Explosive Training!

Here is the breakdown of my next tutorial! Should be fun… and no Element 3D :)

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2 years ago
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278 Comments

KWASI SAFO
2 years ago
Hi Andy,
Need help.
if you have exhausted all the Groups in the Element and still want to add more stuffs in Element, what would you do ?
Cus, I tried duplicating the solid that has the Element effect on it but didn't work.
H.E.L.P M.E P.L.E.A.S.E...
David Jedd
2 years ago
Nice use of the YouTube 3D functionality on the player.
Prashant Dwivedi
2 years ago
bro i does not wait for this VFX..... plz make this tutorial ..!!!!!! u are Awesome Man ..!!! :D
marshall
2 years ago
this shot is like train explosion in "super 8" film. awesome andrew
Mike
2 years ago
ha ha Sam needs to stay away from action roles, maybe a pie eating contest would be more in his wheelhouse. LOL
Luis Martin
2 years ago
Andrew is the first shoot on the train made with LiveCam? Your plug-in you once talked about it.
2 years ago
refreshing 5 times a day for this
2 years ago
I hope this is done with 3DS Max! I have looked at other people's tutorials and none compare to Videocopilot! I'm sure this will be a great tutorial!
G
2 years ago
Really nice - what camera / setup did you use to film it?
2 years ago
Wow!! This looks great and right up my alley! I definitely want to learn how to do something just like this. Bring it on, guys!!!!
2 years ago
I hope this is done with 3DS Max! I have looked at other people's tutorials and none compare to Videocopilot! I'm sure this will be a great tutorial!
krishna
2 years ago
please edit it fast can't wait
sam
2 years ago
15 day and no tutorial love you man
Khan
2 years ago
Seems to be an other very exciting tutorial !

Would it be possible to add, into your tutorials, some clues about the sounds used. Cause I thing they are not all in Action Essentials or Designer Sound FX or Pro Scores.

From France with love !
Khan.
Luis Martin
2 years ago
Adobe After Effect CS6: Installed
Element 3D 1.5: Installed
Trapcode Particular 2: Installed
3D Studio Max 12: Installed
FumeFx for 3DS Max: Installed
AfterBurner for 3DS Max: Installed
Cinema 4D R14: Installed
Autodesk Maya 12: Installed
Now, Please Andrew Kramer a VC Team, hit me with your knowledge and enlightme in the path of Visual FX. Just for passion and for hobby. Greetings from Argentina, My regards to Sergio Gil for answering my tweet also.
    Hexacopter
    2 years ago
    Wow. It must have cost a fortune for all that licensed software!
Mauricio
2 years ago
I do this with ELEMENT 3D .. the best pluging for AE.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aP1mQO758NI
    patrick
    2 years ago
    Really good work. How did you do this?
2 years ago
Thank you for what you have taught me to do such great video Andrew Kramer ....
Frank Mensing
2 years ago
Please release this tutorial Andrew!!! It looks great! You rock!
Tobi
2 years ago
When will you release it ?
sam
2 years ago
where is the tutorial pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeez
sam
2 years ago
where the tutorial pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeez
2 years ago
i love it :D great job, 1 comment the opening text isn't centered :D
Matthew
2 years ago
Hi Andrew,
here are some Ideas you can make some Tutorials


Tornado
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6TJbeUGKyo


Ghost
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6TJbeUGKyo

or make some 3D Zombie Models we can do this
like Demon Face

Zombie
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6TJbeUGKyo
VCSaiMo
2 years ago
fantastic explosion FX! looking forward to the tutorial. btw: Sam is so funny!
frank
2 years ago
this would be great to learn on so many levels!

hope sam's ok!
frank
2 years ago
ouch!, hope sam's ok.
2 years ago
very nice is like fume effects is very realistic '''''like '''video copilot
Alex Lloyd Godfrey
2 years ago
I do like an action,but i want to meet you so that we can have some talking,i'm very much interested in film making,i do write scary stories which can not be done because of our low technology,fund and even government support.
Joey
2 years ago
PureMotion
2 years ago
Well.. it seems Andrew did use infact FumeFX.
He posted on facebook that it might become his next favorite plug-in.
sam
2 years ago
kos okhtak ya andrew
venkatesh
2 years ago
I THINK DAT BLAST N EXPOLSION FRM HOUDNINI OR MAYA
sam
2 years ago
I hope the tutorial come out today
Sam
2 years ago
Andrew my man! This looks amazing! I can't wait! When will this be uploaded?
sam
2 years ago
relese it fast plezzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
WrapTheReal
2 years ago
Okay ... its a little bit long now !
prathamesh
2 years ago
at least give use relise date please :-)

