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Visual Effects (1012 Tutorials)

Add Depth Of Field To Your CINEMA 4D Composite Using Cineware and After Effects

Add Depth Of Field To Your CINEMA 4D Composite Using Cineware and After Effects

June 27, 2013

In this tutorial, Nick Campbell of Greyscalegorilla shows how to set up a depth pass for rendering depth of field for 3D objects using CINEMA 4D, Frischluft Lens Care and After Effects.

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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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Tutorial: Split Image Slide Show in After Effects

June 25, 2013

Daniel of AETUTS+ shows how to create a cool slideshow transition in After Effects

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Time Remapping in Adobe Premiere Pro CC

Time Remapping in Adobe Premiere Pro CC

June 21, 2013

If you want to make advanced adjustments to playback speed over time, you’ll go looking for time remapping. Premiere Pro makes the process very simple, though you may find yourself turning to After Effects for a fine finish. This lesson shows you why and how.

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Time Remapping in Adobe Premiere Pro CC

Time Remapping in Adobe Premiere Pro CC

June 17, 2013

If you want to make advanced adjustments to playback speed over time, you’ll go looking for time remapping. Premiere Pro makes the process very simple, though you may find yourself turning to After Effects for a fine finish. This lesson shows you why and how.

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In Depth: Camera Shake Plug-ins, Presets and Tutorials

June 12, 2013

If you’re looking to add some visible camera shake or frame-to-frame jitter to your footage, there are a few different ways to achieve this effect.

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Faking Physics in Newton and Element 3D

Faking Physics in Newton and Element 3D

May 23, 2013

by Adam Taylor at AEtuts+ “In this tutorial I will be going over the steps of setting up a 2d physics simulation in Motion Boutique's Newton, and then tying 3D models to it using Element 3d. Then I'll go over how to tweek the keyframes to make the physics appear to be more 3D. I'll share some tips for animating a 3D camera. Finally I'll go over making the shots looks good. “

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Bend 2D Layers Along Paths Using After Effects & Cinema 4D

May 14, 2013

EJ Hassenfranz posted some tutorials to his site, eyedesyn.com, which explain how to create a Bendy Arms effect, using After Effects and Cinema 4D.

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Using Shape Layers to Create a Vector Water Animation in After Effects

Using Shape Layers to Create a Vector Water Animation in After Effects

May 13, 2013

By Batuhan Türkay at AEtuts+: “In this tutorial we’ll take a look at the basic principles and behaviors of water in the case of forces being applied to it. We’ll be keyframing masks on solids to recreate a liquid movement.”

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Create a 3D Cloud Flythrough Scene With Trapcode Horizon

Create a 3D Cloud Flythrough Scene With Trapcode Horizon

May 8, 2013

Learn how to create a 3D cloud flythrough scene using Trapcode Horizon, in this tutorial from Felix Cremerius.

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Creating a 3D Cloud Fly Through Scene With Horizon

Creating a 3D Cloud Fly Through Scene With Horizon

May 8, 2013

By Felix Cremerius on AEtuts+ “This tutorial explains the steps you need to take to convert an HDRI in Photoshop into a usable file in Trapcode Horizon to create a Skydome and populate it with clouds. We’ll also explained how to mask clouds, create a camera move in AE, and add a complimentary lens flare to the scene.”

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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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Simple Car Rig in Video Copilot Element 3D

Simple Car Rig in Video Copilot Element 3D

May 7, 2013

Create a Simple Car Rig with Element 3D! This technique will work well for almost any 3D vehicle model. Be sure you are using Element 3D V1.6

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Everyday VFX in Avid Media Composer with Boris Continuum Complete

Everyday VFX in Avid Media Composer with Boris Continuum Complete

May 7, 2013

Steve Holyhead’s engaging presentation shed light on three everyday VFX problems, Pan & Zoom, Beauty Pass, and Transitions, which he solves using an array of filters from the BCC 8 AVX package.

Highlights included: a Ken Burns style pan & zoom with no key framing needed (!); a 1-2-3 step approach (BCC Smooth Tone, BCC Film Glow & BCC Film Grain) to giving your talent that Hollywood glow; and the power of BCC transitions – quick, easy, and versatile.

Plus, get a sneak peak of the soon-to-be released BCC v8.2 AVX with up to 100% improvement in render time, the additions of lots more “green dot” effects, and enhanced real-time performance.

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Displacement and Deformation Techniques in Cinema 4D

Displacement and Deformation Techniques in Cinema 4D

April 27, 2013

In today’s tutorial, new Cgtuts+ author Mario Brajdic will introduce you to working with displacement and deformers in Cinema 4D and show you how this powerful combination can be used in conjunction with custom materials, lighting, and post effects to create some truly unique and visually stunning results.

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