Glass Snow Orbs…

Well I started making a snow globe with CC sphere inside of After Effects… then I started playing around with reflections and then I ended up with this video. There are some interesting techniques for creating the glass reflections so I may release a project file or even do a tutorial. You can never have too many Orb-based tutorials :)

Everything was created with default plug-ins too!

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221 RESPONSES TO "GLASS SNOW ORBS…"
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December 11th, 2009 @ 2:14 am
yeah lookin awesome!!
Juan carlos Camacho
December 11th, 2009 @ 2:14 am
Wow these look so real!!!!!!!!
andi_s
December 11th, 2009 @ 2:15 am
look's fantastic, Andrew!!
December 11th, 2009 @ 2:20 am
Fantastic ... really nicely done :)
December 11th, 2009 @ 2:21 am
A terrific look Andrew. Your attention to detail is one of your great strengths. Best wishes, John.
Bell, Bradley
December 11th, 2009 @ 2:22 am
Nice, hopely 100th tutorial out soon!
Marco
December 11th, 2009 @ 2:22 am
Wow this is really cool! I would love to see how you did that.
Sliver37
December 11th, 2009 @ 2:22 am
They look awesome, nice work, as always =)
Tamir N
December 11th, 2009 @ 2:22 am
make a ta plizzzz
Tamir N
December 11th, 2009 @ 2:23 am
*make a tut plizzzz*
Bell, Bradley
December 11th, 2009 @ 2:23 am
Thats one for a tutorial, for sure. Hopely you make tutorial shortly :P, OFF THE EDGE OF MY SEAT!
December 11th, 2009 @ 2:23 am
Looking Great!!
Good work as always.
December 11th, 2009 @ 2:24 am
Gerat work, thanks Andrew :)
Jeroen
December 11th, 2009 @ 2:24 am
Oh yeah! very nice!
sultan alrashdi
December 11th, 2009 @ 2:24 am
Perfect , waiting for the tut.
thanks in advanced.
December 11th, 2009 @ 2:27 am
nice ,one of the actors in this is my friend and see the use of AE 2 ON SPIKE TV.
http://www.spike.com/video/tali-bombed/3302189
Lars
December 11th, 2009 @ 2:27 am
astonishing! never thought something like this would be possible in AE alone!
December 11th, 2009 @ 2:27 am
looks cool... respect
codeAndreas
December 11th, 2009 @ 2:29 am
GREAT!

Like always.. ;-)
December 11th, 2009 @ 2:30 am
Beautiful. Tutorial please!
john leigh, London UK
December 11th, 2009 @ 2:34 am
Hey Andrew thats looking pretty cool - inspiring stuff and right on the money for this time of the year! A tutorial would be well recieved for this approach....
Elias
December 11th, 2009 @ 2:54 am
Hi,
nice VID. But where i became the CC Sphere??
mfg
Elias
Renzo
December 11th, 2009 @ 3:05 am
Awesome look.. I'm curious about the render times. Seems pretty intensive to render out in a 3D prog. Did you spare some time doing this in AE?
December 11th, 2009 @ 3:07 am
Andrew, they look really lovely, real and that blur / focus effect works amazingly well. Awesome job, I am once again impressed!
Adel Metzler – BR
December 11th, 2009 @ 3:08 am
perfect!!!
please tutorial!
s2 Andrew
WaQAS
December 11th, 2009 @ 3:21 am
Great........As always
Thanks
Andrew
Vick1138
December 11th, 2009 @ 3:25 am
OHHHHHHHHHH! Pretty!!!
jackR
December 11th, 2009 @ 3:26 am
MUST. DO. TUTORIAL

Sheesh! Native AE?

I mean...sheesh.....
December 11th, 2009 @ 3:37 am
damn you Kramer!!!!!

looking good sir, maybe would be enhanced by some optical flares?? ;o)

a
Tomas
December 11th, 2009 @ 3:38 am
This looks awesome!
Please make a tutorial! Whats in the background that you blured out? It looks totaly realistic? And how did you make the floor?

