Creating smoke and bubble cycles


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Creating smoke and bubble cycles

Let's take a look at some more special effects that we use to Minute Monsterpieces. Shot I'm going to use is Shot 02, which is basically where we introduce Dr. Frankenstein and his assistant Fritz. And there is a couple of nice little effects in here. One is this bubbling beaker here, you can see the bubbles kind of and the sparks kind of fly out of it. And then we have another little effect here towards the end, let me go over here, and that's where Dr. Frankenstein kind of zips out and we kind of wanted to get a nice little dry brush effect on that.

So let's go ahead and start with the bubbles and we will show you how to do that. I'm going to open a project file. Let's go start from the Desktop/Exercise Files/ Monsterpiece/After Effects/02_00A and here is our shot. Now in this one I have kind of turned off all the bubbles. As you can see here, all the animation is there. In fact this animation was done pretty much the same way we did the dig animation with- the rigs were...

Creating smoke and bubble cycles
Video duration: 7m 34s 4h 6m Intermediate

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Creating smoke and bubble cycles provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the After Effects CS3: Animating Characters

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3D + Animation
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After Effects
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