How To Create Realistic Breaking Glass FX | After Effects Tutorial | ActionVFX
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How To Create Realistic Breaking Glass FX | After Effects Tutorial

How To Create Realistic Breaking Glass FX | After Effects Tutorial

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to composite a shattered car window, glass bullet hits, and a fractured windshield.

There's nothing quite as satisfying as shattered glass pieces flying all across the ground as bullets fly by. In this tutorial, you'll get to do just that!

In many ways, breaking glass effects can up the level of intensity in an action scene, so the techniques in this tutorial are worth your while!
You'll learn how to composite Glass VFX stock footage to a car that is the only protection from an entourage of bullets.

This After Effects tutorial covers:

  • Intro - 0:00-0:20
  • Breakdown/overview of clean plate & elements - 0:20-1:25
  • Composite the window - 1:25-3:57
  • Shatter the window - 3:57-5:38
  • Adjust the look of the glass - 5:38-8:32
  • Extra details for falling glass - 8:32-13:51
  • Glass hanging in the window - 13:51-15:14
  • Fracturing the windshield glass - 15:14-19:12
  • Outro - 19:12-19:55
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