VFX Tutorial: Creating Fireball In Hand Effects | Free Fire Clip, Plate, & More

VFX Tutorial: Creating Fireball In Hand Effects | Free Fire Clip, Plate, & More

In this VFX tutorial, we are going to show you how to create fire with your hands in After Effects.

In this After Effects tutorial, we are going to create a very popular shot amongst VFX artists. After this VFX tutorial, you will be able to create realistic fire effects with your hands!

Before we head into the tutorial, download your free fire stock footage clip, green screen plate, camera shake animation, and the cave background so you can follow along every step of the way! Download the assets from the zip file below.


This fire in hand VFX tutorial covers:

  • Keying a Green Screen
  • Tracking inside of Mocha Pro
  • Light rotoscoping inside of Mocha Pro
  • Color grading to match plates
  • Adding real camera shake to a shot that is locked off

3rd party plugins used in this VFX tutorial:

And yes, that free fire asset is for you to keep! We hope you enjoyed this tutorial, as we followed along with Luke to create cinematic visuals with fireball in hand effects.

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