Axe, Body Spray

And I’m not talking about some old deodorant but the kinda axe that keeps you safe at night. An axe opens up a lot of possibilities, people don’t mess with people that have Axes. It’s a fact.

Now I have this cool axe and I need to do something with it so I’m going to call Sam and see what we can arrange. Maybe we can throw the axe at the camera or even throw a camera at the axe, I don’t know!!

But whatever we do, we’re going to have some fun.

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4 years ago
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151 Comments

4 years ago
ohhhhh! Youuuu Sooo Beatyyyyy *-*
Matthew Singh
4 years ago
Lovin the link to the old spice advert...pure genius!
Ulysses3D
4 years ago
Hey Andrew, The Axe throwing sounds interesting....but I have to say, the link to the deodorant comercial..haha..I live in the UK so have never seen that Ad before..did you have anything to do with it?? It's so clever...
saleem
4 years ago
hahaha,andrew...the smile is where it supposed to be ^_^
4 years ago
this is gr8 keep up the the good work
Subash
4 years ago
Master you look great
Bali
4 years ago
I tutorial how to make cuts and blood like spartacus:blood and sand would be nice. xD
Amer
4 years ago
Please Andrew, can we see a tutorial of somebody's arms/legs/ head being cut off with lots of blood flying about.. As seen in the TV show "Spartacus"? Thanks
4 years ago
Very impressive guys! I’m continually amazed at what you guys are doing.and Andrew please don’t hurt Sam too much.
bhargav
4 years ago
whatever it will be with full of knowledge and fun..;)
Netloader
4 years ago
Have you been watching a lot of vikings movies lately??.....Or Maybe it's that asterix and obelix cartoon.
Actually I used watch that a lot when I was a kid.

Anyways it would be nice to see a new tutorial or short movie you would make. I actually wish to see you some day with a full featured film in grand cinemas....Which actually very possible in your case....oh!! and SAM of course. that guy deserves to be on the big screen. Maybe then I would have the opportunity to work with you....who knows.
7mato
4 years ago
N!CE Andrew you are Great 1!
Andrew Katrych
4 years ago
Andrew, quit ax in peddler pizza, or in cam. =)
4 years ago
Hey!

Is it going to be something like this?

http://smallvfxblog.blogspot.com/2009/05/axe_15.html
robert
4 years ago
Tarrizz
4 years ago
hahah the 3D axe looks more realistic then the real one xD this one looks like it's made of plast or something :S
4 years ago
all of u >>> call the plice

we've Kiler here


really really it's upnormal , great work

actually u'r tutch the sky of creativity


Yours, Yusuf
Flo
4 years ago
man.. you look like a real warrior!
Mj
4 years ago
You look like Dexter in that pic :D
ewg
4 years ago
hahahahahahahahahahahaha
4 years ago
By Grabthar's axe... by the Sons of Warvan... you shall be... avenged
4 years ago
you gonna have you own DEADLIEST WARRIOR style tutorials,would be fun to do some cool moves.
Dabu
4 years ago
Throw the camera and the axe at sam =)
Kim
4 years ago
..but the REAL question is:

Does a producers axe outrank the directors hammer?
omer
4 years ago
tutorial!!!
plz
it so beautifulll!

you are the man!!
4 years ago
@Arnold Yeah, the Kill Bill axe throw would be a cool one to recreate!
CJ
4 years ago
You should destroy an bottle of axe body spray with a real axe. Have Sam steal the bottle from some one and then they catch him and destroy it!!
Maxwell
4 years ago
I should've used that effect in my horror movie...