Love it!
December 11th, 2009 @ 4:09 am
Hey Andrew tut please I see my family shot with green screen and three of us next to each of the three orbs add Merry Christmas text and what christmas card video. Got to love it!
Teguh
December 11th, 2009 @ 4:16 am
Awesome!
I hope i can make it...
it's really nice... :D
arkas
December 11th, 2009 @ 4:22 am
very nice, but where is the project file? lol
give it to me baby... :)
Olivier-Mauritius
December 11th, 2009 @ 4:23 am
Awesome..... so cool
Lodie
December 11th, 2009 @ 4:24 am
Sick Andrew (as always)
Hampus
December 11th, 2009 @ 4:24 am
yeaah!!!! that's the no.100-tutorial! *dance*
Jan
December 11th, 2009 @ 4:32 am
Andrew so what if its orb based its still new techniques so, if you are thinking people will think that you are just concentrating on orbs, let them think so, tell them that u like it, but i believe whatever it is, it is the new techniques we want and we always will love it............thank you, hope youl see this
Qw3rtium
December 11th, 2009 @ 4:36 am
Looks delicious
Parkie
December 11th, 2009 @ 4:40 am
Nice video, Mr AK

Let me add my name to the list of requests for a tutorial for this one... I would like to use this to represent zooming in on rain drops, which would then contain rain drops, which would... etc - Russian doll style.
December 11th, 2009 @ 4:41 am
really look amazing
December 11th, 2009 @ 4:56 am
THAT is awesome.

Good work Andrew!
December 11th, 2009 @ 4:58 am
Definitely one for a tutorial.
krizZz
December 11th, 2009 @ 4:58 am
This is soo good! Say goodbye to real 3Dprograms (in this case) ! Would love to see this in a tutorial, although I can imagine how it's done, but the look is so awesome I wanna know all the details :))
December 11th, 2009 @ 5:00 am
Wow, that's amazing. If you hadn't told me that it was all AE I would have never believed that. I'd certainly like a tutorial for this one :).
December 11th, 2009 @ 5:02 am
Wow, very 3D-realistic. I actually thought you've 3D max or something :) but VERY nice it's possible to do this in AE
December 11th, 2009 @ 5:06 am
What I'm most astounded by isn't the globe- although it's incredible- but the background, surfaces, and camera work. Can't wait for the tutorial...
December 11th, 2009 @ 5:13 am
That looks AWESOME!
Klaas Kramer
December 11th, 2009 @ 5:24 am
This is a tutorial worth!

Nice done, color match is perfect.
December 11th, 2009 @ 5:29 am
Wow,

the BG, the Camerawork and the Globe are a definitely worth the 100th tut.

Amazing... especially done only with AE´s built in Plugs.

Greetings from Berlin
Piotr
December 11th, 2009 @ 5:32 am
Awesome indeed. Anxiously awaiting a new tutorial. It would be an uncommon gift for Christmas;]
Frenchy
December 11th, 2009 @ 5:33 am
Wow u're the FX master, I don't understand why your name isn't on big movies with great special fx.
Anyway, I really want to thank you for all the ideas you share because it's so ingenius, you could keep it for yourself but u didn't,u always posted tutorials.

U're the one and only who can make people beginning fx creators. Until June 2oo9 I didn't know AE, and I saw Florian vids and I liked it so I downloaded AE, AE is a really incredible sofwtare. I saw a link to your vids, from this day till now I check every day your website in order discover a new way to create FX.

