Particles (159 Tutorials)
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.
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.
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!
May 27, 2014
In this tutorial Günter Nikotin shows how you can sculpt particles using the matrix object in Maxon Cinema 4D.
May 20, 2014
This tutorial will teach you how to create ink drop like fluid effects using X-Particles for CINEMA 4D 4D.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
July 3, 2013
Sticking with our July 4th Independence Day theme, check out this free preset from Greyscalegorilla’s Nick Campbell.
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.
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.
May 7, 2013
In this QuickTip, Harry Frank shows you how to create a spray paint effect with paint drips.
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.