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How To Composite Ground Crack VFX Stock Footage | After Effects

How To Composite Ground Crack VFX Stock Footage | After Effects

In this tutorial, we take you from the ground up in building an amazing ground cracking VFX sequence.

VFX artists should always be on the hunt to learn something new, especially as our industry continuously evolves with new tips and techniques. After watching this tutorial, you'll be able to composite ground cracking scenes like a pro! 

ActionVFX Instructor Lendon Bracewell covers everything from a 3D camera track to compositing the background within the Ground Crack element.

This video utilizes our Ground Cracks Volume 2 Collection, as well our Dust Waves Volume 2 Collection.

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This After Effects Tutorial will cover:
  • Creating a 3D camera track & positioning elements into 3D space
  • How to use .EXR files 
  • Compositing the background inside the Ground Crack element
  • Adding Dust Wave elements to the Ground Crack 
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We hope you enjoyed this tutorial and were able to discover new ways to better composite our VFX stock footage into your projects.

Be sure to check out the rest of our tutorials to learn great tips and tricks to sharpen your compositing skills.

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