Join Eran Stern for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a secondary explosion, part of After Effects Artist in Action: Eran Stern's Broadcast Design.
In this movie we'll create a secondary explosion to add more life and dynamics …to a shatter explosion that we already have. …If you want to follow along, I'm still using the same project, Elements, …creation_04, which you can find in the second folder of the Exercise files. …If you had a chance to look at real explosion in real life you probably …noticed that some of them had a secondary action.…
Meaning that after the big explosion there is a couple of minor explosion …kicking out more specs and tiny details. We are going to create it digitally here …by selecting the Main Shape here and just duplicate it. …Now I'm going to turn off the eye for it for a moment and also turn off the …effects icon because the first thing that I like to do is change the shape here. …So I'm going to double-click in order to get to the Free Transform tool.…
And then, I'm going to Zoom out, and then I'm just going to scale this to a smaller …sphere at the middle of the screen. So, something like this, and then we can …
- Designing a pack shot
- Creating a 3D basketball
- Matching color and texture
- Creating digital explosions
- Using the Proxy rendering method
- Adding focus and vignette
- Compositing and animation
- Creating 3D titles
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Designing a Pack Shot
2. Creating Elements
3. Video Treatment
4. Compositing and Animation
5. Creating 3D Titles
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