The puppet tool in Adobe After Effects allows you to easily animate a static image by adding joints into it and keyframing the movement of these joints. Learn how to use the puppet pin, starch and overlap tools to create awesome puppet animations!
In the second part of the advanced building destruction tutorial we will add a little bit more detail to the effect to finish it off. I will show you how to add debris and smoke particles and how to create realistic lighting for the explosions in our scene.
In this advanced After Effects tutorial I will show you how to create cool looking building destruction effects for a moving shot. We will be using the 3D Camera Tracker to track our scene and then place a fake building in our skyline to blow up!
In 3D Integration VFX Part 6 I will show you how to use the excellent Element 3D plug-in by videocopilot to composite 3D objects into your shots directly inside of Adobe After Effects! While not as powerful as a fully fledge 3D program, Element 3D makes it easy to create simple, but great looking 3D integration VFX!
In Part 5 of my 3D Integration VFX tutorial series I will show you how to composite your rendered 3D elements back into your original shot using Adobe After Effects. You will learn to match up your footage elements, add stock footage layers and use Z-depth compositing to create a realistic 3D integration effect.
Learn how to blow up a motorcycle in Adobe After Effects. This tutorial shows you how to motion track a moving shot and removing a motorcycle that is already in the scene. We will then add a cool looking explosion as well as some shrapnel and camera shake to finish off the effect.
This tutorial covers an essential technique for creating realistic looking bullet hits for your action movies: using motion tracking to attach blood hit effects to your scene so they correctly follow the movement of the camera.
On request from you guys, I created this tutorial to break down one of the effects from our Zombie Hunter short film: how to create an aggressive, ghostly zombie speed run effect. Take a look behind the scenes to see how I created this effect and learn how to do it yourself.
A short while ago we released our Zombie Hunter VFX Halloween short film. In this After Effects tutorial I will show you how I created the aggressive zombie speed effect used including the time remapping, particles and the ghosty zombie trail.
Watch me get hit by a car! This is a very popular effect and actually fairly easy to create once you know how to film your scene. All you need is a little bit of masking and you can create some cool effects of a person behind hit by a car.