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Visual Effects (1015 Tutorials)

Getting Started with Mocha: Camera Solve – Parallax Changes

Getting Started with Mocha: Camera Solve – Parallax Changes

September 5, 2017

Ben Brownlee of Curious Turtle walks new Mocha users through the basics of creating a 3D Camera Solve using Mocha Pro’s planar tracker and calculate the parallax camera movement.

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Animate a Character in Cinema 4D

Animate a Character in Cinema 4D

September 5, 2017

EJ Hassenfratz from eyedesyn animates a simple sushi character in Cinema 4D. He uses Pose Morph to animate the face and then adds some secondary animation to make it more dynamic. As usual, EJ’s characters are beyond cute!

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Create a Tunnel with Trapcode Mir

Create a Tunnel with Trapcode Mir

September 5, 2017

This is an oldie but a useful tutorial from Aharon Rabinowitz at Red Giant. He explains how to shut the mesh to create a seamless wormhole in Trapcode Mir. Use it on your next time travel journey!

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RealFlow | Cinema 4D 2.0: Elastic Solver

RealFlow | Cinema 4D 2.0: Elastic Solver

September 5, 2017

The new Multiphysics solver includes Granular, Viscous, Viscoelastic, Rigid, and Elastic. Today’s tutorial is about Elastic.

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Tutorial #6 – Curvature Node & Layering Noise by Saul Espinos

Tutorial #6 – Curvature Node & Layering Noise by Saul Espinos

September 5, 2017

In the video, he references the Redshift 2 Maya – Tutorial #6 – Curvature Node & Layering Noise by Saul Espinosa. It is below.

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Easy 3D Title Animations with Title Studio

Easy 3D Title Animations with Title Studio

September 5, 2017

Kevin P. McAuliffe uses Boris Continuum’s Title Studio to quickly create a 3D animated title in this edition of Let’s Edit with Avid Media Composer,

Inspired by “The Lego Batman Movie”, Kevin dives into extruded text, adding lights, and the easy workflow from the standalone to the plug-in version of Title Studio, all inside Avid Media Composer.

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Superluminal Stardust Particle Earth HUD in After Effects

Superluminal Stardust Particle Earth HUD in After Effects

August 29, 2017

Learn how to create a rather complex particle earth HUD using the Superluminal Stardust plug-in in After Effects, in this tutorial by Roland Hartmann from graphicINmotion.

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Cinema 4D: Creating Pipes and Rails

Cinema 4D: Creating Pipes and Rails

August 29, 2017

Toby Pitman from Motion Works explains an easier way of visualizing the modeling process when creating pipes and rails other than using splines. He creates a 3D object first and then takes the edges of the object to create the pipes. See how it works in this tutorial.

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After Effects: Creating an Eclipse Timelapse

After Effects: Creating an Eclipse Timelapse

August 22, 2017

The 2017 solar eclipse was an event to remember and awesome to experience. Now you can recreate the celestial event in After Effects with this eclipse timelapse tutorial from Caleb Ward, graphic designer and video producer.  Ward uses no 3rd party plug-ins, but does use higher level techniques.  However he walks you through each step so even a novice AE user can do it.

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After Effects: Creating Light Trails/ Long Exposures in After Effects

After Effects: Creating Light Trails/ Long Exposures in After Effects

August 22, 2017

Photographer and cinematographer Dan Marker-Moore shows you two different techniques to create his super cool light trails/long exposure looks in Adobe After Effects.

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NewBlueFX Stylizers 5 Ultimate Walkthrough

NewBlueFX Stylizers 5 Ultimate Walkthrough

August 15, 2017

Learn how to instantly transform your footage with energetic motion, vibrant light and stunning art in this Stylizers 5 Walkthrough.

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Rendering in CINEMA 4D – Which to Choose

Rendering in CINEMA 4D – Which to Choose

August 15, 2017

With all the different renderers out there, it’s sometimes difficult to determine which is the best for you and your needs.  Chad Ashley from Greyscalegorilla has a breakdown of the pro’s and cons of some of the renders GSG recommends.  Read an excerpt here and follow the link to the full article.

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Avid: Replace Screens in Media Composer with Mocha Pro

Avid: Replace Screens in Media Composer with Mocha Pro

August 15, 2017

Join Mary Poplin in this planar motion tracking and screen insert tutorial for Avid Media Composer editors, and learn how easy it is to replace cell phone screens and monitors using Mocha Pro.

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Increase Your Mocha IQ in Adobe CC Webinar Replay

Increase Your Mocha IQ in Adobe CC Webinar Replay

August 10, 2017

Ross Shain and Mary Poplin give you the advanced tip and techniques to increase your mocha speed and knowledge, in this one hour Mocha training webinar.

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After Effects: Stardust for AE – Getting Started

After Effects: Stardust for AE – Getting Started

August 8, 2017

Eran Stern from SternFX walks you through the basics of using the Emitter Node in Superluminal Stardust modular 3D particle system in After Effects.

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