Post Process Pizazz

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Course Overview Video

What's the next step after making solid animation and appealing drawings?
Turning them into some seriously epic cinematic marvels!

 

What's Included

Lessons + Source Files

 

Animated Cursor

Get introduced to After Effects, while making a slick animated mouse cursor ready for in-game use! (also available free on YouTube)

Artist: Mathew DeSanctis
Instructor: Mathew DeSanctis
 

Text Pops & Wiggles

Get some foundational knowledge about non-destructive animation in After Effects. And make a snappy animated logo while you're at it!

Artist: Mathew DeSanctis
Instructor: Mathew DeSanctis
 

Card Shimmer

Infuse metalic elements with magic using this technique. Handy for creating style targets in CCGs, Match 3s or any UI-centric animation.

Artist: Mathew DeSanctis
Instructor: Mathew DeSanctis

Heart Bubbles

It's powerful knowing how to traverse styles by using a faux 2-point lighting technique to make flat 2D shapes look three-dimensional.

Artist: Matthieu Petit
Instructor: (Coming Soon)

Toxic Avatar

Learn to create sickly magical sludge rising from below. Then learn how to leverage smart reuse to populate a scene with repeated effects.

Artist: Matthieu Petit
Instructor: (Coming Soon)

Goo Orb

What do you do with a mesmerizing animated ball of magical slime? Make it shiny and slimy and even more mesmerizing and magical!

Artist: Mathew DeSanctis
Instructor: Mathew DeSanctis

Directional Fire

Learn how to bend fire to your will, making it rush outward, then catching air currents and dissipating into a series of interesting shapes.

Artist: Matthieu Petit
Instructor: (Coming Soon)

Flame Avatar

This lesson is ambitious! Learn to maintain the balance of a large scope and satisfying motion in every detail. Believe, and it is possible!

Artist: Mathew DeSanctis
Instructor: Mathew DeSanctis

Spiral Smoke Poof

Some great animation just needs a nice and simple post-process effect. Let's keep this one simple, and add some motion blur.

Artist: Mathew Petit
Instructor: (Coming Soon)

Wind Avatar

Animated 2D dust can look amazing, but sometimes you need to add some filters so it looks more believable harmonizes with the scene.

Artist: Matthieu Petit
Instructor: (Coming Soon)

Holy Avatar

Call upon the powers of heaven to create an angelic flash of radiating light. And use a variety of post-process techniques to pull it off!

Artist: Matthieu Petit
Instructor: (Coming Soon)

Pixellated Burst

There are a variety of ways to pixellate an effect. Some are quite manual and time-consuming. Others are a bit more procedural and fast.

Artist: (Coming Soon)
Instructor: (Coming Soon)

Electric Avatar

There's a lot of ways to approach an epic sequence to make it more cinematic in post. Learn a few tricks of the trade in this lesson.

Artist: Matthieu Petit
Instructor: (Coming Soon)

Check out the other lessons in the Tradigital 2D FX Bundle

Masters of Motion

This collection is PACKED with lessons from the entertainment industry's finest 2D FX animators. Come see what they've got prepared for you.

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Game Dev Deep Dive

This collection of lessons is all about merging 2D FX with high-end 3D assets. Learn how to get it done in a working production pipeline.

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