you are awsome . please upload it today :-)
Marcus Jordan
2 years ago
I love the fail at the end, but check out my simple iPhone 5 commercial I did using After Effects http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3sBanHsAfT4
prathamesh
2 years ago
relese it fast.. how much i wait for this :-( :-( :-( :-( :-(
Haggai Nwokolo
2 years ago
Wow! I wonder when I'll be as good as Andrew Kramer. This is what I could do with Element 3D http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mIUVmDHQYM
Don Slack
2 years ago
This is so much fun. Check out what I was able to to in less than and hour.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZu7nnyInA8

Thanks Andrew!
    mdizzy
    2 years ago
    You should spend more than an hour next time.
Mike
2 years ago
Question : are thoes explosions made with afteburn ?
Langy
2 years ago
Andrew, when is the tutorial going to come out? So excited!!!
Espen
2 years ago
It never sucks to check the site ;)
2 years ago
you are so talented guy, and so funny. Like all what you did, the best one...
Nikolaus
2 years ago
Hey VC Team, hey Andrew,

we all know you are busy. But, is there a release date in your mind? To check your site 10 times a day sucks a bit.
ad111
2 years ago
It's clear that's a 3d explosion...maybe FumeFx... so there's no way I'm going to be able to do that in Blender :(
Zafar sahel
2 years ago
i can't wait for this
Ted
2 years ago
Doritos used action essentials for explosions in this Super Bowl commercial http://youtu.be/8IXzDDsgOS8
serg
2 years ago
this is sad......looks like tutorial will never be released.
ray rodriguez
2 years ago
i recently purchased Element 3d i use cs4 but when i load the buildings they look dark and even their materials look dark in the materials and bevel browser in the scenes tab by the lower left window where they show why is that?
    Jsy
    2 years ago
    I had the same problem with CS4, but since I went to CS6 it seems to be as it should. I'm still running CS4 as well. What's the score with CS4?
Justin
2 years ago
Damnit, Kramer, how many times must I refresh the tutorials link before this appears!? Quit Bogarting all the talent!
PureMotion
2 years ago
I am looking forward to see what methods he used, I really hope whatever technique he used, its one that a lot of people can follow. =)

