League of Effects

League of Legends-Inspired Effects. (Not affiliated with Riot Games.)
Instructor: Jason Keyser, Sandra Femenía
Included with VFX-A All Access

Breakdown League of Legends-inspired effects and dive into sandbox project files to see how these effects are made. This free course takes a look at fan art created by Kevin "Sirhaian" Leroy, whose incredible work landed them a job at Riot Games. As a bonus, Jason Keyser's breaks down his own League of Legends effects work. 

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20 Minutes

This course includes twenty minutes of training with more on the way.

Skill Level

Beginner Level One course for new and aspiring VFX artists. 

Videos & Downloads

This course includes overview training videos and downloadable assets.

Instant Access

This course is immediately available to All Access members. 

Course Breakdown

Lesson overview.


Jason Keyser introduces us to the work of Sirhaian, who created a popular fan art series for Riot Games' League of Legends. We are going to take a closer look at his work and reveal some of the tricks he used in his fan art project.

Jinx's Super Mega Death Rocket Breakdown

Walkthrough the creation of Arcanist Jinx's ability. This lesson includes the Unity project file for you to see how you can reuse textures and assets to create multiple effect styles.
(This lesson is based on fan art. This free course is not affiliated with Riot Games)

More Coming Soon

Comment on which breakdowns you want to see next inside of our Free VFX Training course. 

Play in our Sandbox

This course includes a VFX Apprentice Sandbox for Unity. See how these FX work, import your own effects, and showcase your work in a real-time game environment. 

What members say about VFX Apprentice

Bruno Cano

VFX-A All Access Member

Joining VFX Apprentice was, for sure, the best decision I've made in my early VFX career. The courses are great and the mentors and students are always trying to help. I just love being here!

Luke Mason

VFX Artist, Blizzard Entertainment

VFX Apprentice is always the first place I suggest to start in the world of real-time VFX. The quality and care are simply unmatched. The comprehensive lessons forever changed how I paint, whether it be for textures or concepts.

Free VFX Training


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  • League of Effects course
  • 10+ Hours of VFX Training
  • Animation and Game¬†FX
  • Select Project Files + Assets
  • Free¬†Community¬†Channels

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  • 200+ Hours of VFX Training
  • New Lessons Monthly
  • Weekly Live Sessions
  • Project Files + Assets
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Regularly $189/month

  • 200+ Hours of VFX Training
  • New Lessons Monthly
  • Weekly Live Sessions
  • Project Files + Assets
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