. P.S: Could you tell your computer system, because I want to change my computer, tks..
morten enoksen
7 years ago
I likd it! Now I've made a "Andrew Coldbreath" preset so I can use whenever I need it:) Im going to shoot a testfilm real soon..
Some Guy
7 years ago
The tutorial is great. Thanks. Is it possible to make smoke of a cigarette with this technique? What would be the settings of Particular? I'm not really familiar with this plug-in.

PS: That Schwarzenegger Freeze Video made me think of the hilarious Pulp Fiction F'ing Short Version. LOL.

PPS: CHILL OUT!
Cektor
7 years ago
Hey Andrew!!!... how do you light your shots???... any especial equipment??...Thanks... keep up the good work...
Stefan
7 years ago
I don`t know what to say.. it awesome also three tutorials for less than a week WOW GREAT! KEEP IT UP. Also i want to know is there something about twitch and the DVD with 50 tutorials and are there any new products that going to be realized coming months.
7 years ago
I guess because I live in Canada I don't need this effect? Especially today its -40 degrees. Lol .
7 years ago
AWESOME..........As allways
Titso
7 years ago
Impressive Andrew. Must say that I kinda freaked out with the "chill out" at the end:P I laughed:)
7 years ago
sweet Jesus!
nico
7 years ago
hello andrew,

very cool effect ( freeze freeze freeze !!)

i tried to make your effect and i added a light fog effect

here's : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0WQgO7-cRWM

greetings
7 years ago
"Let's kick some Ice"...Ha Ha
7 years ago
Nice tutorial! Although here in Ireland it's currently freezing cold, so there's unfortunately no need to use it!
Blairmcn
7 years ago
Good lord that movie is awful.

Nice tutorial though!
7 years ago
Very nice Andrew
Eliot
7 years ago
NICE NICE NICE!

I love all the work you guys do! FANTASTIC!

KEEP IT UP!
Voon Fei
7 years ago
wow!!! Love your tutorials!!
Machacafilms
7 years ago
Thank tou Andrew for this amazing videotutorial, I was waiting so much time for watch this.

Regards for you!
Leon
7 years ago
Great tutorial!

Thanks!
7 years ago
sweet.. gonna watch it now
7 years ago
Tell Sam he can put the plastic bag on top of the cardboard box to ward off some of this rain we've been getting. Or, not.
married2Vfx
7 years ago
thnx for awsum tut..... Andrew........ cheerzzzzzz
7 years ago
This one looks fun! Can't wait to try it.

Thanks for another great tut Andrew!
Titso
7 years ago
Wonderful Kramer. Been waiting for this one:)
William Townsend
7 years ago
Woow was lookin forward to this one! Big thanks

Will,
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