Synthetic Smoke


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Synthetic Smoke

Now, whenever I'm trying to recreate natural phenomenon such as smoke or water particles, I prefer to use stock footage of the real thing. It's going to look more natural and more organic, more realistic. However, Apple's Motion does come with a pretty good Particle Generator in it with some pretty passable smoke. So, let's take a look at how you might use that instead of stock footage to create these natural fills for light rays and other effects. We are back in Motion. I'm going to turn off the groups that I was working with so that I can see what I'm doing with my Smoke layer. I'm going to open up the Library in Motion. I'm going to select Particle Emitters and they have a category called Smoke. As you click on the different ones down here in the Name section, you will them previewed up here in the window. I'll try Black Smoke, Rising Smoke. I think this Basic Smoke is a good starting point, so let's go ahead and grab that one and drag Basic...

Synthetic Smoke
Video duration: 6m 40s 13m 58s Intermediate

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Synthetic Smoke provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the Motion: Natural Light Effects

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Video
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Motion
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