Found 11 posts tagged with 'advanced'

How to blow up a building

Adobe After Effects – Building Destruction Effect (Part 2)

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.
How to blow up a building

Adobe After Effects – Building Destruction Effect (Part 1)

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!
Dissolve into crows

Dissolve Into Crows 3D VFX – Part 2

Learn how to dissolve someone into a murder of crows in this complex VFX tutorial using Adobe After Effects & 3dsMax. In the second part of this tutorial I will show you how to composite your rendered crows onto your base footage and complete this amazing dissolve effect!
Dissolve into crows

Dissolve Into Crows 3D VFX – Part 1

Learn how to dissolve someone into a murder of crows in this complex VFX tutorial using Adobe After Effects & 3dsMax. In the first part of this tutorial I will show you how to prepare your base footage and use 3dsMax and pFlow to create a swarm of animated 3D crows.
3D Integration VFX compositing a UFO

3D Integration Part 5 – Compositing a UFO in Adobe After Effects

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.

3D Integration VFX Part 4 – 3D Scene In 3dsMax

In part 4 of the 3D Integration VFX series I will show you how to import your tracked camera data into 3dsMax and set up your 3D elements. We will cover setting up animations, lighting, shadows and separate render passes to get everything rendered out cleanly for compositing in Adobe After Effects.

Adobe After Effects 3D Projection VFX

Ever wondered how to have your camera move through floors and walls? In this tutorial you will learn how to use 3D projection in Adobe After Effects to set up a fake camera transition through the floor. This is a fairly advanced effect and you should be comfortable using 3D layers, cameras and lights in After Effects.

3D Integration VFX Part 3 – 3D Camera Tracker

In part 3 of the 3D Integration VFX series we will use the 3D Camera Tracker available in Adobe After Effects CS6. I will show you how to track your footage to capture the camera movement and then export this data into your 3D program of choice.

3D Integration VFX Part 2 – The Shoot

In part 2 of the 3D Integration VFX series I take you out on set with me to talk about all the things you should keep in mind when filming a scene that you want to add 3D elements to. Learn what you need to write down and how to measure your scene. I also show you how to create a basic sphere map using your phone.

3D Integration VFX Part 1 – 3D Integration Theory

In part 1 of the 3D Integration VFX series I will explain what 3D Integration is all about and the overal workflow. Learn all about how to plan, shoot, track, model and composite your 3D effects into the scene realistically. Be sure to check out the full 6 parts that make up this series!