How To Composite Ground Cracks Effect in Less Than 6 Minutes | ActionVFX Quick Tips

How To Composite Ground Cracks Effect in Less Than 6 Minutes | ActionVFX Quick Tips

August 29, 2022
Jonathan Fields

In this Quick Tips tutorial, we will show you how to composite our ground crack elements easily.

If you are looking for a fast and easy way to simulate ground cracks in your compositions, you’ve come to the right place!

This Quick Tips tutorial will show you how to composite ground cracks into your scene using our Ground Cracks Vol. 1 and Ground Cracks Vol. 2 collections. Follow along with this tutorial or if you need some more in-depth practice, be sure to check out these other tutorials:

Want to follow along? Click here to download the project files. 

Link to the free plate from Pexels:

This After Effects tutorial will cover:

  • How to use blending modes to composite ground cracks.
  • Tips on how to blend your elements better.
  • How to create texture displacement on your background plate.
  • How to use the EXR file to help your workflow.

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