Blog Show: Real Volumetric Light!

Check out the new blog show on creating real volumetric light!

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11 months ago
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108 Comments

Leanna
3 months ago
I love you guys. I wouldn't know AE without your lessons. Also, I have a gigantic crush on Andrew's voice, so if you could come read me bedtime stories, that'd be great.
8 months ago
awesome stuff, i really liked the final result
Tom
8 months ago
Thanks for inspiring me to attempt something along these lines. You have taught me so much over the years. Thank you.

http://youtu.be/RKul-BSc8DA
This was so Awesome! Thank you!!
Mohammad
10 months ago
Hi Androw ...
I'm Mohammad from Iran...
Thank you for your tutorials...
I like to be a Professional like you (I hope...)
You're definitely a pro in AE.
Nupsi
10 months ago
Hilarious but still informative :-D Made my day!
Thanks!
Mike
10 months ago
Very cool!! MJF comment...no good.
dHoward
10 months ago
ANDREW! Dude, you're Killing me! Is there any way you can save some (or all!) of these projects as CS5.5 files for those of us loyal, dedicated and devoted (not to mention POOR from buying so many VCP products!) fans who have patiently waited decades for a new project only to be crushed because we haven't upgraded yet.

Or maybe post them somewhere where we could go download them?

Pretty please...?

Thanks!

: )

"D"
shstudio
10 months ago
very amazing video "magicadre"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1B6wskrYyp4
orhan birgül
10 months ago
Great turtorials... very good you are the best
Andrew
10 months ago
you are getting us energy to continue what we are doing, keep going, good luck
Brian
10 months ago
Nice job but may i ask that when you will make the new element update for real shadows properties other than AO trick something like in 3ds max.. realistic shadows??? :)
nantha
11 months ago
Nice logo work and please do some vfx for sniper bullet travel for long distance.
Andrew Kang
11 months ago
always love to watch your works and inspires me

Used 3d element
MMT Ironman Mark 3 Transformation
hope u enjoy this
http://youtu.be/o7ufoy-DEVA
Shawn
11 months ago
Sweet Andrew. Made my long boring day nicer. Thanks!
Hassan dar
11 months ago
Plz Watch that Short movie http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tXedDG0RKz8
Filip
11 months ago
Great blog show. I'm waiting for another exciting tutorial. It's been a while, man. Best regards.
IMMANUEL FRANCY
11 months ago
Andrew Kramer rockstar of VFX
Akhmad Rifqi
11 months ago
Anda memang hebat bos, terimakasih ya guru buat tutorial tutorial gilanya..hahaha :D #indonesian
Herbert Vieira
11 months ago
Dude, you're crazy, but we love you!
11 months ago
Thank you andré for all you tutorials im a fan of you since im 6 years!

Without you I would have never done something like that : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aW3Lq8G_lWk

>(recorded with Samsung galaxy s4! I have not a Pro camera :( )
illd
11 months ago
really funny stuff - and cool sfx!
11 months ago
wow amaizyng really cool :)! Keep up the godd work mate :)!
Musashi
11 months ago
Hello Andrew, whatever you do, your stuff is extremely pleasing,
BlesSings matey :)
Kishan
11 months ago
Can you help me how to make character in 3DS Max
David Ariew
11 months ago
ahahahah oh my god this made my morning.

