Category Archives: Effects

Episode 75: Video to Cartoon – Getting Better Results

Often people apply ToonIt as a last step in their video process, and wonder why the end result doesn’t look all that cartoonish. In this episode, Aharon Rabinowitz shows you how to plan and shoot for video-to-cartoon, and get a convincing result.… Read more...

Red Giant TV Episode 69 – Cosmodius: Creating a Retro Sci-fi Logo Animation

In this episode of Red Giant TV, Aharon Rabinowitz walks you through the process of creating a Retro Sci-Fi logo. In addition to creating the logo, he’ll show you how to age the video to make it look like it came out of the early 80’s.… Read more...

Red Giant QuickTip #53: Layer Sampling – Generate Particles Where and When You Want Them

In this Quicktip, Aharon Rabinowitz shows you how to control the way particles are emitted from a picture or text, when using a layer emitter. He’ll be exploring a feature called Layer Sampling.

Layer Sampling is a feature controls whether or not particles are revealed by a layer’s alpha channel, or, depending on the setting, if they are emitted at all.… Read more...

Red Giant QuickTip #50: From Torch to Plasma Fireball – Building new FX from a Red Giant People Preset

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue. In this QuickTip, Aharon Rabinowitz builds a beautiful blue Plasma Fireball effect with the help of a Torch preset created by Harry Frank for Red Giant People.

Presets:

Get the FREE Plasma Fireball preset at Red Giant People: people.redgiantsoftware.com/Explore/PresetDetail.aspx?PresetId=1949

Get the FREE Form 2 Torch Preset at Red Giant People: people.redgiantsoftware.com/explore/presetdetail.aspx?presetid=1933Read more...