Creating reflections and shadows

How To Create Reflections And Shadows | Quick Tip Tutorial

How To Create Reflections And Shadows | Quick Tip Tutorial

Add the perfect dose of reflections and shadows to your scene with these quick tips!

We asked what you wanted us to do a quick tutorial on, and we listened! In this tutorial, our COO Luke Thompson shows two great examples of how to create reflections and shadows. Want the best part? Some of these techniques are only a few clicks if you want them to be!

The techniques we show are ones our in-house product designers and compositors have utilized on numerous occasions! Join alongside us and master your craft with these quick tips we've pieced together just for you.

This Quick Tip Tutorial will cover:

  • Using the VFX Shadow plugin by Red Giant
  • Rotate and transform duplicated clips to easily create reflections
  • Adjust blur and opacity effects to soften the reflection
  • Using on-set references to your advantage
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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