I'm definitely gonna try this out next time I'm in need of some pretty titles.
Tom Dooley
11 months ago
"We are going to be doing more on set VFX this year and try to bring you tons of behind the scenes action"
That's not what i expected.
dania
11 months ago
very nice. you are the best andrew.
11 months ago
hahaha. Dude. youre on fire this time round. crack me up.
Michał
11 months ago
where you been so long ??
11 months ago
Man, I hope someone gets that reference...
11 months ago
"Are you my mommy?"
vfxarun
11 months ago
I love it! Andrew (India)
damien
11 months ago
Im way off Topic here Andrew, could you do something on color space in AE? Its not something i can find in depth info on. Now back on Topic......You're the go to guru, Love all your fantastic Tuts and Blogs..Were not worthy....Were not worthy.........You Inspire ;-)
Zee
11 months ago
Glad to have your blog show back!some cool tips and I am thinking about buying a smoke machine :)
11 months ago
Nice Andrew
your every step, every video and tutorial are awesome and meaningful.
:)
Mambo
11 months ago
How do you come up with this stuff man!! So simple yet so effective.I can't wait to use it on my next project.
Thanks Andrew
Benjamin
11 months ago
Hello Kramer, you this crazy, i like you blog everytime, Thanks. God Bless
11 months ago
Whahaha....welcome back...always great to have some fun and learn stuff at the same time!
11 months ago
Great!!!! Andrew, you must care of that cold ..... jajjajaaa
Frank
11 months ago
Great turtorials, and a hilarious ending!
Militar VZLA
11 months ago
and trapcode shine...?
11 months ago
Dude.. This is really Awesome!!!
therohail
11 months ago
Andrew Kramer Sir u r a legend
kasto
11 months ago
oh! after long time sir...anyway great blog like past ones...
Impaczus
11 months ago
its great to hear that "Hey whats up Andrew Kramer here for Videocopilot.net" again!!!! xD
Eric
11 months ago
Love the tip and entertaining teaching style! Thank you Mr. Kramer & Crew for all your hard work and attention to detail! You guys always keep the end product in mind and your efforts don't go unnoticed (obviously)! Better results come from better learning, and your team should be an inspiration to all, for your execution of both!
Jiaan
11 months ago
Pls see if you can post on Vimeo too...
PsykoTroniK
11 months ago
Andrew I LOVE the blog show cos we get to see you do alot of practical things and BTS stuff! Plus you always crack us up with your jokes. Lol@MJFox!! Been wanting more blog show for long now. Technique displayed in this vid is pretty much common senseif you understand how volumetric light is created, but you make it so much bloody fun! And some nice ideas can spring from this. Keep up your awesom work man. Keep well and greets to the family.
seyed abolfadhl
11 months ago
Hi Kramer. very good. from .... afghanistan.
11 months ago
Very Good Andrew Kramer Best Blog show
    11 months ago
    Very Good Andrew Kramer Best Blog show
ibrahim
11 months ago
u awesome.. thnx A Lot
11 months ago
Hi VC
Thanks A Lot
Dumie
11 months ago
HAHAHAHAHA Andrew u the best sir, love it
Taurus Groove
11 months ago
Thanks Andrew for the look at a cool practical effect. It immediately reminded me of how Peter Kuran did the main intro title for the 1982 "The Thing". Very much the same process- he took a fish tank filled with smoke and put a cut out of "The Thing" title on the back. Then stretched a garbage bag over a frame between the back of the tank & a light. He then lit the garbage bag on fire & it burned away to reveal the title- and one of the coolest into effects was born. AE is great but sometimes ya just can't beat old school!!
    mitch
    11 months ago
    here it is on youtube if you want to see what Taurus Groove is talking about: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSGz4P5rGPo
    Shawn
    11 months ago
    I remember learning this on the THING DVD way back - I thought it was such a clever, clever way to do the title. Sometimes simplest solutions are the best.
IamFilipino
11 months ago
Hey Guys, have you watched the film "Welcome to the Jungle 2013"? Better check it out. It got Andrew's Jungle VFX on it's Title Design. Tell me if you had already watched it..