Anyways, keep on the great work Andrew!
Vincent
2 years ago
Hopefully he goes through with it! :(
2 years ago
When are you dropping "Magnum" on us, AK?
Jay
2 years ago
I'm really looking forward to this.
2 years ago
Hi guys i like to use VFX likes these in my stopmotions and the occasional live action video please check out my youtube channel and subscribe if you like the videos as i would love my youtube channel to grow http://www.youtube.com/user/l3g0m4yh3m?feature=mhee
Miran
2 years ago
This looks amazing, can't wait!
Eric
2 years ago
Turbulence fd on cinema 4d as pretty bad and c4d are better for design s stop with turbulencefd ! Its too bad go to fumefx on 3dsmax
prathamesh
2 years ago
hye andrew upload it fast i cant wait any more :-)
    Justin Melson
    2 years ago
    I AGREE! Everyday I check back on VC hoping to see it! I've really been waiting for Andrew to do a Fumefx tutorial!
Esteban bustos
2 years ago
tomjhons
2 years ago
OMG I can't wait this tutorial... thank you very much andrew.. :)
2 years ago
Great explosion FX on high level 3d modeling!
JJ
2 years ago
Definitely need to see a breakdown of Sam's awesome stunt work.
ishan
2 years ago
wowww!!! waiting to learn it... ? ? ? ?
RAJ
2 years ago
it is so cool and its without element 3D,awesome
cantolga
2 years ago
BEST element 3D helicopter. watch in HD
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gf1inwg38ak
theWalkingNeo
2 years ago
Sam!hahahahahahaahaha!!!!!
2 years ago
Sam!! HAHAHA dude I freakin love you
META-PRO
2 years ago
woooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooow
mktnet
2 years ago
Hey Andrew!
hummmm? Is it you? Tell us the truth plz
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxA3V7HSjlk
Joseph
2 years ago
Can't wait to see this. I love Element 3D and all, but this is more practical for the stuff I do. I just wish I had RayFire so I could follow along. This should be awesome.
Dave
2 years ago
I really really hope this tutorial comes out soon because i'm working on a video and i had to stop to wait for this..Andrew always get to me lol
prathamesh
2 years ago
when it will come i m waiting
Thomas
2 years ago
I think they really blew up the train. And then will show us how to erase the flames...
SFD
2 years ago
mr.andrew thanks for all tutorial and projects
i have applcation whnen i installed element 3d v1.5 it says install GPU drivers . i had insalled it ,it says GPU drivers suport to videocopilot
my system is intel is not ehther amd or getforce.
you have mentioned PDF i had never seen any intel please help
onkarh
2 years ago
3ds max and fumefx
bobloblaw
2 years ago
(Don Lafontaine voice) "Coming this Christmas, a brand new explosive tutorial from Andrew Kramer."
bichinl
2 years ago
Thanks God, a tutorial without Element 3D!!!!
Manny
2 years ago
When is this coming out!????
alex
2 years ago
SAM :D you guys are sick
sohrab
2 years ago
Hi Every body.i think that andrew use fumefx and rayfire in this toturial.
Vastly
2 years ago
Hurry and release it pleaaaaase.
John
2 years ago
Thank you for the crack videography.
Shashwat Kauraw
2 years ago
can anyone plz tell me that what will be good MAC or windows for visual effects ... :)
    Jovica
    2 years ago
    Win! :) :P
    melat3mg
    2 years ago
    As the owner of 3 MacPro's, I say WINDOWS
    2 years ago
    Upcourse Windows. From my experience :]
    Toby
    2 years ago
    Windows !
rodney
2 years ago
I can wait for this tutorial should be another good one although you had a tutorial similar this one already. Also can't wait to see you a AENY meeting coming up this month .
si
2 years ago
Wrapthereal
2 years ago
Andrew imagine a plugin for ae , for simulate fluide like fumefx ! Explosion ,water ! But i think its to impossible !
    2 years ago
    YOU GAVE IDEA to him. Now see what he is creating a plugin like He created E3D and changed whole aftereffect to 3D world "_" May be in some year he will invent a plugin of his site about real fume fx
Dver
2 years ago
that's absolutely fantastic. I've been waiting for this tutorial. I like also the comedy at the end, I didn't expect that. Thanks in advance Sir Andrew for sharing.
Jakob
2 years ago
I think he is using this stock footage :)

http://www.finalight.com/-/maindir/webpages/order/_EVT1_HD.php
    melat3mg
    2 years ago
    All of these were done with fumefx...
    Jakob
    2 years ago
    and how do you know that? Just have a look at those explosions I linked :)
    Mike
    2 years ago
    No , That's Bad Elements and also Andrew Aren't need for them because she has the ability to make best explosion ever .
Mike
2 years ago
Hope This tutorial included to show us how to make the explosion footage from scratch xD
2 years ago
Ohhh that's nice :)
VFX Kid
2 years ago
No element 3D?? id hate to go back to 3DS Max :(
Vitor Delgado
2 years ago
Another blockbuster tutorial I guess ;) The outcome is amazing as usual!

Hey guys check this out, my intro of "The Walking Dead" made with my own footage in Portugal:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0sWEaJvcLB0

