Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
In a compelling series of verite encounters, Win Win provides unique access into the minds and lives of the world’s most-celebrated entrepreneurs and athletes.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Comedy is hard, but teaching comedy to children is hilariously difficult. Kevin Nealon is giving the challenge to some world-famous comedians. As these young minds meet with comedy’s best, get ready to learn some valuable comedy lessons, and to laugh!
James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Executive produced by Zoe Saldana (who will be the subject of one episode), a celebrity travels back to their hometown to pay tribute to the one person from their past (before they were famous) who helped change their life by giving them an over-the-top, heart-felt surprise.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
Go behind the scenes with some of the biggest digital celebrities to see what life is like when the blogging and tweeting stops.
Digital influencer Justine Ezarik (iJustine) is back. After covering the world of wearable tech last season, iJustine is expanding her coverage this year by profiling the hottest tech trends across the country.
Documentary shorts conceived of and directed by famous actors. Jeff Garlin, Katie Holmes, Alia Shawkat, Judy Greer, and James Purefoy
A 12 episode documentary series following 5 startup companies competing in the 2013 San Francisco TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield as they fine tune their products and eventually present in front of a panel of judges in hopes of winning $50,000 in funding.
In this Adobe After Effects tutorial you will learn how to create a digital firework part 2/2.
Tags:How to Create a Digital Firework Part 2/2,adobe after effects,adobe software tutorials,adobenicnacs,digital firework,digital manipulation
Grab video code:
Let’s close all this down, and let’s create a new solid and we’ll call this firework explosion. And press OK, and we’ll render out more particles using Particular. Change the—no we don’t change any blend modes here.
And once this explodes to fire—it’s about then, so we’ll drag the center of our explosion down to here. We’ll key frame particles for a second at zero and we’ll go along one frame and we set it to maybe 300. 300 not 3,000 as you can see it’s going to explode we’ll probably need to play with the settings a bit more, well the timing that is. And we also need to boost our velocity. And we might want to even boost this up to maybe 700. And then we’ll give a few seconds and then we’ll key frame it down to zero. So there’s going to be a burst of particles.
We’ll then add some motion blur on, maybe we’ll take it down to 150, maybe more we’ll try 200. Let’s say boost up size of our particle a bit. We’ll change that to maybe seven, maybe we’ll try 10, that looks okay.
And then what we do is to make it look more interesting we’re going to auxiliary system. We’ll emit it from main particles, this is so we can create like one of those thizzy ones I like them to call them, I don’t know why. Create a few more particles at them maybe and we try 40 more 0.2 type, boost up the velocity, maybe 50. Size maybe 15, opacity can be 50, color of the light, which one it’s to be, black to white.
Oh! We can even just set it from let’s say our particles going to be will see it’s going to blue. Kind of a blue, start from blue and eventually fade to a bit of a lighter blue. And what we need to do, we boost up this, bring that velocity. And we’ll take our size down to five. Let’s just make it 10, we’ll see to see how that looks. Render our ram preview. If you're in trouble you have to render these ram previews a lot which can be a little slow. And there we go.
So we need to work on the timing of the firework a bit, so let’s bring this down a bit. Try that, and let’s say she had a glow, just type in glow and where’s our glow? We don’t even need to change it to AB. We can just bring out the radius. And we’ll try and see what does looks like.
Okay lets have a look? And there we go that’s our firework. I’m just going to have to end this quick. If you don’t know, really I’m trying to get to 100 subscribers before the first of August, so if you haven’t ready and you like to get quick access to all my new videos straight from YouTube home page, please subscribe. But other than that please comment and rate to this video and all my others and yes thank you for watching.