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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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Element 3D: Beyond Basics; Importing Objects & Building Materials, Extruding Masks & Text

Element 3D: Beyond Basics; Importing Objects & Building Materials, Extruding Masks & Text

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!

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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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Cinema 4D Setup Breakdown/ Whiskey Bottle and Glass by Matt Beckham

July 2, 2012

Check out this excellent studio shot breakdown for creating a whiskey bottle and glass tumbler, using Cinema 4D, by Matt Beckham.

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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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Michele Yamazaki’s Particles Webinar Replay -June 27, 2012

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.

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How is mocha v3’s Camera Solver different than AE CS6 Camera Tracker?

June 13, 2012

Imagineer Systems mocha Camera Solve module uses Planar Tracking to solve 3D space for select planes. This means mocha can get a camera solve on difficult out of focus, blurred or obscured shots.  Learn more in these tutorials.

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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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Edius 6 Keying & Transparency, Episodes 1-3 by [MTS]FILMS

Edius 6 Keying & Transparency, Episodes 1-3 by [MTS]FILMS

December 12, 2011

Matthew Scott is a DP, Editor and Colorist based in Melbourne, Australia, who has been working with Grass Valley to create free online educational resources, designed for both enthusiasts and professionals alike. Matthew takes you through 3 tutorials on keying and transparency for Edius. 

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Pimp Your After Effects by Stu Maschwitz

November 20, 2011

The always entertaining Stu Maschwitz explains a few ways you can do to get the most out of After Effects. For example, “I set Levels of Undo to 99, because why should I expect to have fewer problems than Jay-Z?”

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Cinema 4D Scene OBJ Export to Trapcode Form

Cinema 4D Scene OBJ Export to Trapcode Form

November 11, 2011

How to create a scene in Cinema 4D and export an OBJ and Cinema’s camera, import all this in Adobe After Effects so the Cinema render matches Trapcode Form.

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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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Ocean Water Effect presentation by Aharon Rabinowitz

Ocean Water Effect presentation by Aharon Rabinowitz

October 4, 2011

Aharon Rabinowitz shows you how to create this ocean scene in Adobe After Effects with only the tools found in AE.

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Red Giant Quicktip #15: Trapcode Form City

Red Giant Quicktip #15: Trapcode Form City

June 27, 2011

In this Quicktip, Aharon Rabinowitz shows you how using Depth Maps to displace Trapcode Form particles can be used to create a 3D Point Cloud Representation of a city.  This tutorial was inspired by the brilliant Trapcode Form work of Jeremy Cox at Imaginary Forces, for the film “Terminator: Salvation.”

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