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Particles (159 Tutorials)

X-Particles 2.5 Fluids and Foam

X-Particles 2.5 Fluids and Foam

June 23, 2014

Here's a look at the new fluids system in v2.5 of X-Particles and how they use the core SPH fluids.

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Intro to the X-Particles Emitter

Intro to the X-Particles Emitter

June 23, 2014

The screaming fast emitter in X-Particles allows for an unbelievable maximum particle count of 1 billion particles! Some of the features are covered in tutorials below are:

  • fluid simulation with wet map generation
  • multiphysics constraints
  • collision engine

Mike Batchelor of slouchcorp.com is an expert in X-Particles so you'll be seeing his name here a lot. He does tutorials on his own and for INSYDIUM LTD, the maker of X-Particles. He put together six basic quick start guides on some of the X-Particles features to get you started with X-Particles.

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Particle Advection X-Particles With Turbulence FD Fluids

Particle Advection X-Particles With Turbulence FD Fluids

June 16, 2014

Not only did Mike Batchelor teach me how to create a beautiful particle animation with X-Particles for CINEMA 4D by using fluid created with Jawset Turbulence FD to drive their motion, but I learned what the word ‘advection’ means!

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Use The Matrix Object In Cinema 4D to Sculpt Dynamically with Particles

May 27, 2014

In this tutorial Günter Nikotin shows how you can sculpt particles using the matrix object in Maxon Cinema 4D.

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Creating Turbulent Fluid Effects Using X-Particles for CINEMA 4D 4D

Creating Turbulent Fluid Effects Using X-Particles for CINEMA 4D 4D

May 20, 2014

This tutorial will teach you how to create ink drop like fluid effects using X-Particles for CINEMA 4D 4D.

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Create Water with Trapcode Particular

Create Water with Trapcode Particular

March 5, 2014

Dino Muhic creates a beautiful fluid looking water effect, inspired by a Beck’s commercial in Germany. Dino used a lime from Video Copilot 3D Model Pack – Fresh Food.

First, he builds it from scratch and then explains how to composite it. He also created a preparation video to show how the water looks on its own.

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AE & C4D – AE & C4D –  Abstract Particles Using Trapcode Form and OBJs

AE & C4D – AE & C4D –  Abstract Particles Using Trapcode Form and OBJs

February 11, 2014

VinhSon Nguyen shows a cool, basic technique that you can use to create unique and interesting forms for titles, background elements and more.

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Burn Shader by Ben Watts

October 31, 2013

Ben Watts – “I thought it would be cool to create a multi-layered shader in Cinema 4D that could completely change the appearance of an object as it travels across it’s surface. I’ll also cover a basic fire sim setup and how to create ash with X-Particles.”

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video copilot jetstrike tutorials

Video Copilot JetStrike Flight School

October 29, 2013

VFX Flight Instructor Andrew Kramer teaches you how to use After Effects & JetStrike to create intense aerial photography through dynamic compositing & animation.

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Tutorial: HitFilm Tutorial #11: Text To Particles

October 14, 2013

We’re getting Tutorial Tuesday started a bit early. This week we’re going to showcase tutorials for fxHome HitFilm, who will be releasing a Mac version very soon, after their crazy successful kickstarter.

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Sparkler for Trapcode Particular with Motion Sketch Tutorial

Sparkler for Trapcode Particular with Motion Sketch Tutorial

July 3, 2013

Sticking with our July 4th Independence Day theme, check out this free preset from Greyscalegorilla’s Nick Campbell.

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Create Fireworks With Trapcode Particular

July 2, 2013

There are several ways to create fireworks in After Effects and we’ll explore a few of them over this US Independence Day week.

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Character Animation in After Effects Using FreeForm Pro and Particular

Character Animation in After Effects Using FreeForm Pro and Particular

June 26, 2013

Dan Gies describes how he created and animated his Rocket-Dees character using uses Mettle FreeForm Pro, Trapcode Particular, After Effects Expressions, and the After Effects Puppet Tool.

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Paint Drips with Trapcode Particular + Free Preset

Paint Drips with Trapcode Particular + Free Preset

May 7, 2013

In this QuickTip, Harry Frank shows you how to create a spray paint effect with paint drips.

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In Depth: Using Adobe After Effects for Print Work

March 18, 2013

After Effects is made for motion work but it can also be used for still imagery and print work. I made an invite using loads of After Effects plugins.

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