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Muhamamd yousuf
09/14/2014
I always love to experiment on your tutorials :) love the way you teach us, and give us Free stuff and ideas,
Lots of Dua's(Prays) and Love from (Pakistan)

Mohd. Yousuf Ramzan
confused
05/30/2014
Do the smoke elements need to be alpha channels? I am 6 minutes into the tutorial an noticed my photos animate, but I still have white and gray smoke on a black background.
regina
03/27/2014
fun
Joanne
03/08/2014
Where can I get or how can I make a similar smoke image?
james
02/19/2014
Great stuff, looking to make a fog layer for the background of my film, haven't really found anything out there to help.
I know you can make fog with fractal noise, or by means of your smoke screen, but how could i put a layer of fog say behind trees or to hide the top of a mountain
john weeks
02/16/2014
the sense of humor is one of the 10000 things u'r tuturials are absolutely great
Name
11/05/2013
how to get a Smoke Element . psd !! Please....
Jasmine
07/29/2013
This might sound silly but im just a beginner I'm currently running cc on adobe after effect . I was wondering how i can use the 3d effect because I've been doing this tutorial step by step but somehow my control f4,command f4 keey wont work and allow a composition to have 3d. Is it different with cc??
Ruben Scheer
03/10/2013
Thanks Andrew.

Very understandable tutorial. I just not only copy paste your technique, but understand also why you did some stuff. Very cool.

You can view my version right here: https://vimeo.com/60552587

Thanks a lot.!
Tasi
10/17/2012
I'm using After Effects CS5 and I can't find that "Luma inverted Matte"
Jim
11/06/2012
Hit F4 to Toggle Switches in the Timeline. Or instead, hit the Toggle Switches button at the bottom of the Timeline. On the layer you want, hit the drop down in the TrkMat column. There you can find you Luma inverted Matte.
angel
11/05/2012
try toggling switches at the bottom and it should be on the right
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63. Smoke Screen
• Composite and animate smoke elements in 3D space
• Create a custom particle map and write new expressions
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Posted on Apr 09, 2008
TUTORIAL NOTES:
UPDATE: The Texture element is indeed from the Evolution collection and not the Riot Gear one as stated. The project file contains the Smoke Element, the project file has been excluded so that you can experiment.