After Effects Tutorials
After Effects Tutorials - advanced free After Effects Tutorials for cg students to support them with After Effects Tutorials.
Shatter Effect in After Effects - In this Shatter Effect in After Effects you will learn two advanced Shatter animation technique for 'Glass Pane Shattering' or 'Window Pane Shattering' or 'Breaking Objects into Pieces' without any third party plug-in.
After Effect Tutorial : Work with 3D coordinates by Animating Camera and its properties like depth of field.
Smoke Trail in After Effects - Particular particles randomize the basic look of a cloud and smoke texture. It’s easy to create a photo realistic smoke tails with particular.
Rotoscoping in After Effects - Effective Rotoscoping has always been about combining a variety of techniques. After is a very beautiful bread-and-butter Rotoscoping tool that is why artists use it effectively for Rotoscoping footage. Combining Paint and Roto with tracking and keying is a very common practice in a very powerful Rotoscoping suite called After Effects.
After Effects 2D to 3D - In After Effects we can change 2D image to 3D. This is possible only in After Effects. But, if we consider Photoshop as the supporting software then it will be little bit easier.
To change a raster or bitmap image to a 3D background you have to think about the depth of the image from near to far. Then you have to cut the image into pieces in Photoshop. Just import the pieces in After Effects and placed them in several 3D layers in different Z depth. Then, add a Camera object and put some animation on it. And you have done this project. This is the simple procedure to convert 2D image to 3D using After Effects and Photoshop.
In this After Effects 2D to 3D tutorial I have used this image as the source image. In the following image you can see three different hill top with different Z depth with the sky in another Z depth.
After Effects Tutorial : In this tutorial you will learn how to work with particles to create special effects in Adobe After Effects.
After Effects Reflection is a subject which is very much essential for creating demo-reel, presentation, visual effect compositing etc. But, the question is how can I create a reflection effect in After Effects when there is no inbuilt plug-in for that purpose? The answer is, create a fake reflection by duplicating the layer. It is really easy. In this After Effects Reflection tutorial I have tried to give you the basic information on how to create a reflection.
Free Explosion Tutorial After Effects for post-production artists or CG students.
This is a tutorial on how to make an explosion entierly in Adobe After Effects. Doing an explosion in aftereffects or Adobe After Effects is not an easy task. To make an Explosion digitally in After Effects you need a very good knowledge on effects generally found in After Effects.
When we think about digitally generated Explosion then few 3D software like 3ds Max, Maya comes first in mind. But, we can create explosion only in After Effects. In this Explosion tutorial in After Effects we will learn how we can generate a simple Explosion only in After Effects.
In the Explosion tutorial procedure we will go through few steps. These steps are ...
After Effects Lightning is a subject which a post-production artists never forget when compositing visual effects.
There are a couple of built-in effects that will create lightning in After Effects. The lightning effects found in After Effects are Advanced Lightning (in Generate effect list), Lightning (in Obsolete), Lightning-Horizontal and Lightning-Vertical (in Synthetics sub-menu).
We can create Particle Effects in After Effects. But how to create Particle Effects in After Effects? In many situations with the particles type found in Trapcode Particular, Particle Playground or CC Particle World is not sufficient to meet the requirements of all kind of special effects need. That's why we need custom particles to create Particle Effects in After Effects. In addition, we can use any digitally animated object as Custom Particles in After Effects.