Cheers for Andrew's Revival.
The Master had come back for more:D
11 months ago
How many times i said thank u!! but it's time for new one-
jst awesome, thnx for the tips.
11 months ago
Ha, that was awesome! Great to see that the Blogshow is back...
Miguel
11 months ago
At dang last Mr. Andrew Kramer is back, and we're all back on track!!!!!!!
Varxtis
11 months ago
lol. nice! You guys are awesome.
Cant wait to see what you guys bring to star wars.
...
...
you guys are working on Star Wars! Right!? Saw the Vader mask... so... ya...
11 months ago
i love it tks youuuuuu
11 months ago
Andrew, So this i s a seriously cool and straightforward way of creating that perfect logo. I wonder, it there a way, like you showed at the end of the twitter logo, to blend the cut out with a 3d model via the extrusion feature (using Element 3d) and animate it halfway, then back to the 2d psychical cut out? sorry if I geeked out too much in this comment! lol thanks- Tim
11 months ago
I literally got teared up because it was so funny. (It was inspirational too). Love you guys.
Philby
11 months ago
NNNOOOOO!!!!!
My work has blocked youtube videos!
That was one of the first things that made me stop and start watching the tutorials, hosting the videos on your server meant I could view them at work.
The fact that they're awesome is the reason I've watched the first 45 tutorials in the last week.
Oh well, I'll just have to watch it when I get home..... something to look forward to :)
Vidofx
11 months ago
Very coooool.Thank a lot Andrew.
This also CG volumetric Light :)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jT3m-L9Sd1g&feature=youtu.be
    roger deodat
    11 months ago
    volumetric Light could be easily created with trapcode shine
    in after effects
11 months ago
Why is your voice so beautiful, Andrew?
11 months ago
Love these practical effect tutorials Andrew! Keep pumping these out! :)
Jack
11 months ago
Ooo, was that a cameo for an upcoming 3D model pack? ;)
rogerD
11 months ago
well first of all welcome back blog show... umm this is great wood love to see more blog Andrew but we know you busy with jj
Matt
11 months ago
Hey, awesome video! I am wondering where you got the music and sfx. Is it royalty-free?
    amberija
    11 months ago
    Yeah, would like to know what the music aswell!
    Carrefu
    11 months ago
    Also looking for the music.
    Chaba
    10 months ago
    Also want to know what the music... Andrew, tell us
11 months ago
Thats cool! - just thinking - you could use something like ponoko to laser cut the logos out of thick card or a light board - that would help avoid the Michael J Fox look hehe.
Steve
11 months ago
Oh ya I remember this from 3rd grade.. we just didn't have a smoke machine.. Snoop had a few choice words for me, asking for a smoke machine. MJ fox.. well he had a few choice words for you... funny stuff thanks Andrew
11 months ago
Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaw so amazing
11 months ago
Missed a perfect opportunity to start coughing in the middle of the video! Either way, this was very entertaining, great show. I might actually consider trying that out one of these days.
11 months ago
Nice! Always love the blog show :D
11 months ago
Great to see the blog show back. Nice to see you guys mixing it up with a bit of practical work.
11 months ago
Thanks for the dark side of the light ;)
Svetlin
11 months ago
That was really cooooool :)))) Great stuff. :)
Aaron
11 months ago
Good video, loved the VC butterfly eater than looks like a twitter logo ;)
Daluz
11 months ago
AHAHAHAHAHAH! Great.
oscar R
11 months ago
Andrew how we can create our own environment map
patrick
11 months ago
Oh Andrew are you sure you're not a stand up comedian?
    guest
    11 months ago
    he's just as funny whenever he sits down to record a tutorial, so he's sit down and stand up comedian if anything.
Doug Davis
11 months ago
Great result. Anyway of creating this all in after effects?
Robert K.
11 months ago
Very nice Mr. Andrew :) and thx for the new tips.
11 months ago
I'm not sure if I came here to see another great After Effects tutorial or to laugh a lot with all those clever jokes! ;D
Amr
11 months ago
Very great idea with very great man (Andrew) .. I love all your work
11 months ago
glad to see Andrew Kramer is back !
11 months ago
thanks a lot Andrew ,that was great one.
prathamesh
11 months ago
coooooooooooooooool nice i love it
prathamesh
11 months ago
coooooooooooooooool nice i love it
11 months ago
WOW that was just crazy ! i will try with my canon 60D !
Chet
11 months ago
Pretty awesome, guys. I'm sure you're working with JJ on Star Wars, right? You should've done a few subtle star wars references in there..that woulda been coolio!

Coolio! another concert you can go to to get smoke on your lens...hmmm...
11 months ago
Been waiting on a new blog show forever, so glad to see it's back!
    11 months ago
    Thanks again for the amazing blog show Andrew! Your tutorials have helped me with my career; in fact, it helped so much with my latest short film www.prebirthmovie.com
    roger deodat
    11 months ago
    yes me too he took a very long time before he bring it back hope he will do it more often this year :)
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