Using Topaz Video AI to revisit old projects

Using Topaz Video AI to revisit old projects

Revisiting old projects with Topaz Video AI I recently discovered Topaz Labs’ Video AI tool. Curious about how far this technology can be pushed, I dug through my old archives to see if any of my really old projects could be enhanced and, if so, how far I could push...
Element 3D Blade Runner Scene

Element 3D Blade Runner Scene

I always try and make time for passion projects and experimenting with new tools. Recently I’ve just migrated over to a windows machine optimised for Adobe After Effects and have been experimenting with VideoCopilot’s plug-in Element 3D.  Element 3D is a remarkable...
Ripper Street/Sherlock Holmes Title Sequence

Ripper Street/Sherlock Holmes Title Sequence

Being a motion graphics nerd I have always been fascinated by title sequences. I absolutely love it when a studio puts the effort in to make something imaginative for the opening/closing credits. One of my all time favourites has to be the Sherlock Holmes closing...
Space Guns: VFX Challenge

Space Guns: VFX Challenge

Another personal challenge project. I wanted to create a short project with a tonne of different visual effects incorporated. Sci-Fi is something I love to get involved with, as a genre it poses a huge challenge in terms of visual effects and gives me, as a VFX artist...
How to create destruction in After Effects.

How to create destruction in After Effects.

How to create destruction in After Effects. This technique works on pretty much anything. If you can track the shot, find and blend the right elements the same principles apply. In about 2011 I was gifted a ride in a hot air balloon. On the morning of the flight, I...