http://vimeo.com/14447548

Kramer you rule
robert
4 years ago
Leo
4 years ago
Do double pits to chesty with the axe to sam
felipe
4 years ago
that is a resident evil scene jajaja
4 years ago
Isn't that the kind of axe for people that are too lazy to turn in over?
Helper hand
4 years ago
Throw an axe in slow-mo at Sam and have it cut off Sam's head or limb :D
Julioaeb
4 years ago
Hey Andrew, maibe you need to call Sam to make another video and then call it, the revenge of the Axe, and finish with the body spray like the picture. LOL.
raj
4 years ago
OH God....! Sammm
Luther Hadley
4 years ago
Andrew Go Get a Hair Cut... lol
blackcat
4 years ago
hey andrew looking like great warrior of this era
VFX-Anomaly
4 years ago
Hey Andrew looks like fun, but can I axe you why no blog shows lately? They are great fun to watch, please do some new blog shows,
We don't care what their about just make something and put it on the blog show!
Jerry
4 years ago
Sounds like fun....just "axe" anybody around here...;)
Gforce
4 years ago
Andrew Kramer an axe murderer?! Hmmmm... dunno.
4 years ago
How about the V for Vendetta "knife-throwing-cycling-through-the-air-leaving-matrix-like-streaks" effect?
Clarish
4 years ago
You should throw both of them, but with the anchor point of the camera linked to the Axe and the Axe linked to Sam who's running really scared all the time.

(just a bad joke :P)
Rudolph
4 years ago
hi sir andrew kramer...im new to your site, by the way im rudolph from philippines...i saw your tutorials over the net and i really admire your works...everything is awesome...just writing to let you know that im becoming a great fan of you...hahahaha...i really wanted to learn things like after effects though im an engineering student...i really like it..
4 years ago
:D u rock
http://www.r2pctech.tk

i have made some intros.....4 evreyone
PEPE
4 years ago
great idea for a Stereoscopic 3D tutorial in after effects, throwing the axe to the camera rocks!!!
4 years ago
hahahahaha crazy!! ^^
4 years ago
I think you should do a video of Sam getting an arm or a leg chopped off. I read somewhere above someone suggesting using 3ds max. I think this is a great opportunity to do a tutorials showing the integration of 3d cg back into live action realistically. :)
HOSAM
4 years ago
Hey !
u have a axe it's OK ,but who's blood is THIS ...?
DID U KILL SAM ?
4 years ago
Yeah, throw some axes, cut heads, hands, destroy everything, we wanna see blood everywhere, interiors down the ground and little pieces of brain on the camera or, better, an eye.

;))
Diego G.
4 years ago
I know! You're gonna do a sandwich, ain't you? I mean, a Sam-dwich perhaps?
Todd VanSlyck
4 years ago
You could attach snakes to Sam's head and make him Sam-dusa, then of course chop it off, only after he turns somebody to stone
GreedOra
4 years ago
Yea please .. Throw the camera at the AXE not the AXE at the camera .. :D
Simpleton Droid
4 years ago
bla bla drools *falls overself* make a tutorial! bla bla...yea great!
Peter Kreitner
4 years ago
LOL! You're right! ''Axe,, trilogy is ready?
Rafa
4 years ago
Andrew is finally ready for the zombie apocalypse.
Ricardo Mantovani
4 years ago
Kramer! You look like a psycho, cool.
Piettro
4 years ago
throw the camera at my house!
or my studio I wont mind at all...
4 years ago
Nice, I was thinking that sam maybe chopped or he's chopping someone as seen in your featured picture. But whatever your thinking of doing, I bet its going to be AWESOME!!
Protommie
4 years ago
You should do a stereoscopic 3d axe throw at the camera!!!
4 years ago
Make an anti-commercial against Axe(Deodorant), maybe by slicing it or make Sam the Company's boss and "Axe" him a question if you know what i mean...
Mohaimn
4 years ago
Make a slow-motion axe throw to the camera
Zvi
4 years ago
Andrew, you must be busy with other things because lately, I've noticed a decrease in your composting, color-wise. I know you are addicted to curves but the blood in the picture.... doesn't look like your composting work. Just looks like a quick overlay with no color correction and no match to the rest of the picture. I've seen you do much better in past tutorials.
4 years ago
Nice one! Check the axe throwing in the 'Haven can wait' video from Beck, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3MomC_nZsM

Cheers, Niels
iacere
4 years ago
hahahahaha :D

I love your humor Andrew! Would be nice to see some stabbing effects or something ..
4 years ago
haha poor Sam or Andrew
I hope you make a great tut..


