The Caustics

Latest tutorial: The Caustics

Getting started with the Caustics effect, the water surface simulation effect created by After Effects pioneer Brian Maffitt. This effect is more than 10 years old yet it's still one of the most impressive displacement tools and can yield truly amazing results.

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5 Dave
Sunday 27 December, 2015 13:38:04
I can only echo the comments below. This is the best After Effects tutorial I have ever seen. Detailed explanations and not a moment wasted. Thank you.
4 Diane
Thursday 18 September, 2014 14:21:41
Great tutorial... And no cute talk and unnecessary banter. Love that hidden layer were used to keep it moving along quickly. Will definitely be checking out more tutorials here, Thanks
3 d
Friday 17 January, 2014 06:26:51
Extremely well explained. I love tutorials that explain why I am pressing buttons, in addition to which buttons to press. Thank you!
2 Carl Needham
Tuesday 11 June, 2013 06:28:51
One of the best teaching techniques on any subject I have seen on the internet. Excellent thinking and execution. Nice style and manner!
1 fali
Wednesday 22 February, 2012 15:59:13
very amasing mr sterne
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