Andrew keep up the good work!
    Justin
    2 years ago
    Nice!
    Paulo
    2 years ago
    Nice job Vitor. Can you explain how you do it? Is there any project you can display? Greetings from Portugal (Lisboa).
    Vitor Delgado
    2 years ago
    Thanks. Paulo, the most important is the footage. The right scenes, angles and some camera work do half of the job. Then some time remapping, effects, dust and spec layers and color correction. But its easier to explain one scene at the time for details.
    Paulo
    2 years ago
    It's really really great. Is there any tutorial you can display or a site that i can see? Once more, good job. We have artists in Portugal hehehe
    Vitor Delgado
    2 years ago
    Sorry Paulo. I dont have a tutorial but if you want contact me (youtube channel) and I will be available to explain you how I did it.
Longshot
2 years ago
I would love to learn to get that kind of realism in an explosion. And with Andrew's tutorials, you can always take more time and maybe do a bit better than the example. Though, I hope when he says "No Element 3D" he just means he's not using a tool that makes it so easy it's practically cheating. All's fair in video FX, I say.
2 years ago
The explosion is real, the tutorial is actually how to make it look like somebody has fallen over by using a green screen and animating position and rotation. Andrew's just trying to throw us off the scent by digitally removing the explosion and then playing the breakdown backwards. There's no pulling the wool over our eyes!
2 years ago
This is good way.
You must learn pro technichs.
thanks.
2 years ago
Andrew only replies comment in Element 3D Video :P :P :P Kidding!!
Alain
2 years ago
Boy I never get tired of watching Sam Loya !!
    Shawn
    2 years ago
    Roger that!
DZongger
2 years ago
OMG! Sam totally didn't deserve falling.. in fact, he was supposed to die
muhahahaha
2 years ago
andrew.. did you use the boom library for the train´s sound?
Logan
2 years ago
This is amazing!!!! But when!? :D
2 years ago
Hi guys look my new video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBtkNIy3bKY
yineduar
2 years ago
esta muy bueno amigo espero el tutorial. buena caida no ?
william
2 years ago
ESTOY CASI SEGURO DE QUE EL HUMO SE HIZO CON CC PARTICLE WORLD O DE PLANO CON PARTICULAR, PERO ME VOY MAS POR EL SEGUNDO.

I'm pretty sure the smoke became CC PARTICLE WORLD WITH OR FLAT WITH PARTICULAR, BUT I'M MORE FOR THE SECOND.
The Pyro
2 years ago
OMG It will be the best toutorial... Sooo awesom. We need to see this toutorial.
2 years ago
By the way, Chad Perkins just came out with a online course from lynda.com on Element 3D.
prathamesh
2 years ago
when tutorial is coming ?
2 years ago
Nice one! Looks like eather FumeFX simulations for that shot.
Might be cool if it was actually a full (3Ds & Fume) tutorial this time =)
XaeRa6
2 years ago
the truth is if it's wasn't for Sam Video copilot would not exist
this guy went through a lot of ass whopping, falling, hitting, killing

if im going to support someone, would be Sam!
Jan jaap Geel
2 years ago
It's most likely max 3d with fume fx. To bad for the c4d community...
    sam
    2 years ago
    yep
OlympiaLogger
2 years ago
Sammy takes a real one for us!!!
    Shawn
    2 years ago
    Since the fall was real, I'm surprised Andrew didn't use that footage and make Sammy's head explode, which chain-reactioned to the train and Kaflooooie!
Tobi
2 years ago
Please Andrew let it be FumeFx and no stock footage ..
    2 years ago
    Yes, please! But if it's not, it's not to late to change the plan and make it fumeFx! We will know by how much it takes until the tutorial is released. :))
Lumkile
2 years ago
GIVE US THIS TUTORIAL NOW!!!!!!!!!!!
chrisw443
2 years ago
0:43 Just click it over and over. Boy don't we all love sam hurting himself? lol. Hope your alright sam!
JOE
2 years ago
I LIKE THIS.
Neil
2 years ago
Re: more tutorials please!



Dear Andrew, I haven't actually counted them, but it appears as though you, Andrew, have made about one billion AE tutorials -- and you are, by far, the best instructor.

I know you are busy Andrew, but PLEASE make more tutorials showing what can be done with your new product. Perhaps a Lynda.com-type series that goes through the basics. And then other tutorials showing how to incorporate AE tools (such as Particle Playground, lighting, green screened videos, etc.) with Element 3D. You made such great tutorials for AE, now you need to make them for E-3D, maybe a few short ones every week. The best advertisement for your new product would be extensive tutorials (by you) showing the fantastic things that can be done with E-3D.



And would all of the enthusiastic followers who have written to this blog please consider making (long or short) tutorials showing how you have used it. There are just too few tutorials out there right now for a novice like me to learn how to use Element 3D. Thanks bunches!
Neil
2 years ago
Re: more tutorials please!

Dear Andrew, 6 months ago I signed up for Adobe's subscription plan and I have spent almost every hour since learning After Effects using YouTube tutorials. I haven't actually counted them, but it appears as though you, Andrew, have made about one billion AE tutorials -- and you are, by far, the best instructor. I have just purchased a more powerful computer to handle 3D in AE, and I will soon be buying Element 3D, but I have a problem: there aren't enough tutorials on E-3D.

