Join Ian Robinson for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating cloud and dust particles, part of Mograph Techniques: Retiming and Tracking Footage.
In order to add a little bit more depth and interest to our particle animation,…we'll add two more passes, a pass of dust and a slightly softer pass of clouds.…Now I want our new particles passes to be created based off our old particle system…that way we don't have to worry about positioning our particle emitter in the…scene, it will just follow along to what we already have currently.…So to get started, let's select layer 6 and press Cmd+D on a Mac or Ctrl+D on…Windows to duplicate. Once that layer has been duplicated, let's…go ahead and rename the layer. I'll change the name to Dust.…
Now, just so we can focus on this dust pass, let's go ahead and solo this layer…and go to our Effect Controls. Before we make any changes, we should go…ahead and press the Reset button. This will reset the majority of the…effects for our particle animation. Notice now our particles are set up as…spheres. If we open our emitter options, you can…clearly see that we still have our key frames and we also have our expressions.…
- Analyzing a rough cut
- Tracking with mocha
- Adding and animating spheres
- Creating an animated logo with particles
- Adding dynamic motion
- Color correcting the back plate
- Blending particles emitters
- Retiming layers with prerenders
- Adjusting speed with Timewarp
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Isolating the Base Layer Video
Analyzing the rough cut2m 7s
2. Tracking Footage
3. Adding Graphics
4. Adding Color Correction and Finishing Touches
Next steps1m 21s
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