In this tutorial, we're going to learn about how to composite fire and smoke elements using The Foundry’s Nuke.
To create a realistic and convincing final product, it is important to use the right compositing software for your project. As Wren from Corridor Digital said during our VFX Hangout livestream yesterday, The Foundry's Nuke is an excellent option for compositing.
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In this tutorial, we will be learning the basics of compositing fire and smoke elements in Nuke. This will include how to create light interaction effects, as well as other tips and tricks on creating an amazing burning car effect!
We hope that by the end of this tutorial, you will have gained a better understanding of how to composite fire and smoke elements in Nuke!
This Nuke tutorial will cover:
- How to create a realistic fire glow.
- How to composite a smoke effect.
- How to composite ActionVFX elements such as Ground Fire Vol. 2 and Large Scale Smoke Plumes Vol. 1.
- How to create a fake light interaction that looks realistic.
ActionVFX Collections Used:
- Ground Fire Vol. 1
- Ground Fire Vol. 2
- Wall Fire
- Small Scale Smoke Plumes
- Large Scale Smoke Plumes Vol. 1
- Fire Embers
- Haze & Light Fog
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