New Tutorial: Sub Surface Skin

In this exciting new tutorial we’ll create the look of sub-surface illumination inspired by the film Iron Man 3. After building some procedural noise maps we’ll add some vein textures to create more realistic depth. Many great tips in this one!

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190 Comments

Jeff
1 month ago
Been over a year since this great tutorial was posted and I still can't find your promised project files for this.
Ex NiHiLo
11 months ago
https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/q74/s720x720/1524577_565245746896182_1462122676_n.jpg
I did it! In image it seems great but in video,the effect doesn't line with the actor's face. I dont know what to do. When I past the tracking data on the effect's composition, all the effect spread away. excuz my english because am french.
Andrea
1 year ago
It doesn't work with CS5.5. When i paste tracking data on Illumination layer, it's all distorted and there is no way to correct it
    Andrea
    1 year ago
    Sorry my mistake...it works!
    I forgot "allign to surface" in mocha
    Ex NiHiLo
    11 months ago
    I have the same probleme though i clicked on "allign to surface" in mocha. Am desperated.
Andrea
1 year ago
It doesm't work with CS5.5
Reddmann211
1 year ago
I loved this effect Im currently working on a production using this effect as a base but layering raised veins on top giving that look underneath the skin surface,Heres a look. https://scontent-b-sea.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/v/1463016_10151974379847287_1369960691_n.jpg?oh=30b33c0e0772649433be22c113d44d0e&oe=527EBAFB
Pretty Prince
1 year ago
andrew you are genius....u rock, thanks for this...
shalu
1 year ago
andrew....u r my role model

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xa2T5wfwouo..hey guys pls watch my new after effects compositing video and post ur opinion and reviews...:)
Rajiv Patil
1 year ago
Hi,

You are god of after effects.... SALUTE you dude... :)
Broos
1 year ago
Awesome Andrew. fantastic................
Jeff
1 year ago
Great Video but been looking for the promised "Project file". It's been over a month and I still haven't seen it.
1 year ago
Andrew, thanks for this tutorial.

Here is our example [Illuminated Skin with Demon Eyes]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0MaAkZfE12g
    Rogers
    1 year ago
    Nice one!
firefly movies
1 year ago
could you do a tut on a cgi explosion using after effects and no third party plug-ins
edward
1 year ago
i agree because once a month of info or a tutorial falls a bit short.
Daniel
1 year ago
I understand that for someone working at Andrew's level it must be quite a challenge to keep the site or tutorials moving at the speed they had before, but on the positive side, what if other members of the videocopilot team made tutorials once in a while? Who would not be excited by a Sam Loya's tutorial? I would.
1 year ago
hey andrew when will I get the project files for this amazing tutorial
by the way love your work keep up the good work.
1 year ago
Hi Andrew,

Thanks so much for posting another great tutorial. Here at the Bird & Beenfeldt production company we love Video Copilot - and we love your tutorials. :-)
davoodafshar
1 year ago
Mr. Cramer and do not bother to say hello.
I took advantage of this educational video, and I appreciate it.
During the workout I did everything I could properly you naturally do
Please order for us to help us make better, more natural
Thank you
julio
1 year ago
andrew admire your work and still doing these good tutorials to better develop special effects in July greetings
ahmadshahzadshirzaad
1 year ago
It is great I love to learn like this how to made...
IMRAN KHAN
1 year ago
Andrew The Tutorial Was Awesome. But I found one mistake Sam Skin is Glowing Inside.
His mouth is open There is No Glow Inside Its Dark.
IMRAN KHAN
1 year ago
Andrew The tutorial is Realy Awesome but I found one mistake sam skin is glowing inside his mouth is open there is no glow inside his mouth its dark.
prathamesh
1 year ago
please Andrew sir summer is over please give us new model packs and element 3d v2 please .

atleast upload some previews please ..
thanks
Đỉnh Huy
1 year ago
Nice tutorial
I'm learning alot from you

