Thor Lightning Effect Tutorial | Adobe After Effects

Thor Lightning Effect Tutorial | Adobe After Effects

In today’s tutorial, we will learn how to create the lightning VFX from Thor: Love and Thunder in Adobe After Effects.

Creating lighting effects for your video can be a difficult task. It's very easy to go overboard and make things too busy or overcrowded.

In today’s tutorial, we will learn how to create a lightning effect like the god of thunder himself from the new Marvel movie Thor: Love and Thunder. We’ll also learn how to composite lightning and eye glowing effects using some of our VFX collections; including FREE - Lightning!

Feel free to follow along by downloading the project files here! This includes 720p versions of the VFX clips for Electric Arcs and Lightning Beams.

This After Effects tutorial will cover:

  • How to create an electric glowing effect for the eyes.

  • How to use the Electric Arcs and Lightning Beams collections to add electricity powers.

  • How to composite glowing effects for lighting shots.


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