I know you are busy Andrew, but PLEASE make more tutorials showing what can be done with your new product. Perhaps a Lynda.com-type series that goes through the basics. And then other tutorials showing how to incorporate AE tools (such as Particle Playground, lighting, green screened videos, etc.) with Element 3D. You made such great tutorials for AE, now you need to make them for E-3D, maybe a few short ones every week. The best advertisement for your new product would be extensive tutorials (by you) put on YouTube showing the fantastic things that can be done with E-3D.

And would all of the enthusiastic followers who have written to this blog please consider making (long or short) tutorials showing how you have used it. There are just too few tutorials out there right now for a novice like myself to learn how to use Element 3D. Thanks bunches!
IMRAN KHAN
2 years ago
Most awesome looking Tutorial BreakDown!
Any 3D Application Used For The Explotion Like 3D Max Fume fx or Maya Fluid Dynamics?
And Please use Maya For Any Tutorial.
mr steele
2 years ago
I can't believe everyone is worried about fumefx and no one seems to care about Sam! I'll ask then since everyone is insensitive. Andrew, is Sam ok? I heard the cursing get bleeped out! lol

Really great job, overly excited to see how you pulled this one off!
reza irani
2 years ago
wow!i think its a part of action essentials 3!
Stiven
2 years ago
When will this be released by?
Noah Shreve
2 years ago
Breakdown with lots of linear wipes. I will always love Mr. Kramers sense of humor.
Nathan
2 years ago
Woah... Thats awesome. When will the tutorial be out?
2 years ago
Did you go out to the train yard for this tutorial JUST so you could do that pun?
paulo
2 years ago
muito bom os tutorial sou um simples seguidor do video compilot
aprendi muita coisa com vcs,recomendo eu mesmo faço oque posso pra divulga o trabalho de vcs!! parabens...
Mike Kimble
2 years ago
Why is it so funny when Sam fall down? Just kidding. Man he takes a beating sometimes.....
K-man
2 years ago
Great VFX as always!!!
My guess is Roto work of Sammy and the Tanks, 3D tracking, Action Essentials Footage, some 3D element debris and clever compositing.
Jesse
2 years ago
This is INCREDIBLE! I can't wait to see this..
2 years ago
Thank you again Sam for all your tireless and self-sacrificing work. So, for how many takes did the director make you fall down like that? Are you going to renegotiate your acting contract? Are you going to demand a teddy bear stunt double for some of your future action scenes? That looked like a hard fall. I hope you didn’t get hurt too bad. Next time, make Andrew take the dirt dive. It his turn right?

Does this also mean that you will ask for stock footage now from the fans?
2 years ago
That fire and smoke looks like some legit Michael Bay stuff going on!!
SO excited for this.
i hope it's 100% pure AE.
    Chochko
    2 years ago
    It is never pure AE. If you want professional workflow, you must use more than one program.
Matin
2 years ago
Andrew you may have to remake the tutorial,
You forgot about the reflection on the train and the smoke shadows,
And sam's rotoscope isn't blurry enough for his hand part.
2 years ago
particle effect with large sprites based on explosion, same for smoke, plus 2d explosions bisecting the particle field. Lens flare, one frame coloured solid with screen blend mode. Ground plane with camera mapping so that the explosion runs along the ground plane.

Or using several instances of spherize tool with explosion sprites, tons of ways you can go,
Steve
2 years ago
Poor Sam, that looked like a real hard fall off the train... way to hang in there Sam.. what a sport!!!
Alex
2 years ago
Ewwwww, that looks sexy!
Poor Sam, hopefully he didn't lie down there for too long, who knows what would have happened :/.
Jad
2 years ago
It would have been even greater if there was some element 3D ^^
JP
2 years ago
Lmfao! The end clip where Sam falls is the best. poor Sam always taking abuse lol looking forward to the tutorial even though the wipes tell me how it was done :P
Ashish
2 years ago
Superb...!!!!
Waiting for the tutorial.........
thunderossa
2 years ago
COOL! Can't wait! And that fall that Sam took was soooo realistic looking! Just kidding. Hope he's ok. It hurt just watching it, I can imagine how he felt!
Kirk
2 years ago
Shadows? Reflections? Jeez, this is One Big League effects shot. 'nuff said.
Ransomj66
2 years ago
Very stoked to see this one, really enjoy the visual effects tuts VCP posts, more on real world applications, too! And really, who doesn't love videos with Element 3D?

