search

Blog by Eran Stern

Motion Graphics and Personal Thoughts

NEW TUTORIAL – Captain America Shield
by Eran Stern


March 5th, 2012
Category: After Effects,training

In this video tutorial I’ll show you how to create the shield inspired by the movie Captain America without leaving After Effects. The project is based on plug-ins created by Mettle and includes two compositions, one which uses FreeForm Pro and ShapeShifter AE and the other based on the bundled FreeForm plug-in which is included with After Effects from version CS5.
This is an opportunity to study the differences in speed, quality and functionality of these extensions. To understand the principle of Displacement Mapping in After Effects I recommend downloading the project and delve into compositions that form the shield and its texture. I think the end result is quite impressive and stretches the limits of what you can achieve with the software.

 

Watch Tutorial

Download project

 

Tags: , , ,


Facebook Comments
Sternfx Comments

One comment for “NEW TUTORIAL – Captain America Shield”

  1. 1 Captain Numerica on Red Giant TV

    […] 1 was presented by Eran Stern, of sternfx: Tutorial Part 1 Share Tweet   About the Author: […]

Add Comment

  • RECOMMENDATIONS

    Lynda_Link Get more from your software

    typemonkeyart

    3D particle system plugin for Adobe After Effects Pastiche_BlogCreate layer collages for After EffectsNewton2Physics Engine for After Effects iExpressions After Effects expressions without coding

    Supercharge your Ae CC mask tracking

    MochaImport+Simplifies the workflow between mocha and Ae

     

    Featured posts
    After Effects Breakdown Courses After Effects Breakdown Courses
    The After Effects Breakdown series is aimed towards artists who want to better understand advanced techniques, design... Read more
    Channel ID design Channel ID design
    It's time to brag again with my students work! Here are the best submissions from one of the courses I teach... Read more
    Motion Graphics Trilogy Motion Graphics Trilogy
    Time: A year ago. Place: Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, Ramat Gan, Israel. Task: Supervision of the... Read more
    Interview at Pond5 Interview at Pond5
    Recently I've visited NYC and sat with the great folks of pond5 for a conversation about inspiration and... Read more
    Suggest a tutorial Suggest a tutorial
    Feel free to send me your tutorial suggestions on After Effects. Please provide a valid email, so I could write you back... Read more
    XSites Web Development