How To Add Explosion VFX Into Your Shot! | After Effects Tutorial | ActionVFX

How To Add Explosion VFX Into Your Shot! | After Effects Tutorial

How To Add Explosion VFX Into Your Shot! | After Effects Tutorial

In this After Effects tutorial, we will show you how to composite a realistic large scale explosion using our VFX collections.

When adding a large-scale explosion to your composition, focusing on the details can provide a much more realistic result. In this tutorial, we will walk you through how to do this using our Large Scale Gas Explosion collection.

This After Effects tutorial will cover:

  • How to composite our Large Scale Gas Explosion asset easily by just dragging and dropping it into the composition.
  • Using color correction to match the original plate.
  • How to use multiple ActionVFX collections to enhance the look and feel of the explosion.
  • How to create quick smoke trails using the elements from the Large Scale Gas Explosion collection.
  • Using the EXR version of the file to do more detailed adjustments such as creating a light wrap or improving the lighting of the explosion.

Examples using the following ActionVFX elements:


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