Sonic the Hedgehog Effects, Cheap Tricks with Hashi
In this tutorial, Hashi of Action Movie Kid, dives into the effects of the new Sonic the Hedgehog film. He covers topics such as 3D, compositing, and color correction. In fact, you’ll learn how to create cool looking VFX. Notably create crackling electricity, particle-based dust, and much more. In the tutorial, he uses several plugins, including Trapcode Particular, VFX Supercomp, VFX Optical Glow, VFX Chromatic Displacement, Magic Bullet Looks, and Colorista. Of course, all of these tools are available in Red Giant Complete.
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Frozen II VFX: Cheap Tricks with Hashi
Red Giant has a fun new tutorial from Hashi of Action Movie Kid. In this tutorial, Hashi goes through how to create the diamond burst effect from Frozen II.
Parts 1 and 2 are below and they walk you through several great tricks to make your VFX look spectacular. In the first episode, we’ll focus on 2 shots revolving around fire magic, which are VFX that are seen in the show Game of Thrones.
In this tutorial, Hashi from Action Movie Kid shows you how to create the energy effects from Captain Marvel. Use fractal noise for controlled chaos! He uses Primatte to cleanly key the Captain Marvel actress. Then, several instances Knoll Light Factory from Red Giant’s Effects Suite, as well as Trapcode Tao and Trapcode Particular. This Captain Marvel tutorial takes a deep dive and you’re sure to learn a lot about creating visual effects.
Hashi’s latest Cheap Tricks episode, “Infinity And Beyond,” in which he shows you how to achieve the disintegration effect that you have probably seen in Avengers: Infinity War! This is a great tutorial with loads of tips.
The second episode of Cheap Tricks is up at Red Giant! Hashi from Action Movie Kid dives into creating the Vibranium sand effects from the end title sequence of Marvel’s Black Panther, created originally by the team at Perception. He uses Trapcode tools including Form, Particular, and Shine, as well as Red Giant Universe and Magic Bullet Looks. Check it out!
Cheap Tricks | It’s Wrinklin’ Time (VFX Tutorial)
Inspired by “A Wrinkle in Time,” episode one of Cheap Tricks walks viewers through how to recreate the film’s signature effect of tessering.
Hashi from Action Movie Kid has a new tutorial for Trapcode Particular using a new feature called Fluid Dynamics. He also uses Red Giant Universe Heatwave for distortion and Trapcode Mir for Reflective Water Surface, as well as Trapcode Form for floating bits in the water and some Trapcode Shine. Plus, we have a bonus tutorial from VinhSon Nguyen to give you more background on the Fluid Dynamics feature in Form and Particular.
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