I wish the best success in all your projects for you and your family and for us, your students and fans :p
December 11th, 2009 @ 5:51 am
Hey Andrew..
This is really cool but i hope project file will be compatible with Cs3 :)
Thanks again..
A.S.
December 11th, 2009 @ 6:04 am
looks fantastic Andrew. I am wondering though if the reflection of the glass sphere would be in focus. The surface has to be glass or a mirror. Beautiful work. I like to see how you created the reflecting bright highlight on the sphere that is animated as the camera turns. I have not done much with the sphere creator in AE, so I assume it has an option for it.
c-r-u-x
December 11th, 2009 @ 6:07 am
Wow, does does look great - especially for an AE project!
Take it a little bit further and this could make for a worthy 100th Video Copilot tutorial jubilee.
December 11th, 2009 @ 6:08 am
Looks really cool, can't wait for the tutorial.
itay
December 11th, 2009 @ 6:12 am
Waiting for the tutorial!!!
James Anderson
December 11th, 2009 @ 6:13 am
Excellent work Mr Kramer! Awaiting a tutorial in your own time! Already thought of a few uses for it!
Martin
December 11th, 2009 @ 6:14 am
awesome I'll wait excited after this tutorial!
December 11th, 2009 @ 6:18 am
U r a living legend Andrew....... Great Work..... :)
December 11th, 2009 @ 6:21 am
How do you come up with all these great stuff? i been all over google and none compares to VC.net, men you are a genius "believe it".
vidal
December 11th, 2009 @ 6:23 am
Great. I´m waiting for the tuturial about that.
Comgratulations Andrew
Percival
December 11th, 2009 @ 6:25 am
Wonderful, I would love to see how you are protecting the particles from the orbs boundaries... Masks? Expressions? I think a tutorial is needed.

Thanks again.
-John
phil
December 11th, 2009 @ 6:29 am
CANNOT WAIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
December 11th, 2009 @ 6:41 am
Awesome, that gonna be a great tuto Andrew, I'm wait it.
Chris
December 11th, 2009 @ 6:45 am
wow it looks amazing!
you gave me the first winter-touch this year :D
dhanoman
December 11th, 2009 @ 6:48 am
Sire, you're the ish... Will welcome a tut. Keep it up all the best fro the season.
December 11th, 2009 @ 6:49 am
Awesome ... ohhh my god ...
Andrew please make a tutorial ;D
Mytafan
December 11th, 2009 @ 6:49 am
Very cool!!! Good Job Andrew !!
antony615
December 11th, 2009 @ 6:56 am
so beautiful~~~ btu no soundËŠ.Ë‹
December 11th, 2009 @ 6:57 am
wow wow wow wow please please please do a tutorial.
Brett Perry
December 11th, 2009 @ 7:00 am
That's a nice inspiration piece. Using particular (or another particle generator) and CC Sphere as well as some lens flares for the hignlights. Makes me want to try the effect in maybe 3D Invigorator. Thanks for the post - very cool.
Brett
sw_double
December 11th, 2009 @ 7:00 am
sooo nice, please do a tut!
December 11th, 2009 @ 7:02 am
Amazing and Great As Always

hopely 100th tutorial out soon!
illd
December 11th, 2009 @ 7:08 am
wow - beautifull work and it looks real. Andrew, I hope you could share your worklflow on this with us - I swear you want see any copy of this on youtube, at least from me;)
December 11th, 2009 @ 7:14 am
que delicado se ve... muy bueno Andres Kramer!
nivek
December 11th, 2009 @ 7:19 am
looking good

cant wait for the tut
Simon Steele
December 11th, 2009 @ 7:22 am
WoW! It looks amazing!
mistvan
December 11th, 2009 @ 7:23 am
Awesome...kinda looks like there's a sliver of blue energy thing inside the globe, though it's probably not. Would be cool if it would be inside it though. :D
Nice one Andrew as always!
December 11th, 2009 @ 7:48 am
Really awesome :D I want to make something like this. Cant wait ;)
December 11th, 2009 @ 7:48 am
Wow incredible Andrew! If I had seen that video anywhere else I would of bet money on it being done in a 3D program, simply amazing what you can do with AE with the right know how and inspiration.
Anthony Herrington
December 11th, 2009 @ 7:48 am
Wow!! Hopefully this becomes a tutorial in the very near future... be great to put on my wedding video!! Thank you VCP TEAM!!!!!!!!!!!!
December 11th, 2009 @ 7:50 am
I'm just blown away by how good this looks! I have some idea how you did it but the actual execution of it seems like magic to me, the details! It's overwhelming!
delman
December 11th, 2009 @ 8:03 am
I think tutorial #100 will be like a x-mas present. what do you think?
December 11th, 2009 @ 8:11 am
These orbs are awesome. But you should put a little snowman inside :). Just kiddin, it looks really great, I hope you are going to make a tutorial on this... looking forward to it :)
December 11th, 2009 @ 8:13 am
Beautiful and classy! Hope to see the tutorial.
Would be cool if it didn't have to be glass snow orbs too, but maybe ink drops freezed in time.
aalex
December 11th, 2009 @ 8:14 am
time for a new tutorial dude !
it looks really awsome, i'll try to rebuild it this weekend :D
Rafa
December 11th, 2009 @ 8:16 am
You are extremely talented and creative.. your simply the best.. and to top it off, you help all of us by sharing your techniques.. THANK YOU ANDREW!! :)
Craig
December 11th, 2009 @ 8:16 am
What is this ...it is horrible, crap, the worst thing I have ever seen. You are really losing it.

