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Complete Noobie effect help

Postby codefreak on 11/19/2016, 11:15 am

I am not experienced by any means to video copilot or After Effects, I am a php programmer and 3d matte painter I ordered the design bundle of video cp version 2.. I got my matte painting all together and I have spent roughly 9 hours trying to create this effect here https://www.americasarmy.com/aapg .... if you look at the explosion scrolling.. I have tried to create the explosion dot by dot and have had no luck. I am no sure how to accomplish this.
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Re: Complete Noobie effect help

Postby gregalan on 11/24/2016, 11:50 am

Hi codefreak, welcome. I presume you mean the rock fragments flying passed? What exactly are you having problems with? Creating the rocks? Layering them in front of/behind the soldiers? Animating them or the soldiers? getting them into 3D?
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Re: Complete Noobie effect help

Postby codefreak on 11/24/2016, 6:53 pm

creating the rocks is the issue i am having
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Re: Complete Noobie effect help

Postby codefreak on 11/24/2016, 7:51 pm

the creating of the rocks is an issue for me
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Re: Complete Noobie effect help

Postby gregalan on 11/26/2016, 6:55 pm

Hi, there are a lot of ways; from using keyed stock footage of debris to making your own. If you have a look at the following tutorial it explains one way of making your own using the Shatter Effect.
http://www.videocopilot.net/tutorials/p ... l_crumble/

If you have Element (I imagine that's what the design bundle is for?) the standard Model Starter pack has a Ball Fracture and a Floor Fracture model that you could use. Open Particle Look/Multi Object/Enable/ then play with the settings.
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