New Tutorial: City Destruction!

In this massive tutorial we’ll be adding some realistic city destruction without extra plug-ins! The tutorials is filled with killer tips and advanced compositing solutions! If you’re in the Visual FX, don’t miss it!

Watch Now on Youtube in HD

Watch Now at Video Copilot in HD

Techniques:

  • 3D Camera Tracking and Compositing
  • Build Dimensional Destruction
  • Integrate smoke stock footage from Action Essentials 2
  • Create 3D Track Mattes
  • 2D Planar Tracking for Matte Painting
  • Optional Tips for Adding 3D Jets with Element 3D!

Download City Footage & Assets

To create the Freaking Blue-Thing, checkout our Sci-Fi FX Tutorial!

POSTED:
6 months ago
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Destroyed City Teaser!


Here is a teaser for our upcoming tutorial that is now Available!
Watch Tutorial Now!

All Destruction FX done with After Effects!
No 3rd party plug-ins required, except for the sweet JetStrike!!

Watch Teaser on Youtube in HD!

POSTED:
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New Tutorial: Advanced 3D Noise & Deform

In this tutorial we’ll create an intricate deform animation using 3D Noise & Twist!

We’ll be using Element 3D V2 so check it out!

Watch Tutorial on Youtube in HD

Watch Tutorial on Video Copilot

NOTE:
If you are already an Element 3D V2 user, be sure you are running the
Latest Version 2.0.7

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New Tutorial: Classic Car 3D Text!

In this tutorial we’ll create a Classic Car 3D title using our new plug-in Element 3D V2!

Tips in this Tutorial

  • Extruding Text & Adjusting Bevels
  • Outline Bevel mode for creating Emblems
  • Dynamic Reflection Modes
  • Create fake car paint flake material.
  • Tips for adjust render quality

Watch on Youtube in HD

Watch on Video Copilot

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Download & Update info V2.0.7

Tutorial Assets:

Download Noise Texture for Car paint

Link to Great Vibes Font

POSTED:
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New Tutorial: Animated Polygon!

Welcome back everyone! 2015 is upon us and we are getting busy!

In this exciting new tutorial we’ll be creating a fun cascading polygon using some sweet animation tricks! This technique is highly customizable so you can start experimenting now!

It’s 2015 let’s push things to the next level and learn everything we can!

Watch on Youtube in HD

Watch on Video Copilot

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Download Project File AE 2014!  (Sorry, I don’t have an earlier version for this project!)

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