DMA instructor Damien Verrett is a touring electronic musician, but he’s also an inspired producer and filmmaker. And in his latest DMA How-To, he takes you through Adobe After Effects so he can create a wicked cool visual effect you may want to use in your own films.
Learn how easy it is to make a very cool visual effect, like those taught in our After Effects course!
In this how-to, Damien shows you how to create a face that contains three eyes, including one centered on the forehead.
It’s one of many classic visual effects that especially you sci-fi and horror fans are going to love!
Covered in this DMA how-to tutorial:
- Using the Pen Tool to create masks
- Moving footage into the Timeline
- Creating copies for pasting
- Using the Tracker to synch motion for your videos
- Animating mask paths
- Using the Stopwatch to set a key frame
Once you study Damien’s techniques and give it a little practice, you’ll be adding the weird and mystical forehead eye whenever you want to enliven your video footage!