Thanks Andrew
1 year ago
omgggg. you did it again! never fail to impress me with your tutorials!
Nicolas
1 year ago
I have been make this video with element 3d, comment your opinions, thanks
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QwbBh-ESxik
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QwbBh-ESxik
Andrew
1 year ago
Hey Andrew, when is the upcoming aircraft pack going to come out?
I`m asking because the summer is nearly over and i cant wait to use the new pack!
1up
1 year ago
we're not going to lunch later, and of all of the sudden.... what? :O Robert de niro!
that line made my day hahaha ty
1 year ago
new job 3d element helicopter http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zeRmxbyufVY
www.recfilms.net After effect VFX breakdowns
Lj
1 year ago
Any tutorial in making something like this in elemnt 3d ? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVPcT0dJmoY
jon
1 year ago
Great stuff as always! Thanks for always keeping in mind that some of this simple touches or steps may be new for some (including myself) and explaining out these steps can be "key" to making or breaking our own works!
mystic7
1 year ago
It looks like I'm the only person who got your "chewing tobacco commercial" joke, Andrew.
Sylvester Looper
1 year ago
Having trouble with the mocha tracking. Once exported, the grid is nowhere near the tracking which is on the right side of the face
    Jason
    1 year ago
    Did you make sure you went to the first keyframe back in After Effects to paste the tracking data?
1 year ago
wounderful Kramer as expected.Thanks very much man,didn't think i'll get a trick to do some amazing stuff like this any time soon.
1 year ago
Great video tutorial on sub surface skin. Your always a great source of information.
Steve
1 year ago
My veins always come out like my skin colour - any help?
Mickyzxc
1 year ago
My Dear Bro._____*Andrew Kramer*_____
i have A question about 3Ds max Rendering -Matte shadow & pass
i Want be render my project But My RAM 6GB. Am thinking After i render---- a bunch Compose(mix) on After effect...
i DON'T know
Tell me some Mechanism To Finalize my Project-after I finish I Will Be Post On Your Facebook Page ...
Mickyzxc
1 year ago
help me DUDE ????????????
how can i render 3d max targa file HD quality small size file
Valerio
1 year ago
great tutorial man! i've learned a lot of stuff thanks to this!
i'm now trying to reproduce with a video of mine but i have problem finding good veins images, can you share yours? thank you! :D
A Transition Pack that was created on Cinema 4D

https://vimeo.com/70671561

CGInteractive Studios
1 year ago
Look at my version Andrew:

https://vimeo.com/70649551
mehrdad
1 year ago
you love Grid dont you ? :D
i saw you using it in all of you tutorials !
1 year ago
I will sharing about element 3d v2 and next model pack ?
1 year ago
It's an other excellent tuto Andrew!!! thank you so much to share your knowledge ! it's so good to see new tuto from you!
ahmed
1 year ago
i want to help . my 3d max don’t lunch as this error (th application was unable to start corrctly 0xc000007b ) please andrew help me
    Lj
    1 year ago
    0xc000007b is usually the hard drive problem
    do the " chkdsk " and it should fix the problem
    Lj
    1 year ago
    chkdsk C: /R
    ahmed
    1 year ago
    it dos'not work please give me another solution
    Lj
    1 year ago
    Try This:

    Uninstall Max (all of it, components the lot)

    Now reinstall, but when configuring locations to install to make sure you do not install 32 and 64 bit versions to the same location, otherwise windows will get confused at trying to load a 32 bit exe under 64 bit architecture rules. Try installing only one 32 or 64 bit

    Hope it helps
ahmeed
1 year ago
i want to help . my 3d max don't lunch as this error (th application was unable to start corrctly 0xc000007b ) can anyone help me please
prathamesh
1 year ago
hye andrew any new news about element 3d v2 and next model pack ?
    Lj
    1 year ago
    Prathamesh i been contacted by admins and people from you tube about your exploit with my 3d models can u please remove my models from your "rar" collection ? Im okey if u give them for free or give credits and don't say that u make them. I made them for everybody to share for free and you found them and than u asking people to subscribe to your Youtube "DreamWorld Prathamesh" in exchange for password. I made this models for http://tf3dm.com/3d-models/vehicles
    http://tf3dm.com/3d-models/vehicles
    http://tf3dm.com/3d-models/vehicles
    http://tf3dm.com/3d-models/vehicles
    to share free not for you to exploit people with passwords to get subscribes. you can pack them together but than give them for free.. what u doing is sort of blackmail asking people to subscribe to you for exchange for password
Foad
1 year ago
please give us the project file for training :)
1 year ago
Andrew , thx for your work , you're best!
Becouse you I started make a videos )
By the way here is one of them : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgg2mBL-1SY
1 year ago
That was a very good idea
an this is what i have done:

