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Render a Concept Kitchen in Virtual Reality

Render a Concept Kitchen in Virtual Reality

This Cineversity tutorial series shows the 360 video production pipeline between Cinema 4D, Cineware for After Effects, and mettle SkyBox Studio. You’ll learn how to transform a Sketchup Kitchen from 3D Warehouse into an immersive 360 video. VR is ideally

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Create YouTube 360 Videos with Mettle SkyBox

Create YouTube 360 Videos with Mettle SkyBox

SkyBox makes it super-easy to generate 360 YouTube format. Mikey Borup leads us through the process in his tutorial. He uses mettle SkyBox with Element 3D, but most of your favorite 3D plug-ins will work, including mettle ShapeShifter, FreeForm Pro,

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Transform Fire Footage into 3D Shapes

Transform Fire Footage into 3D Shapes

This After Effects tutorial shows how to transform video footage into 3D shapes. The new Render options available in FreeForm Pro make this super-fast and easy. Create custom footage from generic stock.
Nancy Eperjesy (mettle.com) leads us through this tutorial,

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After Effects 3D Shape-Morphing Tutorial

After Effects 3D Shape-Morphing Tutorial

Learn how to create a 3D shape morph animation using basic tools found in After Effects. Nancy (mettle.com) uses shape tools to make a simple 2D shape-morphing animation. That basic animation is used as a Displacement Map with ShapeShifter AE

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Create a Liquid Metal Logo in Ae

Create a Liquid Metal Logo in Ae

Featured in the November issue of 3D Artist Magazine! Chris McFall leads us through this amazing tutorial on how to create a liquid mercury logo animation all within After Effects. He uses mettle’s FreeForm Pro plug-in to nail the effect. …

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How To Dent a Garage Door VFX

How To Dent a Garage Door VFX

In this tutorial, Effects artist Mike Sevigny shows us how to displace a plane in 3D space in Ae, making it look like a garage door is being deformed and dented. The process starts by using After Effects’ 3D camera …

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Lizard Man Tutorial Part 2-6

Lizard Man Tutorial Part 2-6

Transform a human into a Lizard Man in After Effects, with Imagineer Systems Mocha and mettle FreeForm Pro. The concept is simple: motion track a face with mocha and map a kimodo dragon texture onto the actor’s face with FreeForm …

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