Not really :) I just thought you needed a post that balanced out all your worthy praise. You know you rock Andrew.

Merry Christmas!
Googleman
December 11th, 2009 @ 8:26 am
Well done!
But we are still waiting for upcoming 100th tutorial!
Good luck!

Ukraine
Jason Kazor
December 11th, 2009 @ 8:29 am
That is very uneqe
December 11th, 2009 @ 8:35 am
TUTORIAL 100!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
December 11th, 2009 @ 8:45 am
WOAH!!!! Awesome! I hope to see the tutorial on this one soon. I am anxious to see how you got the glass look to come out so realistic. This looks amazing Andrew!
Alessio
December 11th, 2009 @ 8:50 am
You know what they look like? Palantirs...
December 11th, 2009 @ 8:50 am
Those look so real! I can't wait for the project/tutorial! :D
December 11th, 2009 @ 8:53 am
Very Very Very Excellent!!! Congratulations!!!
December 11th, 2009 @ 8:54 am
WOAH

That was releastic !
We all love a tutorial :D

So hey , lets wait :)
December 11th, 2009 @ 8:58 am
Sorry for the bad english .. You do not want to do a tutorial of space travel, or at the
atmosphere? would be great! Do not think AE tutorials on outer space at
Internet, to do some ships traveling at the speed of light, like in Star Wars.
Roberto
December 11th, 2009 @ 9:02 am
niceeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

Greets from Romania
December 11th, 2009 @ 9:07 am
THAT is After Effects? Holy cow I can't wait to see what I can do with it! :D
December 11th, 2009 @ 9:10 am
Awesome man! You've GOT to do a tutorial on that one!
McKenzie
December 11th, 2009 @ 9:12 am
Man that was amazing. I see how you might have made the floor. But how did you get the glass so perfect? The CC Glass effect tends to give a weird line right through the middle of the object a wrap it around.
J
December 11th, 2009 @ 9:32 am
YES YES YES...a tutorial on this would be excellent.
vante
December 11th, 2009 @ 9:32 am
hey great...you know what you should do...is tease everybody with clips like this and then have a contest to see who could reproduce something like that WITHOUT a tutorial first...you've taught us all alot from your site...we should be able to come up with something...I'm sure it would spark some innovation and challenge all noobs...thank you for the creativity
Skully
December 11th, 2009 @ 9:36 am
maybe the snow partikles should not be that sharp when they start falling down, maybe a little bit distorted because of the glass on the top, too.

I think you had a static camera fad in while moving, maybe it's better to move and fade in/ out same time, because while moving from the first glass or to the second everything is just bloured instead of the floor.