https://vimeo.com/70272711

Thank You Video Copilot Team
    Patrick
    1 year ago
    Hey, what did you use for the ship? Would you be willing to send me the model you used?
    prathamesh
    1 year ago
    there is no 3d model dude it just green screen footage ,
    my background video also just a still image . i use only 2 image :-)
    Lj
    1 year ago
    Prathamesh i been contacted by admins and people from you tube about your exploit with my 3d models can u please remove my models from your "rar" collection ? Im okey if u give them for free or give credits and don't say that u make them. I made them for everybody to share for free and you found them and than u asking people to subscribe to your Youtube "DreamWorld Prathamesh" in exchange for password. I made this models for http://tf3dm.com/3d-models/vehicles
    http://tf3dm.com/3d-models/vehicles
    http://tf3dm.com/3d-models/vehicles
    http://tf3dm.com/3d-models/vehicles
    to share free not for you to exploit people with passwords to get subscribes. you can pack them together but than give them for free.. what u doing is sort of blackmail asking people to subscribe to you for exchange for password
    DUDE
    1 year ago
    Yeah He should be in jail for using your models and say it its his., He should be banned from this site too cause he need to stop on blog and forums where he get people attention by using someone's copyright model. This is a cyber crime !!!
    DUDE
    1 year ago
    Indian S***
    Lj
    1 year ago
    Only thing i don't like is that he asking people to subscribe to his YouTube account in exchange for that models. It is blackmail. If he give them freely than it is Ok because models i make they are free to be used.
paul
1 year ago
correction Generate> advanced lightning !
paul
1 year ago
a quick tip ... you can actually use CC lightning for the vein snaps... works the same way if you precomp / desat on a white bg ) and voila free veins !
HeavyTheory
1 year ago
Great tutorial. Trying to follow along in CC but I cannot locate "Align Surface" so I'm stuck at that point. Any clues?
Daluz
1 year ago
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1 year ago
Awesome Andrew. If I wanted to make something similar to this but make it start not being there and then grow across the skin is there a good solution for that? Trying to figure it out!
    Rock
    1 year ago
    If you mean the whole effect, try animating the opacity. Or animate a mask to start to appear, as if it were growing. If you are talking about the veins growing, you may need to get animated veins, and not just an image.
Element 4D
1 year ago
Has anyone used the new After Effects CC?
Is there a massive difference between the CS6 and CC version?
https://creative.adobe.com/products/aftereffects
    1 year ago
    Yes !!! And most good feautures of the all softwares under Adobe CC are fast and came with new prestes and tools and plugin including Aftereffect's new feauture too :]
    If you ahve minimum 8 or 12 GB RAM ; then its good for you to use CC version. Cause it depens your CMP memory i guess.
Ruslan
1 year ago
I cant find veins/ pleas send me
Peter Holmes
1 year ago
Fairly straightforward techniques but Andrew has a real knack of making things look great. This tutorial will be very popular so get ready for lots of 'Kramers' all over youtube.
prathamesh
1 year ago
my new collection of HD & non HD Environment for Element 3D must watch Enjoy .

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-97L3pDIOg&feature=youtu.be
    R-CANE
    1 year ago
    what's the password?
    Brian
    1 year ago
    I don't think the people who actually made these would appreciate you redistributing them as "your collection" or whatever... just because something is on the Internet doesn't mean it's free to take.
    Lj
    1 year ago
    Prathamesh i been contacted by admins and people from you tube about your exploit with my 3d models can u please remove my models from your "rar" collection ? Im okey if u give them for free or give credits and don't say that u make them. I made them for everybody to share for free and you found them and than u asking people to subscribe to your Youtube "DreamWorld Prathamesh" in exchange for password. I made this models for http://tf3dm.com/3d-models/vehicles
    http://tf3dm.com/3d-models/vehicles
    http://tf3dm.com/3d-models/vehicles
    http://tf3dm.com/3d-models/vehicles
    to share free not for you to exploit people with passwords to get subscribes. you can pack them together but than give them for free.. what u doing is sort of blackmail asking people to subscribe to you for exchange for password
1 year ago
Super Tuts, thank you Andrew
1 year ago
Andrew my teacher
Thank So much
Juan
1 year ago
wooop... Feel free to make soundFX LOL
Jeremy Abbott
1 year ago
I mean this in the most complimentary way, but this tutorial is almost frustratingly simple. You go into it expecting some huge, complicated method of an advanced effect, and in 20 minutes he bangs it out with nothing more than a 2D motion track, some simple compositing, and fractal noise. Unbelievable. Kramer, you never cease to amaze me.
sam-g
1 year ago
Andrew, u r just amazing!!!!!!!!!
Shawn
1 year ago
Thanks Andrew! I always benefit from the tutorials. I liked seeing the shortcuts you took here - that's encouraging and practical for operating under time constraints. Nice work as always!
Daluz
1 year ago
Hey Andrew, any chance you share your thoughts about the new ADOBE RETAL MODEL?
    Remington M
    1 year ago
    I have a feeling Andrew is living by the "If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say it at all" rule. Or "Don't bite the hand that feeds you"