Like this one:

http://youtu.be/mq8nq4N924Y
Ben
2 years ago
Holy shit!! so realistic.... super 8 train explotion production value right there..
Nick
2 years ago
Will the tutorial require any 3d software like 3ds max or cinema 4d???????? Actually I've seen blender does the job sometimes but this is different... I've seen some smoke particles from 3ds max...... Please Andrew tell us a bit more for this tut.... Hope its comming out soon....
Paul D
2 years ago
I would love to see something like this, but a complete start to finish with creation of the assets in 3ds Max (modeling, texturing, export) all the way to compositing in AE. Obviously I can't be picky cuz it's free training, but I would love to see that. I'd definitely pay for that. =)

Either way, thanks for making such great (and free!) training!
Kris King
2 years ago
We need to see more of Sam falling down on the job!
2 years ago
Yo Andrew, found this great slow-mo explosion filmed on Phantom! Right up our street for reference!

Sean
2 years ago
Which camera tracker do u recommend for maya or 3ds max
Ron in Calgary
2 years ago
Sam is the Charlie Chaplin of the AE community, just awesome !
Niall Horn
2 years ago
Looking Very Nice. Lovely Fume Fx work! Nice Cinematography as well! Look Forward to the tutorial!
nezjoe
2 years ago
Sam fall...EPIC LOL!
2 years ago
check out my New Work i mad complete with ELEMNT 3D / Plexus and other powerful Plugins:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ocZtC6PvT_U
Darren
2 years ago
What Element 3D plugin was used to trip up Sam? Very powerful.....
Shashwat Kauraw
2 years ago
Tutorial pleeaasseeeee ... plz plz :-)
2 years ago
no element 3d!!!!! so i think the train made in 3ds max.............
Theo
2 years ago
Terrific ! maaan I love explosions... This one is totally new, you can tell by the look of the fire - AE2 still pimped up the scene though: just great. -> you can check out my modest try to reach videocopilot awesomeness (without coming even close to it ofcourse - but well);-)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5oQPSGsNhe8
Max
2 years ago
Hi
This is completely un-related to the tutorial but i watched Star Trek last night your title on Star trek was 'title designer'. What specific titles did you do for the film. They are all awesome.
2 years ago
Looks amazing! Finally some explosion FX on Hollywood level!
Ahmed Rashed
2 years ago
I think this is going to be the next Action Essentials 2
Nick
2 years ago
Hey Andrew i love u man! Now just one question even though we will see it in the tutoria how did you make that glow when the explosives went off??? Optical Flares maybe????
Tom
2 years ago
Drama, Action, Humor and the digital brush that changes our world. I wondered if we were gonna see that train footage again. Thank you again for exposing this part of the world to us.
Dominique84Tube
2 years ago
OMG Hahahaaaaa!! Lol! At the end I almost fell out of my chair! Hilarious! Feel sorry for the great Sam Loya :)
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2 years ago
Hey Guys, Free Unique Element 3d “Interior” Pack made by me, for everyone! Have fun! Huge Respect for every VC member! Check it here ---->
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOviZcf5t3U
2 years ago
More than epic!

Please make the full tutorial!
lu5005
2 years ago
I guess its particular-2 and Action Essentials2
    Jovica
    2 years ago
    Lol
Denapix
2 years ago
Oh, about this reel, have to say the production value is good,
prathamesh
2 years ago
whats that mean no element 3d ? :-)
Denapix
2 years ago
Now wats better than the other, every thing on this site is amazing. This site is one of the best thing that can happen to both an upcoming and professional vfx artist. luv you all
Paradox1111
2 years ago
This is seriously amazing, can't wait for the tutorial!
Matin
2 years ago
Seriously Awesome Video! I really love you man really andrew kramer you rock without you we would have been nothing thank you and all your hard work!
Matin
2 years ago
What do we call Andrew Kramer when he's hitting the age 47 ?
AK-47
    Alex
    2 years ago
    Hes older than that...
    just trust me.
    Jovica
    2 years ago
    AK-47 For After Effects! :D xD
2 years ago
Nice! Check out my last breakdown, guys. I hope you enjoy:

www.vimeo.com/croblex/barcelona-breakdown

Watch in 1080p on YouTube: www.youtube.com/croblexvfx
    2 years ago
    Well done on this shot man. Probably the best use of Element I've seen so far. Props!
    2 years ago
    Thank you, Kraig. It's been months of work, but I'm glad with the results.
    Ron Carlson
    2 years ago
    That is some awesome work!!!!
    2 years ago
    Yeah, that was great!
    Tincho
    2 years ago
    Wow!! Excelent job! Amazing!
    Fulltilt3D
    2 years ago
    Beautiful job! Incredible. Was this for broadcast or a personal project?
    2 years ago
    I started this as part of a teaser for a book, but the company didn't want to expend more money on it, so... it was cancelled and I was fired! I finished the shot by my own at home later.
    AndyK
    2 years ago
    Fantastic. I loved all of your movies that you have on Vimeo.
    2 years ago
    Thank you, AndyK!

