How to Create an Aurora Borealis with FLUX | Video Realm Media

How to Create an Aurora Borealis with FLUX | Video Realm Media

Francis Check of Video Realm Media shows how to create a mountainous landscape with an Aurora Borealis sky in After Effects. He uses Mettle FLUX for the sky (9:34), along with Terrascape, his 3D Model Pack for Element 3D. Shooting stars are added in using Trapcode Particular.

FLUX is a 3D Volumetric Fractal Flames plugin for After Effects and Premiere Pro. It supports 360° Monoscopic, Traditional Flat and Stereoscopic formats. It is great for creating space scenes, fog and skies, as this tutorial illustrates. Download a free demo and follow along.

Aurora Borealis sample, made with FLUX and Element 3D + Terrascape 3D Model Pack.

Terrain created with 3D Model Pack for Element 3D – Terrascape – by Video Realm Media.

FLUX is used to generate the Sky. The Aurora Borealis Preset in the Effects Controls Panel is selected.

Francis tweaks the Aurora Borealis settings to customize the look.

Trapcode Particular is used to create the shooting stars.

Finished result uses multiple layers of FLUX for the Aurora Borealis sky, with E3D and the Terrascape 3D Model for terrain, and Particular for shooting stars.

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