    Is Adobe's move wrong? In my opinion yes. However it would be bad business for Andrew to be speaking out against it, and I'd much prefer his silence versus the load of crap everyone else is putting out in support of the creative cloud.
    Daluz
    1 year ago
    Yeah, I think the same, but everyone else said something about it -Maltaannon, John Dickinson (Motionworks),Aharon Rabinowitz and others, and I just think its strange Andrew didnt said a word about...Well, but he said Videocopilot will keep doing plugins and stuff for CS6!
    Peter Holmes
    1 year ago
    VCP doesn't owe Adobe anything - the opposite is true if you think of how the site elevates the status of After Effects and much free promotion they get.

    Each to their own I say. Let those who want to make protestations, get on and do so and don't berate those who choose to keep their own counsel.
    Daluz
    1 year ago
    Yes you are right, but I think you got me wrong, I m just asking a question, and "berate" is not the right word. We are talking about After Effects. I mean this site is about After Effects, and I just wonder "Hey you know that you CAN NOT BUY After Effects anymore?What do you think about it?" Simple as that. Like I said before Videocopilot/Andrew Kramer rules and Im a big fan...To tell you the truth, maybe deep inside, I m just trying to tease Andrew to come up with an VIDEOCOPILOT VFX SOFT :)
    All the best.
    Matt D
    1 year ago
    You never could buy After Effects. You merely bought the license to use it. The new adobe model is excellent. Unlimited installs, 2 active log ins, and fast incremental updates and features. And of course access to the entire product range
    Brian
    1 year ago
    It's not "buying" After Effects that concerns me, as you so rightly pointed out; we only license it. What burns me about the new subscription model that is that it constricts my access to content I created (loss of access to project files should the subscription lapse) AND that it costs more than previous upgrade paths, even if you upgraded with each iteration. It's really only a good deal for entry level consumers. As a longtime customer, it just comes off as a raw deal.
number1
1 year ago
Great Andrew, Great...!
Like always you came with something worthy of being watched and worked on!
Excellent dude!
Thank You...!
Cole
1 year ago
Could you somehow make element 3d be able to extrude video clips form the evolution pack to create a 3d video object? I guess... That would kick ass.
Hooman
1 year ago
we can use "mesh warp" for head turning too! that worked pretty good and more natural!
TanQ Andrew kramer !
naresh ch
1 year ago
Very good tutorial sir

you are like a god to me as a teacher/sir really sir

thank you for your amazing tutorial

i love to learn
1 year ago
OMG! This project was so much fun. Thanks, Andrew! I learned a lot today. https://vimeo.com/70015141
    R-CANE
    1 year ago
    Awesome!48 second video for FX of 2 seconds.
    1 year ago
    It's all about the build-up, right R-Cane? :p
Jeff
1 year ago
Why are so many AE tutorials using tracking in Mocha instead of 3D Camera Tracker from CS6? 3D Camera Tracker is sooo much easier to use.
    JMLorenz
    1 year ago
    3D camera tracker can't really track faces as far as I know. Mocha is a planar tracker, which can track planes, and doesn't rely on points as much, or at all. To track a face in AE you would most likely use a point tracker, not a 3D tracker. In fact you typically want to mask out movement for a 3D tracker so you get an accurate track.
    1 year ago
    I wondered the same thing, until I recreated what Andrew did and found the AE Camera Tracker wouldn't work. Like JMLorenz said, Mocha does a better job for faces.
    Peter Holmes
    1 year ago
    easy to use, yes; but its sh|te. Face tracking needs a proper matchmove (PF Track, Syntheyes) and I suspect the goal is to keep expensive third party software out of the project. Mocha is perfectly adequate for this type of track on this plate.
Jeremy Shirk
1 year ago
Thank you Andrew, another great tut.
Omar Khaled
1 year ago
hey andrew my name is Omar khaled i am a student in your big school.
and i learned from u alot and i have a group on facebook
https://www.facebook.com/groups/106830219363536/
"i wish if you watch my films and tell me your opinion.

any way i want to ask you how could you convince actors to
act with you.
do they act with you because they are your friends.

or you simply let money talk.

thats all i am waiting for your C
    Omar Khaled
    1 year ago
    i mean reply not c
1 year ago
Question: Why didn't you use the AE camera tracker? Doesn't the new CC tracker pinpoint areas to track too?
    1 year ago
    Never mind. I answered my own question by recreating what you did using my hubby's face. This Mocha Tracker is much more precise for capturing the surface.