But everything else is realy nice.
Great job as expected.
Jorge
December 11th, 2009 @ 9:36 am
Exelente maestro.
December 11th, 2009 @ 9:38 am
this is legit Krames! Now lets see a plethora of tutorials released just for everyone's Christmas present? eh? eh?
Rob
December 11th, 2009 @ 9:38 am
that's insanely cool....!!!
ivan
December 11th, 2009 @ 9:43 am
wow that was awesome
Zak
December 11th, 2009 @ 9:49 am
beautiful Andrew actually i love it :D
December 11th, 2009 @ 9:54 am
Nice. Would be awesome to have this as one of the tutorials in the upcoming tutorial collections you're making as a Christmas gift to us and to celebrate tutorial number 100. 'Cause you ARE doing that, right?
ned Flanders
December 11th, 2009 @ 9:56 am
holy cow. that looks like it was done in a real 3d program. i applaud you, good sir....
Zak
December 11th, 2009 @ 9:59 am
but please make a tutorial will be very great :)
Tom
December 11th, 2009 @ 10:03 am
Tutorial Number 100 must be EPIC!!! I'm not sure this will suffice... Good idea for number 101 though :)
Sreejith Antony K
December 11th, 2009 @ 10:06 am
Wow Nice and Superb
plz publish the Xmas gift(TUTORIAL)
Greg
December 11th, 2009 @ 10:07 am
Hey Andrew- that looks pretty great! Hard to believe it was all done without the use of a 3D app. Would love to see a tut on this one. Really nice work.
Ron in Calgary
December 11th, 2009 @ 10:31 am
Just another reason why www.videocopilot.net is my home page
Tristan Barnard
December 11th, 2009 @ 10:36 am
I whole heartedly believe that you should do a tutorial on this. There are so many things it can be applied to!
Oliver
December 11th, 2009 @ 10:39 am
CC Sphere? What? HUH?.. How?
December 11th, 2009 @ 10:42 am
Wow i can't believe that was done with all built in plugins! And a tutorial would be great! and i can't tell for sure but did you use the normaily plguin on this?
December 11th, 2009 @ 11:02 am
Yes, a tutorial would be great. PLEASE do one! I already see so many different ways to use it.
Junior
December 11th, 2009 @ 11:04 am
That only looks totally amazing Andrew.
Christian
December 11th, 2009 @ 11:08 am
They look so real! is it possible to put objects inside them to? like a snowman? you should definitly make a tutorial!
Dustin
December 11th, 2009 @ 11:15 am
Yeah I've been playing with it all morning and can't seem to get the smooth reflective surface of the orbs down for some reason. It's probably something simple I'm overlooking. Thanks for posting it though its been fun going trial and error, learned a few things about luma mattes I never noticed before.
December 11th, 2009 @ 11:32 am
wow very nice! love it
Rob
December 11th, 2009 @ 11:36 am
Hhhhmmmmm.....did you link an expression to the camera and the orb?
Olympia Logger
December 11th, 2009 @ 11:37 am
?

Is that AE or 3DSM !?!!
December 11th, 2009 @ 11:39 am
Awsome Andrew!!!! You always please with the best stuff!!! Can't wait for the tutorial!

Phil
FutureAlexx
December 11th, 2009 @ 11:42 am
Impressive Mr. Kramer! Can't wait for the tutorial/project file.

Maybe two orbs. :D

Best running gag ever. ^^
December 11th, 2009 @ 11:44 am
Just magnificent, like it will be 100th tutorial.
James Allen
December 11th, 2009 @ 11:47 am
Do a tutorial Andy this is soooooooooooooooooooo cool
December 11th, 2009 @ 11:50 am
You never cease to amaze me Mr. Kramer.
That looks so real! Is it possible to put an object in the orb?

This actually reminded me of this Eristoff Black commercial

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2uORg32640
December 11th, 2009 @ 11:54 am
Pretty Slick Lookin
John
December 11th, 2009 @ 12:00 pm
This is unbelievable. I can't believe how good you are at this. I am making a short film and this kind of effect is exactly what I need. Please make a tutorial.
Brian
December 11th, 2009 @ 12:01 pm
Yeah, that looks amazing. You should definitely do a tutorial... although it would probably be a pretty short one. Keep up the good work!
Paul Martinez
December 11th, 2009 @ 12:02 pm
WOW, default plug ins you say? Thats amazing. Teach me please.
junior
December 11th, 2009 @ 12:03 pm
that's real cool man
December 11th, 2009 @ 12:06 pm
sexxxy, coulda sworn it was 3d
kadirbilgin
December 11th, 2009 @ 12:16 pm
lookin awesome beautiful
H-nitro
December 11th, 2009 @ 12:31 pm
wohoa! that is something rly, keep your chin up!
December 11th, 2009 @ 12:38 pm
The dark prince (david bowie) from Labyrinth would love to see a tutorial on how to create those bad boys!
fxdesca
December 11th, 2009 @ 12:47 pm
wow, amazing. A tutorial would be great !
Niko-ALF
December 11th, 2009 @ 12:53 pm
OOOoooohhh man this is awesome...very coool Graphs... I hope a tutorial... :D Regrads from Colombia Andrew!
notsorealfx
December 11th, 2009 @ 12:53 pm
Impressive! Tutorial, Please!!!!!

