January 17, 2020
Due to the popularity of Toolfarm’s Sale of the Month, we have extended it through 11:59 PM PST Friday Jan. 17, 2020. So there’s still time to save 50% on the award-winning Boris Mocha Pro Plug-in for Adobe.
September 10, 2012
Red Giant Knoll Light Factory 3 (aka KLF). It’s the most recently updated of the plug-ins I’m covering in this series and also has been around the longest. It was developed by John Knoll, visual effects supervisor at Industrial Light & Magic (ILM). The first article featured a couple of interviews from John Knoll, which will give you, dear readers, a bit of insight behind the man who created visual effects for some of the most famous Hollywood blockbusters.
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.”
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.”
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
August 7, 2012
Jorrit Schulte at AE Tuts+ shows how to make some lovely full 3D reflections with falloff on a table with Trapcode Form or Particular. Create Full 3d Reflections With Falloff Using Form or Particular
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?
August 1, 2012
Check out this great new example and tutorial by Andrew Kramer at Video Copilot: “Here is another fun example using Element 3D with live action footage and 3D Camera tracking… for the explosion, I used some Action Essentials 2 along with some colored lights to create the fire illumination.
July 31, 2012
This is a good one for the newbies to Adobe After Effects: 5 tips to quickly and effectively create keyframes in After Effects.
July 30, 2012
Post by Serge Mustu on Vimeo: “Here are some MoGraph like animations I’ve done with Element 3D (plugin from Video Copilot). I broke up the text inside of Cinema4D and imported the models into E3D.”
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.
July 23, 2012
Video Copilot has a new tutorial out about how to use the replicator options in Element 3D.
July 17, 2012
New Video Copilot Element 3D Tutorials: Beyond the Basics: Everything you need to know to get started! Importing Objects & Building Materials: C4D tips, OBJ exporting and more!
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.”
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. </p>
June 28, 2012
On Wednesday, June 27, 2012, Michele Yamazaki tapped Boris Continuum Complete v8 AE’s state-of-the-art particle system effects to develop and enhance broadcast graphics in Adobe After Effects CS6. Using BCC Particle Emitter 3D and other Boris Continuum Complete VFX filters in conjunction with After Effects’ native 3D camera and lighting systems, Michele made ordinary graphics and titles pop off the screen in 3D particle bursts.