Adding a realistic touch to your assets starts with lighting. Normal Pass is a major step in this process.
In this After Effects Quick Tip tutorial, we will cover Normal Pass (also known as Normal Matte) and how it can help create additional lighting during the compositing stage.
This After Effects tutorial will cover:
- What is Normal Pass and when do you use it during your workflow?
- How to re-light an element to better fit your scene
- How to use Channel Mixer to control the RGB Channels
- Look at other additional lighting pass options in After Effects
ActionVFX Assets featuring Normal Pass:
- Exploding Debris Vol. 2
- Large Scale Dust Waves
- Ground Cracks Vol. 2
- Ground Cracks Vol. 1
- Exploding Debris Vol. 1
- Ground Bursts
- Large Scale Gas Explosions
- Aerial Explosions Vol. 2
- Large Scale Smoke Plumes Vol. 2
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