I was recently browsing some YouTube clips that had 3D models composited into some basic video footage. After a little research, I looked into some applications that specialised in 3D motion tracking. With the help of Adobe After Effects, Boujou and Newtek’s Lightwave, I was able to implement some of my own models into some […]
I’ve been recently introduced to a range of new effects and plugins from Red Giant Software. I spent some time over the weekend exploring ‘form’ which has some serious power and has the ability to do some really cool stuff with particles. In this example I converted some text into a layer of particles that would disintegrate, twist […]
I noticed a number of great clips on YouTube that used particles to paint logos and text. I tried to emulate them using Adobe After Effects with resulted in some interesting effects. In this example, I traced the letter ‘M’ using particle effects in 3D space.
In an attempt to broaden the Digital Animation curriculum, I will be introducing some animation techniques that involve Adobe After Effects. Here’s a simple title sequence I created using a static image and 3D text. I will be publishing tutorials to use in the classroom shortly. (and, yes that is a photo of Wisteria Lane […]