In this tutorial we will use various compositing techniques to create these smoke designs in After Effects, this tutorial also covers a couple new expressions.
April 9th, 2008
Back on Track!
Over the past year I had the opportunity to work on Star Wars, 10 Cloverfield Lane and more recently Star Trek Beyond (not titles this time). Whew! Now that I am focusing on Video Copilot Full-Time (YAY!!) I’ve noticed something different. It started with Saber. (Our free Energy Beam plug-in) It was my first thing after getting out from underneath […]
I’ve been playing around in Element 3D a lot and I was thinking about starting some kind of animation challenge. It’s actually been a fun free-form exercise to create something without specific parameters or rules. To design this way feels very organic and mistakes help to drive new ideas. Plus it’s an excuse to practice new techniques. […]
Free Star Wars Model Pack!
Happy Star Wars day! To celebrate our love for Star Wars we are giving away a sweet collection of 3D models that we built so you can learn to create your own visual effects! Our goal is to show you tips for Lighting, Rigging and animating so you can learn to create exciting visual FX too! These are […]
NAB Presentation: Star Wars Holograms
If you are going to be at NAB today or tomorrow, join me at the Adobe booth at 2PM! I’ll be talking about some things I learned while working on Star Wars: The Force Awakens helping to make Holograms, Graphics and Titles! Be sure to follow us on Twittter for updates throughout the week! I had a great […]