Sorry my english bad
Greeting from mongolia
basuru
4 years ago
man u r axe smells good! :p
4 years ago
Two axes clashing on each other, Andrew vs Sam, round 1, FIGHT!
4 years ago
You look like Edward Notorn on this picture
oras
4 years ago
Xd really cool i will try it in my cheken
Blashaque
4 years ago
Sam have died so many times in Yr tuts:) maybe this time U will use axe against... wood:) U know, chop the wood whit the throwing out particles, maybe some sparks from axe when it hits a metal...

Best wishes Andrzej :) (Andrzej is Andrew in Polish:) )
4 years ago
hi sir i think it will be fun to see the tutorials on “Axe and agin sam will have to face the funny shots
Ben
4 years ago
You Should Walk Around With it...
jan
4 years ago
maybe you could do somthing on chopping off limbs, that be cool
AdrienF
4 years ago
Mmmmhyeaaah... ! Just one question : When you say "we can throw the axe at the camera" is it like a subliminal message ?! I mean, you should say "I, Andrew Kramer,am gonna throw the axe at Sam !"

So the second possibility may be a little tricky... I let you guess why ^^
4 years ago
Please See Resident Evil: After Life (Trailer), for get some ideas to kill sam! lol

I love you Andrew
I am Edris Mohammadi from Iran, Kurdestan, Sanandaj.
James
4 years ago
Haha, that face! This looks interesting and sounds interesting, should be another cracking tutorial.
phil
4 years ago
chop sam´s head of!!! ;-)
4 years ago
Hi Andrew and Dear Sam.
Thanks for This work it's veryGood and if you can Andrew
Please make tutorial for that and in the tutorial Say good joke for us. (Thank you)

at Last:
I am worry for Sam.
I think you are finally Kill the Sam...
I am Sorry Sam Ican't help you.

Oh,I am Just Kidding
I am Mehran Aghramazani from Iran/Sanandaj.
Helge
4 years ago
Now there's a picture I like! Can't wait to see what you have in store ;)
FranticMedia
4 years ago
Throw the Axe to Sam andrew :D its October soon, time for another Halloween video tutorial! Cut him in half lol!
Arnold
4 years ago
LoL..wow could you do something like Kill Bill
zez
4 years ago
you may throw the whole video copilot things looooool ... not only camera .. even sam loooool :D
4 years ago
Reminds me of the scene in "Machete" where Danny Trejo throws a machete past the camera :)
Olivier-Mauritius
4 years ago
I wonder if Sam going to get killed..again...Well, my dear Sam Loya you did get through a lot... Electrified, passed through a window, Tried suicide, rammed by a car, bot disintegrated, Had bugs under skins.. MAN.. I wonder what will happen to you this time..
4 years ago
Ok, I couldn't decide so I'll list them both:

(to Sam)"When I say cut, I mean CUT!!!"

"The razor cut tool in CS5 is MUCH more powerful"
paul holt
4 years ago
great tool in the editing suite for pesky clients;-)
kalitchou
4 years ago
oh by the way that video called la theory du chaos it means the theory of chaos in french ;)
kalitchou
4 years ago
hey Andrew do you know the axe money ? its my new creation... i made a cool video showing the power of axe money .. its on facebook here is the link http://www.facebook.com/pages/Avez-vous-deja-choft/149158555109837?ref=ts#!/pages/Avez-vous-deja-choft/149158555109837?ref=ts
Dante
4 years ago
I'm looking forward to see the camera trhowing tutorial!!! hahahaha
JB
4 years ago
How about dressing Sam as character from 300. Choreograph a fight scene and you're good to go.

P.S: Don't forget to paint those fake abs on Sam :)
Pewpewpewkerplowey
4 years ago
I'm so stoked! Your tutorials are the best!

You should totally make a huge particle system of CG dwarf-battle axes and launch them at a tank... full of pizza pockets, for good measure. I can see it now...
Morlock802701
4 years ago
Find another 2 and juggle with them!
4 years ago
All my axes live in Texas.
David
4 years ago
I guess this is the new axe effect. Or one of the after effects...
SpencerH
4 years ago
Hey Andrew! I'm not sure if this video has already been posted on here or not, but it would be cool to see somewhere because it took me a while to find it.

http://www.motionworks.com.au/2010/07/unplugged-27/#more-7609
Ayb from the Philippines
4 years ago
hahahaha! Can't wait to see Sam.... Nice Blog AK!
TmR
4 years ago
I'm your student. I live in Mongolia.