Thank you for everything Andrew.
Damy
December 11th, 2009 @ 1:00 pm
I vote for a Tutorial. Would be awesome to send this in a online christmas card to my dad.

Your really insparational Andrew. Thank you for that.
December 11th, 2009 @ 1:13 pm
I’m curious about the render times...
Johann Torres
December 11th, 2009 @ 1:15 pm
that looks so cool!
Les Drake
December 11th, 2009 @ 1:16 pm
100 here we come Happy Birthday ( and Xmas )
Its like waitimg for santa to come down the chimney with your presents. ( what he does'nt, nah tell me its not true)
Connor Guyler
December 11th, 2009 @ 1:19 pm
PLEASE DO A TUTORIAL ON THISSS!!!!! =D
vonG
December 11th, 2009 @ 1:23 pm
I can't wait watching that. Really realistic...pls tutorial Plllleeeaseeee god AK.
Chris
December 11th, 2009 @ 1:35 pm
wow, that's freakin' gorgeous! ...but where are the lens flares? ;-)
LadyArwen
December 11th, 2009 @ 1:38 pm
Andrew, you are brilliant. Those cristal balls are like totally terrific. Love it. You could definitely read the future in those^^. Even though I usually do not believe in that stuff.
Anyway, I'm looking forward for the tutorial ;-).
December 11th, 2009 @ 1:58 pm
Amazing as always!

Maybe put a snowman in there for a festive holiday-themed tutorial.
AR
December 11th, 2009 @ 2:13 pm
Looking awesome as always my friend but no tutorials until "Optical Flares" is done and on the shelves for me to BUY!
Lebo
December 11th, 2009 @ 2:14 pm
Oh Yes - a tutorial please!
December 11th, 2009 @ 3:26 pm
When you say "playing around" how many hours of play is that exactly?
jim hines
December 11th, 2009 @ 3:33 pm
Wow! That is spectacular. All in AE huh?
Rogier Colijn
December 11th, 2009 @ 3:40 pm
Is the reflection made with VC reflect?
chris
December 11th, 2009 @ 3:57 pm
Tutorial, please!
Brad Gillespie
December 11th, 2009 @ 5:24 pm
So after watching this about 20 times, i attempted to recreate it. i got the same basic layout as u, but i just cant get that "glossy" feel to it. looks amazing, now, i really wouldnt mind a tutorial. :D
M@rtin
December 11th, 2009 @ 6:03 pm
Good Work dude!!!
December 11th, 2009 @ 6:14 pm
Hey Andrew,

Your new Video has motivated me to play around a bit. Got real close to your results, but I'm still wondering how you got the lighting done. Thought about layer styles at first, but after taking a second look at your video, I can't figure out how you've gotten that 'sphere-like-lighting' to work with normal lights. Looking forward for your Tutorial :) I'm just missing some transparency in your example... and don't forget the caustics of course! Hrhrhr ^^

Greets
Derek
December 11th, 2009 @ 7:38 pm
My god!! I wish to green-screen an angry man trapped inside there with a bad temper because it is just too damn cold. I think Rita and Zedd were damned in there in the Power Rangers movie!!!! Very pretty nice work!
December 11th, 2009 @ 8:21 pm
my god. that's. amazing. i can't believe that's only after effects. you sir, are the man. who knows what the next 100 tuts will bring!
December 11th, 2009 @ 8:44 pm
Hey Andrew or anybody!

