How To Composite Rain | Nuke Tutorial | ActionVFX

How To Composite Rain | Nuke Tutorial

How To Composite Rain | Nuke Tutorial

In this tutorial, we will learn how to composite rain environment in The Foundry's Nuke. This tutorial focuses on compositing the background rain, and the water dripping on the umbrella.

The environment is an integral part of any live-action plate. If you're working in a sunny climate, you can always go outside and film your actors in a sunny environment, but oftentimes you're shooting in a less than ideal climate. 

To solve this problem, we create environments that look like they've been captured on the day of the shoot but become much easier to handle in post-production.

In this tutorial, we will learn how to composite a rain environment in The Foundry's Nuke. This includes the combination of a few different assets from our collection and how to best mesh them together to not only achieve a realistic result but one that adds to the story of the scene.


This Quick Tip tutorial features:

  • How to composite rain elements in Nuke.
  • How to best combine different rain and water elements.
  • How to add rain bouncing and dripping from the umbrella.
  • How to add color to the rain.

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