http://vimeo.com/14110186
t2lotus
4 years ago
oh, u can also throw the axe to sb in slow motion. wow, that will be great.
t2lotus
4 years ago
i think u should make a tornado skill with the axe. like DotA. it s very cool effect.
Corbank
4 years ago
You should put a tutorial up on how to make a BLT sandwich.
Then you could slice it with the axe.
4 years ago
Stereoscopic 3D teaser?
4 years ago
Sam's finally being given the axe! lol

Phil
Mohanad
4 years ago
Dude thanks for sharing that AD - very funny! :D
and i'm so excited: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1cwt3_pointer-sisters-im-so-excited_music :D
WaQaS
4 years ago
we dont knw wat will u do with the AXE
but we knw it will be awesome
4 years ago
You should do a "Double Pits to Chesty".
Joshua
4 years ago
You should ride into the hills of Mordor and battle orcs whilst listening to Blind Guardian.
4 years ago
Maybe you could have some sort of Horror themed tutorial...
Earlack
4 years ago
After the Directing Mallet, now comes the Acting Axe ! Sounds cool.

But I hope you're not forgetting that screen cap of SAM in a SWAT-like uniform, mmm ? I mean, there are a few cool ideas you mentioned and we never heard of them anymore...

I'd throw an Andrew Kramer at the camera.
4 years ago
You can make it a slow motion axe swinging at us as in the new Resident Evil 4 3D movie trailer
Sam
4 years ago
zaras
4 years ago
Or.....or..... you can throw sam at the camera with the axe in his head.oh and please make it look like an accident...or not....
Brendan
4 years ago
Judging from the picture, Andrew has been up to no good today.
Chuckarama
4 years ago
Sorry. Posting again, already.

It occurs to me that an axe is a perfect zombie crushing weapon. Several years ago I watched a "making of" Terminator 3 and thought the scenes with Arnolds face, painted chroma green, looked fun to play with. Might be fun to do some chroma work like that, where chunks of zombie flesh get chopped off. Just a thought.
Chuckarama
4 years ago
Last I saw Sam, he was off running black ops missions, destroying terrorists and rescuing hostages with his barbwire cutting knife and exploding arrows. You can't just call him up... He's got important things to do, like exploding things. Besides, I bet he's already got one of those axes, under his pillow.

Throwing the axe, could make for some interesting planar tracking fun. Woohoo! Tracking! Doesn't that sound like a good time?
studionightbird
4 years ago
I sure you can do this without hurting Sam. Like Throwing the axe into Sams Chest which makes him slide into a wall...

Oh wait
procton
4 years ago
hey Andrew,
you could fix the axe to a table. And through Sam onto it. If you polish your floor well, you could even make it look like an accident, like: yo check out this cool axe I...ooopsss.
4 years ago
You know what they say about men with short axes! ;)
Have fun!
4 years ago
Here is what you can do with an Axe, Action Essentials 2, and After Effects! Clip from our feature vampire flick, this file has been refined since this render. Nevertheless, here is the link:

http://www.vimeo.com/14435916
oussama
4 years ago
Andrew i think u whana kille sam lol .
Gerben
4 years ago
I suggest getting another weapon, perhaps some pieces of armor and nice outfits so you and Sam could dress up as knights and have an epic battle!
Ofcourse dismembered limbs and decapitations would have to be included.

If you need anymore weapons I have a few lying around swords, axes, maces and even a polearm. I live near a forest which would be an ideal location! just give me a shout Andrew! ;)
Sebastian
4 years ago
Why do i get a feeling that Sam will die again
4 years ago
Challenge!

Running out of ideas? how about making a Hollywood catastrophic scene? like you see in the movies! Using this image:

http://www.ballslist.com/travel/la/hollywood.jpg

Here are some examples:

http://www.ballslist.com/travel/la/hollywood.jpg

http://www.ballslist.com/travel/la/hollywood.jpg
Kevin C
4 years ago
Decapitation!
Sorry Sam.
4 years ago
I vote on making a parody of some of the Axe Deodorant commercials. Maybe have some good looking girls (if that can be arranged) axe Sam to death.. I mean a make over.
Daniel
4 years ago
Maybe you throw the axe into Sam's head! Whatever you do, I know is gonna be awesome!
Some Guy
4 years ago
"Maybe we can throw the axe at the camera or even throw a camera at the axe, I don’t know!!"
I totally LOL'd.