I would like to know the name of the software that you use to capture the screen! thanks
bernard
December 11th, 2009 @ 8:49 pm
te quedo chido carnal...
saludos desde mexicanporqueri.
Fortune Lauture
December 11th, 2009 @ 9:34 pm
The demo is nice and I think the tutorial will be nicer!
Alejx
December 11th, 2009 @ 10:32 pm
How about a tutorial about this?
P3
December 11th, 2009 @ 10:35 pm
Make a tutorial Please
fireworks
December 11th, 2009 @ 10:43 pm
lol!

very candy spheres, great optic.

cant wait for the tuts!
December 11th, 2009 @ 10:53 pm
suuweeet! Hope you find time to do the tut. Ideas are already spinning.. get it? Spinning? Nevermind.

:)
Andrew Small
December 11th, 2009 @ 11:03 pm
Yes! that is absolutely AMAZING!!!!!
I am hoping for a tutorial on this one!
December 11th, 2009 @ 11:52 pm
Love what ever you produce Andrew. So sick!!!! Long live Andrew Kramer!
Saul
December 12th, 2009 @ 12:30 am
nice man always looking forward to your tutorials
i want to major in stuff like this what was your major in college?
December 12th, 2009 @ 1:00 am
very nice
never knew AE is capable to do this kind of stuff
Antwan
December 12th, 2009 @ 4:24 am
Hey Andrew... thats really cool! Leave us a project file or even better, a tut! :):)
Michael M
December 12th, 2009 @ 4:30 am
can you please post a tutorial asap on this? im in the middle of editing a christmas music video for a song i did and the video needs to be done by the 17th or 18th of dec lastest and this would be a great effect to put in with the snow globe :) thanks andrew
Surendar Kshatriya
December 12th, 2009 @ 4:40 am
Its Awesome... Eagerly waiting to see this in your Tutorial List.
Maxstudios
December 12th, 2009 @ 5:03 am
its like the ball of Harry Potter and the Order Of The Phoenix
Amazed
December 12th, 2009 @ 5:14 am
One word.... TUTORIAL !!!
December 12th, 2009 @ 8:31 am
i'm new to AE but i really learn a lot from u bro....thanks...
December 12th, 2009 @ 9:40 am
WOW - I totally need a tut for THIS - AWESOME
Wolkeris
December 12th, 2009 @ 9:50 am
It's amazing !
sunil(Nepal)
December 12th, 2009 @ 10:17 am
U R TOO GOOD ANDREW.....BETTER THAN THE BEST........
December 12th, 2009 @ 10:40 am
Nice very nice reflection..
December 12th, 2009 @ 11:16 am
Hi Ak,

Is the DOF faked? CC Sphere is not AE camera aware right? Please tell us how you got the soft shadows :)
December 12th, 2009 @ 11:31 am
Sorry, I am idiot. DOF is based on the layer positing.
Dan
December 12th, 2009 @ 12:03 pm
oh my, this looks amazing!! please make this your next tut. this is just incredible looking. it looks like it was made in 3ds max or something
December 12th, 2009 @ 1:55 pm
Plzzz Make a Tutorial for that I need to know how to do that
Winston
December 12th, 2009 @ 2:18 pm
Yes, please make a tutorial. Trying to reverse-engineer a project file is not always helpful to those of us AE-challenged fans of VCP. Thanks.
Brad
December 12th, 2009 @ 3:49 pm
impressive...most impressive
Frederik
December 12th, 2009 @ 5:12 pm
Hey so nice job! can you make it look like is is the universe that we are zooming in through?? that would look awsomme!
Tvrtko
December 13th, 2009 @ 1:48 am
ha! I'm trying to make a video Christmas card for my clients and I was just fumbling about with CCsphere and trying to pick up something from your tutorials and then I come across this... please Santa Andrew, we've been good... ok, maybe not, but I was really... umm... tall this year and... and I even read the posting rules and refrained from begging for a tutorial, and that's gotta count for something :D
December 13th, 2009 @ 2:07 am
Hey,Andrew thanks so much for all your awesome contribution to the world of motion graphics.Specially in developing my own graphics know how.Needless to say i found your glass-orbs fantastic...and i couldn't wait to go ahead and make one myself.And since u haven't posted a tutorial just yet on this mine kinda fell a little short on the realism department.anyway,i hope u will check my effort.this is the url: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXhxO_57uJI.ofcoarse any feedback from u will be welcome.take care & thanks again & looking forward to the tutorial.
December 13th, 2009 @ 3:29 am
Sweet, Andrew) Sure the tutorial will be great!
Jan
December 13th, 2009 @ 5:25 am
Hopefully the legendary 100th tutorial is about how to make those :)
They're soo great Andrew *_*
Rafael
December 13th, 2009 @ 6:28 am
Very very very nice Plug in,awsomme!!
plk
December 13th, 2009 @ 6:44 am
So far i've counted 100 requests for a tutorial! This is the 101th! :)
boihitcar
December 13th, 2009 @ 10:34 am
Great Video!! I really like your work.. and its inspiring bout yout tuts..
December 13th, 2009 @ 11:16 am
That's some high quality.
Govinder Singh Manku
December 13th, 2009 @ 11:18 am
This looks Brilliant.... PLEASE MAKE THIS YOUR 100th Tutorial...

