Visual Effects (1002 Tutorials)

In Depth 3D Renderers

In Depth: 3D Renderers (Updated 8 April 2020) #3drenderer

April 8, 2020

There are so many renderers available out there, and how does an artist know what to choose? Although they really do the same thing, they work differently and have different results. Here is a breakdown of what the different renderers offer, not reviews, so you can decide which renderer is right for you.

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hawaiki super glow tutorial

Hawaiki Super Glow Tutorial #gettingstarted

March 25, 2020

Learn how to use Hawaiki Super Glow to create some really dramatic looks with impressive photorealism with this tutorial.

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Darker Colors titles Tutorial

How to Create Seth Worley’s Glitter-infested Darker Colors Titles

March 24, 2020

Learn to recreate the Darker Colors titles from Seth’s new film short. They are colorful and glittery. Download free demos of the plugins Seth uses.

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stupid raisins badge pop tutorial

Stupid Raisins Badge Pop Tutorial #gettingstarted

March 19, 2020

Learn how to use Badge Pop from Stupid Raisins to add animated, motion tracked badges, emblems, ribbons and more to your videos; increase the performance of your social media posts, impress your competition and wow your audiences.

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How to Use Mocha for Tracking and Clean up After Effects - Tips from a Professional VFX Artist

How to Use Mocha for Tracking and Clean Up After Effects

March 10, 2020

Mark Christiansen, motion design master and VFX virtuoso, walks you through his Mocha tracking workflow for Tracking and Clean up in After Effects.

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ornatrix for maya hair tutorial

Ephere Ornatrix for Maya: Hair for Games: Texturing and Shading

March 10, 2020

This tutorial explains one of a few methods to render hair textures for real-time hair rendering using Ornatrix for Maya. Plus, learn how to create a hair shader using V-Ray.

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Onward Cheap Tricks with Hashi

Onward Legs Effect, Cheap Tricks with Hashi

March 9, 2020

Hashi of Action Movie Kid, dives into the legs only body effect from Pixar’s Onward. Makes some Onward-inspired magic with Red Giant tools.

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Burning Question: What is a Cinemagraph and How Do I Create One? Image credit: Bessi

Burning Question: What is a Cinemagraph and How Do I Create One?

March 3, 2020

Cinemagraphs is a format that combines photos and video. It’s a still photograph where a small area of the image has repeated or looped movement occuring to draw your attention. Cinemagraphs can be published as movies or an animated GIF or in other video formats.

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Create a flock of birds with pastiche

Create a Flock of Birds using Pastiche for After Effects

February 25, 2020

Learn to create a flock of birds using Pastiche for After Effects to reveal a form! Download a free demo of Pastiche from Motion Boutique and try it out!

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Coremelt PaintX Paint Strokes

Outputting the Mask from Paint Strokes with PaintX

February 18, 2020

Want to track paint strokes to video in FCPX?  CoreMelt PaintX has many uses for visual effects. For example, quickly clean up problems in shots. In this tutorial, learn about the many ways you can output the mas from PaintX paint strokes. Did we mention that it’s powered by Mocha? Yep! Outputting the Mask from…

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Realistic weather tutorial rain and snow ignace aleya

Make a SUPER REALISTIC Weather in After Effects Tutorial

February 18, 2020

Ignace Aleya walks you through how to create and composite natural-looking weather scenes in Adobe After Effects. Create snow and rain with these tutorials.

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Sonic the Hedgehog red giant cheap tricks with hashi

Sonic the Hedgehog Effects, Cheap Tricks with Hashi

February 13, 2020

In this tutorial, Hashi dives into the effects of the new Sonic the Hedgehog film, covering 3D, compositing, and color correction. Create cool looking VFX!

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stupid raisins sale pop

Stupid Raisins Sale Pop Tutorial #gettingstarted

February 11, 2020

Learn how to use Stupid Raisin Sale Pop to promote your next big holiday sale with 35 holiday-themed templates.

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stupid raisins look pop

Stupid Raisins Look Pop Tutorial #gettingstarted

February 11, 2020

Learn how to use Stupid Raisins Look Pop to grab your viewer’s attention with 30 stylish, professionally animated callouts with built-in object tracking.

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stupid raisins wall pop

Stupid Raisins Wall Pop Tutorial #gettingstarted

February 11, 2020

Learn how to use Stupid Raisins Wall Pop to create amazing animated video walls in FCPX.

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