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Creating a Light Saber

Creating a Light Saber
A CreativeCOW.net After Effects Video Tutorial


CreativeCOW Presents Light Saber -A Video Tutorial by Andrew Kramer


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In this video tutorial, Creative Cow leader Andrew Kramer demonstrates how to create a light saber in Adobe After Effects -- surprisingly enough, something that is still being asked about.


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Comments

Re: Creating a Light Saber
by Willie pierce
Question when I use the light saber plug in Sometimes it increases the width of the blade, is there any way to stop this.
problem
by ziv avissar
i tried making a video with this preset' both in after effects 7, cs3, and cs4, and when i need the light saber to do like the square edge' (when it mooves fast) it just doesn't do it and i also always get like too much perspective' when the perspective is set to 0, i tried it at least 30 d just cant get it right, can you please, please help me???
Thanks man, you have made my
by Denis Darxe
Thanks man, you have made my life so much easier :D
Good
by Luis Enrique Pacheco Flores
Thanks for all the tutorials. Creative Cow: the greatest and de the cheapest Visual effects college ever. Greetings from Perú
Cs3
by Randy Truffa
Will the preset work with cs3? I put it in the preset folder but it didnt come up in the program.
i dont understand something. is there
by jordan santacana
i dont understand something. is there a way that when the camera angle changes the lightsaber blade does not get all messed up when u move it to fit on the lighsaber. because when i did that, the previous shot at the end the lightsaber animates and moves to fit the next shot. idk if thats descriptive enough.
Creating a Light Saber
by sweet marshall
hello andrew i just want to know where can i download or get the light preset like the one u used..or do ineed to create that preset...i dont know how because in your tutorial you have ready made presets...please tell me..i just to know..thank you

Sweet
Creating a Light Saber
by antoine vo
This is amazing. It made my work much much faster.
however, whenever the lightsaber goes out of view (behind the body or an object), is there a clean and efficient way to make the lightsaber go out of view? thanks.


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