    I'm still new to AE (I only know enough to be dangerous). Sorry for the noob question.
Evren
1 year ago
This is perfect, actually when I watched Iron Man 3, when I see those faces I was wonder how to they do this effect. I was think about that so hard but no, I couldn't find any answer lol So I think I know now, I think we are know now :D

Thank you Andrew, I always support VideoCopilot. You are our best chance for learning special effects. So do it more. :)
1 year ago
LOL Ain't nobody got time for keyframes xD
1 year ago
Tell me what u think....Only spent a few hours total in shooting,dumping,editing,and all special fxs and background music and rendering time. I LOVE VIDEO SPECIAL FXS!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFceM8zwVj4&feature=youtu.be
Jason Washington
1 year ago
How did you create the vein images? There are many ways and I like how the ones you created look very organic. Any insight?
    Adam Nix
    1 year ago
    Try playing around with the Advanced Lightning effect. You can turn off the glow settings and change it to a dark color for a very similar effect.
1 year ago
Andrew you are always an inspiration! I come here and look at your work and then I get creative again! Thanks
Kocuogebz
1 year ago
wow, excellent ... Awesome tutorial,,
Caleb
1 year ago
Man of steel tutorials next! :D
Tony
1 year ago
Andrew, did you track with or without perspective in Mocha?
    1 year ago
    Try both methods... Then you will see which has the best result. You want him to do everything for you?
rogerdeodat
1 year ago
hi Andrew is this means that we will have new Tutorial every Tuesday now ???
    1 year ago
    Probably not but I'm working harder to produce more tutorials and content!
    Luke
    1 year ago
    i LIKE! :D
    prathamesh
    1 year ago
    please tell your fans when we get element 3D v2 , and new model packs please reply
zielek
1 year ago
as always the best :) thx Andrew!
1 year ago
Thank you, that is amazing!!! I will try it at Weekend!
1 year ago
Just wanted to say I am always amazed at your work. I am a graphic designer/videographer out of Upstate New York and CEO of Big Drew Grafix. If u guys ever needed any FREE help with art or anything Id be honored. bigdrewgrafix@yahoo.com
1 year ago
f.. great and always for free it seems you are the only one to propose tutorials for free on the web and on top of that they all suck compared to you ...this is insane
David
1 year ago
Muy bueno .....que excelente técnica
RAVIKUMAR
1 year ago
Amazing!!! I am looking forward for this Awesome tutorial!!!! :-)
Brent Bowers
1 year ago
Ummm, yeah this is utterly awesome!
1 year ago
Check this out :)
Deep Energy Reactor WITH Particular
http://tinyurl.com/ofbprqg
    Shawn
    1 year ago
    Very Nice! Excellent sound as well!
1 year ago
Hey Andrew!

Did you know if you add '&hd=1' to the YouTube link it will automatically play in HD when you click it? The more you know!

Thanks

Robbie
    1 year ago
    This comment, coupled with the lack of a 'like' button has just given me an idea.

    Andrew (or VC Crew member), implementing a promote button of some description in the comments would allow the VC community to 'vote' for the best (and most thoughtful) selection of thoughts and ideas. Jus' sayin'.

    P.S: I haven't got a clue how it would be done but hey... :D
    Lj
    1 year ago
    like +1
Marouane
1 year ago
WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

AMAZING
Hatim
1 year ago
That was awesome, Thank you andrew.
here my test check it out:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZGMwXlDwnk
1 year ago
nice!! lets get starded
1 year ago
AWESOME WORK !
HEY PLEASE TELL ME HOW TO IMPROVE THIS VIDEO ??
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b4r0hOb89QU

PLEASE HAVE A LOOK !
Ben
1 year ago
Are the vein elements royalty free? I was thinking about using them in a project I'm working on. Would it be alright if I used them as long as I gave credit to video copilot?
Emmanunel
1 year ago
Amazing Secrets leak.... tanks a million, ova here from Africa, in Nigeria, we use after effect and have all your stuffs, all your amazing stuffs. you are the best....
JoeTV
1 year ago
Is this After Effects 6 or CC?
IMRAN KHAN
1 year ago
Awesome Tutorial. Andrew Kramer You really Rocks
Matt D
1 year ago
Tracking can be a real Bender!
Ben Jones
1 year ago
tracking... ain't no body got time for that. lol. Nice work. Thanks.
    mystic7
    1 year ago
    He had to watch his kids, wherever the hell they were. Classic. What separates Kramer from the other "funny" tutorialists is he says stuff off the top of his head. It's the spontaneity that cracks me up.
1 year ago
AWESOME JOB ANDREW KEEP GOING !