    Most of people just watch the Barcelona Breakdown video, but not the other ones. I'm glad you've like those too!
    2 years ago
    Thank you, AndyK!

    Most of people just watch the Barcelona Breakdown video, but not the other ones. I'm glad you've like those too!

    By the way, you can check out the 1080p versions of the three videos on YouTube. They look much better in FullHD:
    http://www.youtube.com/croblexvfx
Sania
2 years ago
Andrew, Who is Daniel Kramer?? "Hotel Transylvania - Visual Effects Supervisor" ... is that your son?? lol
    2 years ago
    HAHA XD ") ;) Thats hella funny
Mansooryan
2 years ago
Nice.. can't wait for this ..

poor poor Sam .. hope he is ok
Ajit
2 years ago
WOW!!! really awesome. I was wondering when Andrew will make tutorials like these.... Can't wait for the tutorial.
AnD
2 years ago
Yeah, maybe FumeFX or stock footage. But in the beginning of that explosion, maybe Andrew used Optical Flares and masked the wagon. After that, put it together with 3D camera track plugin.
vishal
2 years ago
Poor ! SAM ... loose some weight buddy
Jay
2 years ago
I can't wait to start exploding things! (Digitally/FX that is and not in real life (just in case this is being monitored by the powers that be!)) Poor Sam! Did he do a Peter Griffin? Ow, ow, ow, OW, ow ow ow!
Woodman
2 years ago
Please let it be FumeFX!
Kin
2 years ago
nice one! +its funny the comedy at the end haha
Jeremy Abbott
2 years ago
Simply amazing. Easily the best looking effect you've ever posted on here, I was blown away. Shocked that there's no Element 3D and a little worried though..hope that doesn't mean that instead there's 3ds Max or something :P
Matthew Kerslake
2 years ago
This looks amazing! By the looks of things you've used Fume FX for the explosions, lets just hope we are all right!
Semihsmg
2 years ago
Andrew you are one of the talented person. I wish, I can produce new ideas like you... Thank you for inspire us...
Kampreto
2 years ago
awesome, please give us obj file for this video
2 years ago
or Turbulence 4d CINEMA 4D
    Jovica
    2 years ago
    Please be Turbulence! :D I'm C4D User not MAX! :(
prathamesh
2 years ago
waw nice i am waiting for this tutorial
Plopface
2 years ago
Sorry people but that isn't fumefx (at most there could be a tiny bit of FFX in the background but I doubt it) . If it is AK has has revolutionized fluid sims.
Still the quality of this scene is amazing.
    2 years ago
    That's almost definitely FumeFX, looks exactly like it.
2 years ago
Wow! What a failed jump! :)
2 years ago
Wow! What a failed jump! :)
Aditya
2 years ago
Wow!
Like others i too hope it involves FumeFX..!
Any hint on that !?
Cant wait to watch this one!
klaus brandenburg
2 years ago
Finally! This was announced in May 2012 (http://www.videocopilot.net/blog/2012/05/upcoming-training/). This tutorial (http://www.videocopilot.net/blog/2012/05/upcoming-training/). be ba a great follow up :)
memy
2 years ago
that's fumeFX AND ELEMENT 3D
    Jovica
    2 years ago
    No ELEMENT 3D! -.-
WrapTheReal
2 years ago
The explosion is :

1:FumeFX Simulation ! ----The good
OR
2:StockFootage from FinalLight Explosion --- The BAD

Please andrew make the tutorial for fumefx !
shorey
2 years ago
wow very cool andrew!!!
2 years ago
Wow! Can't wait for this. So are you going to make another Blogshow soon? Or are you to busy for that ;-)
grant
2 years ago
Andrew, Can i marry you brain? :)
    Sachin
    2 years ago
    Well, get in line!
mike
2 years ago
It looks like FumeFX. If it is, i can't wait to see how to use it.
Farshad
2 years ago
Fun !!!!!! :D , Action Essentials 2 ?
2 years ago
smoke in 15 seconds there is no shadow
    Mackenzie Criswell
    2 years ago
    Your A Hoe For That One
2 years ago
Screw you Andrew Kramer you talented mother F'er. Every time I'm working on something you tease of with a tutorial of something that can make it better! LOL.

