Join Ian Robinson for an in-depth discussion in this video Stylizing particle animation, part of Mograph Techniques: Retiming and Tracking Footage.
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It's important to know that the process of creating a custom stylized particle…animation is just that, a process. Now in this video, I'm going to save you a…lot of that process by giving you the specific settings I used to create our…particle animation. But usually, what you'd have to do to…create a particle animation from scratch is set your settings, preview the…animation, reset your settings, re-preview your animation, and repeat that process…about 100 times before you actually figure out exactly what you like in your particle…animation. Now of course like I said I'm going to…save these out process. So, let's get started by selecting layer…six, our particular layer. I want to go ahead and move our current…time indicator to the beginning of the project and press shift forward slash to…reframe the magnification of our comp panel.…
Now, let's load up a RAM preview so we can see what we're dealing with.…Notice the particles are moving rather quickly, and our jumper is moving slowly…because it's slow-motion footage. So the majority of the adjustments that…
- 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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