Who needs to see a real eclipse when you can create a fake one in After Effects?!
I’m super excited to share this latest tutorial with you. It covers how to create an eclipse in After Effects. The final result will look like this (but it moves, obviously...):
It’s not as complicated as some of the other tutorials that I’ve put out recently, but it does show you how to use a few higher-level techniques in After Effects.
Specifically this tutorial shows you how to use an alpha-crush technique to make shapes ‘sticky’. The tutorial will cover everything you need to know to create the eclipse from creating the sun to stylizing the sky.
Download Project File + Rendered Video Clip
In a hurry? Need to use this video on a film or video project? You can buy the project file and rendered final video by clicking the button below. The file comes with:
An After Effects Project File (CS6 or Higher)
A Rendered HD Clip of the Final Result in H264
Let me know if you have any questions. Cheers!
You can download a free follow-along project file by hitting the button below.
If you like this tutorial or have any suggestions for future tutorials, please feel free to drop me a line.