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Depth Compositing in After Effects

Depth Compositing in After Effects

September 25, 2012

Post by Andrew Kramer/ Video Copilot: “In this tutorial we’ll use a technique called Depth Compositing to combine stock footage with 3D rendering and the use a Z-Depth pass. This method allows you to place 2D elements like stock footage into the depth of a 3D render. I also demonstrate how to export a Z-pass from 3D max, Cinema 4D and even use Element 3D to output a depth channel.”

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Creating Faux Shadows in Adobe After Effects by Eran Stern

Creating Faux Shadows in Adobe After Effects by Eran Stern

September 25, 2012

Shadows sell the illusion that we are really in 3D space. This lesson demonstrates how to add depth to our scene with shadow effects. You'll also learn how to save the effects as an animation preset so they can be reused and matched to each element.

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Alien Surface Set Extensions with Video Copilot Element 3D and Roto Brush Tool

Alien Surface Set Extensions with Video Copilot Element 3D and Roto Brush Tool

September 4, 2012

Post by Andrew Kramer/ Video Copilot: “In this tutorial we will create a realistic set extension for the surface of a far away alien planet. With the help of the Matte Painting challenge we will be compositing the background along with adding 3D rocks with Element 3D and pulling out the Roto Brush tool.”

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Iron Man Interface Battle Widget – Parts 1 – 5

Iron Man Interface Battle Widget – Parts 1 – 5

August 14, 2012

Post by Stefan Surmabojov at AEtuts+: “In this tutorial series we are going to go beyond basics using the true power of shape layers inside After Effects. As you can see we are going to dive into the magic of creating this Iron Man battle widget inspired from The Avengers movie. We are going to recreate the element from start to finish using various different techniques and learning some pretty cool workflow tips as well.”

Parts 1 & 2

Parts 3, 4 & 5

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Depth of Field with Trapcode Mir

Depth of Field with Trapcode Mir

August 9, 2012

In this QuickTip, Learn how to simulate stunning depth of field effects with a few great tips from Dino Muhic. Check out Dino's work at DinoMuhic.com

 

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Simulating A Campfire With 3D Studio Max, Thinking Particles & FumeFX

August 7, 2012

Madhan at CGTuts+ shows you how to create a campfire with 3ds Max,Thinking Particles,FumeFX, and Adobe After Effects. Who brought the marshmallows?

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Luca Visual FX Training Series: Film Leaders

Luca Visual FX Training Series: Film Leaders

July 30, 2012

Kes Akalaonu / NLE Ninja introduces you to Luca Visual Effects'Film Leaders works in After Effects, Final Cut Pro, and Motion using the Noise Industries FxFactory Engine.

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Video Copilot Element 3D Particle Replicator

Video Copilot Element 3D Particle Replicator

July 23, 2012

Video Copilot has a new tutorial out about how to use the replicator options in Element 3D.

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Creating Realistic Dust Hits with Trapcode Particular

Creating Realistic Dust Hits with Trapcode Particular

July 5, 2012

Post at Red Giant TV: “In this tutorial, John Einselen shows you how to create realistic dust hits with Trapcode Particular. He also covers some very advanced compositing techniques for 3D animators working with Particular.”

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Create a Parallax Shift Effect Using Timeline and 3D Features of Photoshop CS6

Create a Parallax Shift Effect Using Timeline and 3D Features of Photoshop CS6

July 5, 2012

Post by Stephen Petrany at PSDtuts+ : “Photoshop CS6 includes several new features that you can use to create 3D and video effects. In this tutorial, we will combine these new tools to simulate 3D depth in a 2D photograph using the new 3D and video timeline features available in Photoshop CS6 Extended.”

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Color Isolation Effect with Magic Bullet Colorista II

Color Isolation Effect with Magic Bullet Colorista II

July 2, 2012

Michele Yamazaki from Toolfarm explains a couple of cool tricks that you can do with color in Red Giant Software Magic Bullet Colorista II, a robust tool made for color correcting footage.&nbsp;</p>

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Fantastic Facial Motion Capture in After Effects

Fantastic Facial Motion Capture in After Effects

May 14, 2012

Post by Matthew Perks/ AEtuts+. Use puppet pins tracked to motion data from dots on a face to animate a face or other objects in your scene.

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Loading .abr Photoshop Brushes into Maxon BodyPaint

Loading .abr Photoshop Brushes into Maxon BodyPaint

October 31, 2011

In this quick C4D tip, I'll show you a glimpse of Cinema 4D Bodypaint, and show you how you can load your Photoshop brushes to use for texturing 3D objects. For more training and resources, please check out www.thepixellab.net

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Advanced Soft Keying

Advanced Soft Keying

October 17, 2011

Posted by Andrew Kramer at Video Copilot. In this tutorial we will go beyond basic keying techniques with new tips to help preserve small details like dirt and reflections. • Key out footage without eliminating the soft reflections • Composite in 32bpc for more realistic blending

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Digieffects FreeForm AE Tutorial #2

Digieffects FreeForm AE Tutorial #2

October 12, 2011

Mark Christiansen shows you how to make flowing cloth with Displacement Mapping with FreeForm AE.

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