OR.... Please could you introduce some more camera tracking/matching tutorials... perhaps using Boujou! or Syntheyes?

Also.... wishing you a brilliant christmas... hope you take off some time to spend with your newborn.

Look forward to hearing from you.

Govinder
Mikko Hassinen
December 13th, 2009 @ 11:56 am
That's sooo freaking cool!
December 13th, 2009 @ 6:19 pm
hope to see a tutorial to this very, very soon!
Chris.
December 13th, 2009 @ 11:03 pm
Andrew Kramer,
Thank you,
Thank you for everything...

This is truly amazing! And you are so generous as to share your ideas with your Awesome tutorials...
You have no idea how much you've helped me...
But I'll show you when I have completed my Personal Hobbie Projects.
You Are - The Dude! ~ lol :D
Later Drew!
Xander
December 14th, 2009 @ 2:04 am
This is the greatest thing I have seen today.
costasp
December 14th, 2009 @ 6:37 am
please make a tutorial for this, it's AMAZING. I'm very curious about how it can be done...
Rajeev Malik
December 14th, 2009 @ 6:49 am
Andrew what u r? ur immegination gr8... I hv't word 4u....
December 14th, 2009 @ 8:10 am
heh, looks like the poison orbs from "The Rock"
Phil
December 14th, 2009 @ 6:51 pm
please a tutorial... please!!! :)
Fernando
December 15th, 2009 @ 4:39 am
You did this on After Effects?

Amazing!

Waiting for the tut.
Loay Emad
December 15th, 2009 @ 5:36 am
I want it a tutorial
Of course not the 100th (as it'll be AWESOME) but it can be 101th
Luis
December 15th, 2009 @ 8:24 pm
Amazing, tuto plz.
LUIS M
December 16th, 2009 @ 10:23 am
Amazing! Make tutorial please
Respect
December 16th, 2009 @ 10:23 am
beautiful! Just Beautiful!
December 16th, 2009 @ 11:00 am
Can you make a tutorial for this one?
December 17th, 2009 @ 4:47 am
looks amazing please do a tutorial!!!

Jonathan
Emeka
December 17th, 2009 @ 5:02 am
Nice one.wud really luv 2 c hw u did dis one.
Nic Bathgate
December 17th, 2009 @ 2:54 pm
Incredible... this is the most impressive thing i've seen on VCP, and that's saying a lot!

PLEASE make a tutorial on how you did this, i'm sure I could use the techniques in a thousand of my projects!

Wow
Katherine Klebek
December 18th, 2009 @ 2:45 pm
Oh my gosh that is BEAUTIFUL. You haaave to do a tutorial on this :D
William R. Cousert
December 22nd, 2009 @ 11:12 am
Glinda? Is that you?

Btw... Lynda.com is looking for people to do tutorials. You should think about doing an advanced AE series for them. Might be a great form of advertising for this site.
mishan
December 23rd, 2009 @ 3:10 am
WOW. It's very Nice.
Stefano
December 24th, 2009 @ 2:22 am
Congratulation from Italy... I thisnk I will never reach you... Anyway please go on... you are a great target to follow... bye
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