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News, updates, information and resources on VFX and programming.
The very long awaited and featured rain over water sequence is now complete in tutorial form! This tutorial is in 3 parts detailing the initial texture, creating the water, and creating the rain, all completely inside After Effects. This one … Continue reading
This cool effect in After Effects was made as part of an expressions mini-site i’m working on. You can come up with a tonne of different looking effects with this so have a play around and see what you can … Continue reading
As promised, the tutorial on creating a particle system purely with expressions in Adobe After Effects. AE offers a powerful scripting and expression language and in this tutorial we delve into some of the possibilties with expressions and expand upon … Continue reading
I’ve just finished an introduction to expressions tutorial where we create a type writer style effect in After Effects as a stepping stone into expressions, but also as a taster to the upcoming particle generator tutorial. Hopefully this will make … Continue reading
As promised, the Falling Drops tutorial is complete. You won’t need a particle generator for this one when I get out my expression-based particle system tutorial, coming soon. I mention this in the tutorial; basically i’ve got in the making … Continue reading
A quick tutorial on setting up a multi-machine render using After Effects. Simple, but effective. This allows you to set up a system on your home network (if you have one) to utitlise your spare computers to render individual frames … Continue reading
The Matrix Raining Code:Reloaded, this time with Particular and a much more stylised kind of effect using a custom particle. I’ll be going on to make something on this in 3D but still in AE, using AE’s 3d space to … Continue reading
Another link in the chain on the Particular season, this one is made up purely using Particular (well, almost) and as demonstrated can be put to use to come up with a number of different and interesting kinds of effects, … Continue reading
I came up with this effect using Trapcode’s Particular with a simple custom particle used in a slightly unconventional way. Simple effect and one of the start of the Particular season i’m running here at rhys-works.com, so check it out. … Continue reading
The long awaited lightsaber tutorial remake. Credit to Ryan Wieber and MasterZap for the methods combined here. A few things of note, i failed to specify at the start of the tutorial how to duplicate layers; it’s ctrl+d. Also, if … Continue reading