http://www.youtube.com/user/dhruvkaushal
1 year ago
the first time you did the presentation of the 3d element plugin showed this
model noise affecting the model

will be that this function comes in 3d element V2 ???
    John
    1 year ago
    Great question! That would be a nice feature
    Redo
    1 year ago
    Displacement Map ?
Kane
1 year ago
simply amazing. thank you andrew
Mak
1 year ago
where to find the project for download
tomjhons
1 year ago
awesome... thank you andrew
1 year ago
Love this tutorial! Thank you
Kevin
1 year ago
I think this would look cool in blue, like a fantasy movie with energy under the skin.
1 year ago
The date on VCP.net is set to July 8th 2012. Unless you somehow managed to defeat physics I believe you may have made a mistake.
WrapTheReal
1 year ago
also you can add some turbulent displace on the vain for create a movement ! no?

Anyway thanks for the tutorial Andrew!
1 year ago
Now we are talking
thank you
1 year ago
Great stuff, Andrew !
Sam have a very much convincing acting throughout the years.

Maybe you can add a blockbuster grading to that, like here:
http://vimeo.com/65617394
1 year ago
Amazing as always :D
prathamesh
1 year ago
hye Andrew sir why you not use After effect CC ?

please witch is faster cs6 or CC .
my CC virstion is bit slower than cs6 .
prathamesh
1 year ago
coooooooooooooooool realy realy realy thanks sir
Douglas Bates
1 year ago
I'm being so serious, before I made the comment, I didn't even watch the video.... then I heard him say it was inspired by Iron Man 3 . . . I'm awesome!
klaus brandenburg
1 year ago
Nice tutorial but a little sloppy on the mocha side ;) Since the screepcapture cropped your screen it wasn't clear if you used the perspective option. I would recommend people to take a look at this (quite simmilar) tutorial for some additional techniqes and a little clearer approach: http://ae.tutsplus.com/tutorials/vfx/how-to-suck-energy-out-of-someones-veins/
    1 year ago
    wow
    Kent
    1 year ago
    Great tutorial! thanks for sharing.
1 year ago
All I have to say that this is......... Amazing! Thanks Andrew. Maybe I should combine this with Element 3D! :D
Douglas Bates
1 year ago
I feel like this is Iron Man 3 inspired . . . I LOVE IT! :D
1 year ago
Insane!!! How does he figure these things out??
sunil thapa
1 year ago
why don't u make your own budget feature movie krammer ?
    john
    1 year ago
    What is a krammer??
Denver
1 year ago
Thanks Again master for this awesome, fascinating tutorial.
vp
1 year ago
You are the one because of whom we have no need to go for node base software As we get all the things done with after effects .. thanks Andrew
I love your tutorials
And one of the main reason For after effects to remain in market.
thks vc
Omar Hussien
1 year ago
you never stop amazing me andrew xD
hadipour
1 year ago
very good like Andrew Kramer :)
1 year ago
Really nice work Andrew Kramer...kind of an out of topic question, but, do you offer internships for work? I am attending college in movie making and I love special effects myself. If there are internship opportunities, I would like to know :)
nikhil antag
1 year ago
Really exciting. Awesome.... :) (Y)
1 year ago
Sweet! very nice work guys on a very difficult effect.
Cheers!
3rd
1 year ago
Awesome work and I am third........YEAH!!!!
Dwaine
1 year ago
Nice, awesome work~!!!
Warren
1 year ago
Excellent! Thanks! I can use this in place of a doctor's note for work... your fans in Tanzania thank you once again for 'representin''! Unawakilisha!
    Gunga
    1 year ago
    Kaka Warren kumbe nawe umekuwa ukimfatilia huyu bwana kama watengeneza muvi wa tz wataingia humu basi filam zao zitakuwa juu
    Magembe
    1 year ago
    Sasa Gunga watengeneza muvi si ndiyo nyie?
    Kelvin
    1 year ago
    Watanzania tupo humu, nina mwaka na nusu najifunza kutoka kwa huyu jamaa, nimemaliza kushoot an action trailer last weekend, nafanya editing now
1 year ago
Awesome! Looking forward to this one!
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