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5 Steps to Composite Explosion & Debris VFX | After Effects Tutorial

5 Steps to Composite Explosion & Debris VFX | After Effects Tutorial

Learn how to composite Explosion and Debris VFX like a pro.

We are going to use the same background plate and VFX clips from last weeks camera shake tutorial and dive into 5 steps to compositing our explosions and exploding debris stock footage in After Effects. These professional techniques will bring your VFX compositing game to the next level. And honestly, who doesn't want to improve on their editing skills? 

This Adobe After Effects Tutorial Focuses On:

  • 3D camera tracking
  • Compositing our Explosions Vol. 2
  • Compositing our Ground Bursts
  • Compositing our Exploding Debris
  • Compositing our Dust Waves Vol. 2
  • Color grading techniques
  • Creating glow in the scene
  • Time stretching elements
  • Depth compositing using the extractor preset
Click here to learn about adding camera shake in your projects.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial, and were able to discover new ways to better composite our stock footage into your projects.

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