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.
January 2, 2020
If you just can’t get enough Star Wars, FxHome created a trailer, Rise of the Dark Side. Learn how to make Star Wars-inspired visual effects in HitFilm.
December 17, 2019
Workbench shows you how to create an ugly sweater in After Effects. Indeed, it’s a very clever tutorial that is built procedurally using the built-in Mosaic plugin.
December 10, 2019
Check out these great tutorials from Red Giant. Get started with Universe and VFX Reflections, learn “cheap tricks” for re-creating cool Frozen II and Game of Thrones effects and even learn how to create a Star Wars style Force push.
September 6, 2019
Seth Worley creates Star Wars Force Push effect with VFX Supercomp, Optical Glow, Trapcode Particular, Universe Camera Shake, Magic Bullet Suite.
August 27, 2019
Daniel Seebacher shows you how to use the create components for your own preset brushes to make tree trunks, leaves, branches, and more.
August 13, 2019
Yannick and Jordy at Cinecom.net have a super fun copycat tutorial explaining how to make the black veins on Billy in Stranger Things. There’s a lot of tracking and null objects involved in this process. He uses the Advanced Lightning Effect to make the veins and masks them on. These are attached to the actor’s…
August 1, 2019
Seth Worley shows you how to recreate the scary Mind Flayer from Season 2 of Stranger Things. Below that, check out his previous tutorial for recreating the Upside Down. This is a super fun tutorial that uses Red Giant’s VFX Suite, Trapcode Tao, Magic Bullet Suite, and Universe Camera Shake. There are links to all…
July 18, 2019
Bokeh is a type of defocus or lens blur where the blur takes on the shape of the lens diaphram. We explain how to pronounce the word, how it is created, and show lots of cool examples. Also, a few plug-ins to create a bokeh in post-production.
June 25, 2019
Yes, the U.S. Independence Day is upon us once again! Whatever your country or holiday, here are some methods of creating some beautiful explosions in the sky with After Effects, CINEMA 4D, and other hosts. There are some great plug-ins out there for making fireworks too.
May 31, 2019
Nick Harauz and Ian Robinson show Premiere Pro and After Effects artists how Sapphire and Mocha can accomplish advanced sky replacement.
March 12, 2019
Visual effects artist Rusty Hazelden has released an in-depth 5 part RenderMan tutorial series on YouTube. The Art of RenderMan Volume 1 provides an introduction to Pixar’s RenderMan for Maya.
February 26, 2019
Get your e-on Software skills up to speed with these 3 tutorials from Barry Marshall, covering metacloud creation, how to create a metacloud from an imported mesh, and how to set up PBR materials in VUE.
January 30, 2019
A greeble is really all about faking out your audience! It’s the small details that make something appear to be more complex than it actually is.
January 22, 2019
We’ve compiled several tutorials to help you get up and running with Realflow | 3ds Max. Covered topics include setting up a basic scene, working with different solvers, working with 2 or more fluids, and more.
January 18, 2019
If you’re planning on making an epic action film like Max Max: Fury Road or Rambo, you’re going to need lots of fire power. Here is a rundown on how to add spectacular muzzle flash and gunshot effects to your films in your host of choice. I’ve also included info on 3D models of weapons and some sound effects.