This idea sounds like a lot of fun. Hopefully it won't take long. Or you can shorten the wait with a Blog Show about it. You know, with some outtakes, where the axe is actually flying towards... Oh, poor Sam. :)
Garrettt
4 years ago
I think Sam is long overdue for some extreme dismemberment...you know, in after effects. :-)
Herbert Silver
4 years ago
Andrew's face is just Funnie! LOL.
Crush
4 years ago
OR....Have Sam dress up like a Viking, give him the axe and throw him in a scene from World of Warcraft, going after those dang Mr T Knight Elf Mohawks.......
4 years ago
I vote for dismemberment. Or disembowelment. Or some sort of ment.
4 years ago
Big trouble in little china comes to mind where kurt Russell has a knife thrown at him then catches and throws it back straight into the bad guys head. you could do a parody. lol
MrMaCHO
4 years ago
How about you go to pick up the ax and throw it but you grab Sam and toss him instead. Then you could go to shake hands with the axe because of the great throw you just did and lose a finger.....

God, I need a life.
John Wildauer
4 years ago
Could you also demonstrate something where you have the axe or a knife of some sort get thrown into a wall with some one standing precariously close to the impact? Then you can spice it up with some time remapping or something You could show how to make the object twitch in the wall after the impact. Also I don't know exactly how much you can do in After Effects regarding sound and sound effects but I feel that sound is an essential part to any video and if you could elaborate on that sometime that would be awesome.
John Wildauer
Alan Blanco
4 years ago
I love the old spice commercials... If you want to know more about the company that made it go to www.wk.com It's by far my favorite production house and they are located in Portland Oregon and they happen to be in my back yard. Andrew Kramer is awesome too now everybody lets go eat some cheese!
4 years ago
axe a can of axe.
Asger Mortensen
4 years ago
This would be a great opportunity for some dismemberment. With the edition of 3ds Max.
Hoshoyo
4 years ago
I hope Sam doesn't get hurt.
4 years ago
Hehe. I smell Sam getting hurt. Bad.
4 years ago
As long as this involves Sam and some 3D, I'm happy LMAO!
Brent
4 years ago
I can picture something with magic involved since that would be a new spin on things. Maybe the axe possesses magic and causes Sam to finally flip out and go Jason on some foos. haha
Crush
4 years ago
OR......................You can take a 1080 shot of the axe before you throw it (at Sam, Michael Bay or JJ Abrams...wait I forgot, those are your meal tickets) and use 3DS Max to make a 3D version of the axe, put it in AE, call up Particular.....I'm sure you smell what the Rock is cooking!!!!!
Matt in MO.
4 years ago
I love Axe Deodorant. How else can I detect a dirtbag from a mile away?
Feedee
4 years ago
haha! great update Andrew! your cool jokes always make me laughing! :D:D:D

Greetings from Czech! :)
shrek 2
4 years ago
"or even throw a camera at the axe" LOL
4 years ago
You could throw an AXE to an AXE!!! :D but you'll need a second axe. Mmmm maybe clonning the axe?! Wouldn't be awesome to have AE options in the real world? Hahahaha!
mac
4 years ago
Hi Andrew,
maybe you can come up with a tutorial on how to slice bread or even someone´s head off^^

Geetings from Germany
Tanner Merrill
4 years ago
thanks alex you posted a comment like .5 seconds before me

now I have to wait all day everyday tile the next post is up
Lapsa
4 years ago
This will be fun !
Andrew please don't hurt Sam too much.
Rutger
4 years ago
Throwing the camera to the axe??? Doesn't sound like a good idea to me haha, but enjoy throwing axes to each other!
(Or something...)
Tanner Merrill
4 years ago
that would be an awesome tutorial it would be even cooler if you could do a tutorial on you throwing the axe at sam
or maybe just really doing it
jk
4 years ago
Haha. Throw the camera at the axe, or Axe and Camera at a person that's wearing an Axe Deodorant!
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