This look was created using Cinema 4D with Greyscale Gorilla’s Texture Kit Pro, HDRI Light Kit Pro, HDRI Pro Studios and After Effects with plug-ins from Borisfx, GenArts, Video Copilot and Red Giant Software. Check out the breakdown below: [Read more]tags | 3D, After Effects, Boris FX, Breakdowns, Cinema 4D, Compositing, GenArts, Greyscale Gorilla, Red Giant Software, Trapcode, Video Copilot
The Courier promo look was created using Cinema 4D with Greyscale Gorilla’s City Kit, Texture Kit Pro, HDRI Light Kit Pro and After Effects with plug-ins from GenArts, Video Copilot and Red Giant Software. Check out the breakdown below which covers the key areas: [Read more]tags | 3D, After Effects, Cinema 4D, GenArts, Greyscale Gorilla, Promo, Red Giant Software, Video Copilot
This set of quick-turnaround graphics all have a similar look and feel and were created using Cinema 4D, After Effects and plug-ins from GenArts, Video Copilot and Boris FX. Although Dark Shadows is the most simple, it took by far the longest (2 days) because I used it as an opportunity to learn how to model the letters. [Read more]tags | 3D, After Effects, Boris FX, Breakdowns, Cinema 4D, GenArts, Greyscale Gorilla, Promos, Type, Video Copilot
Video Copilot Element 3D has come in extremely handy over the past few weeks for some quick packshots and full frame supers. All of these are text-based looks and I’m yet to play with the in-depth particle settings, but so far am impressed with Element 3D. [Read more]tags | 3D, After Effects, Element 3D, Type, Video Copilot
Video CoPilot has released the much anticipated Element 3D plug-in for Adobe After Effects and it was worth the wait! Andrew and his team have made breathtaking 3D easier than ever to create within After Effects. If you’re planning to buy the plug-in or one of the bundles, you can grab them at Toolfarm for a 5% discount: Element 3D, 3D Design Bundle, 3D Full Studio Bundletags | After Effects, Element 3D, Plug-ins, Video Copilot
Video CoPilot has announced July 10 as the launch date for the much anticipated Element plug-in for After Effects.tags | After Effects, Element 3D, Plug-ins, Video Copilot
The importance of experimentation to a motion designer can’t be over emphasised. Experimentation stretches your skills into new areas and has the potential to result in fresh, personalised looks, rather than copying the latest trend.
In this walkthrough After Effects tutorial I breakdown a concert/music video-style video wall look, emphasising where I experimented along the way. Plug-ins used include CC Ball Action, Trapcode Lux and Starglow, (use motionworks10 for a 10% discount), Video Copilot Optical Flares and GenArts Sapphire. Watch tutorial (mp4)tags | After Effects, Backgrounds, GenArts, Trapcode, Tutorials, Video Copilot