Can't wait!!! :)
2 years ago
GASP! NO element 3d? Hahaha...

That's funny...
2 years ago
Excellent work.

Love the comedy at the end :)
LJ
2 years ago
He is back :)
How about 3d explosion ? How about animated OBJ debris so we can freeze and rotate camera through debris ?
Nick
2 years ago
huh, interesting, but Andrew, you may miss a thing:

the reflection on the train?
    Shagrake
    2 years ago
    I saw that too.
    Tural Memmedzadeh
    2 years ago
    And shadows of smokes to ;)
VINCE
2 years ago
the last part where Sam happens to seen a mouse and jump on it.... we want how he do that, a tutorial from Sam himself will do ;) LOL
2 years ago
aww poor Sam! Can't wait till the tutorial comes out. I've been trying to find some good breakdowns of how to make explosions look more realistic
hikmet
2 years ago
Thank you andrew

please no action essentials 2 no money

:)
    Kirby
    2 years ago
    If it is you can still find free stock footage online that is similar.
    Chochko
    2 years ago
    No action essential 2, no element 3d, no particular, no After Effects, no Windows, no more than 2 gb of ram, no PC!
Lhou Angeles
2 years ago
Totally awesome, I recommend a tutorial of this :D
bijo
2 years ago
Haha, poor Sam! Are the explosions generated with FumeFX? I don't think anything with that much thick smoke is a part of Action Essentials.
2 years ago
Action Essentials 2?
    2 years ago
    I Don't think so, i think its 3D Fire and smoke rendered as OBJ sequence then textured in element.

    Since you can now export OBJ Sequence's don't see how this would be impossible
    Jovica
    2 years ago
    Andrew said NO ELEMENT 3D! :D
    conradlink
    2 years ago
    trick question. he will announce action essentials 3 in the tutorial. (if only it came true)
    2 years ago
    I Remember really good movie with cool effects and scenes much with Optical Flares "SUPER 8" :)
2 years ago
Yup. Just as I think I don't need to see any more tutorials... VC shows something like this. Can't wait to see this one!
    2 years ago
    HA! Agreed!

    Unless that explosion is stock footage....
    element boy
    2 years ago
    hi i love playing with element 3d :D http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBBtMdml08w
    Paulo
    2 years ago
    wow, cant wait to see this tutorial!

    btw, made a "space environment" video with the use of element 3d and some other plug ins! =)

    Check it out! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hhKNnK68z9I
    AndyKramer
    2 years ago
    Paulo, that was really good!
    2 years ago
    @Dakota It's obviously stock footage, looks like FumeFX to me.
    Ron Capes
    2 years ago
    Paulo that space environment is pretty sweet. I'm working on a whole space battle short video it'll take a couple months though. I'll definately start postin' stuff up on youtube so y'all can check it out
    2 years ago
    Can't wait. I love Elements. As soon as I got it, I followed Andrews opening tut and made this (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTIaMe5CGFc) for our 13 U baseball team. I can't wait to blow stuff up...FX wise :-)
    Paulo
    2 years ago
    thx guys! =) be sure to subscribe for my future videos!
    Cesar
    2 years ago
    @Paolo
    Wow man, how did you do that blue plasma? And can you list the programs that you used? That was great man!
    Paulo
    2 years ago
    thx cesar! used trapcode mir and shine for that one =]
    Paulo
    2 years ago
    If you want to see a cool matte painting I also made a video for that! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llVffLZVBj0 =)
    Tim Lawrwence
    2 years ago
    I am loving Element 3d, as well... Could use a tutotial on lighting.. The Metro Templates are WOW but I want to make my own. http://youtu.be/lc3zHZb7cDc
    mark
    2 years ago
    When will it post?
    babji
    2 years ago
    hi AK sir,am a huge fan of ur tutorials.can u plz through the tutorial ,like in mummy sand in face or smoke in face.i know it requireds particles and Z-depth map to do but i cant achieve the gole i want. thx
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