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Title: TG2 With After Effects
Post by: Nacer Eddine on December 04, 2014, 05:32:49 pm
using 6 pictures designed by TG2
after that i have used After effects to flying through it
this is my 1st test.


Title: Re: TG2 With After Effects
Post by: TheBadger on December 04, 2014, 10:52:06 pm
looks really good. Wish it was bigger though.
I think I saw some lightning?
Title: Re: TG2 With After Effects
Post by: Nacer Eddine on December 05, 2014, 07:38:16 am
yes, this is my second step, i will try to add some exciting lightning
in the video they are 2 lightning but its not really impressive.
this is my second test i work on it
Title: Re: TG2 With After Effects
Post by: Hannes on December 05, 2014, 07:54:00 am
That looks really cool. Could you tell us a bit more what you did? Are there some alpha masks of the TG clouds put into AE's 3d space?
And I'm glad there's only one file in your thread! ;) ;) ;)
Title: Re: TG2 With After Effects
Post by: Nacer Eddine on December 05, 2014, 08:13:42 am


in the after effects i have used 6 pictures from TG2 as a Mask
using a camera i can transform 2d picture in 3d by using the depth or the z axe
each picture hase z different.
i have transformed all pictures at the same color or a little bite and give some variation with opacity and mask Feather

Title: Re: TG2 With After Effects
Post by: Hannes on December 05, 2014, 08:19:22 am
Really good! Thanks for your explanation. But I think the lightnings could be improved. They don't seem integrated enough at the moment.
Title: Re: TG2 With After Effects
Post by: Nacer Eddine on December 05, 2014, 08:57:44 am
yes , that what Iam looking for
this is a new test


Title: Re: TG2 With After Effects
Post by: TheBadger on December 05, 2014, 01:14:42 pm
ITs a cool test. But I like the lightning in the first one best. I liked that it was subtle. Had a really good feel.

But it is good to see what else you can do too.
Title: Re: TG2 With After Effects
Post by: Hannes on December 05, 2014, 03:54:12 pm
To me the lightning bolts look somehow too thick and artificial. The glow seems a bit odd.
Title: Re: TG2 With After Effects
Post by: Nacer Eddine on December 06, 2014, 11:42:43 am
That because the pictures are 2D, and the after effect use the 3d effect but in reality its not 3d
its just pictures make it in différents positions
and camera move throw this pictures. and its give illusion that in 3d

the best is terragen or vue, and after that using 3D Studio Max or other 3D software

Title: Re: TG2 With After Effects
Post by: Nacer Eddine on December 06, 2014, 01:26:55 pm
this is a simple test
with one picture like for example this one
by using TG2 of cours

(http://im52.gulfup.com/x1fbTu.jpg) (http://www.gulfup.com/?eaz7LH)

now when i a use after effects with Mesh warp effect
i get this animation



finally i can do a long animation with just one picture without using render in TG2
and my be i get the same result
but with After effects i can get it in 2 or 3 minutes no more
interesting technics, isnt it ?