Want to learn how to create the epic face melt VFX from Indiana Jones - Raiders of the Lost Ark? In this tutorial I will show you how to use Houdini to melt a polygonal mesh of a head and composite it in Adobe After Effects.
So you've downloaded some free action stock footage from the web and don't know how to get rid of the solid black background? In this After Effects tutorial I show you 3 simple techniques for getting your action elements cleaned up and ready to use!
When working with Adobe After Effects it is essential to know some of the fundamental keyboard shortcuts to navigate the user interface and perform the most basic operations. These 10 shortcuts are essential to improving the speed of your workflow.
Learn how to create an advanced morph / warp effect in Adobe After Effects. This tutorial shows you how to transform an object while holding it in your hands using some clever editing and the Reshape effect.
In this tutorial I will show you how easy it is to add camera shake in Adobe After Effects using expressions and expression controls. Camera shake is fantastic for adding a little bit more impact and realism to your destruction VFX like explosions and collisions.
After Effects CC 2014, released on June 18 to the Adobe Creative Cloud, is the latest version of the popular visual effects compositing software. The new version contains a large amount of new features like effect masks, advance keying and live text templates. In this post I give you an overview of the hottest new features!
In the second part of my roof crash destruction VFX tutorial I will show you how to create cool debris elements in Cinema 4D and animate them with realistic physics. We will then composite the rendered debris back into our scene using Adobe After Effects and 3D integration techniques!
Who doesn't love destruction VFX? In this tutorial I will show you how to create the effect of someone crashing through the roof using Adobe After Effects and Cinema 4D. In the first part we will set up our footage, green screen a giant to destroy the roof and composite some dust and debris elements into the scene.