VFX Techniques: Space Scene 02 Compositing in After Effects
VFX Techniques: Space Scene 02 Compositing in After Effects is an Intermediate level course on 3D + Animation, produced by the creator, Lee Lanier. This course is an absolute pillar for an individual who needs to excel in his/her 3D + Animation skills. It gives you a thorough grip on 3D + Animation, Compositing, Photography, Video, Visual Effects, After Effects, Maya, 3D + Animation, Compositing, Photography, Video, Visual Effects, After Effects and Maya.
What makes a 3D space battle even more spectacular? Compositing in Adobe After Effects. Learn to take the render-pass sequences of the spaceship versus asteroid scene you created in part 1 of this series, VFX Techniques: Space Scene 01: Maya Animation and Dynamic Simulation and recombine them in After Effects. Author Lee Lanier shows how to integrate shading and color in your render passes, animate the flames emitting from the spaceship, and create a particle simulation that makes the asteroid explosion seem more realistic. You’ll also learn to replicate glows, lens flares, film grain, and camera motion along the way.
- Setting up the project in After Effects
- Combining background elements
- Layering render passes
- Adapting stock footage
- Adding After Effects particles
- Color grading the composite
- Adding camera shake and grain